Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 31, 2011 – MV Lukwa

What a lovely day we had today after yesterdays rainstorms!  On the morning tour we found the A30, A36, A23 and A24 matrilines of resident (fish-eating) orca traveling West up Johnstone Strait through Weynton and Plumper Passes.  As we entered … Continue reading

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July 30, 2011 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: It was very rainy today. So much so that it pretty much rained out Telegraph Cove’s annual craft fair on the boardwalk! Our trips were still spectacular though, and the seas were very calm. Guests aboard the … Continue reading

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July 29, 2011 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Today was just stunning! This morning we weren’t quite sure what was going to happen weather-wise as it was a little gray and raining, but the clouds broke and the sun shone through! With clear blue skies, … Continue reading

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MV Lukwa July 28, 2011

What a day!  This morning we got a great look at 2 humpback whales, one known locally as “Lefty” and on that was unknown to us, and may be new to the area.  As the morning continued we found the … Continue reading

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July 27, 2011 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: What a gorgeous day out on the water! The sun was shining and the ocean was flat calm. Guests aboard both the morning and afternoon trips were able to view a total of 4 different humpback whales. … Continue reading

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July 26, 2011 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Today was yet another great day on the water!  On both the morning and afternoon trips we were lucky enough to find orca.  We were able to identify the A24’s, A23’s, A12’s, and the A36 boys! We … Continue reading

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July 25 – M.V. Lukwa

Photo Credit: Zoe Schroeder It was a Humpback whale that started the whale viewing this morning on the ‘Lukwa’. No sooner did the Humpback whale appear than a group of Northern resident orcas appeared along the Vancouver Island shore. The … Continue reading

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July 25 – M.V. Gikumi

The ‘Gikumi’ was out for an early trip this morning and the whales did not disappoint. Orcas were nearby to the delight of all the early morning risers. The threat of fog was quickly dissipated  by the warm sun and … Continue reading

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July 24, 2011 MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Today was another amazing day both on land and on water!  We had flat calm seas which made finding orca this morning and afternoon quite enjoyable. We viewed the A36’s, A12, A30’s, and the B7’s!  As seen … Continue reading

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July 23, 2011 – M.V. Lukwa

There was a bit of everything out on the water today. Dalls porpoises, Pacific white-sided dolphins, Humpback and Minke whales along with Harbour seals and Steller sea lions. Also the Bald eagles were busy fishing in Blackfish Sound. Of course … Continue reading

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