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Story: Kalbarri
Episode: 8
Presenter: Nikki Parkinson
Air Date: 11 July 2021

Kalbarri is one of the best spots in the state to see wildflowers and of course - whales! Nikki takes us to the most spectacular lookout points along the coastline, where keen whale watchers gather to watch the annual Humpback Whale Migration.

  • It’s been a tough year for Kalbarri due to the devastating impacts of Cyclone Seroja. However, the town is open and ready for visitors.
  • For first-time visitors, the Kalbarri Visitor Centre should be the first stop. At the Centre, local experts can help with planning and booking holidays in the town.
  • Kalbarri is one of the best spots in the state to watch the annual humpback whale migration.
  • The migration period starts in June and runs through to November with an estimated 35,000 whales travelling along the WA coastline from Antarctica to Camden Sound on the Kimberley coast.
  • Red Bluff is a popular whale-watching destination in Kalbarri. It’s close to town and accessible via a walking trail.
  • In town, visitors can book to stay in advance and bring their caravan or camping gear to one of the caravan parks.
  • The iconic pelican feeding sessions are up and running daily at 8.45am across the Murchison River Caravan Park.

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