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Whale season charters

Join the migration to Eden! The countdown is on for the festival and the whales have begun their southbound journey home. Check out some of the local whale watching charters and make a booking today as spaces fill up quickly! With an increase of around 10% each year, there are more hu
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Festival program: Plan your adventure!

Friday, November  3rd – The Launch Spend the morning exploring with a tour or do some whale watching from sea and shore. Have a taste of local life and find a quiet spot for lunch before the festival crowds arrive in earnest. From 1:30pm, celebrate the festival opening at the Ed
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Prepare for the Killer Whale Trail

The Killer Whale Trail immerses you in the story of the Killers in Eden.  This is a  tale rich with whales and maritime adventure set in the unspoilt beauty of Twofold Bay.  Visit sites of 18th century architecture, the whaling station, elevated lookouts & an old working pub. All
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Old Tom, at rest for 86 years

The third week in September marks the anniversary of the death of Old Tom the Killer Whale, the most well known and loved of the orcas who hunted with the Davidson whalers. In 2016 it will be 86 years, since he last hunted on Twofold Bay. Whaling had all but stopped by the time he die
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Whales feast at Eden NSW

If you want to see them feeding, you’d better come to Eden! There’s a remarkable whale migration building in a little NSW village called Eden. Last year the townsfolk enjoyed some of the greatest whale antics seen in years, watching as pods of humpback whales corralled and gorge
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Celebrate early with pre-festival events

Golf Day Our John Spencer designed, par 71, 5706 meter 18-hole golf course was described by one golf scribe as the Augusta National of the Sapphire Coast. The 11am shot gun start heralds a competitive but friendly 4 person Ambrose with a few surprises along the way and a snack at the
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First timers: What you need to know

Eden has the remarkable advantage of being a place where whales like to feed and fatten their young before they head south to the icy waters of Antarctica. The migration begins to trickle as early as May and peaks around the end of October, which is why we hold the festival when we do
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Eden Australia’s #1 whale watching destination

The Sapphire Coast’s Port of Eden has been named the premier whale watching destination in the country! Australian Geographic today released a top 10 list, putting Eden at the top, and rightly so! The town’s many shore based whaling spots are steeped in history, from a tim
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Whale watching pioneers celebrate 25 years on the water

Rosalind (Ros) and Gordon Butt really know their whales. And with the 2014 whale watching season being their 25th out on the waters surrounding Eden, how could they not?! “We’ve had 80 odd trips out from the Port of Eden this season so far. And we’ve got a 100% sightings success rate,
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