We just had the best week. While we were viewing smelly sea lions moan and groan at a haul-out, all of a sudden, a pair of humpback whales appeared.
We all arrive in Alaska with high expectations. As guides, we want our guests to experience something amazing. And some weeks, everything lines 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.
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.
When asked to conjure up images of snorkeling, most folks envision sandy beaches, warm tropical waters, and bikini-clad bodies freshly tanned by the sun.