Safari Quest

Safari Quest Review and Specifications

Specifications of Safari Quest

Flag USA
Year built 1992
Speed 10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA) 37 m / 121 ft
Beam (width) 8 m / 26 ft
Gross Tonnage 345 gt
Passengers 16 - 22
Crew 9
Passengers-to-space ratio 16
Decks 4
Decks with cabins 4
Last Refurbishment 2013
Former names Obsession

Review of Safari Quest

Safari Quest is owned and operated by the based in Seattle Un-Cruise Adventures company. The ship was built in 1992 by “Shear Yachts” Ship building and was last refurbished in 2013.

History - construction & ownership

The 345-ton, 22-passenger cruise ship Safari Quest 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 Quest schedule calendar includes Alaska cruises departing from Juneau.

Safari Quest


MS Safari Quest has only 11 cabins, all of which are ocean-view, and have private heated bathrooms. The Balcony Suites are four.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

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

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

The Un-Cruise Quest 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 Quest wiki

Year built 1992

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2013

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 16 (22 max) / 9

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 345 tons / 120 ft (37 m)

Flag State (registered in) USA

Ship builder Shear Yachts (USA)

Building cost USD - mill

Ship owner InnerSea Discoveries Alaska Inc

Operator Un-Cruise Adventures

Christened by -

Official website link

Accident reports and news

  • Passenger decks: 4
  • Cabin grades number: 4
  • Total number of cabins: 11 (of which all are Oceanview, 4 Balcony Suites).
  • Restaurants and food bars: Dining Room.
  • Lounges & Bars: Sun Lounge, Lounge, 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.
  • The 22-guest Safari Quest cruise ship is a small yacht sailing to off-the-beaten-path regions. The captain often changes the itinerary route to take advantage of passenger interests or wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • All Un-Cruise Adventures’ ships boast navy blue hulls and refined atmosphere. Safari Quest is best choice expedition cruise ship for those who like adventure-style cruising and activities, combined with luxury on board. Passengers tend to be well-heeled, in their 40s or older Americans, who enjoy the intimate experience this motor yacht provides.
  • Safari Quest ship's adventure equipment 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 other Un-Cruise "Safari" ships are Endeavour, Explorer and Voyager.
  • 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.