Dec 22, 2015
It’s great when you get outside of your comfort zone. You learn about yourself and the things you’re capable of doing. Every week I like to encourage guests to try something different and embrace new adventures.
Dec 16, 2015
There was a sudden flurry of activity as everyone tried to remember which group they were in and where they had put their fins, masks and cameras. Edgar motioned us to hurry as we neared the shark that looked like a blotchy grey disk below the water. Suddenly, Edgar was jumping in and obviously expected us to follow.
Dec 14, 2015
I would look closer and there would in fact be a whale shark with its maw gaping, positioned almost vertically in the water just a couple of feet away!
Nov 20, 2015
“Humpbacks, dead ahead!” The voice said. “If you can hear this... get out on deck right now!
Oct 28, 2015
It all started with some friendly trash talk.
Oct 27, 2015
The island was named after a Viceroy named Horcasita, a Mexican Count who sent the first western exploration into the region. The name was shortened to Orcas and given to the whole island chain. Eventually the islands became collectively known as the San Juan Islands; however Orcas Island retained its name.
Oct 21, 2015
Justin called over the radio that there were whales off of the bow. I quickly made my way in that direction in time to see a humpback whale breach just off the port side. It was an incredible moment that only Justin and I experienced.
Oct 19, 2015
The onset of fall on the Salish Sea is the perfect time for a beer themed cruise aboard the Wilderness Adventurer.
Oct 16, 2015
We recently had a photo contest amongst the crew members at Un-Cruise Adventures. The contest was the talk of the ships for several weeks as crew members sought to capture the best shot in one of the five categories.
Oct 14, 2015
After the captain’s dinner on Friday night, everyone gathers in the lounge to review the week in photo form put to music.