Saturday, August 23rd 2014- MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

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Can you believe this incredible stretch of weather we’ve been having?  And would you believe that we just keep having amazing sightings of orcas, humpbacks and many other amazing marine wildlife? Well believe it! Our morning trip spotted three matrilines of orcas from the A25’s to the A42’s to the A23’s! We spotted over fourteen orcas in total! Our luck continued as we came acrossfour humpback whales with one whale

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lunge feeding! We were able to identify two of the humpbacks as “Ridge” and “Argonaut”! And we can’t forget to mention the amazing marine bird sightings that we had today from the hundreds of rhinoceros auklets, common murres, and what could have been thousands northern phalaropes! We also spotted many fork tail storm petrels! The morning also brought us sightings of

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six Steller sea lions, eight harbour seals and brief sightings of lots of Dall’s porpoise!

The afternoon continued on to be a beauty with twenty orcas from the I15 matriline all in a line traveling slowly with the sun glistening off their dorsal fins and backs with their blows suspended in the air creating a most

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picturesque setting! The afternoon continued to deliver with at least eight humpback whales that were doing long surface dives and we were only able to ID one as “Conger”. We were also fortunate enough to see some lunge feeding from the humpbacks as well as two large Steller sea lions hauled out! All this wonderful activity and warm weather making for a t-shirt day! It

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doesn’t get much better than this folks!

Captain Wayne’s Quote of the Day:

“Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through course of hours”- Thomas Mann

Next Available Tour:

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Sunday, August 24th @ 9:00am and 1:00pm

Monday, August 25th @ 9:00am and 1:00pm

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Tuesday, August 26th @ 9:00am and

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1:00pm

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