Walawaani Muriyira-Waraga - Whale Season Opening Event

Saturday 13 August 2022

Overview

Welcome the whales at the official opening of the 2022 whale migration season, hosted in Bermagui on Saturday August 13th. This special event will bring together the local community to herald the…

Welcome the whales at the official opening of the 2022 whale migration season, hosted in Bermagui on Saturday August 13th.

This special event will bring together the local community to herald the coming of the whales and to celebrate the cultural significance of this annual migration to the local Yuin people.

The event will feature local Aboriginal speakers and demonstrations, an ocean paddle out to welcome the whales, whale themed talks by local experts, and exclusive whale watching charters for community members.

Walawaani Muriyira-Waraga means “safe journey whale - many', translated from the local Dhurga language

Visit the website for more information and to book your spot for the community paddle out and community whale watching charters.

This event is part of the Sapphire Coast Whale Trail 2022, celebrating the whale migration season with more than three months of whale events, experiences and activities from August - November. There's so much to do, with Aboriginal Cultural Experiences, self-drive tours, whale watching charters, walks, foodie experiences and more!

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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