Safari Explorer

Former name: Rapture

Safari Explorer last position

Safari Explorer last location was at North America West Coast (coordinates 47.65720 N / -122.38231 W) cruising en route to SEATTLE. The AIS position was reported 1 month ago.

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Specifications of Safari Explorer

Year built1998  /  Age: 22
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
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Safari Explorer Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Dec 05 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5397
2020 Dec 13 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5395
2020 Dec 19 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $6003
2020 Dec 27 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5987
2021 Jan 02 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5391
2021 Jan 10 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5396
2021 Jan 16 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5388
2021 Jan 24 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5390
2021 Jan 30 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5388
2021 Feb 07 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5396
2021 Feb 13 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5395
2021 Feb 21 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5402
2021 Feb 27 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5387
2021 Mar 07 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5399
2021 Mar 13 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5394
2021 Mar 21 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5404
2021 Mar 27 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5402
2021 Apr 04 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5398
2021 Apr 10 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5389
2021 Apr 18 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5405
2021 Apr 24 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5393
2021 May 02 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5391
2021 May 08 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5388
2021 Jun 20 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5585
2021 Jun 26 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5598
2021 Jul 04 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5598
2021 Jul 10 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5596
2021 Jul 18 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5596
2021 Jul 24 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5603
2021 Aug 01 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5589
2021 Aug 07 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5589
2021 Aug 15 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5596
2021 Aug 21 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5595
2021 Aug 29 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5600
2021 Sep 04 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5597
2021 Oct 31 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5591
2021 Nov 06 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5600
2021 Nov 14 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5585
2021 Nov 20 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5592
2021 Nov 28 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5603
2021 Dec 04 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5586
2021 Dec 12 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5597
2021 Dec 18 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5591
2021 Dec 26 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $6095
2022 Jan 01 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $6092
2022 Jan 09 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5599
2022 Jan 15 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5585
2022 Jan 23 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5593
2022 Jan 29 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5594
2022 Feb 06 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5589
2022 Feb 12 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5592
2022 Feb 20 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5590
2022 Feb 26 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5603
2022 Mar 06 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5597
2022 Mar 12 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5603
2022 Mar 20 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5603
2022 Mar 26 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5587
2022 Apr 03 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5585
2022 Apr 09 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5593
2022 Apr 17 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5594
2022 Apr 23 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5605
2022 May 01 6 days, one-way from Kaunakakai to Kawaihae Harbor Kaunakakai $5593
2022 May 07 6 days, one-way from Kawaihae Harbor to Kaunakakai Kawaihae Harbor $5589

Safari Explorer Review

Review of Safari Explorer

MS Safari Explorer is a 1008-built cruise ship (orignally named "MV Rapture”) currently owned and operated by UnCruise Adventures . The vessel was extensively drydock refurbished in 2008 for USD 3,5 million. Like all UnCruise ships, Safari Explorer is US-flagged and crewed.

History - construction and ownership

The 695-ton, 36-passenger 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.

UnCruise 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 company has 2 headquarters - main headquarters in Seattle WA and second in Juneau AK.

Safari Explorer cruise ship

Cruise itinerary program

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

Shipboard facilities and amenities

The ship has all 18 staterooms, 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. The ship has only 2 Balcony Suites.

Safari Explorer cruise ship

The ship has an intimate Bar Salon (lounge), Wine Library, dining room (complimentary restaurant). The boat's low draft allows it to easily visit areas that bigger ships can't and offers complimentary to all passengers adventure equipment - including paddle boards, kayaks, skiffs (inflatable speed boats), hydrophone and underwater camera (linked to the lounge's and all cabins' TVs). The spa area includes an on-deck hot tub (Alaska only), fitness equipment, sauna and a complimentary massage. The ship also features a Sun Lounge, Lounge, Wine Bar, Bar and Library.

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Safari Explorer cruise ship (former name "mv Rapture", until 2009) was built as a bare-bones 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 the 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 the 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.

In early-February 2019, UnCruise announced a new 7-day itinerary (themed "Aloha Hawaii Adventure Cruise") part of company's "Hawaii Small Ship Cruise" 2019 program on Safari Explorer. The scheduled 6 summer departures (July-August) visit 4 Hawaiian islands. The 7-day roundtrips are from Kaunakakai (Molokai Island) to Lanai Island (Day 3), Maui Island (Olowalu, Day 4), sea day (Day 5) and Hawaii Island (Da 6 Milolii / Honomalino Bay, Day 7 Kailua-Kona, Day 8 Disembarkation / Kawaihae Harbor). UnCruise operates seasonally in Hawaii since 2011. The new voyages include themed activities like sea kayaking, hiking, snorkelling, paddle boarding, wildlife viewing, skiff (boat) tours.

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