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We are tied up in warm springs cove which is the gateway to Baranof hot springs. We lit up the hot springs from the bottom so that the light reflected on the douglas fir trees overhead.

The waterfall that is well supplied by Baranof lake is thunderous and beautiful with sea lions hunting salmon at the foot and seagulls screaming for their share in the feast. The guests had a delicious dinner and then after dark … Continue reading

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That was octopus city, I counted five Giant pacific octopus on that dive!!!! Derek and Helen Cowan in South East Alaska on the Nautilus Swell

I have never seen so many Giant pacific octopus in my life! This is Crazy!!!! I can’t wait to see what the next few days will bring.That was a lovely lovely lovely dive that visability was absolutely stunning! – Derek … Continue reading

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Alaska Diving : Divemasters Report

Date: August 12th, 2013 Location:  Dixen Entrance East Dive one: Prospector Point Temp: 10c – Viz: 20ft – Weather: Cloudy – Seas: Calm Comments: Check out dive. Not to much to see but a nice check out spot for everyone to get the … Continue reading

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Mates blog – Nautilus Swell in Alaska – there is palpable excitement onboard

We started this trip in the charming seaside town of Sitka. Day number one was spent cruising and diving our way up Peril Strait. Day two – we dove with a giant pacific octopus on a gorgeous wall, kayaked and … Continue reading

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We managed to witness a very rare and special event – aggregating moon jellies gathering to spawn – they put jellyfish lake in Palau to shame!

We’re approaching the halfway mark of our trip here in Gambier Bay, and already we’ve had some wonderful experiences. The Nautilus Swell and her fine crew, who make the guest’s time as memorable and comfortable as possible and my job … Continue reading

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