Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 – MV Lukwa & MV Gikumi

Today was an absolutely spectacular day! We had amazing activity on the water. On our morning trip we viewed the A30 group travelling east. There were some fantastic tail slaps, spy hops and wake surfing. We also saw 2 humpbacks … Continue reading

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Monday, July 30 – MV Lukwa

It’s never a dull moment on our tours at Stubbs Island Whale Watching! Within five minutes of our 9:00 a.m. tour Dall’s porpoises visited the Lukwa, riding the bow and wake of the boat! Shortly afterwards the Lukwa encountered resident … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 29 – MV Lukwa

We had a fantastic 5:30 p.m. tour yesterday. Our guests were treated to sightings of juvenile resident orca breaching 5-6 times! The humpbacks also put on a show for us. We viewed humpback, “Chunky” and her calf. Watching its mother … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 29 – MV Lukwa & MV Eagle XXXI

A terrific day for whale watching from start to finish! Our guests encountered orcas and humpback whales on both our 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. tours! To kick start our day, we located the A36 and A11 matrilines. These resident … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 28 – MV Lukwa

It never gets boring at Stubbs Island Whale Watching. We had another great day for viewing whales and marine wildlife! On our 9:00 a.m. tour we sighted the A11 matriline in the fresh morning mist. Shortly afterwards our guests were … Continue reading

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Friday, July 27 – MV Lukwa

Another fantastic day at Stubbs Island Whale Watching! We started our 9:00 a.m. tour with sightings of six transient orca! We were very excited to observe these marine mammal eating killer whales tail slapping and spy hopping. Our guests also … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 26 – MV Lukwa

What a day! From lunge feeding humpbacks to a breaching Minke whale, it was an exceptional day in the Broughton Archipelago! We kick started our day with four humpbacks on our 9:00 a.m. tour. One was identified as “Muppet,” and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 – MV Lukwa

It was another wonderful day in Telegraph Cove. We had great transient orca (marine mammal eating) sightings this morning. They were identified as the T77 and 75B matrilines. They were slowly travelling to the west and the 2 groups were … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012 – MV Lukwa, MV Eagle XXXI, and MV Gikumi

What a wonderful day, full of variety and even a little surprise! This morning we had amazing humpback activity. One humpback was rolling in the kelp, and our other vessel, the Eagle XXXI, was excited to see a humpback spy … Continue reading

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Monday, July 23, 2012 – MV Lukwa

What a beautiful day! This morning we had reports of Orcas, the A36 matriline, so we were eager to get out and see them! We started out with a group of Dall’s porpoise, one of the females even had a … Continue reading

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