Safari Quest Activities

Editor Rating:  4.0
100% of cruisers loved it

Why Choose Safari Quest?

  • Pro: An intimate yachting experience in scenic locales
  • Con: Lower level cabins offer no outside views
  • Bottom Line: Perfect for cruisers who enjoy active pursuits like kayaking and hiking

Safari Quest Entertainment

Editor Rating
Entertainment
2.0

Entertainment, like much that transpires aboard the yacht, tends to be impromptu -- an after dinner Zodiac trip for up-close black bear viewing or for watching a fiery sunset with Alaska's snow-capped peaks as a backdrop. If Mother Nature happens to take the night off, the expedition leader gives an informal lecture on birds or bears.

Safari Quest Public Rooms

Editor Rating
Public Rooms
3.0

Like most luxury yachts, the widow-wrapped Main Deck salon and adjacent bar serve as prime gathering spots -- at least until a sudden wildlife sighting calls everyone out on deck to observe. The spacious room is furnished with curving sofas upholstered in burgundy, several drink tables, shelves stocked with videos and a large-screen TV for viewing films. An amply supplied bar surrounded by cushioned bar stools occupies the forward corner, while aft doors lead to a covered stern deck.

Outdoor stairs lead up one deck to a small library and the bridge; two decks up to an open observation area complete with plastic lounge chairs, a Whirlpool spa and the vessel's eight kayaks. There is also an indoor, circular stairway connecting all decks except the upper, Observation Deck. Well-chosen artwork throughout reflects the yacht's destinations.

Safari Quest Spa & Fitness

Editor Rating
Spa & Fitness
3.0

Safari Quest has no onboard workout facilities, but there's certainly no lack of exercise with daily stops for walking tours, wilderness hikes or kayaking. The top deck, open-air Jacuzzi provides a soothing way to start or end an adventure-packed day.

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Glaciers
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
3,081 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second trip with UnCruise so our expectations were very high as we had a wonderful cruise the first time. Every aspect of the Yachter’s Paradise cruise was exceptional. We were picked up at the airport in Seattle and ... Read more
dbjennings
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I am an experienced cruiser but this was my smallest ship (boat?) to date. We had 19 passengers, served by a crew/staff of 10. Just looking at the picture of Safari Quest tells a lot. Service was extraordinary. By the end of day 2, we ... Read more
PDX Steve
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
57 forum posts
0 helpful votes
For many, the Un-Cruise experience begins with being fetched at the airport. This was our second Un-Cruise adventure and we have yet to experience that, as our first was in home town Portland and to reach this Seattle departure we enjoyed ... Read more
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