Wilderness Discoverer

Wilderness Discoverer cruise ship

Cruise line
Un-Cruise Adventures

Current cruise:
01 Jan, 1970 - 01 Jan, 1970


Wilderness Discoverer Review and Specifications

Specifications of Wilderness Discoverer

Flag USA
Year of built 1992
Speed 10 kn
Length 54 m
Beam 11 m
Gross Tonnage 683 gt
Former name Mayan Prince
Passengers 76 - 84
Crew 26
Passengers-to-space ratio 9
Decks 3
Decks with cabins 3
Last Refurbishment 2011

Review of Wilderness Discoverer

Wilderness Discoverer was built in 1992 by “Blount Boats” ship building company. The ship was last refurbished in 2011.

History - construction & ownership

The 683-ton, 76-passenger cruise ship Wilderness Discoverer was completely overhauled after bought from her former owner Glacier Bay Cruises (now defunct). Wilderness Adventurer is Discoverer’s sister ship and also sails in Southeast Alaska during summer months. Ship’s hull design and her shallow draft allow easy access to Alaska’s wildlife and a variety of adventure excursions. Each Un-Cruise Adventures’ ship navigates together with a fishing boat that is fully-equipped.

Cruise itinerary program

MS Wilderness Discoverer schedule calendar includes Alaska small ship cruises departing from JuneauKetchikan and Sitka.

Wilderness Discoverer


Wilderness Discoverer has 3 passenger decks and only 38 cabins, all of which are Oceanview. The cabin grades number is 4.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

Meals onboard the Wilderness Discoverer are served buffet-style at set times. Soda, juice and lemonade are included in cruise price. The pastry chef guarantees guests will replenish calories quickly.

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

Wilderness Discoverer has a Spa area with sauna, massage room and two hot tubs. The adventure equipment includes paddle boards, kayaks, inflatable skiffs, hydrophone and underwater camera (linked to yacht’s lounge and stateroom TVs).

Source: CruiseShipDeckPlan.com

Wilderness Discoverer wiki

Year built 1992

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2011

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 76 (84 max) / 26

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 683 tons / 176 ft (54 m)

Flag State (registered in) USA

Ship builder Blount Boats (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: 4
  • Total number of cabins: 38 (of which all are Oceanview).
  • Restaurants and food bars: Dining Room.
  • Lounges & Bars: Lounge (evokes the feel of a neighborhood pub or National Park Lodge), Bar.
  • Spa area (with 2 jacuzzis, sauna, massage, fitness equipment, yoga classes), kayaks, paddle boards, expedition gear, bow viewing area, swim step and kayak launching platform, bow-mounted underwater camera, library.
  • Wilderness Discoverer cruise ship was built in Warren RI. The vessel was bought from the Glacier Bay Cruises line (now defunct) and was completely overhauled. Sister ship is Wilderness Adventurer - both a great choice for Alaskan small ship cruise deals during summer months.
  • The vessel's hull design and shallow draft allow easy access to wildlife-rich regions in Southeast Alaska  for an array of adventure- and expedition-type excursions. This small ship has a fully-equipped fishing boat, along with stand-up paddle boards and kayaks; inflatable skiffs; hiking poles; hydrophone, an underwater camera (linked to the lounge and all cabin TVs).
  • 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.