October 2018 Safari Sightings
04 Nov 2018

October 2018 Safari Sightings

Another month packed full of marine life variety, we sure are lucky to live and work in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park!     We kicked October off with a visit from everybody’s favourites – orca! In fact, we have been lucky to encounter the orca on 4 trips this month.   On the baleen whale front…



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September 2018 Safari Sightings Summary
01 Oct 2018

September 2018 Safari Sightings Summary

Wow what a month for blustery weather and interesting wildlife sightings! Bryde’s whales, pygmy blue whales, common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and New Zealand fur seals were all seen over the duration of the month as well as some unusual sightings of other marine megafauna.   Common dolphins …



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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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