Humpback Songs

Sea Wolf Adventures’ naturalist Jenny Hahn has more than 30 years of wilderness travel under her boots and kayak hull – including kayaking solo from Ketchikan, Alaska to Washington.  Currently, she is a professor at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College, teaching courses on Northwest wild food and the Salish Sea ecology.  Jenny guided her first […]

Guided Fly Fishing in Gustavus

Fly fishing is a type of angling that uses light-weight lures, or flies, to catch fish.  Many call it an art –  casting specialized weighted line on a fly rod and reel with a specially-honed type of casting technique to entice a fish to bite.  It can be done in fresh or salt water and […]

Sea Wolf History and a 3 minute Tool Room Tour

  The Sea Wolf (aka USS OBSERVER) had her 97′ hull laid in 1941 as a US Navy Harbor minesweeper. In 1947 she was decommissioned after serving as protection for San Francisco Bay. In the 1950’s she was purchased by the Krieger Family and used as the family’s private yacht. Douglas Oil acquired her in […]

Experiencing the Beauty of Endicott Arm by Kayak in 6 Days

Each spring and fall the Sea Wolf explores magical wilderness areas along Alaska’s Inside Passage.  Guests of Sea Wolf Adventures’ Glacier Bay to Juneau and Juneau to Ketchikan (and their reverse itineraries) are afforded a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore one of these special areas called Endicott Arm; a 30- mile-long, narrow stretch of salt-water punctuated […]

Kayaking from Juneau to Admiralty Island’s Pack Creek in 5 days

Located southwest of Juneau, Admiralty Island falls within the Tongass National Forest.  Admiralty Island is perhaps best known as being home to the highest density of brown bears in North America numbering close to an estimated 1700 – more than all of the lower 48 combined.  The majority of the island is occupied by the […]

Biking and Photographing Perseverance Trail in Juneau, Alaska

Sea Wolf Adventures captain and photographer Keith Thompson takes us biking on Perseverance Trail in Juneau, Alaska and captures some epic images along the way with his lens.  Sea Wolf Adventures guests of our Juneau to Glacier Bay Adventure in May or the reverse itinerary Glacier Bay to Juneau in August might choose to spend […]

Nature Sketching with Sea Wolf Adventures Guest Artist Kathy Hocker

There has never been a better time to turn to the healing powers of nature.  One of the many ways you can do this is through the practice of nature sketching.  Nature sketching can provide many benefits to our lives.  Carving out time for quiet contemplation, honing sustained concentration and being mindful about our surroundings […]

Exploring Glacier Bay in May, Day 4

Join Sea Wolf Adventures naturalist Sean Neilson on Day 4 of his family exploration of the west arm in Glacier Bay National Park.  It starts off with a bang – with a special wildlife sighting at 6am as they cruise from their overnight anchorage near Russell Island to the stunning Johns Hopkins Glacier and then […]

Exploring Glacier Bay in May, Days 1-3

Glacier Bay in May is a truly magical time to explore this special wilderness.  The experience can be birding paradise as the lengthening days bring birds north from all over the world. Even if you aren’t a birder, you cannot help but to marvel at their abundance.  Brown and black bears have emerged from their […]