January 23, 2019

Jervis Bay Dolphins Behaviour – Tail Slapping

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 (& Whale) communication and can mean a range of things. If the slaps are soft and gentle, the dolphin may be alerting other dolphins or trying to gain their attention. A single explosive slap – or a succession of much firmer slaps is a definite warning sign.

Sometimes we also see it as a form of play!

Check out our facebook videos to check out some dolphin tail slapping action!

"My husband and I did a 2 hour whale watch cruise today and it was amazing."

My husband and I did a 2 hour whale watch cruise today and it was amazing. The captain and crew were fantastic and the whales really put on a show for us. We had whales going under the boat and rolling around in the water within metres of our vessel. Perfect day, thank you.