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 Whale Cay Owners Association, History
Whale Cay island was sold in 1975 to a Canadian developer who had a vision for the island which remains today.
Home owners have continued to enjoy the island through this time and now it seems that the new American owners are carrying through with the original idea of a private island Estate.
Whale Cay is truly magical, there are few private properties available in the Bahamas for the opportunity of ownership.
www.bigwhalecayowners.org /history.html   (507 words)

 Sitka - Whale, McClellan, Gilmore
The rugged shoreline of Whale Island has two coves, one that is possible to access with a skiff in good weather.
There is a pedestrian easement located in the center of the island, connecting the parcel to a more protected cove on the north shoreline, containing a dock available to the owner of this lot.
Whale Island is a member of a group of islands located between Eastern Channel and the City of Sitka.
www.dnr.state.ak.us /mhtlo/2003booklet/interbook/seast/whalemcclellangilmore/whalemcclellangilmore.htm   (522 words)

 Nova Scotia - Brier Island Whale Watching
The island was named after the Brier rose that grows profusely on the l.5 mile wide and 4 mile long spit of land.
Whales come to Fundy to have their babies and to feed in the Krill-rich waters of the Bay.
Whale watching is akin to sitting in a haystack and waiting for the needle to come to you.
www.mestern.net /canada/novascotia/brier/index.php   (1060 words)

 New Zealand Birdwatching, Birding, Whale Island, Moutohora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When the Crown purchased the island in 1984, it was mainly covered in grass with remnants of forest and shrubs in gullies and on steeper slopes.
After the elimination of all mammalian predators from the island, a planting programme was implemented which, together with regeneration, has dramatically changed the island.
Forty North Island saddleback, Tieke, were transferred from Repanga, Cuvier Island, off the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula to Moutohora, Whale Island in 1999.
www.nzbirds.com /Whale.html   (409 words)

 Island Packers whale watching
Humpback and blue whales are attracted to the local area during periods of upwelling, an ocean condition that produces the planktonic food preferred by these whales.
Whale watching tours are 3 to 3.5 hours long, morning departures are 9:00 and 9:30 and afternoon departures are at 1:00, 1:30 and 2:00p.m.
Whale watching tours do not land on the Channel Islands, however our island trips during this time of year will also be on the look out for whales as the boats travel to and from the park.
www.islandpackers.com /whalewatch.html   (720 words)

 NOAA Ocean Explorer: Census of Marine Life
The whale shown on the map was tracked for a total of 7,745 km (4,813 miles) as it traveled from Socorro Island, where it was initially tagged, up to Vancouver Island.
The whale's trackline was fairly direct until it arrived at Vancouver Island, at which point it began demonstrating the shorter tracklines usually associated with feeding movements.
These feeding habitats, in addition to the places where whales go to breed and calve in the winter, are defined as “critical habitats” because they are the areas most critical to a whale population’s survival and recovery.
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov /explorations/03titanic/rusticles/rusticles.htmlhttp://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/projects/02census/nekton/nekton.html   (1085 words)

 Whale Island - Moutohora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1965 Moutohora was declared a wildlife refuge and the island was bought by the Crown in 1984.
Once the goats which had been introduced to the island were eradicated, a planting programme began and 12,000 plants covering 45 species are now established.
The island is now completely free of the goats, rats, cats and rabbits which previously devastated native plants and animals.
www.doc.govt.nz /Explore/001~Other-Places/003~Bay-of-Plenty/Moutohora-(Whale)-Island/index.asp   (507 words)

 Diving and Sailing Tours and Packages, Windsurfing Packages Vietnam, Whale Island Na Thrang
Whale Island is home of over 900 endemic underwater species some completely unique to this region of the world.
Whale Island is situated in a peninsula some 100 km north of Na Thrang and is accessible by road.
Marine life at Whale Island is extremely rich and divers will enjoy warm and clear water, and the seeing of the occasional whale sharks from May to September, migrating whales, numerous species of pelagics, including two specific tunas endemic to the region.
www.divingtravel.com /whaleisland.htm   (491 words)

 Island Adventures Orca Whale Watching Tours in the San Juan Islands
Our whale watching program continued to improve and we were being recognized by our industry colleagues as on of the top tour companies in the San Juan Islands.
The Island Explorer II arrived in Vancouver, BC on April 9th and ran her first Orca Whale Watching trip on April 21st, 2001.
We are dedicated to providing the best whale and wildlife viewing platform, educating our guests about the magnificent creatures native to the northwest, and imparting lifetime memories and a new appreciation for the wildlife that call the San Juan Islands home.
www.island-adventures.com /history.cfm   (2778 words)

 Whale Watching San Juan Islands Washington Killer Whale Watching Orcas Island Eclipse Charters Whale Watching
Enjoy an Orca Whale (aka Killer Whales) nature tour on Orcas Island's all weather family style boat and Renew Your Spirit with Nature.
When "Free Willy II" was filmed in the San Juan Islands, Dan and Denise were chosen to play the "Coastal Marine Patrol", with their patrol boat.
Our Whale Spotting Service gives us coordinates to the area where the whales are feeding and information about pod direction of travel.
www.orcasislandwhales.com   (636 words)

 Whale Watch SA - Whale Watching & shark diving in Gansbaai,ajacent Hermanus,Western Cape,South Africa
Our whale watching trips are considered not just magical but rewarding too, and are sure to capture everyone’s imagination.
Dyer Island is located 8 km from shore and is completely protected for the conservation of its many resident bird species, including African penguins.
A whale of 40 tonnes launching clear of the sparkling blue sea.
www.whalewatchsouthafrica.com   (403 words)

 Sea Watch Tours - Pelagic Birdwatching
Machais Seal Island is located in the lower Bay of Fundy, approximately ten miles west of Grand Manan Island.
The island is barely a mile long at low tide, and a few hundred feet wide.
Those who land on the island are met by a warden of the Canadian Wildlife Service, who will familiarize you with a history of the bird life, and explain to you the rules and regulations of the sanctuary.
www.angelfire.com /biz/seawatch/puffins.html   (425 words)

The number one attraction of the South Coast is undoubtedly a Tour to Montague Island Nature Reserve.
Montague Island located just 5 miles off the coast from Narooma is one of diving's most diverse and best kept secrets.
Or maybe witness one of nature's brilliant Humpback whales or the spectacle of a pod of dolphins or Orcas.
naroomacharters.com.au   (455 words)

 Whale Watching in Maui with Maui Princess Cruises
Maui is the place to see humpback whales in their natural breeding area.
The whales migrate close to 3,500 miles from their Alaskan summer feeding waters, to the warm waters of Hawaii where they mate and have their calves.
Island Marine Institute believes valuable research can be conducted on board whale watch vessels and has undertaken a visionary effort to combine the resources of a successful commercial operation with the needs of a marine research team.
www.whalewatchmaui.com   (395 words)

 Whale Watching on Vancouver Island, Holiday Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For the next three hours the whales entertain you with their spyhopping (raising their heads above the surface for a good look around), tail slapping and, it was your lucky day - a full breach, literally a jump right out of the water.
It was April when they were there, right at the height of the whales' annual 10,000-mile migration from Baja California to their summer feeding grounds off Alaska.
The Strait is also home to a protected killer whale reserve, an area where the whales have a peculiar habit of rubbing themselves on the rocks in the estuary of the Tsitika River.
www.vancouverislandabound.com /whale_watching.htm   (502 words)

 Washington Whale Watching Trips and Tours in the San Juan Islands
San Juan Island is the seasonal home to three pods of orca whales, and whale watching is among the island's most popular activities.
Salish Sea operates off the west side of the island and their boat is particularly good for families, with no minimum age and a nice indoor cabin full of games, crayons and snacks for the kids.
Whales typically pass the park once or twice per day in season.
www.travelsanjuan.com /whales.html   (549 words)

 Whale Watching at Catalina Ocean Rafting ~ Snorkel Catalina waters - chase Dolphins - watch Whales and enjoy a tour ...
With all the whale watching boats crowding the whales on the mainland more and more whales are moving to the waters off the Catalina coastline.
This trip will depart from Avalon and travels to the windward side of the Island where most of the whales are located.
Whale watching is the most fun when you are close to the water and can experience them up close and personal as you will be able to do on our rafts.
www.catalinaoceanrafting.com /OCEAN_RAFTING_TRIPS/Whale_Watching/whale_watching.htm   (492 words)

 Dive Vietnam, Vietnam Diving -  Discovery Indochina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Just 30 minutes drive from Nhatrang and 30 minutes speed boat from Vangia, Whale island resort is in the middle of no where is an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
One of good point at Whale Island is definitely in its underwater landscape.
One dive is to a depth of 16 meters on the backside of Hon Kho Trang Island.
www.discoveryindochina.com /tours/spe/dive.html   (613 words)

 Dive Vietnam - Whale Island Resort Dive Sites - Rainbow Divers
One good point of Whale Island is definitely in its underwater landscape, Vietnam starts to be a diving destination, and the diversities of coral as well as the other components of the submarine fauna, like nudibranches, contribute to the reputation of the place.
PADI instructors are waiting for you for initiations or courses or for diving on Hon Trau Nam, Hon Kho Trang, Hon Tai and in the pass of Cua Be with its angels fishes of more than 40cm, its sting rays other leopard rays etc...
Depth on this is 3 to 12m and a pleasant relaxed dive.
www.divevietnam.com /whale2.shtml   (668 words)

 Capt. Riddle's Sea Going Adventures
You will be watching sea life sooner and have more time with the whales.
Many of Capt. Riddle's passengers say our whale watch was the best part of their vacation.
Discover Campobello's whale watch--just over the border, but a whole nother country.
finback.com   (166 words)

 Whale Watching - Farallon Island and Eco Tours,San Francisco Bay
Most of the trips go to the Farallon Islands in the Gulf of the Farallones which is a marine sanctuary.
The Islands themselves have had very few humans on them even to this day because the waters are rough, the islands are barren, and there is not a natural cove or protection to disembark on the islands.
The islands are a safe haven to 37 types of endangered species, 400 types of sea birds, and are a popular migrating stop for many types of whales and sharks.
www.sfbaywhalewatching.com   (941 words)

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When it is sunny, you can see Hirado island in the east and Ikitsuki island in the northeast.
The leader of this island is at the center of Mushima.
At the end of Meiji period´╝îa man of this island was late for, when the ship was meant to leave whilst waiting, the tide turned and overturned the ship.
www2s.biglobe.ne.jp /~memm/english/syokai_e.htm   (463 words)

 Telegraph Cove, whalewatching center, cabins and RV campground
From the 1920's to present day, residents of the Cove continue to maintain their firm hold on the area and take pride in being able to present it to the general public in as close to its original condition as possible.
Not only is it historically significant to the area, it is home to Stubbs Island Whale Watching, the oldest and most well-known Orca (Killer Whale) whale watching company on the pacific coast.
Whales, bald eagles, dolphins, porpoises, otters, bears, and an endless and diverse list of marine and forest animals inhabit the surrounding area.
www.telegraphcoveresort.com   (318 words)

 Victoria BC Whale Watching. SpringTide Charters is the Vancouver Island whale watching tour company.
Whale and Marine Wildlife watching expeditions have become one of Victoria's most popular activities and have been rated the #1 choice for a return activity by those who have visited our city.
Whale sightings are particularly spectacular in May, June, July, August and September.
SpringTide Whale Tours is a proud member and contributor to this distinctive and valuable association.
www.springtidecharters.com   (575 words)

 Dana Point Whale Watching and Dolphin Cruises
As you and the whales move along, one of them raises its' head straight out of the water and looks directly at you and your fellow passengers.
Called breaching, whales will do this either as play or a way to clean some of the visiting barnacles and other parasite off their tremendous backs.
A whale must come to the surface to breath, but it can stay underwater for up to 15 minutes before running out of air.
www.danapointwhalewatching.com   (294 words)

 Whale Watching Guide - BritishColumbia.com
Experience the thrill of whale watching tours in the orca (killer whale) waters of Johnstone Strait near Alert Bay and Telegraph Cove.
Stubbs Island Whale Watching was the first whale watching company established in British Columbia.
Our whale watching on the BC coast includes the rubbing beach and salmon runs of the Robson Bight / Broughton Archipelago area.
powellriverbc.com /whalewatch/results.asp?city=4113   (358 words)

 Whale Island: Scars from Paradise - How Conor Is Spending All His Money - BootsnAll Travelogues
On the boat ride out to the islands, The Best Day of Our Lives, six of us had agreed that in two days we would head out to the Jungle Beach Resort, the secluded beach off the tourist track that was (according to my friends Jay and Nancy) the most beautiful place in Vietnam.
It was like our own private island, with a bar and restaurant on one side and the bungalow on the other side, just a ten minute walk from each other.
Julie was not feeling well from the night before, so she and Kristin came with me on the boat as well, leaving the others to spend another day on Whale Island.
tblogs.bootsnall.com /conor/archives/009413.shtml   (2446 words)

 Stubbs Island Whale Watching, Whale Watching in the Telegraph Cove of British Columbia, Canada
Founded in 1980, we were the first whale watching company established in British Columbia.
We cruise the Johnstone Strait and the Blackfish Archipelago on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island.
Although we have a success rate of over 90% in viewing killer whales, we can never guarantee sightings as these are wild animals in their natural habitat.
www.bcadventure.com /stubbs   (316 words)

 Dive Vietnam - Whale Island Resort - Rainbow Divers
The island offers a wild and natural environment where the marinelife, flora and fauna are a nature lover’s dream, both above and below the water!
Whales, sharks and whale sharks are regularly seen, as are rays and some pelagics.
We are currently trying to establish a Turtle Hatchery on the Island and, whilst it is still very much in its infancy, we are convinced of success and are considering changing the name of the resort to ‘Turtle Island’!
www.divevietnam.com /whale.shtml   (594 words)

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