Travel a little further west and see blue whales migrate to the waters off Portland to feed on the abundant swarms of krill. Whilst blue whales rarely approach land very closely, their blows and backs can sometimes be seen at a distance off prominent headlands such as Cape Nelson and Cape Bridgewater.
Watch playful Australian fur seals waddle, lumber and tumble down off rocks and into the sea at Lady Julia Percy Island, the largest colony of Australian fur seals in the southern hemisphere. Take the Cape Bridgewater trail or a cruise out to Cape Bridgewater and see another colony of seals up close.
Dive beneath the waves on an undersea adventure and get up close to the myriad marine life that calls the region home. Swim through the underwater structures beneath the towering limestone stacks in the Twelve Apostles Marine National Park and see colourful sponge gardens, reef fish, sea spiders and lobsters. Travel east to the waters off Apollo Bay to 'The Gap' at the Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary and marvel at the zebra fish, seals, soft corals and kelp forests.