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Love Logan’s

Logan’s beach is the nicest beach we have visited in Warrnambool. Please note: steep stairs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Check for the right season

We were doing the Great Ocean Road on our trip, and were hopeful to see whales, but it just wasn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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Logan's Beach is best known as the Whale Viewing Platform that oversees the Southern Right Whale nursery area.Southern Right Whales return to Warrnambool each year between July and October (seasons vary depending upon whale numbers) to give birth to...more
Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Logan’s beach is the nicest beach we have visited in Warrnambool. Please note: steep stairs required to access the beach. No life guards. Rough waves. No toilet facilities.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adventureswetake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were doing the Great Ocean Road on our trip, and were hopeful to see whales, but it just wasn't the season. We saw some websites that said you could see whales through september, some october, and one that said november. We went in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaelmN8921RI
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

The best spot to watch the whales swimming around in winter. If you're lucky they'll be in close & you'll be able to see the calves. There's a great viewing area which accommodates quite a few people. You can access the beach below via the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sm05060
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We were happy that we visited Logan Beach as the views are lovely from the Whale watching platform, lots of plaques to read about the Whale habitat which was interesting. We went at the wrong time to see Whales but still worth visiting for the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CorkeSydney
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Let's be honest , its nothing special as it's just another beach. If I want to see a whale I will watch David attenborough.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chrisdicko
Reviewed 15 September 2018

It is an excellent place to see the whales but also enjoy the beautiful views and, on the right day, great surf! Amazing to see the surfers and whales both doing their own thing and not interfering with each other! If you are looking for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Chickabee
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

If you are in Warnambool at the right time of year ( I was there early September ) you MUST go to the Whale Nersery viewing platform.. I arrived early morning but even at 9:30 the whales were still showing themselves and I have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graeme P
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Went to Logan's Beach at the Whale Nursery Platform and were there for about 15 minutes before we spotted them. I had binoculars which does make it easier to spot them. At the time, there were alot of people as well as a few surfers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Must visit Logan’s Beach in the whale season. We were here for five nights in early September and saw a mother and calf on two separate days. Apparently the Southern Right Whale numbers were down this year so we feel lucky to have seen the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Exciting .. we parked up and hit the beach and viewing platforms. 10 minutes later a whale was sighted .. spectacular

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tina R
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Josh K
21 June 2018|
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Response from Vic C | Reviewed this property |
Times vary. Best to check with Warrnambool Tourist Information Centre.
4 November 2017|
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Response from Peter A | Property representative |
No it appears shakes have returned south to Antarctica by now.
9 March 2016|
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Response from Aussie2406 | Reviewed this property |
Each year, roughly between late May and early October, Southern Right Whales return to their nursery at Logan's Beach to give birth and raise their calves. This is an extract from the visit warnambool web site.