On the water | Part 3

A typical day began with prepping the kayaks and then orienting guests to the safety realities of being on the water for the next seven hours and how we interacted with the bay’s ecosystem.

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There is an incredible tidal ecosystem around the islands, home to a diverse range of species including the Blood Star (my favorite). As well, waterfowl, porpoise, otters, and seals were common sites while out on day paddles. Occasionally, whale pods would use the bay as a route. 

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{Photo Credit: Rick Harness}

The beginnings of sea soup. We ate this every day and it never got old, especially when paired with Dorle’s homemade bread and crisp apples.

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Threading the needle 

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