Safari Explorer

Safari Explorer cruise ship
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Cruise line
Un-Cruise Adventures

Current cruise:
7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
13 Jul, 2018 - 21 Jul, 2018

Safari Explorer Review and Specifications

Specifications of Safari Explorer

Year built1998  /  Age : 20
Flag state USA
BuilderFreeport Shipbuilding (Freeport, Florida USA)
Classice-strengthened expedition ship
OwnerInnerSea Discoveries Alaska Inc
OperatorUnCruise Adventures
Speed10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA)44 m / 144 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage695 gt
Passengers36 - 40
Crew15
Passengers-to-space ratio19
Decks3
Cabins18
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2018
Former namesRapture

Review of Safari Explorer

Safari Explorer was formerly sailing as “mv Rapture”. The ship was built in 1998 and in 2008 was extensively refurbished 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.Safari Explorer

Un-Cruise Adventures (formerly American Safari Cruises) is an USA-based, wholly-owned cruise company, a subsidiary of InnerSea Discoveries Alaska. In 2013, the American Safari Cruises line was renamed to "Un-Cruise Adventures".. Currently the cruise company has 2 headquarters - main headquarters in Seattle WA and second in Juneau AK.

Cruise itinerary program

MS Safari Explorer schedule calendar includes Southeast Alaska cruises departing from Juneau and Hawaii Islands voyages from Kaunakakai (Molokai Island, Hawaii).

Cabins

MS Safari Explorer has only 18 cabins, all of which are oceanview and with 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.

Safari Explorer wiki

  • 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 EndeavourQuest 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.

Safari Explorer Itineraries 2018

The below listed Safari Explorer cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Un-Cruise Adventures fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Juneau cruise port

29 June 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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29 Jun      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
01 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
02 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
03 Jul     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
04 Jul     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
05 Jul     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
06 Jul     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
07 Jul      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

06 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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06 Jul      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
08 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
09 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
10 Jul     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
11 Jul     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
12 Jul     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
13 Jul     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
14 Jul      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

13 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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13 Jul      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
15 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
16 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
17 Jul     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
18 Jul     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
19 Jul     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
20 Jul     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
21 Jul      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

20 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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20 Jul      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
22 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
23 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
24 Jul     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
25 Jul     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
26 Jul     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
27 Jul     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
28 Jul      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

27 July 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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27 Jul      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
29 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
30 Jul     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
31 Jul     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
01 Aug     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
02 Aug     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
03 Aug     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
04 Aug      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

03 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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03 Aug      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
05 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
06 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
07 Aug     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
08 Aug     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
09 Aug     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
10 Aug     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
11 Aug      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

10 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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10 Aug      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
12 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
13 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
14 Aug     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
15 Aug     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
16 Aug     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
17 Aug     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
18 Aug      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

17 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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17 Aug      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
19 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
20 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
21 Aug     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
22 Aug     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
23 Aug     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
24 Aug     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
25 Aug      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

24 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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24 Aug      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
26 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
27 Aug     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
28 Aug     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
29 Aug     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
30 Aug     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
31 Aug     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
01 Sep      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

31 August 20187 nights / 8 days, round-trip Glacier Bay Small Ship
Prices starting
from $9572
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31 Aug      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
02 Sep     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
03 Sep     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
04 Sep     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
05 Sep     Kuiu Island, Alaska   
06 Sep     Frederick Sound, Alaska   
07 Sep     Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska   
08 Sep      Arriving in Juneau, Alaska   

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Juneau cruise port

07 September 201814 nights / 15 days, one-way from Juneau to Seattle
Prices starting
from $12456
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07 Sep      Departing from Juneau, Alaska   
09 Sep     Haines, Alaska   
10 Sep     Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, Alaska   
11 Sep     Glacier Bay, Alaska   
12 Sep     Chatham Strait, Alaska   
13 Sep     Petersburg, Mitkof Island, Alaska   
14 Sep     At Sea   
15 Sep     Misty Fjords, Alaska   
16 Sep     Ketchikan, Revillagigedo Island, Alaska   
17 Sep     Inside Passage, Alaska   
18 Sep     Inside Passage, Alaska   
19 Sep     Inside Passage, Alaska   
20 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
21 Sep     Seattle, Washington   
22 Sep      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   

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