NATURALISTE CHARTER ARCHIVES

Bremer Canyon

Nothing Short of Epic

Published on March 14, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Today began in the hotspot with only fleeting glimpses of Orca blows and dorsal fins!  For many of our passengers it was their first time ever seeing wild orca. They buckled in because we were about to be taken on a whirlwind journey! With one pod of orca spending a large amount of time scouring […]

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T E X T B O O K

Published on March 4, 2020 By Pia Markovic

We were blessed with sunshine from the onset of the expedition and throughout. With the sun shining down the orca were out to hunt and play!  Just like clockwork as we dropped off the shelf we heard the classic call of “Orca blows 12 O’clock!”. There was a bit of excitement as the orca surged […]

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WILD RIDE in Bremer Canyon

Published on March 2, 2020 By Pia Markovic

First day of the new month and a public holiday weekend meant we were ready for a big one!  Forecasted to be rough, we were expecting the orca whale watching tour to be EPIC, as they  always are on bigger swell days. Except today the wild orca decided to play the “keep the tourists guessing” […]

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SOUTHERN SPECTACLE

Published on March 1, 2020 By Pia Markovic

With a small breath of wind and the sun beaming down our backs, the conditions out in the Southern Canyon were ‘premo’! The only part missing to today was Orca…. we searched high and low – literally! Searching along the 1000 metre contour and out to the sub canyons – Henry and Knob which easily […]

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KILLING AND CHILLING

Published on February 28, 2020 By Pia Markovic

The Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Watching never disappoints. After an hour long search of Orca in the hotspot they finally showed up and they sure made the wait worthwhile. With hundreds of birds swirling above waiting for a small scrap of food to become available from the slick below. The black silhouette of a humungous […]

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