August 2018 Sightings Round Up – Bryde’s whales join the party!
01 Sep 2018

August 2018 Sightings Round Up – Bryde’s whales join the party!

August has been a relatively short month for us as our beautiful Dolphin Explorer had some routine maintenance over the first 2 weeks.   When we reopened were all keen as beans to get out into the Hauraki Gulf to see if our Winter guests, the pygmy blue whales, were still hanging around.   You c…



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Meet the Crew - Sarah-lyn
20 Aug 2018

Meet the Crew - Sarah-lyn

Get to know our brilliant First Mate - Sarah-lyn!   Where are you originally from? I’m a kiwi born and bred! I have lived in different parts of New Zealand (both the North and South Island) as well as overseas but returned back to Auckland 5 years ago.   How long have you been working for Auck…



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Pygmy Blue Whale Facts – 8 of Your Questions, Answered
13 Aug 2018

Pygmy Blue Whale Facts – 8 of Your Questions, Answered

We have had lots of questions from our passengers about the pygmy blue whales that we have been seeing on our whale watching trips so, we thought we would share those questions and answers here too!   1) How many different types of blue whale are there? There are at least 3 different subspecies o…



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