It is an evening of both anticipation and excitement as everyone gathers on the back deck.
We were just leaving a bay and had begun paddling toward the calm open water of Chatham Strait when we heard it.
Among the elite squad of photographers that staff the Wilderness Discoverer, there is one creature at the top of their photographic bucket lists.
Once the golden rays of the sunset alight the top of the Giganta Mountains, it’s time to enjoy a refreshing cocktail.
On the shore, a slight, dark opening invites us to pass over the border where the rocky beach ends and the wilderness begins.