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Looking back on our first season in Gwaii Haanas (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands)

Our Haida Guaii trips have been awesome! One of our dry day trips was to Anthony island or in the traditional language, SGan Gwaii, which means wailing island due to the sound a formation in the rock makes when waves … Continue reading

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Guest blogs from Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands) – this is going to turn into THE place to dive in BC.

I can’t decide between number one dive site and number two dive site. They were both just so good. Inner Low Rock and Zoom Skirtch were the best two dives of the trip. But the trip is not over yet. … Continue reading

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The diving in Gwaii Haanas was epic. There are so many humpback whales around right now that we literally have to weave our way around them.

A few days ago we left Haida Gwaii and already I can’t wait until we return on the Nautilus Swell in the spring of 2014. Our first exploration of the area was something I will never forget. Everything from the … Continue reading

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Every time I turned around it was there again saying “what ARE you?!?” – Derek Cowan

Absolutely spectacular! Cystal clear, tons of fish, a wolf eel, chrimera, the crew are talking about diving a different site later but I don’t see any reason why! That yellow eye was massive – every time I turned around it … Continue reading

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It’s beyond what I had imagined. – Kate Riddell

I’ve seen the beautiful totem poles at Anthony Island, went scuba diving in Gwaii Haanas and had a close encounter with a humpback whale. I can go home happy now. But it’s only day one of the trip! – Laura … Continue reading

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We have arrived in Gwaii Haanas

Chalk up one more “opportunity of a lifetime” experienced by those of us aboard the Nautilus Swell. I have come to expect gorgeous scenery and thrilling adventure as part of the job here on the only luxury liveaboard dive vessel … Continue reading

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Having a great time on the Nautilus Swell; We are treated like kings, warm towels on cold days, hot beverages when you get back to the boat, just great!

Browning Wall was the first dive of the day. The walls are covered in plumose anemones, sponges, tunicates, sea cucumbers, basket stars… so colourful it looks like the tropics. Our second dive of the day was at Hussar Point – … Continue reading

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Time to start the Nautilus Swell’s 2013 season!

We set out from Vancouver to explore the beautiful west coast around the Gulf Islands. It’s exciting for me, being west coast born, to see the Gulf Islands from the perspective of our vessel. The Nautilus Swell gives you a … Continue reading

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