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Safari Explorer Review

4.5 / 5.0
33 reviews

Good overall experience with some reservations...

Review for Alaska Cruise on Safari Explorer
Big J 1942
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: May 2015

Having tired of looking at European cathedrals, we decided to enjoy and appreciate nature and wild animals for a change. Well, we saw a number of creatures, orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, harbor seals, brown bears, bald eagles and, scariest of all, a woman who joined the voyage the second week who was never without her glass of wine.

The crew worked diligently to make our trip pleasant and worthwhile. One caution: the on shore hikes are grueling and the trails quite primitive. If you're not a seasoned hiker, be sure to ask a crew member about the level of difficulty. (And honestly, the scenery on the hikes is not memorable.)

The kayaking was a definite highlight! Some excursions are self guided and some utilize a guide. You will be out there for one to two hours, so take water along.

Cabin Review

Cabin Captain

Clean and acceptable

Port Reviews


A tourist trap filled with Asian made junk. It was crowded with pushy, frantic ocean cruise passengers and clerks were harried and unfriendly. The restaurants all appeared to be over priced and over crowded, We're never going back...

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