Naturaliste Charters Blog

Surfing and Spermies!

Published on January 21, 2019 By Alison Cross

It was just like clockwork today, sighting Nibbles pod as soon as we hit the hotspot! We also had a visiting vessel today (the True North) who joined us on the orca hunt! A lovely example of comradery in the Canyon! The pod displayed short and...

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Published on January 20, 2019 By Alison Cross

Today we were escorted past short beach by a pod of energetic common dolphins on our voyage out to the Canyon. As we reached the hotspot we sighted orca almost instantly! However the orca were in high hunt mode all day today! El Notchos pod...

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Twitchers Heaven!

Published on January 19, 2019 By Alison Cross

Our first visitor for the day was a brave little New Zealand fur seal who twirled around in circles right beside the boat weaving between the orca before deciding it might be a good idea to make a quick getaway! This was a wise decision as the...

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What a SPECIAL show!

Published on January 18, 2019 By Alison Cross

Low wind, small swell….no orca! That’s right, as tour operators we usually despise the large seas, however in Bremer we encourage the wind gods! Our orca thrive amongst the crashing waves and white wash as these conditions are deemed best for...

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Its a GIRL!

Published on January 17, 2019 By Alison Cross

We hadn't even made it onto the roof to start scanning when we heard the cheers for ORCA! The 1000m contour line was the the opening to the deep blue gates of the canyon where our orca rose from the depths like a pack of hunting...

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