02 Jul 2019

Epic Kamchatka Brown Bear Sightings

Siberia's Forgotten Coast

The last three days Spirit of Enderby has been exploring the northern coasts of Kamchatka with expeditioners busy investigating this beautiful and seldom visited shore by land and Zodiac.

We have been treated to some impressive displays of birdlife from the seabird rich cliffs of Verkhoturova Island with its guillemots and Tufted Puffins through to the vibrant tundra where we have been searching for Spoon-billed Sandpipers.

The plants too have been putting on their own show with many in full bloom, but it is the Kamchatka Brown Bears that are sure to be among the most memorable of all and this voyage. We have been seeing an especially large number of them - a over 50 in the last 3 days - including some unforgettable close encounters watching the bears wandering the shoreline just metres away from our Zodiacs.

Image (c) A.Russ

29 Jun 2019

As the Spirit of Enderby was approaching Karaginskiy Island on Day 5 of our 'Siberia's Forgotten Coast' expedition the calm sea conditions allowed...READ MORE
26 Jun 2019

Within an hour of yesterday's departure of Petropavlosk-Kamchatskiy the Spirit of Enderby was surrounded by a large pod of Orca. The third voyage ...READ MORE
23 Jun 2019

The wildlife rich Commander Islands off the coast of Kamchatka have proved a highlight on our voyage with some seriously impressive cetacean spott...READ MORE
Send Message
Call Us
Receive e-News
Download Brochure