Aug 18, 2015
Its always a treat when wildlife gets close...until we realize these really are wild animals and our hearts start pounding in our chests. And this last week--with whales, sea lions, deer, and bears, its been heart-poundingly exciting!
Aug 17, 2015
Every sea kayaker dreams of kayaking alongside whales. In Idaho Cove as we kayaked to some small islands and began exploring the shoreline, I heard it: the unmistakable sound of a whale exhaling.
Aug 13, 2015
If you were lost in the wilds of Alaska, would you starve or thrive?
Aug 13, 2015
I’m always excited to see Open Paddle Kayaking on the activities roster. There is something magical about the solitude of exploring the scenery from a small boat.
Aug 12, 2015
I’ve basically kissed humpback whales and grizzly bears with how close I’ve been to them.
Aug 11, 2015
What's a typical day like aboard the Wilderness Explorer in Alaska? Kayaking among magically misty islands, skiffing beneath Bald Eagles, whales, waves and calm waters...a typical day is anything but typical.
Aug 10, 2015
From adventures aboard the Wilderness Discoverer, here are a handful of Alaska-inspired haikus.
Aug 04, 2015
Anchored in Beartrack Cove of Glacier Bay National Park, a humpback surfaced next to the boat during morning yoga stretches. And so began a day (and week!) of many, many incredibly close whales encounters.
Aug 03, 2015
This week was Family Discoveries week aboard the Safari Endeavour! With ages varying from six to eighteen, the boat was alive with different questions, ideas, and discoveries.
Jul 31, 2015
Kiley Habbeshaw, one of our many talented pastry chefs, creates an incredible range of tasty desserts, freshly baked breads, and delectable cookies. Here is the recipe for her amazing Rum Raisin Cheesecake!