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Swim with Orca, Humpbacks & Fin Whales - Tour Video

You may have seen our updates via social media about our highly successful tour this year. We've been heading up to the Arctic circle for the past few years and this season was by far the best one! We had the privilege of being joined by many Orca, Humpback and even Fin whales during our snorkelling and free-diving trips. There were many sea-eagles, seals and otters along the coastal fringes of our beautiful base and many nights with Aurora borealis/Northern lights. Check out some of the footage from Luke & Shane shot on the tour, and put together in another great film by Luke. For more details on the winter 2016/2017 tour see details on this link. http://baskingsharkscotland.co.uk/swim-with-killer-whales/ You can also flick through some of Shane's shots underneath the video! [caption id="attachment_3604" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Pod of Orca[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3605" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive Fin whales swim right underneath us, 2nd biggest mammal on the planet!!![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3603" align="alignnone" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, humpback 2 large Humpbacks with Free-divers, we had some great interactions here![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3602" align="alignnone" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Orca Art!!!!!!!![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3601" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive The light at this time of year is incredible! Another stunning sunrise (at lunchtime!)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3600" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Orca surfaces[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3599" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Capturing the orca can be tricky, in fact we had Orca all round the boat at this moment.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3592" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale An orca underwater makes for a unforgettable encounter![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3593" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Orca creates a little wave as it surfaces to breathe![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3594" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale More incredible light at sunset, this time the sunset is caught on the spray from the orca blow- magical![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3595" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale, humpback Humpback Fluke! This was a regular sight for us![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3596" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale, humpback Humpback fluke at sunset![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3597" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale This was taken at last light, when the orca had trapped herring against the rocks. The big male even grounding himself in the swell! Amazing animals![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3598" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale More Orca![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3591" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale, aurora, northern, lights Some of the northern lights / Aurora we had on the tour[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3590" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale, humpback, lunge, feeding, Lunge feeding humpbacks, to witness this close to us was something you will never forget.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3589" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale A large male orca with Luke!!!![/caption] [caption id="attachment_3588" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Fin, Whale, swim, snorkel, norway, dive, orca, killer whale Some nice patterns from the Aurora[/caption]

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