Whalewatching is fast becoming a passion in Australia and New Zealand, both home to numerous species of whales and dolphins. With whalewatching trips springing up everywhere, viewing these magnificent animals in their natural habitat is now much easier. With the success of the first edition of Whalewatching in Australian and New Zealand Waters, a new revised edition with totally up-to-date information has become a necessity as the whalewatching industry has expanded considerably. The book will remain the definitive guide for all adventurous holiday makers, amateur naturalists and students who want to take a closer and well-informed look at these fascinating mammals. This easy-to-follow book covers all you will need to know, including: the ecology and behaviour of whales and dolphins; interesting insights into whaling history, conservation and research; identification notes, accompanied by detailed colour illustrations and locator maps for each species; a comprehensive guide to sites, highlighting the best places to see whales; a listing of whalewatching operators.