Cooking in the Wilderness

Cooking in the Wilderness

Our Destination is Near The wind is blowing and the sea state is changing quickly. Looking around me, I notice the group is starting to fatigue and hunger is starting to set in. As one of the sea kayak guides leading this group, I know exactly what will need to happen when we arrive at […]

The Giants of the Forest

The Giants of the Forest

Ancient Forest Alliance Full disclosure, I’m writing this on the final stopover of my 33 hour journey to New Zealand, incredibly tired and full of coffee. That may have had an emotional impact; I’m feeling pretty homesick for the Discovery Islands right now. I miss a lot of things about lush, green, quiet Maurelle, but […]

California Stichopus Cucumber of the Sea

California Stichopus Cucumber of the Sea

The Squishy Stichopus Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to the California sea cucumber. Cristina has given me free reign to write about things that I’m passionate about, and as previous guests, or indeed anyone I’ve been around this summer, can attest, nothing makes me more excited than these adorable slimy sea balloons. […]

Meet Wonder Kat!

Meet Wonder Kat!

There’s a new face bouncing around Maurelle I’m Kat, and having spent the summer guiding for Go With The Flow, I’m really excited to spend the off-season telling the world about it on social media and contributing to the website.  I’m from the UK originally, and spent my time there guiding outdoor trips for young people […]

Going With The Spring Flow 2012

Going With The Spring Flow 2012

Spring has sprung in the Discovery Islands! We have have been getting busy with the spring weather, turning gardens, planting, cleaning up from the winter storms and fine tuning for a busy summer kayaking season. This season we are further refining our facility for the comfort of our guests including a new covered dining patio, […]