Akaroa - Home of the Hectors
4:38 pm , May 6, 2013 Comments Off on Akaroa – Home of the Hectors

Akaroa – Home of the Hectors

There are few places as beautiful and romantic as Akaroa. One of the best places to see Hector’s Dolphins is in Akaroa Harbour on the South Island of New Zealand. The beautiful town of Akaroa is about an hour and half’s drive south of Christchurch out on the Banks Peninsular. Hectors The Hector’s Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori) […]

Dusky's, Dusky's Everywhere!
3:48 pm , April 19, 2013 Comments Off on Dusky’s, Dusky’s Everywhere!

Dusky’s, Dusky’s Everywhere!

———————————————- UPDATE: Kaikoura Earthquake November 2016 Our thoughts, best wishes and prayers are with everyone affected by the earthquakes that struck the northern areas of New Zealand’s South Island. Please know that you have many friends around the world who are standing with you through this very tough time. We are all looking forward to […]

Hello Hector
6:43 am , April 16, 2013 Comments Off on Hello Hector

Hello Hector

The Hector’s Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori) is one of the smallest and rarest in the world. They are only found in New Zealand waters and it is believed that there are only about 7,000 left in the wild. Adults can reach up to 1.6m in length and 60kg in weight. Females are usually bigger than the […]

The First Humpback of 2012
6:17 pm , May 6, 2012 Comments Off on The First Humpback of 2012

The First Humpback of 2012

Its a classic late autumn day in Sydney today. Sunny and clear, autumn is my favourite time of year because of days like these. A few friends and I went for a walk around to Shelley Beach near Manly, and sat up upon the cliffs above enjoying the sun and the beauty of it all when a […]

The Nicest Way To Be Mugged
4:58 pm , September 20, 2011 Comments Off on The Nicest Way To Be Mugged

The Nicest Way To Be Mugged

 I think I can safely say that yesterdays whale watching was the best I’ve ever experienced in five years here in Sydney. I spent the day with Sydney Fast Ferries new whale watching tours. We headed north from the heads about 10am. It seemed to be one very big and empty ocean for the longest […]