Posts by Lisa Bond for Recent Sightings
Two Blue Whales kind of day!
Yesterday we were treated to not one but two blue whales out on our tours. We couldn't believer our luck to see two of the world's largest creatures on our tours.
Humpback Whale Migration
It is that time of the year where we start to see Humpback Whales migrating through on their way to the warmer waters for winter.
Kaikoura is so beautiful
I am pretty sure that I live in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Kaikoura - where the mountains meets the sea!
We Love Whale Watching
It really is so special to be able to take our guests out and show them a 'whale of a time'.
A sperm whale named Whero
Recently we have been sighting a sperm whale that has a reddish tinge to his skin. With this in mind crew have started to call him Whero which is Māori for red.
Kaikoura - Marine Life Mecca
Every now and then I am fortunate enough to be able to get out from behind my desk and head out to see whale watching. Yesterday was one such occasion.
Semi-resident sperm whale - Tutu
We had quite a few of our semi-resident sperm whales feeding in the canyon this month, examples being: Tutu, MatiMati, Manu, Tiaki and Saddleback.
It is not very common for us to see bottlenose dolphins on a regular basis off the Kaikoura coast however recently we had a pod of them along with some...
Unusual behavior of the sperm whale kind
Generally sperm whales are on the surface for around 10-15 mins taking in a new supply of oxygen as well as digesting their food and having a bit of a...
Pilot Whales & Bottlenose Dolphins
It has been a great start to the year with not only sperm whales feeding close inshore but we have also had a pod of pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins...