Black Cat Passengers Treated to Spectacular Whale Antics
Black Cat Passengers Treated to Spectacular
26 May 2013
Passengers on Black
Cat Cruises harbour cruise on Akaroa Harbour this afternoon
were treated with amazing views of a breaching Humpback
On route north from the Antarctica to warmer
tropical waters Humpback whales are easy to identify and are
well known for their spectacular breaching and beautiful,
Black Cat Cruises Managing Director Paul
Bingham said the whales provided some spectacular sights
leaping out of the water, which was ‘just amazing for
those lucky enough to on the cruise on the harbour
He said the whale was just off Akaroa heads and
even came slightly into Akaroa Harbour.
have wide-ranging but distinctly seasonal migration
patterns, travelling thousands of kilometres between
high-latitude summer feeding grounds and low-latitude winter
breeding and calving grounds.
They travel mainly along the
east-coast and through Cook Strait during winter and return
along the west-coast during spring.
credit; Black Cat Cruises
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