George Island and the Inian Islands
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 20 Jul 2022

George Island and the Inian Islands, 7/20/2022, National Geographic Venture

  • Aboard the National Geographic Venture
  • Alaska

Today was a quintessential Southeast Alaskan day, and we have the soaking wet rain gear and smiles to prove it. We began our morning on George Island. We explored the forest and beaches of this special place and hiked to a World War II gun site that was decommissioned in 1944. After a small reposition during lunch, we found ourselves anchored off the Inian Islands and ready for an incredible afternoon of exploring these rich and diverse waters on a Zodiac cruise. As we warmed up again on National Geographic Venture, humpback whales were sighted in the distance, and a lone male orca graced those of us up late as darkness began to set.

Previous Article

Kelp Bay and Chatham Strait

Next Article

South Marble Island

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

VIEW ITINERARY

Sign Up for Daily Expedition Reports

Fields with an asterisk (*) are required.

Enter travel details to receive reports from a single expedition

Send Daily Expedition Reports to friends and family

*By clicking the submit button, I authorize Lindblad Expeditions to email me; however, I am able to unsubscribe at any time. For more details, see our Privacy Policy.

Please note: All Daily Expedition Reports (DERs) are posted Monday-Friday, during normal business hours. DERs are written onboard the ship only and do not apply to land-based portions of expeditions.