Alaska’s Adventure Capital

May 26, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Bird

Saturday morning found the National Geographic Sea Bird anchored outside Haines, Alaska’s adventure capital. We kicked off the day with several activities, including river-rafting, biking, hiking, and flightseeing. The raft trip began with a walk through Klukwan, a traditional Alaska native museum, and a dance demonstration in the Long House. We also had a chance to bike alongside Mount Ripinsky to beautiful Lake Chilkoot.

Between adventures there was time to explore the true Alaskan town of Haines. For being a small town, it has a lot of hidden treasures. There are two museums, a brewery, a distillery, and art sprinkled throughout the town. Around every corner was a treat to discover.

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Adam Maire

Naturalist/Expedition Diver

Naturalist, underwater videographer, captain, and historian, Adam Maire is dedicated to exploring around the globe with a goal of researching, documenting, and teaching others about the beauty, the power and the importance of the earth’s wild places. With degrees in animal science, history and a Scuba Diving Instructor certification, he is passionate about finding extraordinary ways to help others understand the links between the worlds that exist both above and below the surface of the ocean. As a temperate and cold-water diver, he is able to capture video and images of rarely seen marine life to create real connections with the underwater world.

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