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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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Divemaster log – Nautilus Swell – Campbell River to Port Hardy, British Columbia.

Oct 23, 2013 Location: Campbell River Dive One: Row and be Dammed Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: foggy – Seas: Calm Comments:  Nice first dive for our check out. Strawberry Pink anenomes everywhere!! Guests were able to get their equipment … Continue reading

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Everything was more than top notch. I will never forget this trip on the Nautilus Swell

A beautiful trip/boat. The crew was so friendly and helpful and it was some of the best diving you cant think of! I will never forget those Dolphins and Sea lions!! Quoted by Daniel Schmid   Thanks for all the … Continue reading

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Divemaster blog, Nautilus Swell, Port Hardy, Browning Pass and Stubbs Island

Oct 13, 2013 Location: Port Alexander Dive One: Hussar Point Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: rainy – Seas: Calm Comments:  Very nice first dive of the trip!  The guests were extremely excited, good and ready to go first thing in the … Continue reading

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Each and every morning out here on the Nautilus Swell is still such a shock to the system. Everyone’s jaws dropped.

Waking up in the morning rain or shine, it is beautiful. Diving all around Browning Pass and Shushartie Bay I feel will never get old. Within each dive site there is so much colour and life that you barely get … Continue reading

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Wicked kelp, bigger nudibranchs than I have ever seen before and sea lions in my face. Diving doesn’t get any better than Browning Wall, Port Hardy

Coming back onto the Nautilus Swell after being off for merely a month has been terrific; I could not be happier to be back on board. I woke up to a spectacular sunrise as we were anchored just out side … Continue reading

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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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What the diving is really like on an Alaska Adventure on the Nautilus Swell

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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We pulled off 2 killer dives at Wooden Island today and lots of wolf eels and giant pacific octopus!

Had a good day today – after 1 dive at Vancouver Rock this morning (lots of wol feels and giant pacific octopus) we pulled off 2 killer dives on Wooden Island. First at slack on the eastern side and the … 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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