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Erika Owen
Updated October 25, 2016

Australia is the place to be these days.

They put GoPros on their macaws, they've got rare white whales popping up all over the place, and now a group of snorkelers got face-to-face with a humpback whale off the country's western coast.

It was the whale that made the first move, swimming up to get a good look at the group. Two more whales followed suit (not included in the video below). Here's video of the experience:

Erika Owen is the Senior Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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