Many people associate cruise ships with all you can eat buffets and sedentary life at sea. But passengers on the Safari Quest find out pretty quickly that this will not be the case on our Pacific Northwest itinerary.
After sending out the kayakers and the skiff tour we got a radio call from the Hotel Manager who had just seen some large fins breaking the surface out of the dining room window. Sure enough, a pod of orcas was breaking the surface nearby.
Enjoying some rare t-shirt and shorts weather in Southeast Alaska, one family onboard spent an afternoon flightseeing in a floatplane over glaciers.
It’s the secret pieces of tranquility like this that make the trip so magical.
High tea turns out to be more about the dazzle of manicured desserts and finger sandwiches than it does the time of day.