Whale Peforming a Spy Hop

Whale Peforming a Spy Hop

The Humpback whale vertically pops its head out of the water with its mouth closed.  It is believed that this behavior allows the curious male whale to view activity above the surface of the water.  Many of our whale watching raft expeditions on Kauai will encounter...
Whale Breaching off of Kauai

Whale Breaching off of Kauai

This girthy Humpback whale performed an amazing breach in front of us on the Kauai whale watching raft expedition. Location: Napali Coast Whale Breed: Humpback Whale Photographer: Na Pali Riders Raft...
Baby Humpback Whale on Top of Mother

Baby Humpback Whale on Top of Mother

This is a once-in-a-lifetime shot of a baby Humpback whale being supported on the surface of the water by its mother.  This was definitely a surprise for all of us on the Kauai whale watching raft expedition. Location: Napali Coast Whale Breed: Humpback Whale...