Swim with whales in Tonga and around the world
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Scott Portelli
Founder
Scott is the founder of Swimming with Gentle Giants, with over 15 years of experience photographing humpback whales in Tonga. Based in Sydney, he has travelled the world extensively photographing in some | Read More |
Alice Forrest
Marine Biologist
Alice Forrest is a conservationist & marine biologist based in the hills of Byron Bay on Australia’s east coast. Alice’s passion for the natural world and the creatures who inhabit | Read More |
Andre Joanisse
Nature Photographer
I am based just south of Newcastle, with my passion for nature,  I travel to far off destinations to capture landscapes and wildlife in evocative photos. The beauty and bounty | Read More |
Angel Grimaldi
Wildlife Photographer
Angel Grimaldi is a photographer & wildlife veterinarian with extensive experience working in conservation programs around the globe. Growing up on the Canary Islands in close contact with the ocean he became a | Read More |
Rosie Leaney
Underwater Photographer
I learned to dive in 1999 and fell in love with the underwater world.  It is hard to describe the experience of going under the sea and the amazing creatures | Read More |
Matty Smith
Photography Lead
I have always had an attraction to the water and the tricks it plays on light for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories are of | Read More |
Laura Wells
Marine Biologist Tour Leader
Laura Wells is an Environmentalist, presenter and one of Australia’s top plus size models. Holding degrees in both Biology and Law, qualifications in Environmental management systems and currently studying a | Read More |
Pete McGee
Photography Lead/Host
I’m a slightly obsessed underwater photographer based in Sydney, Australia. I grew up with a strong love of animals and nature, and spent many childhood hours looking under garden rocks | Read More |
Rita Kluge
Photography Lead/Host
Rita is a half Korean/German and a multi-awarded international photographer; living at the northern beaches in Sydney . When home from traveling, she looks after her trusted clientele as a | Read More |