Bear Kissing Salmon – Happy Valentine’s Day

This bear was caught seemingly kissing his meal before consuming it in an Alaskan stream. This scene was caught during an Alaskan cruise with American Safari Cruises. Happy Valentine's Day from Sunstone Tours & Cruises.

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American Safari Cruises to Return to Molokai in January

Great News! After reporting that the American Safari Cruises ship Safari Explorer was running into protests on Hawaiian sailings, we're happy to report that resolution has finally been made with the protesters and concerned residents. “After working with state and federal authorities and local groups, an amicable agreement has been reached to allow the yacht …

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American Safari Cruises Runs Into Protests on Hawaiian Sailings

Early into the inaugural Hawaiian season for American Safari Cruises, protests by locals are causing some issues. The Safari Explorer has made a port stop in Molokai on three occasions during its inaugural season. The first two visits were met by protesters on land, which had no effect according to protest organizers. On the third …

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Paddle Boarding Takes Off with Small Ship Adventure Cruises

Ever heard of Paddleboarding? Paddle Boarding is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world. And "stand up paddle boarding is catching on aboard small ship cruises. Originating in Polynesia, the sport has been popular in the South Pacific and Hawaii. The sport has begun to catch on in a perceivably unlikely location …

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American Safari Cruises Adds Safari Endeavour to Mexico’s Sea of Cortez Lineup

American Safari Cruises announced today that its recently obtained Safari Endeavour will sail the Sea of Cortés in 2012/2013. The ship will sail a brand new, weeklong itinerary, "Baja’s Bounty," sailing roundtrip from La Paz, Mexico. Like many of American Safari Cruises's other expedition sailings, the itinerary will be flexible enough to ensure maximum opportunities …

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Former Cruise West Ships – Where are they now?

Back in the 90's and into most of the 2000's, Cruise West was a major player in the small ship cruising niche industry. Many of our clients fell in love with their Alaska experience and the ships. With the one-year anniversary of the Cruise West's demise approaching, we like to check in on the former …

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New Purchases for American Safari / InnerSea Discoveries

American Safari Cruises, along with sister company InnerSea Discoveries has again expanded, purchasing two additional ships from the now defunct Cruise West cruise line. The former Spirit of Discovery, will become InnerSea Discoveries's "Wilderness Explorer," sailing adventure cruises between Juneau and Sitka, beginning in summer 2012. Itineraries will include three days spent exploring Glacier Bay …

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