A wild world of natural wonder. Explore islands, hike in rainforests and up mountains, paddle in Puget Sound waterways and the San Juan Islands, and watch for birds, orca, and other marine life.

Theme Departures Available for this Itinerary:

Craft Beer
Foremost beer experts and brewers guide you on your barley and hops adventure including pairings with regional cuisine, tours and tastings, and special presentations.
2017: April 8, 15, October 7, 21
2018: April 7, 14

Birding
Join renowned bird experts on a discovery of the unique habits and characteristics of the winged creatures you encounter.
2017: April 22
2018: April 21

Holiday 2017: November 18

Highlights


• Transit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and cruise the Seattle waterfront

• Olympic National Park—UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Juan archipelago & Deception Pass

• Kayak, paddle board, and skiff in glacial fjords and winding island channels

• Hike in temperate rainforest, old growth forest, state parks, and Mt. Constitution

• Watch for whales, orcas, seals, sea lions, eagles, and sea birds

• Birding opportunities

• Taste local oysters and clams

Seattle was founded along the shores of Elliott Bay. Today, set sail from Fishermen's Terminal, transit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and cruise the city’s picturesque waterfront before dropping anchor in a tucked away bay.
Wake up surrounded by the wilderness of the Salish Sea. Today, there will be many opportunities to investigate this sea-salty playground of islands. A guided kayak reveals local inhabitants—sea stars, anemones, jelly fish, perhaps even inquisitive harbor seals. Walk along a curiosity-rich intertidal zone or stretch your legs on a mossy hike. And tides and current permitting, sail through swirling waters of Deception Pass. Cap off your first day of adventure with a front-row view of the sunset from the bow.
You’ve landed in one of the most scenic areas of the Salish Sea. The rocky outcroppings of Lopez Island play host to harbor seals—and it’s also orca territory. Keep your eyes peeled above and below the surface, whether you opt for kayaking or a chance to snorkel. Join your expedition team on deck searching for whales, seals, and sea lions as you cruise through the myriad San Juans—no two islands are the same. Drop anchor near San Juan Island—the second largest landmass in the archipelago—to explore tide pools and skiff or kayak into hidden coves, as conditions permit.
Your Captain navigates through the islands to your basecamp at Orcas Island—for a day of play where the options are unending. A local favorite, hike Mt. Constitution—it’s the highest peak in the San Juan Islands and has a stunning view of the archipelago. If you’re interested in skiff exploration or more paddling, the kayaks and paddle boards are up for grabs.
The treats keep a-coming! Enjoy your day anchored at picturesque Sucia Island—total year-round population of four—a Washington State Marine Park filled with hidden coves and bays. Explore the intertidal zone with your guides, hike across the island, and kayak in a protected bay. Weather permitting; there’ll even be a barbeque ashore.
Make it an ideal morn by kicking it off with an early soak in the on-deck hot tub, a paddle along the shores of the Olympic Peninsula, or both! Your Captain sets the course today for explorations in the rain shadow of the Salish Sea. You may find yourself hiking deep into the mossy, towering old growth of the Olympic Peninsula or beachcombing for anemone and hermit crabs along the shores of Puget Sound. Or perhaps, a chance to kayak and paddle board, investigate bird rookeries, or search for whales in the Sea’s rich emerald waters.
Wake up in one of the quietest reaches of Puget Sound—Hood Canal, a glacial fjord separating the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. You’ll be hiking in the Olympic Mountains—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—surrounded by rainforest, old growth forest, and small quaint towns. Keep watch for resident bald eagles. And, enjoy the bounty of the sea—a tasting of locally-grown oysters and clams. This evening, wrap it up with a Farewell Dinner and slide show highlighting your week’s adventures.
After breakfast, say goodbye to your newfound friends and disembark the ship back at Fishermen’s Terminal. Transfer directly to the Seattle airport or to your Un-Cruise overnight hotel stay.
Passport required (non USA citizens). Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2095 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4595 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2095 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4595 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2095 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4595 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2095 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4595 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4995 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2595 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 3095 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 3295 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 5145 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2695 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2895 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4745 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2695 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2895 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4745 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2695 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2895 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4745 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Navigator Cabin

$ 2195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Trailblazer Cabin

$ 2695 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Pathfinder Cabin

$ 2895 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Outside entry, queen, double bed or double bed with bench seat. View window, private bath with shower.

Explorer Cabin

$ 4745 USD pp
Explorer Cabin
Sitting area, queen or twin beds, large picture window, private bath with shower.

Additional charges:

Port Taxes and Fees: 200 USD pp

Wilderness Discoverer

Vessel type: Expedition

Length: 176 feet

Passenger Capacity: 76 guests

Built: 1992, renovated 2012

Active adventure is top-of-mind aboard the Wilderness Discoverer. Complementing the wilderness outside, the décor of the main lounge including reclaimed Alaskan yellow cedar on the bar top evokes the feel of a National Park. The casual, welcoming ambiance of the lounge and dining room with an open floor plan between them creates easy camaraderie among guests. Three public decks are easily accessible—the sun deck features both covered and open spaces for viewing no matter the weather, and the bow and observation deck offer unencumbered views.

The Wilderness Discoverer comes equipped for adventure with kayaks, paddle boards, skiffs, hiking poles, wet suits and snorkel equipment, and yoga mats. The EZ Dock launch platform makes getting into the water a cinch. A hydrophone transmits below-surface sounds and a bow-mounted underwater camera shows the action. For wellness and relaxation, the vessel offers two hot tubs and fitness equipment.

There are four cabin categories aboard the Wilderness Discoverer: Navigator; Trailblazer; Pathfinder; and Explorer. Depending on the cabin, singles, doubles or triples can be accommodated.

Common to all cabins are: Air conditioning; flat-screen TV/DVD; iPod docking station, private bath with shower; a view window (no portholes).

Cabin layout for Wilderness Discoverer
Wilderness Discoverer

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