Take The Whale Trail

HSITORIC-DAVIDSON-HOUSE-EDENLearn the fascinating stories of Twofold Bay’s unique relationship with wild killer whales and whales on the  Whale Trail.

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It’s a trail rich with whales and tales of adventure. This self-drive day tour takes you to five historical sites set in breathtaking natural surrounds around Eden on the Sapphire Coast NSW.

Uncover the dramatic history of whaling from 1828-1930 and learn about the unique relationship between the mariners and the wild killer whales (orcas). See the ABC documentary here.

In spring (September to November) these sites become perfect vantage points to view whales close to the coast. All year round, they are perfect for a picnic, especially the sheltered grounds of Loch Garra, the family home of the Davidson Whaling family.

You will find another chapter of the story at each stop. Bring your smartphone to scan the interpretive signs and view historical photos, video and audio to delve deeper into the story of the Killer Whales of Eden.

Hear the true story of Killer Whales helping whalers to capture Humpbacks, learn of the bond between whales and the Yuin people of Twofold Bay or catch a glimpse of the majestic animals yourself while on this self-guided adventure.


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