Whales Up Close & Personal

Friday, March 25th, 2011 michelle No Comments »

Hi Tara, My boyfriend Ryan and I went on one of your tours the week of Feb. 14th this year.  I have been on many whale watches and this one surpassed them all.  Having an experienced marine biologist guide makes a world of difference.  You are extremely knowledgeable and your passion for whales is infectious. […]

Marine Mammal Survey

Friday, December 10th, 2010 CaptainTara No Comments »

This photo is of  mother and calf  Short-finned Pilot Whales, taken off of Lana’i. Kaua’i Sea Riders charters were left in the capable hands of Captain Rob and Crew Nick! I was fortunate to have a great opportunity as a Field Biologist on the 90′ vessel “Au’kele” as a Marine Mammal Observer. We covered a […]

It’s a Fluke!!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 CaptainTara No Comments »

The underside of a Whales’ Tail is unique to each individual, hence a modern way of tagging and counting the North Pacific Humpback Whales is done through digital photography.  Our Presidents Day Charter Passengers had a rare and close encounter and I would like to share these Humback whale visions from Alexa Boyes.  Mahalo Alexa!