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National Dolphin and Whale Watching Guidelines

Dolphins and whales are protected under the Australian Government’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999. see more information

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2014 Jervis Bay Whale Festival

2014 | Sea of whale tails | Book launch | Get your Paddle on | Marine Talk | Whale count |


MARINE MAMMALS OF JERVIS BAY – Large format prints Photographic images in this wondrous book showcase local photographer’s vision of Jervis Bay, their passion for marine mammals and the environment in which they live!
Location:         The Huskisson 
Time:              10:30am-late FREE


Saturday 7th - WHALE TAILS - IFAW Whale Day
A “Sea of Whale Tails” at World Environment Day and World Ocean at the Lady Denman Huskisson. Cut out, colour & decorate your tail and welcome the whales to our shore.  info@jervisbaywhalefestival.com
Location:         Lady Denman Huskisson 
Time:               8:30am-2:00pm FREE


Sunday 22nd - WATER FOR WHALES
Get your paddle on the water at Huskisson. On Kayaks, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, body board or anything that floated. For a great morning paddle on the Jervis Bay out to Tapalla point “Husky Bombora”,
Best dressed and best watercraft prize.
events@jervisbaywhalefestival.com
Location:         Sharknet beach Huskisson 
Time:               10:00am  FREE


Friday 27th MARINE  Talk and MOVIE night
Whales, Dolphins and Seals in the Jervis Bay Marine Park
Talk by Manager Matt Carr.
Location:         Huskisson Wharf, Jervis Bay Wild Cruises terminal 

                        (OUT DOORS)
Time:               6:30pm FREE info@jervisbaywhalefestival.com
Get rugged up for a FREE outdoor night out under the stars for a open air cinema.


Sunday 29th - WHALE COUNT
Come help count the whales as they pass Booderee National Park, Cape St George Historic Lighthouse on the northern migration Whale Census Day. 

Booderee National Park use fees apply. (02) 4443 0977 www.booderee.gov.au                     www.orrca.org.au
Location:         Old Lighthouse Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay 
Time:               8:30am-3:00pm FREE


TBN - MARINE MAMMALS OF JERVIS BAY - Book Launch
Photographic images of the marine mammals of Jervis Bay.|
Book: $20 (Support research and our local photographers)
Location:         The Huskisson   info@jervisbaywhalefestival.com
Time:               7:00pm FREE