Category Archives: Un-Cruise Adventures

The Beer Cruise Experience

The Olympic Wilderness and San Juan Islands cruise on Un-Cruise Adventure’s Wilderness Adventurer sometimes has themed sailings.  Sometimes the theme is beer.  On a beer-themed cruise, each day brings about a new adventure in a new place just like a … Continue reading

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Cruising Through the Ballard Locks

  People take cruises through the Panama Canal and marvel at the 3 sets of locks they pass through as the ship transits the canal.  You don’t have to go all the way to Panama to find locks.  Seattle Washington … Continue reading

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Sucia Island Beach Bonfire

After exploring around Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula and San Juan Islands, the Wilderness Adventurer made a final stop at the state marine park on Sucia Island.  Washington has a number of marine parks throughout the San Juan Islands.  Sucia Island … Continue reading

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Food on the Wilderness Adventurer

People look forward to the food on cruise ships.  While Wilderness Adventurer is an expedition vessel designed for active adventures in remote places, a satisfying meal still plays a part in the enjoyment of the cruise.  Or un-cruise since this … Continue reading

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Orcas Island

One morning on the Wilderness Adventurer from Un-Cruise Adventures started at anchor near Orcas Island in Washington State’s San Juan Islands.  Orcas is one of the few islands in the San Juan Island chain serviced by the Washington State Ferries.  … Continue reading

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

As the Wilderness Adventurer of Un-Cruise Adventures approached Friday Harbor on San Juan Island we saw more activity on the little walkway that goes past the window to our room than we had all cruise long – all crew people. … Continue reading

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Princess of the Kayak On an Un-Cruise voyage the main activities offered at any stop often include kayaking.  Once the Wilderness Adventurer anchors up, crew members lower the kayak launcher down to water level and line kayaks up in the … Continue reading

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Deception Pass

On an Un-Cruise Adventures Washington Coastal Cruise, the Wilderness Adventurer sailed under the Deception Pass Bridge into a peaceful cove.  Currents at Deception Pass can get a bit wild, so the captain had to time the coming and going under … Continue reading

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Cabins on the Wilderness Adventurer

Passenger cabins on the Wilderness Adventurer serve their purpose well – mainly a place to sleep, wash up, and store your things. They aren’t big, but they also aren’t intended to be where passengers spend their cruise.  The expedition vessel … Continue reading

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Port Townsend

At the northern tip of the eastern end of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula sits a quaint little town called Port Townsend. Victorian architecture dominates the waterfront district, on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976.  Nearby Fort Worden, now a … Continue reading

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