Head of Bight, Ceduna

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Head of the Bight is a bay located in South Australia at the most northern extent of the Great Australian Bight.Flora and faunaSouthern right whaleIt is one of two locations on Australia's south coast where Southern Right Whales come to calve during their winter migration, the other being located off of Point Anne in Western Australia's Fitzgerald River National Park.Protected area statusThe waters within the Head of the Bight are within the following protected areas - the Far West Coast Marine Park and the Great Australian Bight Marine Park Whale Sanctuary.
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  • Driving across to Melbourne we saw the turnoff for the Head of the bight. We parked up and walk down to the edge of the3 shoreline which is quite high so be careful, the view was quite stunning and th...  more »
  • We stopped by on our way to the Nullarbor. We were happy to find a centre situated right there with info on the bight, a shop with drinks, good and souvenirs. I think it cost around $10 each to enter....  more »
  • Head of Bight is famous for its whale watching but this time of year they have already passed through. The view of the sea,cliffs and sand dunes are spectacular! The info centre also has great histori...  more »

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