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Fraser Coast Dolphins

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 22 October 2014
The three main species of dolphins that are found in the region consist of the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), bottlenose (Tursiops aduncus) and the indo-pacific humpback (Sousa chinesis). We have provided some information below to highlight these beautiful species that dwell in the Fraser Co ... Read more

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Being a Reef Check volunteer

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 7 October 2014
Reef Check Australia provides the opportunity to get involved in a great marine conservation project. They currently offer part time and full time training courses in various areas across Queensland. This allows you to become a Reef Check scuba diver of snorkeler. The training consists of three m ... Read more

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Fraser Coast Marine Life Infographic

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 23 September 2014
The Fraser Coast is home to a diverse range of marine life, from humpback whales to dugongs and those in between. This creative infographic will provide you with visual, interesting facts on the amazing animals that can be found on the Fraser Coast, which includes the Great Sandy Strait, Hervey ... Read more

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Hear the Whales

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 4 September 2014
Ever wondered about how whales communicate with each other. Whale songs are complex and beautiful to listen to. The Dodo has published a great article with seven different whales singing. Listen to the blue whale, orca, minke, fin whale, gray, sperm and humpback whale sounds. These sounds of the ... Read more

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Swim with the Whales

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 20 August 2014
Swimming with the whales is to start this winter with a select number of Hervey Bay charter operators introducing the experience on a trial basis. It is the first immersive humpback whale opportunity of it's kind. This premium experience offered in Hervey Bay will only increase the regions alr ... Read more