Last minute warm water sailings in Baja and Hawaii Larry Bleiberg, special for USA TODAY10:51a.m. EST January 2, 2013 If you're into photography or marine biology, or want to give your kids an intense nature experience, you might want to check out the new Un-Cruise theme trips. The small-ship cruise line has added special theme …

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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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Hawaiian Resorts vs. Hawaiian Yacht Cruise

Planning a Hawaiian resort vacation? A Hawaiian small ship yacht cruise may actually provide a richer experience, allowing you to see more, do more. Below is a comparison between Hawaiian resort vacations and Hawaiian yacht vacations. 36-guest Safari Explorer –Average $715* per person/per day (Master Stateroom) Five Star Resort Stays –Average $670* per person/per day …

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Family Adventure Cruises

Want a family vacation that creates life-long memories for everyone. Consider a family adventure cruise this year. A family adventure cruise aboard a small ship is a wonderful way for your family to experience the world and to reconnect with your children and your inner-child. In Alaska, Hop shore-to-shore by zodiac style landing craft, viewing …

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Where are the small ships on Christmas Day?

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate. And a good movie and chinese food to those who celebrate Hanukkah We have done some fun research as to where some of my favorite small ships are sailing on Christmas Day. To the best of my knowledge, every one of these ships were sold out, sailing at 100% …

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