August 25, 2011 – MV Lukwa

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Photo Credit - Carmen Pendleton

The morning trip counted 39 Orcas with most grouped into their families. There were some excellent views of the A30’s all grouped up with the exception of A39 who was out in front of his family. The conditions on the water were fantastic and the lighting was beautiful which provided some great photo opportunities.

Photo Credit - Captain Wayne

There were also three humpbacks and lots of Dall’s porpoises everywhere you looked.

The afternoon trip offered some incredible Humpback whale viewing with upwards of nine whales in the area. Guests witnessed lunge feeding of these huge whales at the surface on schools of small fish. The humpbacks were also trumpeting and doing tail slaps. The gulls and diving birds were driving the small fish into bait balls. There were 100’s of Rhinoceros auklets, Common murres and Northern phalaropes enjoying the feast. It was absolute breath taking!

Captain Wayne’s Quote of the Day:

“If you can’t be a good example then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning.”
– Catherine Aird

Next Available Tours:

Friday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 27 at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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