Full Day Whale & Marine Wildlife Photo Expedition
This Intimate 7-hour expedition is designed explicitly for the enthusiasts desiring a full day’s immersion capturing compelling images of the creatures and stunning landscapes on the waters of Sitka.
What You Will Do
- Humpbacks, Orcas, Dall’s Porpoise, Stellar Sea-Lions, Otters. Eagles are just a few of the species in the area that feast on the flourishing wealth of food found throughout the Sitka Sound all summer.
- For avid & aspiring wildlife photographers whose goal it is to create meaningful, tack sharp and storytelling photographs -This intimate experience features a 7 hour expedition with personal mentoring & instruction from our photography expert.
- In depth photography instruction prior to shoving off our float house meeting room. -We limit these expeditions to just four (4) people for a more meaningful and personal experience -Learn about each creature you see and behavioral habits as well as some with insights into local history
Personal Mentoring and coaching by our Photography Expert / Nauralist Hearing the songs and calls of the whales with our state of the art amplified hydrophone system. Friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating, coast guard Master rated captain. Our 3 Star coast guard safety rated vessel is ideally designed for smooth and safe travel, the 300 HP powered Parker hull will transport guests to the action safely and swiftly. The restroom equipped warm cabin and a sizable back deck for all to easily get, “the shot.” Hot Beverages including Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Tea and Bottled Water and Snacks.
Pets and smoking are prohibited. Consumption and possession of alcohol or being under the influence of any substance is prohibited. This activity is not recommended for pregnant women. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Take your motion sickness remedies at least 1 hour in advance. Weather can change rapidly. Please bring rain gear. Wear comfortable closed-toed, rubber soled, flat shoes.
Have batteries fully charged. We do have a limited amount of USB ports for charging on-board. Arrive at vessel 15 minutes before departure. Unfortunately, we are not wheel-chair accessible.
We require a non-refundable $50 per person per day or $250 deposit for private charter or full day Photography Expedition per day to hold your date and time slot. The balance of the expedition cost is due 14 days prior to the tour departure. All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and e-mailed to Neil@awhalessongexpeditions.com Refunds will be issued in accordance with the following; More than 14 Days from the date of departure all amounts paid minus the deposit will be refunded. More than 7 but less than 14 days from date of departure we will refund 50% of the cost of the expedition. If less than 7 days from date of departure no refunds will be issued.