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KILLING AND CHILLING

Published on February 28, 2020 By Pia Markovic

The Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Watching never disappoints. After an hour long search of Orca in the hotspot they finally showed up and they sure made the wait worthwhile. With hundreds of birds swirling above waiting for a small scrap of food to become available from the slick below. The black silhouette of a humungous […]

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Happy HUMPday

Published on February 26, 2020 By Pia Markovic

Today certainly had it all! Male on male orca sex, a potential predation on Pilot Whales from the Big Eye Patch Crew who seem to be making their own rules, little Neo surging as fast as he could to keep up and so much more! It all began with Nani and Chalky getting IT ON! […]

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TURN UP THE TURBULENCE

Published on February 22, 2020 By Pia Markovic

With winds blowing from the east and the south westerly swell we knew the seas would be turbulent. Our 24 metre vessel that is built for the southern ocean means we can guarantee a safe expedition out to see the ORCA! On arrival to the hotspot El Notcho, Cookie, Oreo and pod greeted us but […]

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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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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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