The fourth day of The Whale Trail saw us spending much of the day on the beach. Many of these beautiful beaches have eroded sandstone walls on the landward side.
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Although it was already failrly late in the season, we were thrilled to see a mother Southern right Whale with her newborn calf by her side. Unfortunately conditions were not conducive to photography, but we watched them for a long time.
Southern Right Whales received their name for all the wrong reasons – the were considered by the whalers to be the RIGHT whale to hunt because they were easy to locate, relatively slow moving and gave high yields!
The wind picked-up and we were treated to a wild sunset on the cliffs above the ocean.