Monkeys, macaws, and butterflies. Rainforests, mangroves, islands, and the Panama Canal—plus a visit to Coiba National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore by kayak, skiff, snorkel, and on guided hikes.

Highlights


• Panamá Canal night transit and stop at Agua Clara Visitor Center

• Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, wildlife refuge, and conservation area

• Tropical rainforest hikes—watch for howler monkeys, scarlet macaws, white-faced capuchins, and sloths

• Snorkel at Panamá’s Coiba National Park

• Stroll a private butterfly- and flower-rich botanical preserve

• Hike, snorkel, kayak, paddle board, and explore by skiff

• Off-the-beaten-path exploration

Welcome to the land of pura vida! On arrival in the capital city of San José, you’ll be warmly greeted at the airport and transferred to the hospitality suite before boarding the Safari Voyager and meeting your enthusiastic crew. (D)
At the southeastern tip of Nicoya Peninsula—in the tangled mangroves of Curu—the cycle of life is everywhere. Local “residents” include everything from exotic birds and deer to army ants, frog-eating snakes, and hungry crocodiles. Step carefully as you cross the swinging bridge, you don’t want to land on the menu! Land crabs shift in and out of their burrows with such force it’s enough to make the earth move. Trails offer prime howler and spider monkey viewing, and a chance to glimpse the immense blue morpho butterfly. Offshore, the vibrant, turquoise waters near Isla Tortuga offer inviting opportunities to snorkel, kayak, and paddle board. (BLD)
Adventure lies around every bend in the isolated, wild Osa Conservation Area, home to the country’s largest national park, Corcovado. The area is known for its diverse plant and animal species—a whopping 2.5% of the entire planet’s biodiversity is found here—including all four of Costa Rica’s monkeys, tree frogs, caimans, anteaters, scarlet macaws, coatis, and 16 different species of hummingbird. Explore this vast area putting feet to trail on an invigorating hike through the jungle. At the end of the day, enjoy the sunset with a tropical beverage in-hand during cocktail hour and retell stories of the day with your travel-mates. (BLD)
A birder’s paradise. Explore a tropical preserve exploding with vibrant color. From bromeliads, ginger plants, and heliconias, to toucans, hummingbirds, mischievous monkeys, and fluttering butterflies—there’s a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and tastes in every tree and bush you pass on your walking tour. In Golfo Dulce, which separates Oso Peninsula from the mainland, explore the rare flora and fauna of mangroves by kayak and skiff. (BLD)
Sail through the islands of Coiba National Park. Named one of the world’s top 10 diving sites, your day of play features snorkeling among abundant marine life and kayaking around rocky outcroppings. Hop to the park’s main island for a stretch of the legs on a trail through this tropical jungle. Mantled howler monkeys, crested eagles, and four turtle species call Isla Coiba home. (BLD)
Wake up in paradise. Start with fresh-brewed coffee and a little limbering up with guided stretches on deck. As always, the hardest part is picking the “what.” Your guides know the trails and help you spot monkeys, hummingbirds, and towering balsa trees. Slip into the drink for a kayak or snorkel. Or, just kick back in a hammock under swaying palms. Then it’s cruising time. Settle into a comfy lounge chair and take in the views. (BLD)
The diverse islands and islets in the Gulf of Panamá are all unique, and on your last day, its captain’s choice as you cruise among them. Hosting hundreds of avian species, you may enjoy superb bird watching on a skiff exploration. And be on the lookout for a silvery glint streaking across the water—it could be mobula rays taking flight. Later, transit from ocean to ocean along the 48-mile Panamá Canal (time varies depending on when the lock authority gives the final go ahead for your evening transit). Join your shipmates on deck for a toast as the canal lights up and the temperature subsides. A story of engineering and human tenacity, it took over 75,000 workers to build it. Celebrate this unforgettable voyage with a special farewell dinner, and then join your expedition team for a slideshow highlighting the week’s adventures. (BLD)
After an early breakfast, bid adiós to your crew. Make a stop at the Agua Clara Visitor Center. Take in the views of Lake Gatun and the newly expanded locks. Then your transfer continues, taking you to the airport for your flight home or to begin your optional UnCruise hotel stay. (B)
Passport required. Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Navigator Cabin

$6,500 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Cabins 103 - 110. Queen or twin beds, view window. You room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Trailblazer Cabin

$7,100 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Cabins 205, 206, 209 - 222. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Pathfinder Cabin

$7,700 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Cabins 308, 310, and 312. Fixed twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Admiral Cabin

$8,400 USD pp
Admiral Cabin
Cabins 307 and 309. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Single Cabin

$9,100 USD pp
Single Cabin
Cabins 207 and 208. One Twin bed. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$9,400 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Cabins 201 - 204. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Commodore Suite

$11,900 USD pp
Commodore Suite
Fixed queen bed, sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center, large bow-facing windows, jetted whirlpool tub. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Navigator Cabin

$6,500 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
Cabins 103 - 110. Queen or twin beds, view window. You room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Trailblazer Cabin

$7,100 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
Cabins 205, 206, 209 - 222. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Pathfinder Cabin

$7,700 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
Cabins 308, 310, and 312. Fixed twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Admiral Cabin

$8,400 USD pp
Admiral Cabin
Cabins 307 and 309. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Single Cabin

$9,100 USD pp
Single Cabin
Cabins 207 and 208. One Twin bed. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$9,400 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Cabins 201 - 204. Queen or twin beds, view window. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Commodore Suite

$11,900 USD pp
Commodore Suite
Fixed queen bed, sitting area with wet bar, refrigerator, media center, large bow-facing windows, jetted whirlpool tub. Your room comes complete with TV/DVD player; hairdryer, bathrobes, conditioning shampoo, body wash; reusable water bottles.

Additional charges:

Port Taxes and Fees: 731 USD pp

Safari Voyager

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 174 ft

Passenger Capacity: 64

Built / refurbished: 1982 / 2016

Undergoing refurbishment in 2016, the 62-guest Safari Voyager offers personal comforts, full uncompromising amenities, and upscale accommodations. Sights are revealed from the window-lined lounge with sweeping 270-degree views. Enjoy the vessel’s cozy library and elegant dining room, all outfitted with nautical décor. Ideally designed to spotlight the magnificent natural surroundings, the Safari Voyager features four public decks including a spacious upper sun deck.

An aft EZ Dock launch platform provides convenient access into and from the water for adventure activities. The vessel is outfitted with kayaks, paddle boards, inflatable skiffs, snorkel gear, wet suits, and hiking poles. For rejuvenation and relaxation, guests can take advantage of our wellness program with fitness equipment, yoga mats, and a complimentary massage.

There are seven cabin categories aboard the Safari Voyager: Single; Master; Commander; Captain; Admiral; Jr. Commodore Suite; and Owner's Suite. Depending on the category, singles, doubles, or triples can be accommodated.

Common to all cabins are: wide panoramic view windows; individually controlled air conditioning; generous storage and closet space; desk and chair; iPod/MP3/MP4 docking stations; TV/DVD player; private bath with shower.

Cabin layout for Safari Voyager

Inclusions


• Voyage on board in selected cabin category
• Group transfers between airport and ship on embarkation day
• Group transfer between ship and airport on disembarkation day
• Use of activity equipment on board including kayaks and paddle boards
• All landings and shore excursions as per the itinerary
• All meals while on board the ship
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (Except super-premium wines)
• Experienced expedition team, heritage guides and guest experts

Exclusions


• International and domestic airfares
• Travel insurance
• Passport and visa costs if applicable
• Additional excursions/ land extension programmes
• Super premium wines
• Port Taxes (See trip specific for amount)
• Gratuities (Recommend USD$250 per passenger per week)
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