Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011 – MV Lukwa

The sun was poking out from between the clouds for the morning trip as we searched for whales and other marine mammals. There were some great opportunities to view Humpbacks whales as even more appear in the region. We counted … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 29, 2011 – MV Lukwa

The wind was not a deterrent for today’s trips out looking for whales and other marine life. The morning trip had guests delighted to see 50+ Stellar sea lions hauled out on a rock near the Plumper Islands. Some of … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011 – MV Lukwa

Yesterday’s trip was cancelled due to stormy weather, but today with no high winds predicted we set off on an afternoon tour.  The Northern resident orca have been out of our area for the past few days, but the humpback … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 24 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning started with some heavy rain, but it cleared up about half way through this morning’s departure which made everyone very happy! Shortly after leaving the dock at Telegraph Cove we encountered 40 Pacific white-sided dolphins, … Continue reading

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Friday, September 23 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: It was quite rainy today, but that sure didn’t seem to bother the humpback whales! This morning we were able to view 4 different humpback whales, one of which we were able to identify as ‘Conger’. A … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 22, 2011 – MV Lukwa

This morning began with some showers, but the sea was calm as  Wagalus School joined us for a field trip. 🙂  We were once again very happy to view over 200 Stellar sea lions hauled out on the rocks, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 21 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning we ended up cancelling our 9:00 a.m. departure, due to high winds and rough sea conditions. Luckily, just before our 1:00 p.m. departure, the seas flattened out and the winds calmed considerably which allowed us … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011 – MV Lukwa

Despite some strong SE wind we had a great trip this morning .  Lots of very social orca were quite active in the waves and our guests got to see spy hops, belly rolls and tail slaps and even breaches!  … Continue reading

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Monday, September 19 – MV Lukwa

From The Wheelhouse: Today was wonderful from start to finish.  This morning there were some isolated fog patches but that didn’t stop us from finding fish eating orca.  We were able to identify the A36’s and A12.  The were doing … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 18 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: It was another great September day out on the water.  We managed to not get too wet while going in search of marine wildlife.  On both the morning and afternoon trips today we saw resident orca and … Continue reading

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