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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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Baby Sitting Duties

Published on February 18, 2020 By Pia Markovic

SURGING off the bat! Out first glimpse of the orca was of three mature animals surfing down the swell towards us at speed! Once the pod rode the wave down the trough they quickly surged to break through the next! Down our port side, under the vessel and RIGHT out in front of the bow! […]

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Hotspot is HOT!

Published on January 13, 2020 By Pia Markovic

We don’t call it the hotspot for nothing! Today for our Bremer Canyon Killer Whale watching we did not leave it, just meandered around following the Orcas as they attended to beaked whale business i.e. LUNCH! As we dropped over the 1000m contour line this morning the distinct oil smell lingered in the water. It […]

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GEOGRAPHE BAY in Busselton couldn’t be more BLUE!

Published on October 24, 2019 By Alison Cross

Whale watching in Busselton and Dunsborough Whale Watching throughout October and November can let you to witness the stunningly crystal clear and iridescent blue waters of the Geogrpahe Bay coastline. One of the oceans GREAT whales that...

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Week two of whale watching in Geographe Bay! BLUE WHALES are here!

Published on September 24, 2019 By Alison Cross

The past week of whale watching in Dunsborough has been absolutely mind blowing and I don't quite know where to start!! It's only September and we've encountered Blue whales migrating through the area already! Usually the BEST time to see Blue...

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