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Surfing, Surging & Signing off!

Published on March 22, 2020 By brelsdon

The morning in our Orca Watching Adventure in Bremer Bay started off with a pilot whales feeding frenzy! Dozens of pilot whales were chopping and changing direction at the surface, with only glimpses between the white-cap ridden waves as the swell washed over them. Small oil slicks began to appear all around us. Hundreds of […]

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Short, Sharp and Successful!

Published on March 21, 2020 By brelsdon

The grey skies painted a very ominous feeling this morning, and for a very good reason! An oil slick caught our eye in an instant. A successful orca predation before 10 am! The glistening liquid dispersed for at LEAST half a mile! Four pods were scattered amidst the oily remains and dark blood ridden waters.  […]

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Its well and truely BLUE!!!

Published on March 20, 2020 By brelsdon

Hey, I’m Julia and I’m lucky enough to be this week’s marine intern! Our day started with a very RARE and unexpected sighting of more than six BLUE WHALES! The animals varied in age and size quite significantly! The mother/calf pair were the closest to shore, tracking along he 70-meter contour mark which is well before […]

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CRUISIN the SILKY seas!

Published on March 19, 2020 By brelsdon

We didn’t have to spend long at the hotspot today before the orca took us east, very far east!  The orcas were spread over a 2-mile area, all surfacing sporadically and for short periods! Amongst the crew were a few similar faces that we haven’t laid eyes on in a while…Razor and blade the young whippersnapper!  Two […]

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SOUTH OF THE STIRLINGS

Published on March 17, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Today in our Orca Whale Watching in Bremer Bay was different from the get go! As we pulled out on our canyon bound journey we noticed a large swirl of birds west of our normal route. We went over to investigate and found three rafts of Albatross on the water’s surface and over fifty Shearwaters […]

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