All Year: Yes
Area (ha): large!
Persons: 3 to 10
Host ID: 30460
Region: BC, Islands
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Last Updated: September 13, 2019
Diving and photography Centre
Come for a once-in a lifetime opportunity to experience a slice of some on Canada's beautiful wilderness and marine life in Queen Charlotte Strait, just up the coast from Port Hardy, northern Vancouver island.
This area has some of the best cold water diving in the world. All manner of wildlife and rich marine growth... on a daily basis, view sea lions, harbour seals, loons, eagles, nudibranchs, grey whales, humpbacks, orcas, sea otters, giant Pacific octopus, sea jellies, beautiful soft corals and anemones, wolf eels! and coastal wolves (often howling at night ! :) - the list goes on.
The owner has been in the whale watching / diving business and diving world for the past 30+ years and has a tremendous knowledge of the area, marine and wildlife here.
This is in a remote area that attracts enthusiastic divers, photographers and wildlife lovers to come up and see this hidden gem.
Getting here involves traveling to Vancouver and then Port Hardy. From Port Hardy, we arrange transport by boat to our location. Boats are available only on specific days, so arrangements for dates and times of arrival and departure must be agreed upon well in advance. Trips by boat run subject to wind and weather conditions. The area has hosted divers and photographers from all over the world, and writers from many magazines: Diver, Tauchen, Duiken, National Geographic, BBC, etc. Come and see its beauty.
We offer full room and board plus snorkelling, kayaking, hiking, beach-combing- Trips out on our boat to dive sites, diving (providing you're a certified diver). We can discuss tasks and activities available relative to your skills, licenses and certification such as :
•care-taking- buildings, boats and docks, etc..
•keep rooms and common areas neat and tidy.
•help prepare meals.
•help split wood for the evening fire.
•check on boats, docks and general area for issues.
•turn on generator as required- for freezers, battery charging, etc.
•various different duties as circumstances change
•make cookies !
We also maintain records of wildlife, birds and other interesting sightings and events in our area. Assistance always needed!
Candidate must be :
• adaptable/ flexible
• comfortable with limited wifi and phone signal (maybe 1 week at a time)
• up for fun!
• team player! :)
• responsible with others and yourself.