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Divemasters last blog of the Alaska season. Nautilus Swell. October 1, 2012

¬†It is the end of the season, end of my contract, end of summer and end of a fabulous times in Southeastern Alaska on the Nautilus Swell. I have been here since June, I have met tons of fabulous people, … 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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It feels like last call in the bar was an hour ago – a sad farewell to this 2012 Alaska season.. Sept 18, 2012

Just a few days left of the 2012 Alaska season! We are slowly making our way south through the inner waters of South East Alaska and stopping in at our favourite places for one last visit. It kinda feels like … 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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Being on the Nautilus Swell in Alaska has made our lives a little bit richer… Sept 9, 2012.

Orcas, humpback whales bubble-net feeding, dalls porpoises, harbour seals, stellar sea lions, giant pacific octopus, wolf eels, nudibranchs, glaciers calving into the ocean, incredible sea life, great food, beautiful character filled boat, fantastic crew, and scenery second to none in … Continue reading

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I’ve just had the best night watch ever. Alaska. Sept 8, 2012.

Calm mirror-like seas. More stars than I’ve ever imagined could exist in one universe. Northern lights dancing and flashing from one horizon to the other. Humpback whales blowing spouts of mist into the reflected glow of the aurora borealis. And … 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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