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TODAY   |  March 18, 2014

Killer whales’ boat chase caught on camera

A group of sightseers had the encounter of a lifetime when a pod of orca whales chased their boat at high speeds for nearly 10 minutes.

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>> if oceana roker really wants to get up close and personal with nature, she might want to take a speedboat out on the pacific. where a group of sight seers got caught in the encounter of a lifetime with a pod of killer whales .

>> oh, my god! whoo!

>> they're going to need a bigger boat. the orcas begin chasing these tourists, swimming just feet from the stern of their boat and playing in its wake. they also leave out of the water putting on a terrifying show.

>> they're beautiful.

>> in new zealand, they stay there for like ten minutes.