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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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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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New Tricks of Killer Whales

Published on March 3, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Today’s expedition certainly turned it on! We ventured to the west of the hotspot towards the typical Orca blows to find a large pod of twelve or so just ‘cruising’. With the shearwaters swirling above the orca moved forward and back along the 1000 metre contour line. We had Chalky (large bull), Kidji (large female), […]

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NAUGHTY NEONATE

Published on February 20, 2020 By Pia Markovic

For today’s Killer Whale Watching in Bremer Canyon update. Orca scouring the depths for food meant we picked back up where we left off yesterday! With multiple pods in the hotspot we watched on as they took dive after dive – potentially listening out for the wary Beaked Whales.  Soon the calf Neo came charging […]

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TWIN TORPEDOS!

Published on February 15, 2020 By brelsdon

Our Killer Whale Watching in Bremer Canyon was blessed with an orca in an INSTANT! As soon as we edged over the hotspot we had dorsals in sight! It was hard to distinguish who the orcas were, even as we edged toward them. With closer inspection, we uncovered this was in fact a NEW POD!!!!! […]

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