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Wilderness Explorer became the third expedition ship in Un-Cruise Adventures' fleet in 2012. Originally run as Cruise West's 86-passenger Spirit of Discovery, the ship was renovated to carry 76 passengers on ...
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13 Un-cruise Wilderness Explorer Cruise Reviews

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jennykanefsky@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I always wanted to go to Alaska but we DIDNT want to be on a 2000 person ship where people got dressed up to stand in line for a buffet dinner, look at glaciers and breathtaking sites from half a mile away, and be held ... Read more
bevbarb007
Member Since 2016
1 review
Fantastic trip for our 50th wedding anniversary. Crew and staff great, friendly -local and knowledgeable, all with various outdoor backgrounds pertinent to our trip. Perfect size ship, experienced captain most accommodating when wildlife ... Read more
psfoy1@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Two of us traveled at the end of June, from Sitka to Juneau. There were approximately 70 people on board. We liked a lot of the activities (such as kayaking, hiking, skiff rides, shore walks, etc.), ecological and scientific ... Read more
Dogman49
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
PROS We chose this cruise because - being a small boat it get's to places the big ships can't go (max 70 passengers). We stood 30 metres off shore from calving Glaciers - wow ! The sea and land scenery were simply awesome. Every ... Read more
mtlycrew1
Member Since 2012
1 review
51 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We just returned from the two week Ultimate Coves and Passages cruise with Un-Cruise on the Wilderness Explorer. I wanted to post this in an effort to help others considering sailing with Un-Cruise. Bottom line: The trip was fantastic ... Read more

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lakec1234
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I continue to relive this trip six weeks later. It was a wonderful experience. I shared a room with my adult daughter and it was comfortable. We controlled the heat which was very nice. The beds were great. We were in 213 and kept our ... Read more
SWeing252
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Pros Great, fun, responsive, accomodating crew Clean ship; flexible course; no crowds or tourist stops Good (not great) food & drink Very fun activities (Hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, animal life sightings) Park ranger ... Read more
cruiseAK
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
The crew was fantastic. The sights were awe inspiring. We saw bald eagles, stellar sea lions, whales, sea otters, moose, bear and many more animals. The fellow explorers were friendly and fun. Tried stand-up paddle boarding for first time, ... Read more
vickrob
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Un-Cruise Adventures does an outstanding job providing a real Alaskan expedition geared to a wide range of interests and athletic ability. I have been on nine other cruises, all ships with at least 200 people. None had the same "adventure" ... Read more
rundg001
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
This was my first time in Alaska, and I liked the concept of an 'adventure' cruise with activities other than watching the ocean go by. This was what I wanted and just what I received. Since this was my first cruise, I had lot of ... Read more

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Brownlee7
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2013
In June 2013 my wife and I took the Un-Cruise inner passage cruise from Sitka to Anchorage, Alaska. It was a "bucket list" item to which we had looked forward for many years. The cruise more than fulfilled our every expectation. Of course ... Read more
rugman6
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Quite simply, this trip was the best trip we have ever taken. We cruised with Un-Cruise for the first time this summer and we boarded the Wilderness Explorer for a 7 night adventure cruise that left from Juneau, went through Glacier Bay, ... Read more
Sergio Fiorini
Member Since 2013
1 review
From first contact in planning tto departure, guests were the focus of the entire crew and Un-cruise staff. Each crew member from moment of approaching the ship until after we were safely on our way to airport did even tiny thing in a ... Read more

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