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Wilderness Adventurer

Former name: Caribbean Prince

Wilderness Adventurer Review and Specifications

Specifications of Wilderness Adventurer

Year built1984  /  Age : 35
Flag state USA
BuilderBlount Boats Inc (Warren, Rhode Island USA)
Classice-strengthened expedition ship
OwnerInnerSea Discoveries Alaska Inc
OperatorUnCruise Adventures
Speed10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA)49 m / 161 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage639 gt
Passengers60 - 67
Passengers-to-space ratio11
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2011
Sister-shipsWilderness Discoverer
Former namesCaribbean Prince

Review of Wilderness Adventurer

MS Wilderness Adventurer is a 1984-built cruis ship constructed by Blount Boats Inc (Warren, RI USA). The vessel was extensivelly drydock refurbished in 2011. Like all UnCruise ships, Wilderness Adventurer is US-flagged and crewed.

History - construction and ownership

The 639-ton, 60-passenger ship Wilderness Adventurer was completely overhauled after bought from her former owner Glacier Bay Cruises (now defunct). Like the sistership Wilderness Discoverer, Adventurer also cruises in Southeast Alaska during summer. 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.

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The shipowner 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.

Cruise itinerary program

MS Wilderness Adventurer schedule calendar includes Alaska small ship cruises departing from Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka.


Wilderness Adventurer has 3 passenger decks and only 30 cabins, all of which are Oceanview. The cabin grades number is 3.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

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

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Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Wilderness Adventurer has a Spa area with sauna, massage room, fitness equipment and a hot tub. The ship also features a Main Lounge (evokes the feel of a neighbourhood pub or National Park Lodge), Lounge, Bar and Library. The adventure equipment includes paddle boards, kayaks, inflatable skiffs, hydrophone and underwater camera (linked to yacht’s lounge and stateroom TVs).

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Wilderness Adventurer cruise ship was among the first vessels launched by the Seattle-based Un-Cruise line. This new company is run by veterans from the now-defunct Cruise West. The ship was bought from another defunct Alaskan line - Glacier Bay Cruises. After a complete refit, in 2011 summer the ship went into service.

A sistership is Wilderness Discoverer - both offering Alaska cruise deals in the summer.

The hull design and shallow draft of Wilderness Adventurer allow easy access to the wildlife of Southeast Alaska. Each one of the Un-Cruise Adventures ships has a fully-equipped fishing boat to travel with. The sun deck features a sauna, jacuzzi, fitness equipment. The observation deck allows viewing from the bow. The ship's equipment includes stand-up paddleboards and kayaks, inflatable skiffs, hiking poles, hydrophone (for listening to sounds below the water surface). The underwater camera is linked to the lounge and all cabin TVs.

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