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Posted: June 12, 2018

Whale watchers get soaked by humpback breaching near boat

What You Need To Know: Humpback Whales

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

PORT MACQUARIE, Australia —

They got what they paid for, but maybe a little too much. 

A group of people on a whale watching tour in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia wanted to see a whale up close, 9 News reported.

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A humpback whale greeted the group by breaching a few feet away from the boat Friday by splashing the boat and soaking those on board, 9 News reported

The entire soaking experience was caught on video.

Whales are on their annual migration from the Antarctic to Australia, 9 News reported.


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Whale watchers get soaked by humpback breaching near boat

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