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Close Encounter With Humpback Whale

Barcroft TV
14 February 2014

A curious whale breeches head first out of the water - giving tourists a close-up view of a lifetime. The 35ft humpback whale swam within arms reach of a boat of tourist by the Molokini Crater in Hawaii. Kelly Bryce, 32, from Maui, Hawaii, captured the incredible footage while working a snorkel tour on a Redline Rafting charter boat. She estimated that the whale weighed about 60,000 lbs - six times as heavy as the boat they were riding in.

Videographer / Director: Kelly Bryce, Producer: Samantha Grillo, Editor: Ian Phillips