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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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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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Monday Madness in Bremer Canyon

Published on March 3, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Orca Whale Watching in Bremer Canyon fans rejoice! Our pods were back in business today and showed us what they’re really made of! We began today with a nursery pod of three adults and four juveniles! The cheeky youngsters were practicing their hunting and surging with the occasional spy hop and tail lob. With these […]

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