Nature Immersion
An Alaskan Adventure and Discovery Retreat

with Lucas and Beka Thoning

August 21 - 24 or 25, 2013



Immerse yourself in the wilderness of Alaska with knowledgeable, local guides.

Awaken your senses as we…

  • Taste a variety of local berries and wild plants
  • Inhale the bouquet of Alaskan wildflowers
  • Listen to the deep rumble of glacial calving
  • Observe the natural spawning cycle of the wild Alaskan salmon
  • Feel the tickle of a sea anemone and the prickle of the sea star

Day 1:

Tour the Gull Island Rookery on your way to Halibut Cove on the Danny J ferry. Meet your guides for lunch at the Saltry Restaurant before coming to Stillpoint Lodge. Receive kayak safety instruction and enjoy a paddle tour of Halibut Cove.

Day 2:

Hike a 2 mile trail to Grewingk Glacier Lake and embark on a kayaking adventure toward the face of the glacier.

Day 3:

In the morning, go tide-pooling with an expert from the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.
In the afternoon, visit Humpy Creek and witness the annual salmon run.

Day 4:

Option 1: Return to Homer after breakfast on the Danny J ferry

*Option 2: Stay an additional day and night, and enjoy one more day trip, for just $195. Challenge yourself on a hike up to our local wildflower covered mountain. Alpine Ridge offers a breathtaking view of Kachemak Bay and Grewingk Glacier, 3,000 feet above the sea. After breakfast on Sunday, August 25, return to Homer on the Danny J ferry.



Daily Schedule
Optional Yoga
Breakfast Buffet
Eco-Adventure with Gourmet Picnic
Lodge Dining & Group Reflection

Look forward to…
Sustainable, health-conscious meals & picnics
Easy to moderate kayaking and 2-4 miles of hiking each day
Interactive environmental education, Berry-picking
Sharing with like-minded nature enthusiasts.


Meet Your Guides
Lucas and Beka Thoning
of Halibut Cove, AK

"For almost a decade, we have explored Kachemak Bay State Park and the surrounding area. We look forward to sharing our love of adventure, nature and sustainability with you."

Lucas is a certified Wilderness First Responder, experienced kayak guide and yoga instructor. Beka, manager and executive chef of Stillpoint Lodge, is a certified kayak guide and seasoned outdoorswoman.

$595 double occupancy, $695 single occupancy
(*Option 2- Extended stay, add $195)
Includes: Round-trip boat transportation from Homer, a tour of the boardwalks and art galleries of Halibut Cove, 3-4 nights lodging, mindful gourmet meals, facilitator, tuition, kayak instruction, guided kayaking and hiking, sauna, Wi-Fi and optional spiritual direction, yoga and meditation.
(Gratuities, massage, gift shop, 3% tax, beer and wine not included.)


Two Ways to Register

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(907) 296-2283

Deposit: $150 per person/per event is required at time of registration.
We accept cash, U.S. checks, Visa, Master Card and Discover.

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