Wilderness and Wildlife of Alaska's Inside Passage

Expedition Cruise aboard the Wilderness Explorer
with award-winning nature writers Kim Heacox and Debbie Miller

Wilderness Explorer

The 74-guest Wilderness Explorer is the ideal ship for exploring the Inside Passage in comfort and style, and we love the top-notch service provided by her guest-to-crew ratio of 3:1. Refurbished in 2012, this 186-foot vessel is fully equipped for adventure, with three accessible decks. Along with an on-deck hot tub, the Lounge Deck allows for over-the-top viewing from the bow, while the Sun Deck offers fitness equipment. The EZ Dock launch platform on the Main Deck makes getting in the water a cinch and is an easy staging area for on-board kayaks, inflatable skiffs, and paddleboards. The Wilderness Explorer has a variety of public and private spaces, including a welcoming main lounge with a nautical theme. Common to all 37 double cabins are memory foam mattresses, flat-screen TVs, binoculars, and reusable water bottles. All staterooms come with a view window (not portholes). The ship carries inflatable skiffs, kayaks, paddleboards, hiking poles, fitness equipment, and yoga mats.

Wilderness explorer 01
Wilderness explorer 02
Wilderness explorer 03
Wilderness explorer 04
Wilderness explorer 05
Wilderness explorer 06