Safari Explorer, Alaska

Excellent boat comfort

“Bears and whales”

Beverly C, United States United States
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  • Cozy Wine Library and attractive dining room
  • Underwater camera and hydrophone for exploration

Built in 1998 and renovated in 2008, the Safari Explorer combines comfort, elegance, and adventure with top-class facilities. The maximum number of guests is 40. Meet other guests on one of the three public decks in the attractive dining room and the cozy Wine Library. Paddleboards, kayaks, hiking poles are amongst the onboard equipment, yoga mats, and modern gym equipment. The ship has six cabin types; each en suite has air-conditioning, heated bathroom flooring, a flat-screen TV/DVD, and an iPod docking station. Memory foam mattresses make for comfortable nights, and viewing windows let you watch the action outside. Thanks to the underwater camera and hydrophone, you can even switch on your TV to see and hear what’s happening underwater.

The Safari Explorer offers 7- and 12-night Alaska expeditions. Alaskan cruises start in Seattle, Juneau, or Sitka, taking you on a magnificent icy adventure. Marvel at gigantic glaciers, traverse deep fjords, watch whales, sea lions, and penguins, amongst other creatures, and join in with various activities, including hiking and kayaking.

The friendly and professional team on the Safari Explorer is eager to help you have a holiday to remember. Avoid disappointment and book online today to secure your dates.

The Safari Explorer visits Hawaii from November – April.

FLEXIBLE BOOKING TERMS - Learn more about what this means

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | no scuba diving


Included: VAT.

Required Extras: Port Fees.

Optional Extras: Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1998
  • Year renovated 2008
  • Length 145ft
  • Beam 36ft
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Max guests 36
  • Number of cabins 18
  • Number of bathrooms 18

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Safari Explorer Reviews

  • 9.6 Exceptional
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Beverly C
  • United States United States

Bears and whales

Recommended for
Staff, activities, experiences
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Amy C
  • United States United States
Couldn’t of been more fun!

Seeing all the wildlife, activities that were fun and exciting. The staff was amazing. Our family with 2 teenagers had a blast.

Recommended for
Food, People, Activities
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Karl T
  • United States United States
Great Trip

Loved the small boat experience and being able to up close with nature. While food was plentiful I thought it would be a little more gourmet for the price we were paying.

Recommended for
Whales, Bears, and interesting people