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Awesome new drone footage out of Australia shows an enormous whale surfing the waves alongside surfers in Byron Bay. Check out the videos below to see surfers get the surprise of their lives.

Because its early spring in Australia, surfers are out as are whales. Migratory patterns are underway right now for whales in the area and a drone caught an amazing shot of a whale catching a wave alongside some surfers.

The Minke whale cozied up next to the surfer and rode the waves. Minke whales can weigh over 10 tones and measure over 21 feet long! The amazing footage was caught via a drone by photographer Daniel Cook. He said of the encounter, “You never think of seeing something like that, so yeah, unbelievable.”

Unbelievable indeed! Check out the footage, below:

Source: 9 News Australia/Youtube

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