Monthly Archives: September 2011

Saturday, September 17 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Today was fantastic from start to finish! It was a little foggy as we departed Telegraph Cove this morning, but when we broke through the fog bank we encountered over 400 Pacific white-sided dolphins! These dolphins, who … Continue reading

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Friday, September 16 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: It was a great September morning for going in search for wildlife in the area.  Not far from Telegraph Cove a German guest on board spotted a mother black bear with a cub on the beach, this … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 15 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning we were just minutes outside of Telegraph Cove when we encountered twelve resident orca! Guests were able to watch as these magnificent animals were spread out and foraging.     As we were watching the … Continue reading

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September 14, 2011 – MV Lukwa

Humpback whales and Dall’s porpoises stole the show today. The morning trip started with two Humpback whales across from Telegraph Cove. After a quick look at these two identified as “Domino” and “Butterfly”, we headed back across Johnstone Strait to … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 13 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Both of today’s trips were quite exciting! There were 18 resident orca in the area, identified as ten whales from the A30′s, the two A36 brothers who were traveling with A12, and five whales from the A23 … Continue reading

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Monday, September 12 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning started out with some fog but quickly burned off leaving the sun shining which always brings smiles to everyone’s faces.  This morning we encountered the A36 boys and A12, the A30′s, and the A23′s.  These … Continue reading

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September 11 – MV Lukwa

From The Wheelhouse: With thick fog this morning we headed out with a report of fish eating orca in the area.  It wasn’t long before we spotted the A30′s, which is a family of 10 orca.  We watched as they … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 10 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: Today was the kind of day which proved that fog should not be too much of a deterrent, as it is rare that we have such thick fog that it keeps us from viewing the local wildlife. … Continue reading

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Friday, September 9 – MV Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning we headed into the mists, searching for any marine mammals that might be in the area. A mere 30 minutes into our trip we encountered a humpback whale who lobbed his/her tail high out of … Continue reading

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September 8, 2011 M.V. Lukwa

From the Wheelhouse: This morning started out with thick fog.  Even in the fog we did see 2 humpback whales briefly.  We had a great look at some Steller sea lions hauled out on some rocks and got some great … Continue reading

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