New CetusGeo Emagazine is Out Now!

We are very pleased to let you know that Issue 2 of CetusGeo Dolphin & Whale Emagazine is OUT NOW! In this whale sized issue, we celebrate the return of the humpback whales to the East Coast of Australia, and pack it full of interesting…

Moreton Bay Dolphin Ecology Workshop

Love dolphins and want to learn more? Then come along to our Dolphin Ecology Workshop 16th September 2017! Learn all about the biology, ecology and conservation of dolphins and how to assist in monitoring populations along our coastline. For…

Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Training 2017

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The Dolphin Research Australia Inc. Cetacea Tour Guide & Operator training course is back again in 2017! The 2 day course will be held 26-27th April in Nambucca Heads, NSW. It is an extensive course that covers everything from the…

CetusGeo Issue 1 is Out Now!

The first issue of our CetusGeo Dolphin & Whale Emagazine is OUT NOW! Exclusive to Dolphin Research Australia Inc. members and dolphin guardians, the emagazine covers all the latest news in the world of whales, dolphins and so much more!…

Christmas Is Coming!

Thinking about what to get your loved ones for Christmas? LOOK NO FURTHER FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS! We have something for all ages! Our Dolphin Adoption packages make great gifts! or Check out our Artists for Dolphins online Etsy store. Full…

CetusGeo Whale & Dolphin Magazine!

IT'S HERE! We are very excited to announce our upcoming publication of CetusGeo Whale and Dolphin Magazine! Exclusive to Dolphin Research Australia Inc. members and dolphin guardians, the magazine covers all the latest news in the world of…

Our School Holiday Program is Back!

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Our Dive In Marine Education Holiday Program is back this NSW Spring Break! Come and join us this Spring Break for a fun morning on Thursday 6th October 9.30am-12.00pm at the Ballina Surf Club! It's a great morning of story telling, crafting…

Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Course

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ENROL NOW! Our 2-day Whale & Dolphin Tour Guide Training Course will be held in 3-4th May 2016 in Byron Bay, Australia! Our tour guide course provides an introduction to the biology, ecology, behaviour interpretation of cetaceans and…

Adopt A Dolphin for Christmas

Adopt A Dolphin for Christmas! We are very excited to announce the expansion of our Adopt-A-Dolphin program. We now have four beautiful dolphins from Moreton Bay up for adoption adding to our six from Byron Bay. We have two female humpback…

Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Expeditions

Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Expeditions Join us for an authentic and unique experience on our Moreton Bay Dolphin Research Expeditions.  Join the research team for one week or two weeks for our 2015 season. The Moreton Bay Dolphin…

Dolphin Ecology Workshop

Dolphin Ecology Workshop Byron Bay Ever wanted to learn more about dolphins and find out how you can help be part of research to help in the conservation of dolphins in your local area? Come and join us for an evening of intrigue and…

Dolphin Education Programs

Our Dolphin Research Australia Education Programs are suited for all ages!! We are very happy to announce that we now have available both primary and high school education programs!! These incredible programs are fun for everyone and they…

'Dive In' Summer Holiday Program 2014

  Thinking how your children can have lots of fun and keep learning this holiday season? Join our ‘Dive In’ Holiday Program which is happening again this year during the month of January in Byron Bay. The ‘Dive In’…

Sussex Inlet dolphin set free!

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In September 2012 a young female bottlenose dolphin became trapped in Sussex Inlet on the south coast of New South Wales. Unable to return to the open ocean to rejoin her pod she became very tame and began interacting with people. The dolphin…

National Whale Day Celebrations

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Nambucca Heads Whale Day Festival- Guuruja Ngayan- 1st June 2013 Gumma Indigenous Protected Area (IPA), Dolphin Research Australia (DRA) both not-for-profit associations, in conjunction with The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) …

Beluga Mimics Human Sounds

Researchers in the US have recently reported in Current Biology findings from a study showing the apparent mimicry of a Beluga whale mimicking human voice. Although it has been known that cetaceans can mimic sounds, this is the first to…

Summer Loving & New Calves to Care for

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Boaters and swimmers are being reminded to give dolphins space as the summer calving period begins.  Although calving can occur all year round, Dr. Liz Hawkins from Dolphin Research Australia says this time of year we see a peak in the…

Dolphin Seeks Help from Divers in Hawaii

“A dolphin tangled in fishing line sought help from a diver in the waters of Hawaii. The amazing encounter on January 11 2013 was captured on video and the diver, Keller Laros, spent the better part of eight minutes tending to the needy…

Summer Education Program

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Our Dolphin Research Australia summer education program is now in full swing!  For the month of January our dolphin education team are providing children (and their parents) a unique learning experience.  Children can learn all about dolphins,…

Give a Dolphin Gift this Christmas

Having trouble finding a great gift for a loved one?  How about giving a special gift to them this Christmas & making them a Dolphin Guardian!!! By becoming a Dolphin Guardian, they'll be helping to safe guard our dolphins from the threats…