THESE lucky whale watchers got up close and personal with a gigantic humpback as it jumped out of the water right in front of their boat.
The humongous sea creature appeared just in time for the excited tourists to snap a picture before it disappeared back into the ocean near Bondi, New South Wales, Australia.
In Hawaii a friendly whale appeared to wave to a ship full of people when it breached right next to where they were anchored.
Nature lovers on a boat tour in Laguna Oja de Liebre in Guerrero Negro, Mexico had an extremely close encounter with a group of grey whales and their babies.
The playful mammals pushed their boat around while the shocked passengers tried to take selfies during the rare moment.