That’s right after months of waiting to get out onto that big blue ocean we are finally back! With the new safety protocols in place and our fashionable whale coverings on we were ready to set sail and find some amazing wildlife…
It didn’t take long to find some exciting views, not far past Race Rocks we were lucky enough to encounter not one, not two but three Humpback whales all together. This is some what unusual for Humpbacks in these waters as they are often solitary animals. To our absolute delight one of the three Humpbacks appeared to have a smaller dorsal fin and tail… it was a juvenile and boy what a good time it was having! As such we assume one of the other adults would have been mum. (Pictures above and below)
It’s always great to see an adult and a juvenile together as it really helps you to see the size difference! This little one will grow up to be on angelic giant one day.
Of course we couldn’t pass by Race Rocks without dropping in to see our old friends the seals and sea lions.
We also got the added bonus of a Bald Eagle too!
We couldn’t have asked for a better first tour back out on the Salish Sea. The Crew cannot wait for the rest of the season to continue and all the encounters to come.