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Alaska Photography

On this eight-day photography expedition with Alaska guide John Schnell, you'll experience the scenic wonders of Alaska's Inside Passage. The Caledonia offers the perfect platform from which to photograph the tidewater glaciers, coastal brown bears, majestic eagles and migrating humpback whales of Alaska. Novice, intermediate and advanced photographers wishing to experience and photograph Alaska in comfort will love this workshop.

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Women's Paddleboard

Michelle Eshpeter is our guide for the eight-day Women's Paddleboard Retreat. Michelle is a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) instructor and adventurer. She leads amazing retreats and tours that take participants on epic, beautiful journeys. Paddling with Michelle among giant icebergs and mystical fjords is an adventure few people will ever experience. Alaska's Inside Passage is rich with coastal brown bears, bald eagles and humpback whales.

Alaska Wilderness Charters

 Fishing       Kayaking       Paddleboard       Photography       Whale-Watching

About Us

Alaska Photography John Schnell Photo Workshops

On every trip with Alaska Wilderness Charters, we cruise through an amazing wilderness aboard Caledonia, our beautiful 95' yacht. This well-appointed boat offers an outstanding platform from which to experience the Inside Passage, an intricate network of pristine waterways, granite fjords, and islands of astonishing beauty. Our Crew will pamper you, while the Captain maneuvers the Caledonia to place you in perfect locations. We'll see charming fishing villages, an incredible display of wildlife, and the breathtaking scenery of Alaska.

Our Schedule

Alaska Photography John Schnell Photo Workshops

The rugged coast of Southeast Alaska offers an unlimited opportunity for uncrowded, pristine adventure. You'll observe the wildlife of Southeast Alaska, home to eagles, black and brown bears, humpback whales, orcas, stellar sea lions, sea otters, porpoises and harbor seals on our mazing trips. The Caledonia offers an outstanding platform from which to launch your adventure, and will provide you with a nice warm place to relax after experiencing the breathtaking scenery of Alaska's fjords, glaciers, icebergs, rainforests and waterfalls.

Reservations

Alaska Photography John Schnell Photo Workshops

The 95' yacht Caledonia is perfect for groups of six to eight adults, or for extended family parties of up to eight adults and children. We have the flexibility to accommodate our guests in four unique and separate staterooms. Each stateroom features a private bathroom.

  • Master Suite. Queen Bed.
  • Master Stateroom. Queen Bed.
  • Twin Stateroom. Two Twin Beds.
  • Twin Stateroom Plus One. Two Twin Beds, with a bonus Bunk Bed.

Family and Friends

The rugged Alaska coast offers limitless opportunities for uncrowded, pristine adventure. On this charter, you'll enjoy fishing, hiking, kayaking, and whale-watching. You'll also experience the astonishing blue-green waters of calm coves and bays, and observe haunting icebergs adrift in mystical fjords.

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An Extraordinary Experience

Join us on an eight-day Family and Friends charter. You'll enjoy seeing the amazing wildlife and breathtaking scenery of Southeast Alaska, home to eagles, black and brown bears, humpback whales, orcas, stellar sea lions, sea otters, porpoises and harbor seals. You can build your own custom itinerary on this adventure. Many of our clients enjoy an amazing experience paddling in the astonishing blue-green waters of calm coves and bays, and among haunting icebergs adrift in mystical fjords. You can also observe the breathtaking wilderness of Southeast Alaska on short walks and longer hikes. Be sure to book your eight-day expedition soon. We completely sold our 2017 season before it began, and we're already accepting deposits for our 2018 season.

Alaska Kayaking

On our Alaska Kayaking Expedition, we use our expedition-ready Long Haul Kayaks. You'll be amazed throughout your eight-day paddle expedition, in one of our two-person Long Haul Mark II Kayaks. We have a Mark II Classic Kayak (blue) and a Mark II Quattro Kayak (dark grey). First come, first served. Or send us your kayak in advance. We'll tell you the best way to ship it!

Alaska Photography John Schnell Photo Workshops

The Alaska of Your Dreams

Nothing matches the freedom and comfort of a wilderness adventure aboard a private Alaskan yacht. We'll glide through pristine waterways, with unparalleled access to whales and wildlife, and the best locations for viewing fjords, icebergs and glaciers. Wildlife photographers can expect to see Alaska Brown Bears, Stellar Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, Orcas, Humpback Whales, and Bald Eagles. Landscape photographers will thrill at the photographic perspectives available from wilderness hikes, our highly stable double kayaks, and our motorized skiff. There simply is no better way to share the joy of the mesmerizing Alaskan wilderness, than by capturing memories with your fellow travelers.

Adventure

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Scenic Alaska

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Wildlife

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Yacht

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