Blainville’s Beaked Whale

On the 6th of March, a Blainville’s Beaked Whale beached itself on the rocks at the Beacon Island Hotel. The presence of this animal drew quite the crowd and the NSRI were also called to the scene to assist. Unfortunately with cetaceans (whales and dolphins), they are protected species, so with all good intentions, not […]

Magic Moment of the Week: The Elusive Bryde’s Whale


We saw about 5 Bottle nose dolphins and one Bryde’s Whale. I have never seen wild dolphins or whales and because of this, it was amazing. The Bryde’s whale was about 2 metres away from the boat and it looked like it wanted to play with us. He was so fast, that I one second […]