1st Half of August

“Salmon jumping, on another one over there, and there..!” This has been an amazing salmon year compared to last year. Every trip, our guests have been catching salmon and then eating their catch for dinner, deliciously prepared by chef Autum. We just had great weather for a 5 day in the middle of August, and …

2nd Half of July

“Wowzer” “Incredible” “Stunning” A few of the words we have heard from our guests from recent trips. The animals were out, and incredible array of humpbacks, and a few orca’s were spotted. Amazing calvings at the glaciers in Aialik and Northwestern Fjords. Guests are still raving about Autum’s cooking and the scrumptious food being delivered …

Trip #2 Family

Trip # 2 was amazing!! The weather was little chilly and damp, but with a lot of layers and a good rain jacket, my mum and aunt and uncle had a blast! Tucked in our cozy cabin, the scenery and wildlife didn’t disappoint. Just outside of Seward harbor, a humpback whale was lunge feeding. A …

A 10 day Trip!!

Alaska Fjord Charters started the summer off with a bang, with a 10 day trip to Nuka Bay (about 70 miles to the west of Seward) with dedicated kayaking clients on board. The trip was amazing, the guests were great, and the wildlife was diverse. Longer trips allow more flexibility with regards to weather, and …

Crew Cruise

Autum and I embarked on a delightful crew cruise around Resurrection Bay with an overnight stop in Humpy Cove. We had some great looks at mountain goats and their young on the super steep cliff sides. We got to watch 3 humpbacks, although a bit frustrating to observe, no real pattern to their movements, but …

Spring Shakedown Cruises

What a great start to the 2017 Spring season with abundant wildlife all ready in the coastal waters! During the first few shakedown cruises, we have seen some amazing wildlife and scenery. So far, Humpback whales,  Orcas, sea lions, sea otters, and Bald Eagles have been spotted during the trips. The Darby is performing great and is …