NATURALISTE CHARTER ARCHIVES

Orca Killer Whale

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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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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WILD ORCA SHOW

Published on February 28, 2020 By Pia Markovic

February 27, 2020, The day in Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Watching that had it all…. Double the Ceteacea species, triple the kills, quadruple the orca pods and unlimited smiles today! Dropping off the shelf as we do every day we noticed white caps on the swell ahead – typical of a ‘windy’ day. But on […]

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OCEANIC SMORGASBORD!

Published on February 13, 2020 By brelsdon

Hey guys! I’m Em, the marine intern for the week, and I’m gonna run you through today’s trip into the canyon. Half the ecosystem came out to play today and we were so stoked to see it! It was a beautiful sunny morning as we cruised out to the canyon in a light breeze and low […]

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HUBBA HUBBA

Published on January 15, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Upon arriving to the hotspot we observed three pods hunting together, and that’s only what we could see! They were fairly spread with the usual oil slicks appearing suggesting they were having a feed. It seemed to be relatively relaxed when all of a sudden a double breach stirred up the ocean and the orca […]

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