Cruising Alaska: A Traveler's Guide to Cruising Alaskan by Larry H. Ludmer

By Larry H. Ludmer

This consultant seeks to assist the tourist decide upon the simplest boat for a journey of Alaska. up-to-date for the 2001 season, it includes concise info on each vessel cruising Alaskan waters. It states room measurement, eating preparations, passenger/crew ratio, itineraries for every send, and candid reviews at the professionals and cons of every. there's huge assurance of the smaller "Explorer" boats that catch up with to the glaciers and flora and fauna. strolling excursions of every port of name are supplied, in addition to a downtown map and entire info on tours into the nationwide parks and remarkable nation obtainable from the boats.

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The exterior has been repainted entirely in white. Public areas and facilities are similar to those found on the major cruise lines but they’re smaller and far less elaborate. We especially like the circular Mid Ocean Lounge, which provides excellent viewing conditions and is also the focal point for many on-board Alaska-related programs. The ship has the largest library afloat and an Internet café. (Glacier Bay Tours & Cruises) PRICE RANGE: Prices begin at $2,190 for an eight-day cruise. A recent major renovation of this already nice small ship (72 passengers) has increased creature comforts in the form of new furnishings and a revamped dining room.

Glacier Bay Tours & Cruises) PRICE RANGE: Prices begin at $2,190 for an eight-day cruise. A recent major renovation of this already nice small ship (72 passengers) has increased creature comforts in the form of new furnishings and a revamped dining room. Improved aesthetics are also in evidence. Measuring 157 feet in length, the Wilderness Adventurer is uniquely designed for the “soft” adventure travel of its name. The ship is equipped with kayaks and Zodiac craft. Its size and design allow the ship to be brought practically onto the shore so passengers can literally walk off the boat and onto land.

Ft. 6:1 Crew: European/International MEAL ARRANGEMENTS: The ship has early and late seatings in the main dining room. The Terraces is a beautiful room seating less than 300 people and a great place to enjoy a meal while the scenery passes by through 20foot-high floor-to-ceiling windows. You can also opt to dine at Le Bistro, an intimate French-style café that provides elegant surroundings for just 76 patrons. As with most ships you can have an elaborate buffet for both breakfast and lunch. CRUISE STYLE: There is a single formal evening and either one or two informal evenings.

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