8-Day 7-Night Southeast Alaska and Glacier Bay Photo Expedition
August 20-27, 2021
August 19-26, 2022
This all-inclusive 8-day 7-night expedition combines the finest in Southeast Alaskan photo destinations along with cultural travel. Your itinerary comes to life as you travel with our local certified naturalists and professional photographers, Dan Evans and Sean Neilson. You will be surrounded by passionate people who are steeped in expertise and eager to share their insights about Southeast Alaska and help you capture your experience on camera. Our professionals have an intimate knowledge of the wildlife, geography and the ability to share our region's culture and flavor. They are committed to sharing each of these with you and making sure you enjoy yourself and getting the most out of each day. They will allow you to view the region in a way you may not have seen on your own by discussing the natural history, cultural changes, and wildlife behaviors and characteristics.
Your muses for this once in a lifetime expedition
Iconic Alaska Wildlife - whales, porpoise, seals, rare seabirds, mountain goats, wolves, coastal brown bears, and more.
Majestic Alaskan Landscape - tidewater glaciers, rugged mountains, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines, seascapes, and deep sheltered fjords.
Macro Alaska – Uniquely Alaskan fauna, fireweed, Sitka Spruce Yellow Cedar and tidepool life Sea Urchins, Sea Stars, Kelp, Snails.
Southeast Alaskan Culture – Tlingit, Russian, and modern Alaskan fishing villages, cultural icons, totems, canoes, ceremonial structures, and historic locations.
This is a small group style of travel with excellent service from locally-owned lodges, restaurants, and transportation companies. Your accommodations reflect each destination's unique characteristics. In Sitka, you stay in the Totem Square Hotel http://totemsquarehotelmarina.com. In the town of Elfin Cove, we will lodge at the Elfin Cove Resort https://elfincoveresort.com. In Gustavus, we will stay in the Annie Mae Lodge https://www.anniemae.com. Please note; none of the accommodations have elevators, and you need to handle your luggage and equipment. Our clients' safety and health are paramount and that of our partners throughout this experience.
Our vessel for this journey is the custom-built adventure cruiser, MV Cat Daddy. This spacious and comfortable 43' catamaran features a full galley, restroom, and heated cabin. It has wrap-around windows and expansive decks. This expedition has a maximum of only six guests, making Cat Daddy the ideal platform for uncrowded photo opportunities. With this small group size, you receive maximum one-on-one mentoring, and it allows you the space to maneuver to be in position to ensure you get the beautiful images you came to capture!
*Does not include airfare to and from Sitka
$6449 per Person