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I catch myself thinking of decorated war bonnets and grunt sculpins as old friends..

Back in BC! Having had the pleasure to work on the Nautilus Swell for the Alaska season this summer, I am thrilled at the chance to dive in Port Hardy and its environs once again, especially as it has been … Continue reading

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You know what is great about the Nautilus Swell? You come for great diving and you get so much more!

The experience is well rounded with Alaskan excursions that balances diving and gives a feel of a complete vacation. – Paul H “This is the best, Great diving as well as beautiful topside. You get everything here.  Fantastic combination of … Continue reading

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AMAZING CREW, SPECTACULAR DIVING, GORGEOUS VIEWS AND SMOOTH SAILING .. THAT IS A DEFINITION OF A SWELL VACATION.

Amazing crew, spectacular diving, gorgeous views and smooth sailing.. that is a definition of a Swell vacation. – Adrienne My favorite thing; oh my, there is so much, but it would be the crew. I really like how you guys … Continue reading

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Wolf eels and giant pacific octopus and seals oh! my! Nautilus Swell. October 5, 2012.

Colorado born and raised, my idea of the most beautiful place to dive with mountains, blue sky and blue water surrounding the Nautilus Swell. Everytime we come we say, “this won’t be the last time!” “WE’LL BE BACK!”   You will … Continue reading

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One or two humpback whales are selected to create the bubble net. Alaska. September 27, 2012.

Check out the rest of the gallery! The sun was just beginning to land in Snow Passage, pinks and oranges settling themselves along the mountainous horizon. Humpbacks glided into our view from the south and from the distance you could … Continue reading

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Bidding starts at $100!! Join us for a 100 year birthday celebration. Sept 17, 2012

Nautilus Swell 100 Year Birthday Celebration Join us for a 100 Year Birthday Celebration Name Your Price Bidding Starts at $100!! Port Hardy, BC Oct. 7th – Oct. 14th 2012 Boarding: Port Hardy – Oct. 7th – 5:30pm Disembardking: Port … Continue reading

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We hiked the trails of Baranoff Bay and relaxed in the natural hot springs. The diving was spectacular. Alaska. Sept 16, 2012.

Calm seas, sunshine and clear skies; just another trip in Alaska! The diving, like always, has been spectacular; Vancouver Rock with its abundance of wolf eels, the wreck of Princess Sophia and its own crowd of prow fish and the … Continue reading

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It struck me how few places in the world are left as pristine as Port Alexander – hostess blog – Nautilus Swell. Sept 15, 2012

I’m still loving it up here in Alaska on the Nautilus Swell! Two months in and every trip I see and explore new places. This trip I was able to hop aboard dive skiff Inde and venture with the group … Continue reading

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That wasn’t a giant pacific octopus – that was a HUGE pacific octopus. Alaska. Sept 14, 2012.

  That GPO looked like it wanted to kiss George!!! – Team Portugal That giant pacific octopus must have liked my dry suit because he kept trying to climb up onto it. Humpback whales Bubble net feeding in Snow Passage, … Continue reading

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Dive master who does everything for you except breathe. Alaska. Sept 7, 2012.

Alaska. I can’t imagine a place I’d rather be right at this moment. The last few days have been perfect as usual. Blue skies. Snow capped peaks. Glistening calm waters. Sparkling clear glaciers. Breaching humpback  Whales. Bald eagles soaring overhead. … Continue reading

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