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NATURALISTE CHARTER ARCHIVES

Bremer Canyon

AFTERNOON DELIGHT

Published on February 19, 2020 By Pia Markovic

The orca showed how tumultuous and wild they can really be today. They are predictably unpredictable and we are constantly leaving the canyon at the end of the day with more questions than answers! A friendly pod at the edge of the shelf marked the beginning of today. They came in close on several occasions […]

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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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The ULTIMATE takedown!

Published on February 14, 2020 By brelsdon

Complete cloud cover and grey skies made for an already ominous morning as we ventured toward the canyon. On our arrival, we were instantly greeted by the Huntress (Split-tip) and the rest of her girl gang! The first glimpse our customers had of orca in the wild was RIGHT alongside us – you had to […]

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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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ORCASOME

Published on January 14, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Today’s expedition to the Bremer Canyon Sub-Basin saw multiple different pods hunting separately, only spending a few minutes at the surface. The opportunistic albatrosses were spied gobbling up small snacks few and far between. Oil slicks were present but we felt the Orca were uninterested in us so we went for a little wander west […]

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