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Penguins on Parade

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July School Holiday Program This July join us for a hands on scientific workshop. Children will learn all about penguins, including how on earth they manage to stay warm and dry! Activities include the creation of your own underwater biome or a parading penguin height chart. These hands on Read More ››

2017 Prints of Whales Competition

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Welcome to this years ‘Prints of Whales’ Photographic competition! Entries from June 1st – September 16th, This Whale season we are excited to announce our annual Prints of Whales photographic competition, there are 4 prize categories to be won, Whale Watching, Winter Wildlife, Junior Photographer (Under 16’s) and People Read More ››

First Whales Sighted for the 2017 season!

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Southern Right Whales sighted at Head of Bight Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 11:00am: The very first Southern Right Whales for the year have arrived at the Head of the Bight ! Two Southern Right Whales were seen just 50 metres from the viewing platform at the Head of Bight Read More ››

SA Whale Centre “Pops Up” in Rundle Mall

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Celebrating the start of the whale season The South Australian Whale Centre, Sea Shepherd Adelaide, The Big Duck Boat Tours and Fleurieu Marine Life are coming to Rundle Mall, to talk, share and inspire about the joys of whale watching in South Australia. Learn about whale watching and whale watching Read More ››
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2017 Whale Time Playtime Festival

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Join us for exciting activities to celebrate the whale season! Whale Time Playtime Festival Date: Sunday 28 May 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm Location: Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor Tickets: $5 per person – both kids and adults. Tickets available at the gate, or book online Live entertainment and free activities Read More ››

2017 SA Whale Centre Calender – on sale now

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The 2017 SA Whale Centre Calendar is on sale now! Head into our retail shop to pick up your copy. Featured images captured by SA Whale Centre whale spotter volunteers and members of the local public Read More ››
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New Aboriginal Exhibit

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New exhibit celebrates Kondoli dreaming story Recently the South Australian Whale Centre launched a new exhibit that celebrates the Ramindjeri dreaming story of Kondoli (the whale story). The Kondoli exhibit has been four years in the making with representatives from local Indigenous groups – the Aboriginal Youth Action Committee, Read More ››