Monthly Archives: July 2015

Thursday, July 30 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Gikumi

Highlights: -The orca are back in the Strait! Today we saw them foraging, resting, and socializing. -This morning we saw Surge (A61) and Cordero (A85) of the A25 matriline of Northern Resident Killer Whale population breach six times! -We heard … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 29 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Tenacious III

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Tuesday, July 28 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

We began the day by travelling down to Robson Bight where we found the A23 and A25 matrilines of Northern Resident Killer Whales surfacing in resting lines, their blows clearly visible above the mirror-like water. Also in this area, we … Continue reading

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Monday, July 27 2015 – MV Luwka & MV Kuluta

Humpbacks kept us very busy today- throughout the day we saw a total of eight different individuals spread out from Weynton Pass to Cracroft Point. Our morning started with Ridge the humpback just off Weynton Island; this whale was travelling … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 26 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

We were lucky to have absolutely beautiful weather in which to enjoy our day on the water. We started our morning travelling to Donegal Head in search of killer whales; on our way there we came across Slits and Argonaut … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 25 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

Bald Eagles and Pacific Harbour Seals flanked the islands as we traveled towards Blackfish Sound this morning. Soon, the exhalations of Humpback Whales Argonaut, Ripple and Guardian hung in the air as Dall’s Porpoises surfaced and Pink Salmon jumped all … Continue reading

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Friday, July 24 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

We had an incredibly busy day with very active Humpbacks and Killer Whales scattered throughout our local waters. This morning we received a report of Northern Resident Killer Whales travelling into the area down the north side of Malcolm Island; … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 23 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

Both humpbacks and killer whales were present in our area today, making for yet another fantastic day on the water. Slits the humpback was our first sighting of the day; we saw this whale travelling just off the eagle’s nest … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 22 2015 – MV Lukwa & MV Kuluta

Today was what our captains refer to as “whale soup”- whales were literally everywhere we looked! This morning we had the incredible luck to see upwards of 60 killer whales spread out across Weynton Pass and Blackfish Sound from Donegal … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 21 2015 – MV Lukwa

Today we had flat calm seas, brilliant sunshine and the blows of the giants hanging in the air – the Humpbacks. During the morning trip, on one small island alone we found over 30 immature and mature Bald Eagles. They … Continue reading

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