When viewing a glacier during cocktail hour, it is almost guaranteed that at some point a guest will playfully tease the expedition leader or bartender that they’d like some of the freshly calved, centuries old ice in their next drink.
The orca, Orcinus orca, also referred to as killer whale, is found in all oceans, from the Arctic and Antarctic regions to tropical seas. Cultural traditions such as lifetime family bonding allow distinct vocal repertoires and complex social systems to develop within each pod and community, unlike any other mammal except humans.
At the start of the Alaska season, we send a crew up to Patterson Lake to check on our kayaks left there over the winter. This is remote Alaska. These kayaks were helicoptered in to Patterson Lake in spring 2011, in time for our first Active Adventures on our expedition vessels. This is quite the excursion for our guests.
After a week-long adventure exploring the Salish Sea, the newly renovated Safari Quest has returned home in Seattle, WA.
Many months ago we advised you of a renovation project on the 22-guest Safari Quest. See what the interior holds for those guests leaving today on the Safari Quest's British Columbia's Yachters' Paradise cruise from Seattle.