UnCruise Adventures’ Rivers of Wine Cruise: Day 2 aboard the SS Legacy

Aboard S. S. Legacy-We are not in the mountains any more. Hills and farmland greet us this morning. Columbia is glassy smooth, compensating for the lack of height on shore with perfect reflections of what is there. We moor in Richland, WA, in front of a park and board buses through the Tri-Cities – Richland, Kennewick and Pasco – to Walla Walla, home of the namesake sweet onions, the state prison and the Walla Walla Valley AVA …

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UnCruise Adventures’ Rivers of Wine Cruise: Day 1 aboard the ss Legacy

Wake early for here, normal for East Coast time. It is hard to tear your eyes away from the scenery, the Columbia River backed by the Cascade Mountains port and starboard. We are heading to Bonneville, our first lock; there will be six up river and six back down. All have fish ladders; the requirement for building dams and locks is a 97 percent survival rate for salmon. And yes, there is someone at each fish ladder …

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Getting on Board SS Legacy

When I lived in Washington State many years ago, you could visit the state’s wineries in an afternoon. There were two. Oregon had perhaps that many. Now there are more than 900 in Washington, more than 700 in Oregon. I and the other passengers aboard UnCruise’s SS Legacy will spend the next seven days, Saturday to Saturday, on “Rivers of Wine,” a cruise down the Columbia, Snake and Willamette Rivers that introduces guests to some of the …

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Adventure Savings Offered On Un-Cruise Adventures’ New Heritage Adventure cruises in southeast Alaska and Columbia & Snake Rivers

Un-Cruise Adventures presents a window of opportunity for savings on Heritage Adventure cruises on a new itinerary in Alaska and on the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Travelers booked aboard the 88-guest S.S. Legacy by December 20, 2013 receive an adventure savings up to $700 per couple on 2014 voyages. Launched in August 2013, the replica coastal steamer S.S. Legacy sails back through history bringing alive the stories and characters from Alaska’s Gold Rush of ’98 and the …

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Un-Cruise Adventures adds theme cruises to luxury adventures in Alaska

Un-Cruise Adventures confirms six theme departures aboard the 86-guest Safari Endeavour in Alaska this summer with special guest experts in photography, marine biology, ornithology and from two Northwest wineries.  Guest experts join the trip for a full week of enrichment activities in addition to regularly scheduled excursions and activities. “Whether you are an expert, novice or just curious, these themes add another spark of interest to complement our adventure activities,” said Tim Jacox, executive vice president of …

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Un-Cruise Adventures acquires 64-guest Safari Voyager

Un-Cruise Adventures announced today its acquisition of the 64-guest Safari Voyager for its yacht fleet with plans to offer Luxury Adventures year-round in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés beginning in November 2013. In winter 2015, the vessel will transition to sailing year-round in Central America.  Previously named Sea Voyager, the vessel is currently in Colombia undergoing renovation. Details for Central America deployment such as itineraries, included shore programs, fares and dates of operation will be available spring 2013. …

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