Deeply personal whale encounter in Jervis Bay

By Michael Turtle
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:07pm, first published July 10 2020 - 4:00am
Swimming with humpback whales in Jervis Bay. Pictures: Michael Turtle

Just metres from the back of the boat, I see two enormous bodies rise out of the water and then flop back in. Whales! I've come out looking specifically for them - not such an unusual activity off the New South Wales coast this time of year. But this trip in Jervis Bay is different.

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