After seemingly taking off away from us, we later noticed they had returned and were beneath us.

The whales circled us a number of times and would return to rest beneath.

We assumed it was a male keeping cover over a female.

Coming up together, under the boat.

Again we thought they had left and a bit later, below us:

All of a sudden, the presumed male moved off and barly through the water we could see another pair of whales that

had arrived. In the shot below, he is below the newcomers.

They swam away or at least out of view and he came back to her and up they came.

They surfaced a bit off and we assumed they would return again but while they were at the surface, the other pair

also surfaced near by and then they all took off to the north.

The next day we encountered a mom with young calf: