Naturaliste Charters Daily Whale Blogs

How do whales sleep?

Published on January 18, 2022 By Pia Markovic

For mammalian creatures that spend all of their lives at sea, they already face a multitude of challenges. None greater than the topic of sleeping. For whales and dolphins who share many similarities to us, such as giving birth to live young and breathing air, they must also get a certain amount of rest. However, the simple act of sleeping isn’t so straightforward for these cetaceans. They can

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Bremer Bay Orca Tour

Published on January 9, 2022 By Naturaliste Charters

9.01.2022  With the wind blowing heavy over night, we knew the swell would be up!   Our vessel the Alison-Maree, is purpose built for the southern ocean where the swell can reach up to twelve metres during storms!! Today we experienced a two and a half metre swell. By midday the whole ocean had taken a […]

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Orcas don’t belong in Captivity

Published on December 7, 2021 By Pia Markovic

Killer Whale Expeditions in Bremer Bay are a world-class way to watch wild orca. Naturaliste Charters conduct tours daily from January through to April. Each expedition is led by an expert marine biologist and experienced team. Bremer Bay Killer Whales are a perfect look into the wild lives of killer whales, their culture and their strong family bonds.

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Why Do Whales Beach Themselves?

Published on December 1, 2021 By Pia Markovic

For a whale to beach themselves or “strand” means to come up onto the shore. Usually they are ill, weak or maybe just ‘lost’. They can be alive still or in some cases have passed away out at sea and been washed in with the currents and tides.

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How Deep can Whales Dive?

Published on October 20, 2021 By Alison Cross

So how does an animal not only survive here, but thrive? While we’re down here, we will answer the question “How deep can whales dive?” We’re about to take a *deep dive* into all this and so much more!

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