Naturaliste Charters Daily Whale Blogs

Energetic Orca Calf!

Published on January 7, 2019 By Alison Cross

We encountered very docile and relaxed orca today, quite the opposite to the day prior! Orca generally have to eat at least 5% of their body weight each day which equates to around 250kg for fully grown animals! With 10+ orca in each...

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The Chase!

Published on January 6, 2019 By Alison Cross

The day started off with a BANG, the crew screaming ORCA within the first 5 minutes of dropping over the shelf! Of course it was El Notcho and his pod. The way El Notcho glides through the water like butter truly is an incredible...

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What a KILLER day!

Published on January 4, 2019 By Alison Cross

The start to the 2019 killer whale season! The endless hours of preparing, the weeks of build-up and the HYPE for the season had the whole crew in knots as we made our way out of the harbour today! As we ventured toward the canyon...

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Published on November 21, 2018 By Alison Cross

We have been awaiting a large pulse of humpbacks that had left Perth roughly 5-7 days ago, which arrived in the bay yesterday! We encountered multiple groups of mother/calf pairs with their accompanied escorts throughout the tour and..

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Published on November 20, 2018 By Alison Cross

RIGHT OFF THE BAT! We were barely past the moorings when our deckie spotted a blow just behind the Telasea research vessel! We automatically thought it would be a humpback as the water depth was barely at 5m. As we approached the whale the...

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