Dundas Bay | Glacier Bay National Park

Jul 29, 2019 - National Geographic Sea Lion


In short, WOW!

Otters, wolves, birds, berries, beauty, bears and blubber! Dundas Bay is an expansive and incredibly rich fjord with several side fjords and a lush sprawling assortment of tidal meadows, mud flats and thick forest. This diversity and abundance of habitats makes Dundas a vital and significant component of this part of Southeast Alaska. We used every means at our disposal to explore this dynamic portion of Glacier Bay National Park – hikes set out from two different locations, kayaks took to the water for a guided paddle of the bay and Zodiacs made their way along the shore and across the bays.

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About the Author

Doug Gualtieri

Naturalist

Doug Gualtieri has worked as a Naturalist interpretive guide for over 20 years, beginning his career in Denali National Park and Preserve at a remote wilderness lodge leading hikes and giving lectures on the ecology and wildlife of that region. Later he began leading Lindblad Expeditions land extensions to Denali in 2002 and has worked with Lindblad in some form or another ever since. With a background in Biology and a lifelong passion for the natural world Doug moved to Talkeetna, Alaska in 1999 from his home state of Michigan, and never looked back.

About the Videographer

Dave Katz

Video Chronicler

As a family growing up in the Finger Lakes region of New York, free time was spent in the outdoors. Dave’s mother, an earth science and biology teacher turned weekend hikes into informative lessons. The beautiful gorges, lakes and forests made a lasting impression.

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