“Best whale encounter I’ve ever had”
The words from our skipper Mark this morning! (Monday 13th June)
Everyone aboard, guests and crew, are buzzing after this morning’s encounter with hundreds of whitebeak dolphins, dozens of minke whales and then a playful juvenile humpback whale, which has been playing around Hjalmar Bjorge for an hour off the Butt of Lewis. All thoughts of breakfast have been forgotten, while cameras have been clicking away. More photos will follow, but for now here’s a “tail shot” from Mark. What an epic cruise this week!
DID YOU KNOW?
The Gannet is the largest seabird indigenous to the British Isles, at up to 95 cm (37 inches) in length, and 70% of the world's population of gannets breed.