Tag Archives: British Columbia

Our guests are giddy with excitement to scuba dive the wrecks off Nanaimo including night dive on the RivTow Lion

  We are 24 hours into the last trip of 2013. It’s nice to be in our own British Columbia back yard again! As much as I love Alaska and Haida Gwaii and the central coast of BC – returning … Continue reading

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Diving off the Nautilus Swell was amazing… giant sea lions, octopuses, wrecks and good friends.

An extremely hard working staff who go above and beyond to ensure a wonderful diving experience – Robert Grummett The ONLY way to see the beautiful and bountiful west coast of BC… above and below the water – Virginia Smith … Continue reading

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It’s not normal for me to be this happy after coming up from a dive around Port Hardy.

I would way rather spend my life underwater! But today was an exception. When I climbed up the ladder back onto our dive skiff, Captain Al told me to tell everyone to keep their hoods and gloves on because we … Continue reading

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Ok, this comment is so nice that we had to publish it – The Nautilus Swell is beyond any liveaboard experience I have had to date.

I’ve spent three years diving a variety of sites in the Pacific northwest. In the last five days diving with the excellent crew of the Nautilus Swell, I’ve had encounters with sea life I never knew existed, and have returned … Continue reading

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Everyone loved the Nautilus Lifeline we had onboard for rent, that we even sold 3 units!

The group started calling their LifeLines Bulbs. Rescue Bulb, Pink Bulb and Green Bulb. They were calling me on our working / skiff channel in between dives to test them out. They said Some less than appropriate things  on the … Continue reading

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The full moon casts a beautiful glow but made for some interesting challenges with tides and currents. Sunny skies and beautiful weather nonetheless!

This Easter weekend we welcomed old and dear friends:  Ian, Darren, Paula and Morgan.  Also no stranger to the Nautilus family was Andy Lamb, the man who indeed wrote the book on marine life identification in BC.  We also welcomed … Continue reading

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Feeling fresh… ready for Gulf Islands, Port Hardy, Gwaii Haanas and Alaska!

With fresh paint she’s almost ready to launch at the shipyard… one coat of black left to go and she will be ready to go in the water for our next trip boarding this coming Thursday!  

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Gwaii Haanas at last!!

Gwaii Haanas at last!! We’ve waited 20 years for permission to dive the mystical isles of Haida Gwaii and Gwaii Haanas. Free flight credits on our first 2 trips May 2013… Call now as these trips are sure to book … Continue reading

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I can’t believe how quickly these last four months have gone. Nutilus Swell – November 2nd, 2012

Starting point was Juneau, Alaska and we’ll end our days meandering through the northern part of Vancouver Island (Port Hardy) down through the Sunshine Coast and finishing up our last trip exploring the dive sites around Nanaimo. There have been … Continue reading

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Giant Pacific Octopus Week at the Deserters. Captain’s Log April 26-27, 2011 Port Hardy. Scuba Diving Beautiful British Columbia

We woke up this morning tucked safely away inside our own private lagoon in the Walker Group of islands just north of the Deserters. Last night we opted not to night dive but to enjoy the lagoon for some kayaking … Continue reading

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