Wilderness Discoverer

Former name: Mayan Prince

Wilderness Discoverer last position

Wilderness Discoverer last location was at North America West Coast (coordinates 47.65808 N / -122.38239 W) cruising en route to SEATTLE. The AIS position was reported 5 months ago.

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Current itinerary of Wilderness Discoverer

Wilderness Discoverer current cruise is 14 days, one-way from Sitka to Ketchikan. Prices start from USD 8197 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 23 May, 2020 and ends on 06 Jun, 2020.

Date / TimePort
23 May    Departing from Sitka, Baranof Island, Alaska hotels
24 May    Krestof Sound, Alaska
24 May    Nakwasina Sound, Alaska
25 May    Sergius Narrows, Alaska
25 May    Neva Strait, Alaska
26 May    Peril Strait, Alaska
26 May    Chichagof Island, Alaska
27 May    Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, Alaska
28 May    Glacier Bay, Alaska
28 May    South Marble Island, Alaska
28 May    Glacier Bay, Alaska
29 May    Lynn Canal, Alaska
30 May    Juneau, Alaska
31 May    Endicott Arm Fjord, Alaska
01 Jun    Stephens Passage, Alaska
01 Jun    Port Houghton Bay, Alaska
02 Jun    Thomas Bay, Alaska
02 Jun    Wrangell Narrows, Alaska
03 Jun    Wrangell, Alaska
04 Jun    Misty Fjords, Alaska
05 Jun    Misty Fjords, Alaska
06 Jun    Arriving in Ketchikan, Revillagigedo Island, Alaska hotels

Specifications of Wilderness Discoverer

Year built1992  /  Age : 28
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)54 m / 177 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage683 gt
Passengers76 - 84
Crew26
Passengers-to-space ratio9
Decks3
Cabins38
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2011
Sister-shipsWilderness Adventurer
Former namesMayan Prince
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Wilderness Discoverer Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 May 09 7 days, one-way from Sitka to Juneau Sitka $3794
2020 May 16 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Sitka Juneau $4392
2020 May 23 14 days, one-way from Sitka to Ketchikan Sitka $8197
2020 May 23 7 days, one-way from Sitka to Juneau Sitka $4389
2020 May 30 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Ketchikan Juneau $4185
2020 Jun 06 14 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Sitka Ketchikan $8939
2020 Jun 06 7 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Juneau Ketchikan $4193
2020 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Sitka Juneau $5202
2020 Jun 20 14 days, one-way from Sitka to Ketchikan Sitka $9392
2020 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Sitka to Juneau Sitka $5190
2020 Jun 27 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Ketchikan Juneau $4703
2020 Jul 04 14 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Sitka Ketchikan $9402
2020 Jul 04 7 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Juneau Ketchikan $4688
2020 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Sitka Juneau $5194
2020 Jul 18 14 days, one-way from Sitka to Ketchikan Sitka $9397
2020 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Sitka to Juneau Sitka $5203
2020 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Ketchikan Juneau $4702
2020 Aug 01 14 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Sitka Ketchikan $9396
2020 Aug 01 7 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Juneau Ketchikan $4697
2020 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Sitka Juneau $5192
2020 Aug 15 14 days, one-way from Sitka to Ketchikan Sitka $8939
2020 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Sitka to Juneau Sitka $5194
2020 Aug 22 7 days, one-way from Juneau to Ketchikan Juneau $4198
2020 Aug 29 7 days, one-way from Ketchikan to Juneau Ketchikan $4196
2020 Sep 05 14 days, one-way from Juneau to Seattle Juneau $4900

Wilderness Discoverer Review

Review of Wilderness Discoverer

MS Wilderness Discoverer is a 1992-built cruise ship constructed by Blount Boats Inc (Warren, RI USA). The vessel was extensivelly drydock refurbished in 2011. Like all UnCruise ships, Wilderness Discoverer is US-flagged and crewed.

History - construction and ownership

The 683-ton, 76-passenger ship Wilderness Discoverer was completely overhauled after bought from her former owner Glacier Bay Cruises (now defunct). Like the sistership Wilderness Adventurer, Discoverer also cruises 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.

Wilderness Discoverer cruise ship

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

Cabins

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

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Meals onboard the Wilderness Discoverer 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 Discoverer has a Spa area with sauna, massage room, fitness equipment and two hot tubs. The ship also features a Lounge (evokes the feel of a neighbourhood pub or National Park Lodge), 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 Discoverer cruise ship was built in Warren RI. The vessel was bought from the Glacier Bay Cruises line (now defunct) and was completely overhauled. A sistership 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 paddleboards and kayaks, inflatable skiffs, hiking poles. The ship also has a hydrophone that listens to sounds below the water surface, and an underwater camera that shows real-time images on all the TVs on board (in the lounge and in all staterooms).

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