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  • Bushwalking Rainforest NSW National Parks Into the Wild

    Now is the time to get out and experience nature in all it’s glory! These winter holidays, a wide range of NPWS Discovery programs and tours are up and running. Each tour ensures a great experience with expert rangers providing you and your family a variety of guided walks and talks across many different regions. The events are held in an around many different national parks and res...

  • Contact us

    We hope you enjoy engaging with us on our website! If you'd like to contact us, shoot us an email at [email protected], we'd love to hear from you. If you prefer snail mail, our address is: Wild About Whalesc/o Marketing and Promotions UnitPO BOX A290Sydney South, NSW 1232   About us The Wild About Whales website has been develope...

  • It's That Time of Year Again!

    Hello and welcome to the new and improved Wild About Whales website! After such a successful whale watching season last year, we decided to add some tweaks to the website - and throw in some more features while we were at it - making it easier for all of you to tell us about your experiences up and down the Australian coast. To those of you who have never visited before, the Wild About W...

  • Whales at the forefront of technology

    By copying the ears of killer whales, scientists have designed underwater microphones that could one day help track migrating whales, guide robots toward leaking undersea oil wells and monitor exotic cosmic particles plunging into the ocean.   Now researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive hydrophone that can detect a wide spectrum of underwater sounds, from the weakest ones to t...

  • Bald Rock Daily Telegraph Top 10 walks

    Recently you may have noticed a story in the Daily Telegraph which had some great tips for the best walks around New South Wales! If you wanted to find out more about these walks (and the parks they're in) contact our Enviroline on 1300-361-967 or contact the walk's nearest visitor centre on these numbers: Light to Light WalkBen Boyd National ParkPh: 02 6495 5000 Bob Turners TrackWolle...

  • children Monument La Perouse Have a say and be a part of change

    Visitors and the local community are invited to view the plan for enhancements to the La Perouse Headland and Bare Island. This is a rare opportunity for the public to have a say on what they would like to see installed/updated in the park. The main exercise of this plan is to provide suggestions on upgrading visitor facilities, and we invite you to get involved! With a park full of such rich...

  • Council Rubbish Dump Tip Wood Regional households: NSW’s best recyclers

    A recently published report reveals households in regional areas are among the best recyclers in the State. Office of Environment and Heritage Chief Executive Lisa Corbyn said Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie and Bellingen residents topped the list of recyclers across NSW in the latest NSW Local Government Waste and Resource Recovery Data Report. "Across the state, we'r...

  • Whale Festivals and Events

    This winter get out and about, learn more about marine creatures, and show your support for their conservation at the marine animal-related events and activities that occur throughout NSW and Australia. WHALE FESTIVALSSeveral coastal towns in NSW have festivals to celebrate the whale migration season, find one near you!   DISCOVERY TOURSHeaps of fun guid...

  • Discovery Tours

    NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service runs Discovery, a carefully designed program to enhance your visit to your national park. Discovery walks, talks and tours give you a fantastic insight into the unexpected delights of national parks. Developed and led by specialist Discovery rangers, these fun activities will teach you more about the environment which surrounds you, and about the histor...

  • Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

    Scientists have recently designed underwater microphones that could one day help track migrating whales. The microphones have been designed from a similar structure to the ears of killer whales and when used in conjunction with robots, can also help scientists complete specific tasks, like fix oil leaks and monitor particle contamination. The widely used conventional underwater microphon...

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