with Lucas and Beka Thoning
An Alaskan Adventure and Discovery Retreat
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
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.
Hike a 2 mile trail to Grewingk Glacier Lake and embark on a kayaking adventure toward the face of the glacier.
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.
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.
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.)
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