Adventure Life Reviews New Small Ship Adventures to Alaska

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Adventure Life is offering an array of new small ship adventures to Alaska in 2012.To learn more about the 25+ Alaska itineraries, call 800-344-6118.

Aboard the Safari Spirit in Southeast Alaska, you'll meander through the largest national forest in the United States - home to grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, bald eagles and wolves.

Our small ship adventures take travelers into an untamed wilderness and allow up-close experiences with the natural wonders of this ecological hotspot that are unattainable with the larger cruise ships.

Adventure Life is offering a number of new small ship adventures to Alaska in 2012, including itineraries with several luxury expedition cruise vessels. Unlike traditional Alaska cruises, small ship cruises allow passengers to explore Alaska’s most remote sanctuaries and afford easy access to wildlife-rich coastlines and glacially-fed bays. To learn more about Adventure Life’s 25+ small ship adventures or to read Adventure Life reviews, visit or call 800-344-6118.

“Our small ship adventures take travelers into an untamed wilderness and allow up-close experiences with the natural wonders of this ecological hotspot that are unattainable with the larger cruise ships,” said Adventure Life Operations Director Jonathan Brunger. “Brown and black bears, moose, otters, and bald eagles share this region with a myriad of humpback whales, orcas and other aquatic life. It’s truly an amazing place.”

Adventure Life’s more than two dozen small ship adventures to Alaska for 2012 include itineraries with the following vessels among others.

  •     Wilderness Explorer -The newly renovated 76-guest Wilderness Explorer is equipped for action, adventure, and exploration. The ship offers a main lounge that evokes the feel of a National Park Lodge or neighborhood pub, with ample space on deck for wildlife viewing. Onboard kayaks; stand-up paddle boards; inflatable skiffs; hiking poles; yoga mats; a hydrophone for listening below-surface; and a bow-mounted underwater camera separates this ship from most of the competition.
  •     Safari Explorer – This 40-passenger luxury expedition ship is exquisitely appointed with amenities such as an intimate Wine Library and spa area, including a large hot tub, sauna, fitness equipment, complimentary massages, and yoga classes. Common to all Safari Explorer staterooms are: Heated tile floors in bathroom; Tempur-Pedic® memory foam mattresses; Flat-screen TV/DVD; iPod docking station; and view windows (no portholes). The Safari Explorer offers an exceptional way to cruise Alaska and other beautiful regions in style.
  •     Safari Spirit – The 12-passenger Safari Spirit features warm, rich cherry woods which add elegance to the casual atmosphere onboard. This luxury yacht offers a way to experience remote regions and Alaska in luxury. The yacht is equipped with an on-deck hot tub, sauna, and fitness equipment. Onboard adventure equipment includes kayaks; stand-up paddle boards; inflatable skiff; hiking poles; and fishing poles and tackle.

“The landscape of Alaska is as wild as the animals that roam the region,” said Brunger. “Our small ship adventures visit the famous Prince William Sound, Glacier Bay, Point Adolphus, and the iconic Denali Park where travelers can enjoy river rafting, horseback riding and trekking in the shadow of Mount McKinley.”

For more information on small ship adventures to Alaska or for Adventure Life reviews, call 800-344-6118.

About Adventure Life:

Adventure Life was founded in 1999 with a commitment to providing quality small group tours that have a positive impact on the local culture and environment. With hundreds of itineraries in South and Central America, Adventure Life’s trips explore local culture, ecology and life. The company’s grassroots approach to travel utilizes indigenous guides, family run hotels, and the local transportation infrastructure. Adventure Life is headquartered in Missoula, Montana, U.S.A, with partners throughout South and Central America. Adventure Life also offers the broadest selection of specialized expedition cruise services to the world’s most remote destinations. For more information or Adventure Life reviews visit them on Facebook.


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