Naturaliste Charters Blog


Published on January 28, 2019 By Alison Cross

Instantaneous orca as soon as we dropped off the edge of Australia! Two pods were stretched as far as the eye could see. The swell was large and rolled past us, making it hard to see the blows as the orca rolled into the troughs! The dorsal...

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Published on January 27, 2019 By Alison Cross

THE DEGUSTATION: aka "The Huntress and the savage sausages” tour!!! In summary, today is hard to put into words, well in a way that truly depicts not only each encounter but the coinciding emotions that built as everything unveiled before our...

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Published on January 26, 2019 By Alison Cross

Before even leaving the anchorage today we just felt that the orca were going to do something BIG today! The overcast skies and silvery reflection at the surface made for a very eerie journey out to the shelf! Our first..

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Published on January 25, 2019 By Alison Cross

After two days off it was evident that the crew were ready to see our giant sea panda friends again! We were all left wondering what the orca had been up to over the last few days out in the giant swell, huge gusts and roaring seas! The wind...

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Published on January 22, 2019 By Alison Cross

As we steamed out to the Canyon today we sighted a mola mola (sunfish) off the bow of the boat. Some of the customers at the stern were lucky to get a brief glance before it quickly fluttered away in an awkward manner (they truly are the most...

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