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July 8, 2021

What to do in Jervis Bay When It’s raining!

What to do in Jervis Bay When it Rains! So you’ve come away on holidays to Jervis Bay, and instead of bright sun and white sand, it’s sogg... read more

January 19, 2020

Bioluminescence in Jervis Bay

Everyone knows that Jervis Bay is famous for white sands, crystal clear waters, resident dolphins and our visiting Humpback whales, but did you know i... read more

September 29, 2019

Jervis Bay School Holiday Secrets

Jervis Bay is basically the best giant adventure playground EVER, for grown-ups and kids alike! If you’re looking for affordable boredom cures f... read more

September 8, 2019

Top 5 Whale Photography Tips

“How do I get an awesome whale pic?” We get asked this a LOT by our whale cruise passengers! The social media epidemic means there’s... read more

August 11, 2019

Humpback Fins to Save the Planet & Solve our Energy Crisis…

Just when you thought that whales couldn’t get any more awesome, it now turns out that the humpback’s humongous pectoral fins could be an answer t... read more

June 1, 2019

Vanlife Tips for Jervis Bay

It’s every travelers dream to discover those off-the-beaten-track hidden treasures when on the road. And they don’t come much better than ... read more

February 3, 2019

Sea weed to save the world!?

Have you ever been swimming down at Husky Beach and felt something smooth and slippery brush past your leg? For an instant you might be alarmed and th... read more

January 23, 2019

Jervis Bay Dolphins Behaviour – Tail Slapping

  We are fortunate enough to see some very interesting things when out on Jervis Bay, Such behaviours are all an important part of Dolphin (&... read more

January 18, 2019

Beneath the Wharf

If you have ever spent some time on the Husky Wharf, chances are you may have pondered what lives on and around the pylons. On clear days you can see ... read more

January 7, 2019

Indigenous Weather Calender

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the weather where you are? This amazing resource shares Indigenous Weather Knowlegde from all around Australi... read more

December 13, 2018

Mangroves of Jervis Bay

Have you ever kayaked up Currambene Creek or explored the board walk at the Maritine Museum in Huskisson?  Chances are you would have been surrounded... read more

December 8, 2018

Dolphins- Socialising in Jervis Bay

Many people come to Jervis Bay to relax and socialise- well Dolphins do too! Common Bottlenose Dolphins are famously social creatures! They have even ... read more

December 2, 2018

5 of the BEST things to do in Jervis Bay (with kids)

  Jervis Bay Maritime museum where you can check out some of the wonderful history of the Jervis Bay area, and learn how our little slice of para... read more

November 29, 2018

Which Cruise is best for me?

We offer a diverse range of cruises on board the several vessels of our fleet. When considering a cruise you should consider what it is you want most ... read more

November 26, 2018

What to Bring on a cruise in Jervis Bay

We encourage you to immerse yourself in the Cruises we offer, they are always picturesque whether it be a Best of Jervis Bay Cruise, a Dolphin and Sce... read more

November 22, 2018

Bottlenose Dolphin V Octopus Jervis Bay

Bottlenose dolphins taking part in some Octopus wrangling! Research published last year from Bunbury Western Australia carried out by Murdoch Universi... read more

November 3, 2018

What was that sound? Pec Slapping Humpback Whales in Jervis Bay.

Have you heard a Humpback’s ‘pec slap’? Where a whale ‘slaps’ its pectoral fin on the surface of the water. These fins can be up... read more

September 11, 2018

Whales that visit Jervis Bay.

Jervis Bay is becoming a popular Whale stopping spot for many different species of whales. Often Whales are travelling through but occasionally we hav... read more

September 8, 2018

Black Betty – Familiar Fluke

This months familiar Fluke is “BLACK BETTY” – a crowd favourite! Some of our friends, followers and passengers may remember a nearly... read more

September 3, 2018

Why is the water clarity in Jervis Bay so incredible?

Have you been amazed by the incredible photos of crystal clear water, shades of green, blue water clear as can be and our beautiful white sandy beache... read more

August 31, 2018

Familiar Fluke August- Blade Runner

  We had nearly forgotten about our monthly contribution to our ‘Familiar Fluke’ blog! This month’s whale is one we have heard and read abo... read more

July 14, 2018

But do they get Hungry? Whales on migration.

  If you are up to speed on one of our recent posts  “Whale migration” you would be all across the reasons why whales migrate and converge ... read more

July 8, 2018

What is the difference between an ‘Eco Whale Cruise’ and ‘Whale Watch Cruise’?

What is the difference between an ‘Eco Whale Cruise’ and ‘Whale Watch Cruise’? This is one of our most frequently asked questions. Yes, there ... read more

July 7, 2018

Humpback Calf Announcement

Well… We are sure a Humpback calf has been born some where. One year ago to the day, we had this happen:“We have just had reports of 2 Adu... read more

July 1, 2018

Who is Migaloo?

Migaloo This month’s edition of one of my favourite social media segments “Familiar Fluke” Features none other than the most famous whale in Aus... read more

June 29, 2018

Whale Watching secret hint!

When out whale watching, we all know the signs to look for unusual splashes from breaching whales, and the famous blow from the whale taking a breath.... read more

June 18, 2018

Dolphin names, gangs & alliances

We know we have been very caught up in how wonderful the Humpbacks have been lately. But we certainly haven’t forgotten our resident bottlenose ... read more

June 16, 2018

Tekin III away at the Slipway

Some of our lovely locals may have noticed an absence of our beautiful big Tekin III earlier in . She set sail down to the Ulladulla Slip way for a ma... read more

June 11, 2018

Maternal Site Fidelity among Humpback Whales in Jervis Bay

Maternal Site Fidelity among Humpback whales- visiting Jervis Bay. What does that even mean we hear you asking? Well, when whales are migrating they o... read more

June 8, 2018

Coffee and Breaky in Jervis Bay

  Look, trying to decide which Is the BEST café for breaky in Husky is impossible. Jervis Bay is a great spot to relax and enjoy no matter what ... read more

June 3, 2018

The tale of ‘Old Tom’ – ‘Law of the Tounge’

Have you heard the tale of ‘Old Tom’ or the ‘Law of the Tounge’?   It is a fascinating story about Ocras in Twofold Bay (... read more

May 28, 2018

Is that fluke familiar to you?

There are an estimated 30 000 Humpbacks expected to be taking part in the spectacular migration this northern migration! We have been having encounter... read more

May 13, 2018

Aboriginal Australia and Interactions with Whales

  Whales and humans have long captured each other’s curiosity. With interactions between Aboriginal communities across Australia and whales pre... read more

May 9, 2018

Seagrass Meadows of Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is home to the largest and most pristine populations of endangered seagrass known as Posidonia australis. Seagrass meadows are INCREDIBLE! ... read more

May 8, 2018

Humpback Whale Migration

Have you ever been for a really-long swim? Well, maybe not as long as a Humpback Whale, like many other animals on our beautiful planet, Humpback Whal... read more

May 6, 2018

What to wear Whale Watching  

  To help prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience these are some of our top tips for Whale Watching Cruises: Rug up- We encourage windpr... read more

May 4, 2018

Whale Watching Jervis Bay Frequently asked Questions

Here at Dolphin Watch Cruises the Whale Watching Season is a very exciting time of year for us. This blog post is a one stop shop for all your immedia... read more

May 3, 2018

Consciously breathing

Sleeping & Breathing  Did you see our earlier post about how dolphins and whales breathe? If you missed it, you can read more about it here. But ... read more

May 1, 2018

Capturing the best Dolphin and Whale Photos

Have you always dreamed of having a breath taking photo of a breaching Humpback Whale or surfing Dolphin, that you took yourself hanging on your wall?... read more

April 30, 2018

Humpback Whale Length and Weight

  One of the most frequent questions we get asked is ‘How big are Humpback Whales?’  Well, On Average an adult humpback whale can gr... read more

April 27, 2018

Hold your Breath- The Whales are coming!

The Countdown is officially on! 20 DAYS until our first WHALE Watching Cruise on 2018! Whales and dolphins are mammals (breathe air & suckle young... read more

April 27, 2018

Estimating the age of Bottlenose dolphins.

Estimating the age of Bottlenose dolphins is a Toothy Business! The age of bottlenose dolphins can vary significantly around the world, with estimates... read more

April 24, 2018

Jervis Bay Marine Park

  If you are joining us on one of our cruises, you will be fortunate enough to be taking in the sights, sounds and smells that is Jervis Bay Marine P... read more

April 23, 2018

Whale Watching Season

Whale Watching Season 2018 is just around the corner! We are excitedly anticipating the beginning of the upcoming Whale Watching Season. As our passen... read more

April 20, 2018

Dolphin Watch Cruises – Advanced Eco Certification

Did you know that Dolphin Watch Cruises  has an ‘Advanced Eco Certification’ which means we: – Are amongst Australia’s leading and mo... read more

April 19, 2018

Jervis Bay- How to get here

  The pristine paradise of Jervis Bay, is a very special place to visit. Bordered by beautiful National Parks, ideal for walking, sightseeing and... read more

April 18, 2018

Life Span of Bottlenose Dolphins in Jervis Bay

  The pristine habitat of Jervis Bay Marine Park, is home to an abundance of marine life, fish stocks flourish here, and the water quality is ver... read more

April 17, 2018

What is an estuary?

Well.. think of the waterways around Jervis Bay- Moona Moona Creek, Currambene Creek, OR St Georges Basin (they are just local examples) An estuary is... read more

April 15, 2018

When to visit Jervis Bay

Planning a holiday in Jervis Bay? What a great idea!   We are so passionate and proud of our stunning slice of paradise and would love to have yo... read more

April 13, 2018

What Kind of Dolphins live in Jervis Bay?

In Jervis Bay the dolphins we most commonly see Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus).   The type of dolphin found here is one of the most well-... read more

April 10, 2018

Dolphins- Why do the Dolphins in Jervis Bay have marks all over them?

When having encounters with dolphins we are often asked “what are all those marks and scratches on the dolphins from?” The answer is surprising, t... read more

April 6, 2017

Easter School Holidays in Jervis Bay.

The Easter School Holidays have been a favourite time of year in Jervis Bay for many locals and visitors alike. At this time of year we are often trea... read more

March 28, 2017

Whale Watching Season

Humpback Calf in Jervis Bay during February?! What a surprise we had on 26th of February 2017, with a Humpback whale calf sighted by one of our skippe... read more

February 28, 2017

Luxury Sailing on Jervis Bay

Here at Dolphin Watch Cruises we are lucky enough to have a diverse fleet of vessels, we have our premium jet boats, Eco Extreme and Eco Explorer and ... read more

February 7, 2017

Kids and Rain in Jervis Bay

When you plan a trip to Jervis Bay you probably envisage our iconic White Sand Beaches, shimmering crystal clear beaches and plenty of glorious sunshi... read more

"My wife and I went out today and saw at least 8 whales,"

My wife and I went out today and saw at least 8 whales, they came right up to the boat and also under it. Had the most amazing day and the skipper and crew were great