Andrew doing his deer in headlights impression along with bright pink gloves he borrowed from a passenger, we think he gave them back;)
Here are a few images from a fun afternoon with J & K-pod & Gray Whale near Turn Point! By the time we caught up with J & K-pod this afternoon they had already reached Stewart Island but thankfully as we arrived on scene the Orcas slowed down and began to forage:)
We had some amazing displays of Orcas hunting for fish and could even see mothers teaching their calves how to hunt the large Salmon they feed on! We also observed a couple of breaches, taillobs, tailslaps, cartwheels and spyhops as we sat in awe of these amazing Marine Mammals and apex predator:)
On our way home we also encountered our favorite Gray Whale that has been hanging around the area all summer.
Our passengers were a fun group and resulted in the crew being in a very fun mood as can be seen from the pictures above, it was a very special afternoon on the water!