Are there Whales out near Lady Musgrave Island – Yes

Number 1 Great 8 Bucket List – Whales!!

Humpback, Dwarf Minke, False Killer, Killer, Short-Finned Pilot, Sperm and various Beaked Whales can all be seen in the Great Barrier Reef and around Lady Musgrave Island in season.  With the Humpback Whale being the most commonly sighted species of whale on the Great Barrier Reef.

Humpback Highway

Humpback Whales are on the move along Australia’s East Coast from June-November each year. Swimming, Breaching and tail slapping their way up to the Great Barrier Reef to escape to southern winter chill and find a warm, sheltered spot to expand their family.

Whale Songs    

Humpback Whales have a intriguing ability to ‘sing’ underwater.    Songs are used to communicate with other Humpback Whales and can last for up to 30 minutes.

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum

Humpback Whales are considered the Giants of the ocean.

SIZE –   Up to 16m long       WEIGHT – 40-45 tonnes        PECTORAL FIN LENGTH – up to 5m

BRAIN SIZE – 5kg               HEART – 1.2-1.5m long         FOOD – approx. 2000kg/day

LIFESPAN – up to 50 years                                                SPEED – 3.5-5kts, fastest 9-10kts

The Celebrity Whale                     

A purely white Humpback Whale does not have melanin pigments in its skin. A unique combination of genes from the parent whales are needed to produce white offspring, making them incredibly rare.

One of the most famous of these on the Great Barrier Reef in Migaloo (the Aboriginal word for ‘white fella’)

Migaloo is one of the few known white Humpback Whales in the world.

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Seafood festival plus Reef Tour

Have a weekend away in July, enjoy the 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival on July 28th and then a Tour to the Southern Great Barrier Reef at Lady Musgrave Island on Sunday the 29th July.

1770 Fresh Seafood Festival

The 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival will be held on the 28th July 2018 from 10am The 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival will have a range of stalls to choose your favorite way of having your seafood cooked or prepared listening to some local performers and the band Banana Benders.

1770 Fresh Seafood Festival is a gold coin donation to your local Community Group.  Pick ups will be organised from your accommodation place at certain times and also returns with the local 1770 Shuttle Service.

1770reef

Sunday after a day out at the Seafood Festival why not come to the reef and make the most of your weekend away.  We offer a full day tour with all gear provided.  Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Hot beverages are all fully provided to ensure you have plenty of energy to Snorkel with the turtles/ Manta Ray and other Marine Life to explore as well as a Glass Bottom Boat Viewing and Guided Island Walk.  This will make a unforgettably fantastic weekend away to enjoy with your loved ones and friends.

Cost

Seafood Festival Gold Coin Donation and 1770reef as per our website. Adults $200, Senior $188, Children $99, Family Package $558 Children under 4 free. https://www.1770reef.com.au/day-tours/

Seafood Festival + Reef Tour

Have a weekend away in July, enjoy the 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival on July 28th and then a Tour to the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday the 29th July.

1770 Fresh Seafood Festival

The 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival will be held on the 28th July 2018 from 10am The 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival will have a range of stalls to choose your favorite way of having your seafood cooked or prepared listening to some local performers and the band Banana Benders.

1770 Fresh Seafood Festival is a gold coin donation to your local Community Group.  Pick ups will be organised from your accommodation place at certain times and also returns with the local 1770 Shuttle Service.

1770reef

Sunday after a day out at the Seafood Festival why not come to the reef and make the most of your weekend away.  We offer a full day tour with all gear provided.  Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Hot beverages are all fully provided to ensure you have plenty of energy to Snorkel with the turtles/ Manta Ray and other Marine Life to explore as well as a Glass Bottom Boat Viewing and Guided Island Walk.  This will make a unforgettably fantastic weekend away to enjoy with your loved ones and friends.

Cost

Seafood Festival Gold Coin Donation and 1770reef as per our website. Adults $200, Senior $188, Children $99, Family Package $558 Children under 4 free. https://www.1770reef.com.au/day-tours/