Southern Right Whale season in South Australia is from May - October at the Head of the Great Australian Bight.

2013 season saw nearly 200 adult whales and the birth of approximately 65 calves in the area.

2014 was another great season for the Whales at the Head of the Bight.

227 adults and calves including 3 white calves counted in Great Australian Bight Marine Park in late July.

 

Visit Tripadviser for 2014 visitor comments.

Tour
Time
Price
Current Tour Departures    
Whale Watching
Head of the Great Australian Bight
5 Days / 4 Nights                       

Camping                      

Accommodated  (Twin Share)

                            

Single Supplement applies to accommodated tours only.            

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Prices  valid April 1st , 2017 – March 31st , 2018

2 or 3 Day Tour options available ex Ceduna.

Fly return to Ceduna.

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Day 1

  • Depart Adelaide Approx 0730hrs
  • Adelaide - Wudinna via Highway 1
  • .Visit One of Australia's longest and oldest wooden jetties, Port Augusta, view Iron Knob birthplace of the Australian Steel industry.
  • Overnight Wudinna

Day 2

  • Wudinna - Nullabor
  • Visit Mt. Wudinna and Tcharkuldu Rock, large granite outcrops displaying unusual landforms.
  • Travel through the country towns of Minnipa, Ceduna and Penong to the Nullabor
  • Overnight Nullabor

Day 3

  • Nullabor - Ceduna.
  • Visit the Head of the Bight to spend the morning watching Whales frolic in the clear blue waters of the Great Australian Bight.
  • Return to Ceduna via Fowlers Bay and Cactus Beach, one of Australia best surfing spots.
  • Overnight Ceduna.

Day 4
  • Ceduna - Elliston
  • Travel the Flinders Highway via Smoky Bay, Streaky Bay and coastal drives to Point Labatt and Elliston.
  • Visit Point Labbatt Sea Lion colony, Murphy's Haystacks and Talia Caves.
  • Overnight: Elliston.

Day 5

  • Elliston - Adelaide
  • Travel the Birdseye Highway to Lock, Cleve and Cowell, then the Lincoln Highway to Whyalla and Port Augusta.
  • Visit a Jade showroom, an oyster farm to taste fresh local oysters and Whyalla birthplace of the Australian Steel industry.
  • Return Adelaide 1800hrs (Approx)