Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday, August 31 – MV Lukwa

You just never know what will happen next on our whale watching tours at Stubbs Island Whale Watching! We started off our day with sightings of the I15 matriline of resident orca on our 9:00 a.m. tour. With our on-board … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 30 – MV Lukwa & MV Gikumi

It’s never a dull moment at Stubbs Island Whale Watching! We started off our 9:00 a.m. tour with fifty Steller sea lions and a humpback whale blowing in the background. Our vessels then located two matrilines of resident (fish eating) … Continue reading

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August 29, 2012 – MV Lukwa

It was a little foggy this morning, but as you can see in the photo to the left, it was still gorgeous! The seas were flat calm, and the mists added a mysterious beauty to our search for marine mammals. … Continue reading

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August 28, 2012 – MV Lukwa, MV Gikumi and MV Eagle XXXI

What a day!  On the morning tour, the MV Lukwa saw the A30 matriline of fish-eating orca, a total 0f 12 orca.  They were travelling and taking long dives.  There were over 100 Pacific white-sided dolphins around the orca, ‘harassing’ … Continue reading

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Monday, August 27, 2012 – MV Lukwa

Despite leaving the dock in the morning rain, this morning’s trip was absolutely incredible with all the orcas! We saw the A23’s, A25’s, A34’s, A30’s, A36’s, I15’s and possibly others (50 to 60 orcas). The most in the area at … Continue reading

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August 26, 2012 – MV Lukwa

There were lots of orcas in the area today. Both resident (fish eating) and transient (mammal eating) Bigg’s killer whales were seen on our tours. This morning we found resident orcas heading west near Lizard Point on Malcolm Island. The … Continue reading

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Saturday, August 25 – MV Lukwa

You never know what exciting marine wildlife you will see at Stubbs Island Whale Watching! There were lots of orcas in Johnstone Strait on our 9:00 a.m. tour. With a grand total of three groups, we encountered over twenty resident … Continue reading

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Friday, August 24 – MV Lukwa

It was certainly an eventful day on the Lukwa today. We encountered 17 orcas this morning on our 9:00 a.m. tour. The I15 matriline was doing long dives east of Robson Bight. There were some great photo opportunities for our … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 23 – MV Lukwa & MV Gikumi

It was one of those very special days at Stubbs Island Whale Watching today! We encountered forty killer whales, eight humpbacks, hundreds of Pacific white-sided dolphins, Dall’s porpoises, Steller sea lions, and harbour seals! Couldn’t have asked for more! To … Continue reading

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August 22, 2012 – MV Lukwa and MV Eagle XXXI

Today got off to a spectacular start, with 500 – 600 Pacific white-sided dolphins spotted just 5 minutes from the dock in Telegraph Cove!  The animals were very active, charging back and forth and definitely living up to their reputation … Continue reading

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