A photographer captured the astonishing moment a pair of humpbacks breached in perfect unison off Sydney

Photo by Jonas Liebschner / Whale Watching Sydney. Used with permission.

Sydney is known for its spectacular natural beauty, but some days the locals really help take it up a notch.

Veteran whale-watching photographer Jonas Liebschner said he was “shaking” after capturing on film this synchronised breaching of two humpback whales this week near Sydney Heads, the gateway to the city’s world-famous harbour.

It’s the start of the whale-watching season in Sydney, with tour operators offering daily trips to the seas off the city’s coast to track the thousands of whales that visit the area on their annual migration from Antarctica north to warmer waters for the winter.

Liebschner takes photos for Whale Watching Sydney and you can see more of his photos on Facebook.

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