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Wilderness Discoverer Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Truly an Amazing Alaska Adventure.

Review for Wilderness Discoverer to Alaska
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Cowgirl10
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2011
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In September, 2011, we took the most amazing cruise aboard the Wilderness Adventure, Innersea Discoveries. The cruise from Juneau to Ketchikan took us into the eastern coves of Alaska's Inside Passage. The ship accommodates only 60 passengers. Being so small, the Wilderness Adventurer can go where the big ships cannot. Can you say," Up close and personal"? At one waterfall, we got so close we could feel the spray.

I cannot say enough about the fantastic crew. On such a small ship, the crew is critically important. They seemed to really like each other and worked together very well. The excursion guides were personable, very knowledgeable, and concerned for our safety.

Cabins were super for a small ship. There was plenty of room for all our gear. All had a big view window that actually opened for the delightful fresh air. Outside the cabins, there are hooks in the hallway for clothing that got wet on the "adventures". Dress code was strictly casual.

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Cabins were super for a small ship. There was plenty of room for all our gear. All had a big view window that actually opened for the delightful fresh air. Outside the cabins, there are hooks in the hallway for clothing that got wet on the "adventures".

Port Reviews

Juneau

It was only a few hours before our cruise departed. We did see the Alaska State Museum. it was awesome. Don't miss it if you are in Juneau.

Petersburg

Petersburg is a quaint small town. It was settled originally by Norwegians. Today, it is a fishing village with canneries. This was our only chance to "shop", but shopping was not our goal on this cruise.

Ketchikan

This was the end of our cruise and we had only a small window of time to look around. We walked on the famous Creek Street. Nost stores were not open because there was no huge Cruise Ship in port. :-)

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