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Aristazabal Island

A Rarely seen part of British Columbia


I have done several trips with Due West Charters - two in the Gulf Islands [1,2], and one other on the Mid Coast of British Columbia.  This year Jan was offering a new trip to the area surrounding Aristazabal Island - a region North of Bella Bella.  This was a trip into one of the least populated places on the coast of BC and unspoiled wilderness.




Aristazabal Island - Day 7, 8, 9 Aristazabal Island - Day 5, 6 Aristazabal Island - Day 3, 4 Aristazabal Island - Day 1, 2
Moon Jellies Near Surface

Day 1 and 2

We head north from Bella Bella and gain our kayaking legs.  An inter tidal exploration at Day point shows us what is lurking just beneath the water.
Walking In Clearing

Day 3 and 4


Princess Royal Island is famous for it's white "kermode" bears.  We spent time at the forest/river/ocean boundary trying to find these reclusive bears.
Western Toad In Moss

Day 5 and 6


We traveled North and explored both the bogs of Aristazabal and the feeding habits of Humpback Whales
Mostly Blue Sunset

Day 7, 8 and 9


More excellent Ocean kayaking, and a glimpse into the culture that dominated this area over 100 years ago.


Moon Jellies Near Surface
Species: Aurelia aurita (moon jelly)
Tags: abstract, jellyfish, vignetting
Mostly Blue Sunset
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Tags: sunset
Walking In Clearing
Tags: hiking, soft focus
Western Toad In Moss
Species: Bufo boreas (Western Toad)
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Tags: BC fauna, moss
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