Travis Twizell and his family were whale-watching off Prince Rupert, BC, Canada, when he filmed a pod of killer whales attacking sea lions. The sea lions tried to hide under and around their boat, but eventually the orcas prevailed and went in for the kill. The footage is pretty dramatic and contains strong language, so watch the video at your own discretion.
A girl gets slapped in the head (face) by a whale’s tail while whale-watching in the waters off Baja California, Mexico.
A father and his daughter go whale watching in a canoe off the coast of Fraser Island in Queensland, Australia, and have a whale of a time. Coupled with a few moments of sheer terror and panic for the daughter.
A very close encounter with a humpback whale at Port San Luis, Avila Beach, California. You can tell by the screaming.
An exhaling whale blows a spray of water that turns into a rainbow.
A surfer was almost swallowed by a humpback whale near the coast of Santa Cruz, California. Footage taken by Barbara Roettger shows two whales jumping out of the water with their mouth wide open, very close to a woman floating on a surfboard and a pair of kayakers.