In what has become an annual event to celebrate the Humpback whales that are currently passing by our coast (in record numbers), more than 1,000 locals and visitors gathered on Shoal Bay Beach last Sunday to form a 100 metre long human whale.
This year the event was bigger and better than ever before, with perfect whale forming weather and a good show up of families, friends, locals and visitors. Big enough even to register in the Guinness Book of World Record as the largest human whale ever formed.
Maybe as a thank you, what seemed like a constant stream of whales continued to pass close by our coastline over the weekend. All cruises spotted numerous whales and land based whale watchers didn't have to wait long before they spotted a telltale 'blow.'
The Humpback whale watching season runs through until early November, so there is still plenty of time to spot a whale!