Safari Explorer

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Un-Cruise Adventures

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Safari Explorer Review and Specifications

Specifications of Safari Explorer

Flag USA
Builder FREEPORT SHIPBUILDING USA
Year built 1998
Speed 10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA) 44 m / 144 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 695 gt
Passengers 36 - 40
Crew 15
Passengers-to-space ratio 19
Decks 3
Decks with cabins 3
Last Refurbishment 2008
Former names Rapture

Review of Safari Explorer

Safari Explorer was formerly sailing as “mv Rapture”. The ship was built in 1998 and 10 years later, in 2008 was totally renovated for USD 3,5 million.

History - construction & ownership

The 695-ton, 36-passenger cruise ship Safari Explorer has a navy blue hull and offers refined atmosphere, just like all other Un-Cruise Adventures ships – the expedition-style cruising is combined with luxury.

Cruise itinerary program

MS Safari Explorer schedule calendar includes Southeast Alaska cruises departing from Juneau and Hawaii Islands voyages from Hawaii/Kaunakakai.

Safari Explorer

Cabins

MS Safari Explorer has only 18 cabins, all of which are ocean-view, and have private heated bathrooms. There are 6 cabin categories: Single, Master, Commander, Captain, Admiral, Commodore Suite and depending on the cabin, triples, doubles or singles can be accommodated.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

The Safari Explorer has an intimate salon, Wine Library, and inviting dining room that encourage mingling among guests.

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

The Un-Cruise Explorer ship easily visits areas that bigger ships cannot and offers adventure equipment including paddle boards, kayaks, inflatable skiffs, hydrophone and underwater camera (linked to yacht’s lounge and stateroom TVs). The spa area includes an on-deck hot tub (Alaska only), fitness equipment, sauna and complimentary massage.

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Year built 1998

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2018

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 36 (40 max) / 15

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 3,000 tons / 145 ft (44 m)

Flag State (registered in) USA

Ship builder Freeport Shipbuilding (USA)

Building cost USD - mill

Ship owner InnerSea Discoveries Alaska Inc

Operator Un-Cruise Adventures

Christened by -

Official website link un-cruise.com

Accident reports and news CruiseMinus.com

  • Passenger decks: 3
  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 18 (of which all are Oceanview, 2 Balcony Suites).
  • Restaurants and food bars: Dining Room.
  • Lounges & Bars: Sun Lounge, Lounge, Wine Bar, Bar.
  • Spa area (with jacuzzi, sauna, massage, fitness equipment, yoga classes), kayaks, paddle boards, expedition gear, bow viewing area, swim step and kayak launching platform, underwater camera, library.
  • Safari Explorer cruise ship (former name "mv Rapture", until 2009) was built as a bare-bone expedition marine vessel. It emerged again after a $3,5 mill renovation in 2008 boasting 18 oceanview cabins, all offering private bathrooms with heated tile floors.
  • All Un-Cruise Adventures’ ships boast navy blue hulls and refined atmosphere. The Explorer ship's size makes it easy to visit areas that bigger ships cannot. This cruise ship is best choice for those who like expedition-style cruising and activities, combined with luxury on board. The other Un-Cruise "Safari" ships are Endeavour, Quest and Voyager.
  • Safari Explorer - a typical expedition cruise ship - has adventure equipment that includes stand-up paddle boards and kayaks; inflatable skiffs; hiking poles; hydrophone (for listening to sounds below surface). The bow-mounted underwater camera is linked to the yacht's lounge and to all cabin TVs.
  • The small-capacity Safari Explorer cruises in Southeast Alaska and Hawaiian Islands regions.
  • Un-Cruise Adventures (formerly American Safari Cruises) is an USA-based, wholly-owned cruise company, a subsidiary of InnerSea Discoveries AlaskaIn 2013, the American Safari Cruises line was renamed to "Un-Cruise Adventures".Currently the cruise company has headquarters - main headquarters in Seattle WA and second in Juneau AK.

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