Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013 – MV Lukwa

  We had another day of adventure featuring Pacific white-sided dolphins, Dall’s porpoise, Steller sea lions, harbour seals and stunning scenery!       As testament to never quite knowing what we are going to see in the wild, we … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 30 – Lukwa

Within moments of leaving our dock at Telegraph Cove we were seeing marine mammal and bird activity. Our first marine mammal encounter of the tour was a group of 8-10 harbour porpoise in Johnstone Strait. Next we made our way … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – MV Lukwa

Another wonderful wildlife tour with such glass calm seas that we could even hear the blows of the smallest and most cryptic marine mammal in our waters – the harbour porpoise. We had particularly good sightings of this porpoise species … Continue reading

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Sunday, May 26th, 2013 – M.V. Lukwa

The day started off very promising and we were not disappointed. Shortly after leaving Telegraph Cove, one of guests onboard spotted a group of Pacific white-sided dolphins cruising slowly around. We stopped the boat to watch hoping to see their … Continue reading

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Friday, May 24, 2013 – M.V. Lukwa

There are many shades of green on the North Island. Its green because of all the rain and today we had some when we left the dock, then it stopped and we had beautiful weather until we were about to … Continue reading

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Training Day for our deckhands/naturalists

We spend a lot of time making sure our guests have a safe and enjoyable experience while on our tours. Part of the training for our deckhands/naturalists includes a day on the Lukwa practicing their rescue skills. Jackie Hildering (The … Continue reading

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First trip of 2013 in the books, Monday, May 20th.

Telegraph Cove was a happening place this past weekend with the annual Top Island Econauts Dive Club event. Over sixty scuba divers were in the Cove and underwater enjoying the ‘sights’.   We had a delightful group of guests for our … Continue reading

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New Boat Added for 2013 Season

We have confirmation of the name for our new boat! It took nearly a month for Ship’s Registry in Ottawa to approve it. It is ‘Kuluta’ which in the First Nations of Kwak’wala means porpoise. http://www.firstvoices.com/en/Kwakwala/word/414fa3b497e02416/porpoise The name was submitted … Continue reading

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