This is an Indian Paint Brush and our guide said it was unusual to see it in bloom this time of year.
Alaskan Dream has exclusive rights to use the property at Hobart Bay for its passengers. The land is owned by the Goldbelt Corporation, which is owned by Natives. The Zego is an individual water craft, like a miniature jet ski boat. We also had kayaks at our disposal, but since we mainly go around in circles in those, we passed.
When our ship pulled into the dock, fog was just beginning to lift, but it is common to see misty fog settling in the morning hours. The water was stunningly still.