Incredible Video Shows Swimmers’ Up Close and Personal Encounter With Hump Back Whale

TONGA – A group of swimmers had an experience of a lifetime in a video going viral this week, “These lucky people were swimming in the waters of Tonga, hoping to see these magnificent whales in their own habitat. They didn’t expect to be so close as a gigantic male rocketed upwards and exploded through the surface in a spectacular breach. The incident was thrilling, and a little unsettling at the same time as this 50,000kg giant was not far away from the swimmers when le leaped in the air and came crashing down again. The true enormity of a whale cannot be fully appreciated until you see one from such a close vantage point.”