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About UnCruise Adventures

Finding Our Un-ness

It took grit, hard work, and a bit of luck, but the stars aligned when UnCruise Adventures came to be. Celebrating 20 years of small ship cruise adventures in 2016, UnCruise Adventures operates from offices at historic Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle, Washington and Juneau, Alaska. Connection and innovation have been at the heart ever since. And driven by a fearless team and a commitment of leaving the beaten path and really exploring—experiencing—what the world has to offer.

Our mission: To provide our guests an enriching adventure travel experience and inspire an appreciation of local cultures and the natural world.

We understand that ecosystems are fragile, yet important, environments. And we know first-hand the impact our adventures have on sustaining local communities. One of the key components of our company’s mission statement is to actively promote environmental protection through education, actions, and initiatives that promote responsible travel.

In 1996, American Safari Cruises pioneered yacht cruising in Alaska and over time, added new destinations, adventures, vessels, and ultimately, changed our name to UnCruise Adventures. Today, we sail into the next decade of adventure; and can’t wait to share this unbelievable world with you.

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20 Years of Success

We’re proud to have shared this wild world with so many wonderful guests over the past twenty years. And we’ve learned a lot along the way. Step back in time with us and let us share our history with you.

View our history
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Unmatched Destinations

Adventure or river cruise? Paddle and hike. Go eye-to-eye with wildlife. Embrace the wilderness. Or travel in the footsteps of historic explorers. You're in for the experience of a lifetime.

Explore our destinations
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Awards & Accolades

We’re honored to have received awards from industry leaders, movers-and-shakers, editors, and readers—and we can’t help but shout them from the rooftops!

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Our People Make the Difference

At the heart of UnCruise Adventures are the many souls who make up our family—from the committed staff in our offices and eager crew who keep our vessels shipshape, to travel partners and affiliates who share goals of sustainability, and our enthusiastic, wide-eyed guests who make each voyage unique. We’re not bashful about it, our people—employees and guests alike—are the most dedicated, energetic, and inspiring group.

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Executive Team

Our executive team draws on the combined experiences of 80+ years in yacht and small ship cruising. With expertise that spans vast and varied angles of travel and team leadership, they share in common a dedicated passion for the work they do and commitment to—as well as from—their employee teams and loyal guests. Never a shortage of ideas and energy around here!

Get to know our executive team
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Affiliations

The tourism and travel industry is a big one! UnCruise Adventures is affiliated with or is a member of the following list of organizations, selectively chosen because we share common values towards sustainability and/or adventure travel. Here, we openly share our community of affiliates.

Take a look at our affiliations
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Our Crew

Our crew is the best in the industry—individually selected not only for their outstanding knowledge, experience, customer service, and safety skills, but also for their genuine enthusiasm and welcoming spirit. Undergoing comprehensive training in areas such as leadership, safety, guest management, and sustainability practices, they confidently provide an adventurous and safe cruise.

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Responsible Travel

Leaving as light of a footprint as possible is our intention with every departure, in every destination. Our crew works conscientiously onboard and on land to lessen our impact. We’ve partnered with a number of organization to help guide our practices and help us achieve our sustainability goals.

More about our responsible travel
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Our Guests

From the young to the young-at-heart, and hailing from many different places and walks of life, our guests share unique points-of-view, experiences, and personalities that contribute to the magical, never cookie-cutter, experience on board. Who might you sail with? Discover more about who are guests are.


Get to know our guests
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Join Our Team

UnCruise Adventures is an exhilarating and inspiring place to work. A dedicated bunch, once you spend a little time with our staff and crew, you’ll come to realize that it’s not just about the task at hand—it’s also about being part of the UnCruise way of life. A deeply ethical company—we don’t just talk the talk; we walk the walk.

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"This is such a classy, well-run operation. A major highlight has to be the crew, without an exception. Can't wait to join you again!"
— Michaele K., Port Huron, MI (Columbia & Snake Rivers 2015)