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Father and son’s incredible close encounter with ocean giants

A Victorian father and son have shared an incredible close encounter with some gentle giants of the sea.

  • 9news

Drew Woods and his seven-year-old son Ollie were about to head out to paddleboard off the coast of Shoreham, on the Mornington Peninsula, about midday yesterday when something caught their eye in the distance.

Were 5eMr Woods and Ollie raced out about 500m on the boards to where two southern right whales were swimming.

A professional cameraman friend of the family was able to capture some striking video from a drone as the whales circled the stunned paddleboarders.

The images show the…

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