Captain Adam’s radio call came in over channel 69; “There is a bear off the starboard beam…” My ears perked up.
This is one of those all-day adventures that our guides have fantasized about but never actually attempted. On this particular occasion, the stars aligned.
Taylor Island loomed over Fern Harbor like an immense castle wall.
As guests appear out of the haze and step aboard the Safari Endeavour, those noises are all the deckhands hear.
If your cruise begins or ends in Sitka, I would recommend an extra day, or at least a few extra hours to enjoy this unique little town.