Australia's Coral Coast Archives

March 20, 2007

Whale Shark Season

Scuba divers and snorkellers can dive on the reef during the spawn season, or swim among the whale sharks, to enjoy this life-changing experience with the gentle giants of the sea.

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Whale Shark Festival

The Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival highlights the community's relationship with the yearly visitation of the whale shark.

The festival's objective is to bring together government departments, business,industries and community members to strengthen their relationships whilst enhancing the education and celebration of the Whale Shark and its annual visit to Ningaloo.

The Whaleshark Festival is for all ages and is possibly the only event in honour of that unique, spectacular creature, the whale shark which is recognised both nationally and internationally.

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Whale Migration

May signals the beginning of the annual whale migration, as humpback and southern right whales make their way from the food-rich southern ocean to breeding grounds in the warm northern waters.

The whales then return south in November to the colder seas to grow and mature.

The whales follow the continental shelf, hugging the coast as they travel through the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, playfully breaching and showing off their water-skills and celebrating life just off shore.

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Kalbarri Canoe and Cray Carnival

The annual Kalbarri Canoe and Cray Carnival, held on the Western Australia Day long weekend in June, has been a success every year for family entertainment.

We are very excited to present this family friendly weekend to the community - with the return of many crowd pleasers such as Princess Kyli Parade, Canoe Capers, Landlubber Games, 16.5km Murchison River Dash and other canoe events. Blessing of the Boats and best dressed boat competition, Decky Games, Kids games and activities all weekend with entertainment from Friday night to Sunday night. With food (crayfish dishes and bbq) plus bar selections to meet everyone's needs.

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Wildflower Season

There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world's largest collection. It's a staggering sight to behold, especially when you consider 60% of Western Australian wildflowers are found nowhere else on Earth.

What's more, you can enjoy their glorious carpets of colour and curious blooms for six months of the year, as the season begins in June in the north, and sweeps down the State to finish with a flurry on the south coast in November.

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Geraldton Greenough Sunshine Festival

A community festival with food, wine, star gazing, art, sport and local produce.
Geraldton's community will shine at the Geraldton Greenough Sunshine Festival.

Since 1959, the festival has celebrated Geraldton's unique and diverse lifestyle, providing family entertainment to thousands of visitors.

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Indian Ocean Festival, Jurien Bay

Jurien Bay is to again host to this years most anticipated event,The Indian Ocean Festival incorporating the Blessing of the Crayfishing Boats.

As we come closer to the big day, being Saturday the 7th November the whole community is gearing up for a day jam packed with entertainment for the whole family including live music, amusement rides and local talent.

The program has been posted and will continue to be updated as we secure performers and various entertainment for the day

We won't be forgetting to bring back the fantastic Pyro guys to set off the FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA at 8:15pm. Hosted by "Meers IGA". You don’t want to miss this, it just keeps getting better every year.

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February 19, 2014

The Australian Geographic Anzang Nature Photographer of the Year

The Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year is an exhibition of spectacular photographs which capture the breathtaking flora, fauna and landscapes of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.

Compiled of entries from the annual ANZANG photography competition, this exhibition highlights the need for conservation and protection of these unique regions.

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