Wilderness Discoverer Cabins

Editor Rating:  4.0
80% of cruisers loved it

Why Choose Wilderness Discoverer?

  • Pro: Visit off-the-beaten path ports; emphasis on kayaking and hiking
  • Con: No onboard entertainment, both during the day between excursions and in the evening
  • Choose for the itinerary, wildlife viewing and active excursions, not the onboard experience
Wilderness Discoverer

Wilderness Discoverer Cabins

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Cabins
4.0

Wilderness Discoverer has three classes of cabins onboard, ranging from 80 square feet to 180 square feet. All have closed-circuit television monitors with DVD players and clock radios with iPod docks.

At 8 x 10, the second-level Navigator cabins are for passengers who don't mind a tight squeeze. There's room for a queen-sized bed or two single beds -- and that's about it. You store your belongings in a cabinet, which is also attached to a corner vanity, or use hooks. Your suitcases fit under the bed.

Third-deck Trailblazer and Pathfinder cabins are similar to those on the second, with slightly more room. You can actually walk around your bed, and the nightstands with their pullout laptop desks are larger. The hallways here are also roomier, so you don't feel like you're in a warren. However, other passengers can walk by the windows on the third deck so there's less privacy.

Bathrooms on the second and third decks are the same, each with a shower and toilet in one small room. A plastic sheet covers the head while you shower. Shower gel and shampoo dispensers mean you don't have to pack your own, and each room has a hair dryer. Towels are on the thin side; don't expect fluffy animals on your bed at night, although the rooms are kept neat and clean.

In comparison, the four Explorer cabins on the fourth deck are downright luxurious. With a queen bed and a sitting area, each room can fit a family or allow a couple to spread out. These rooms have separate toilets and showers, as well as full-size vanities. You're also mere steps to wildlife sightings, as the fourth-deck cabins open close to a viewing area near the bridge.

Wilderness Discoverer would be a tough journey for the disabled. Activities are on different floors and there's no elevator.

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Youarejerks
Member Since 2017
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Sailed May 2017
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Memphremagog
Member Since 2017
1 review
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Sailed July 2017
Cabin was great...Bed was very comfortable. As I mentioned, wish I had asked for a port hole cover (to block out the light) earlier in the week. It is an older boat but you are in your cabin to sleep & that is really it....... Read more
Tomroof
Member Since 2016
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Sailed October 2016
Sm, has 5 shelves for clothes and hooks to hang jackets,etc. No chairs for sitting. Reading lites above bed, have DVD movies to use, no news or TV access,Wi-Fi. Bed was stripped of sheets on last day and mattress staining was noted with disgust! ... Read more
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Memphremagog
Member Since 2017
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We were looking to celebrate my mother's 70th birthday with a trip to Alaska. I have done a medium size cruise in the past and a few of the gigantic boats. Each has there pluses and minuses. I have an eleven year old boy and an eight year ... Read more
Youarejerks
Member Since 2017
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Sailed May 2017
We choose this cruise based on ship size but would choose Un Cruise again due to covering all aspects of life on board in excellent manner. The cabin beds were comfortable, allowing for sleep even chronic hip and back problems. The ... Read more
Tomroof
Member Since 2016
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Un-Cruise choosen to stay in USA and do a river type cruise. Beautiful scenery trip could be done by taking your own car and use ferry system, where you could be more independent.Good variety of meals were served at 7:30,12:30 and 6:30 ... Read more
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