The UnCruise Blog

What is Bushwhacking?

Oct 12, 2017
Category: Alaska Safari Endeavour Activities 

Diana Sciambi, Expedition Guide, Safari Endeavour

I know what it’s supposed to be… a hike through the woods. I understand the idea, “A challenging, non-trail hike through (sometimes dense) foliage.” This is how it is pitched. But in reality it isn’t like th…
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Beautiful Beast

Oct 09, 2017
Category: Alaska Safari Endeavour Wildlife 

Taylor Loyden, Expedition Guide, Safari Endeavour

It’s early Monday morning and the Safari Endeavor cruises into the Tracy Arm Fjord wilderness as ice gently floats by. Guests awaken from their cabins and sip coffee as the ship transits the 32-mile fjord …
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Southeast Sunshine

Sep 28, 2017
Category: Alaska Wilderness Adventurer Activities 

Mike Justa, Expedition Guide, Wilderness Adventurer

Most days during the summer season in Southeast Alaska are wonderful and full of adventures, wildlife, great food and sometimes, clouds and rain.Because the tall, dramatic mountains catch all of the moist …
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Tags : sun, sunset, Sunshine

Polar Plungers

Sep 26, 2017
Category: Alaska Safari Quest Activities 

Dai Mar Tamarack, Expedition Leader, Safari Quest

All week I threw in little blurbs and hints about a possible polar plunge later in the week and the suspense, excitement and anxiousness built as our final day neared. Finally I told everyone that today wa…
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Today Took The Kake

Sep 19, 2017
Category: Alaska Wilderness Explorer History 

Crew, Wilderness Explorer

On a drizzly afternoon the Wilderness Explorer pulls into harbor at the town of Kake.Passing by two islands covered with gravestones and a raft of sea otters that inspect our ship with playful curiosity, we are about to embark on a…
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Tags : kake, Tlingit