It's not every day that you get to see a whale in its natural habitat. I went whale watching once and we did see some whales, but only from a distance. We chased the pod but never got close enough to really see them, that's why this video is amazing!
The two brothers in our video got extremely lucky. While out on their new boat near Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia, they accidentally caught, on video, something extraordinary! James Cullen and his brother Ben got the shock of their life when a Humpback Whale unexpectedly breached just a few feet away from their boat, splashing the boat and drenching the brothers.
The brothers believe the 49-foot humpback calf was ‘showing off’ when it jumped and nearly caused their boat to capsize. “That exact moment this huge whale jumped out of the water, it must only have been about three feet from the boat. We think it was the calf of the one we could see in the distance. It was just complete luck that I was filming at that exact moment – it was unreal timing.” Watch the incredible video, below, and be amazed.
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