NATURALISTE CHARTER ARCHIVES

Killer Whale

WHOOSH

Published on March 16, 2020 By Pia Markovic

16th of March 2020 update on our orca adventure in western australia. The originals were back in their home range again today! Commanding our attention from the bow, wheel house and back deck. Cookie, El Notcho, Swirl and the youngster Oreo with another two orca were travelling west but certainly were not in a hurry. […]

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THE TRIFECTA

Published on March 15, 2020 By Pia Markovic

“Seeing dolphins as you leave the harbour is a sure sign of a great day” is a saying I have stuck by since working in the tourism industry! Today supported that as Bottlenose dolphins guided us out to sea… BON VOYAGE! A quick journey out meant we had inshore bottlenose dolphins and orca all before […]

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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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Formation of Fifty

Published on March 9, 2020 By brelsdon

The 9th of March, 2020 update for our orca in australia, With no luck at the hotspot this morning we decided to run west! We’ve been so lucky at the hotspot the past few weeks that it was about time we had to go for a proper patrol! Just like clockwork, once we hit Shrek’s, […]

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ORCA-STATION!

Published on March 8, 2020 By brelsdon

The hotspot for orca in australia has NEVER been hotter! 5 pods over 5 hours!  Out FIRST glance at killer whales was one BRIGHT orange flash…NEO! The TINY orange dot of a calf was airborne multiple times as we cruised closer! The pod’s other 3-4-year-old youngster was in PRIME form! He rolled upside down with […]

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