Un-Cruise Adventures expands to Costa Rica and Panama with the 64-guest Safari Voyager sailing weeklong adventure cruises beginning in October 2016. A new brochure completed in December 2014 details new itineraries in Costa Rica/Panama and the Galápagos Islands.
The Safari Voyager will sail 29 one-way cruises between Costa Rica and Panama on an Uncharted Isthmus! Sloths, Monkeys & Mangroves itinerary from October to April. Weeklong voyages depart from San José, Costa Rica or Panama City, Panama, and include a full transit of the Panama Canal, water sports adventures, jungle explorations, wildlife encounters and island time.
“We’re exploring further south along the West Coast of the Americas,” said Captain Dan Blanchard, CEO. “Costa Rica and Panama are ripe with adventure opportunities, wildlife and natural beauty.”
Areas visited in Costa Rica include Isla Tortuga, Curù National Wildlife Refuge, Manuel Antonio National Park, Corcovado National Park and Golfo Dulce. In Panama, visit Granito de Oro islet in Coiba National Park, Gulf of Panama Islands and transit the 48-mile canal.
Carrying water sports equipment and featuring a custom EZ dock kayak launch platform, guests aboard the Safari Voyager enjoy included kayaking, snorkeling, skiff excursions and paddle boarding. Knowledgeable expedition guides and local experts lead excursions in water and ashore often searching for wildlife such as colorful fish, humpback whales, sloths, macaws, iguanas, hummingbirds, monkeys, caimans and other creatures.
Adventure activities are included and are a focus of the trip. Explore mangroves of Golfo Dulce by skiff or kayak. Watch for sloths on a jungle hike in Manuel Antonio National Park. Relax and snorkel on the palm-lined beach of Isla Tortuga. Cruise around the small islands in the Gulf of Panama. Take a jungle hike in Corcovado National Park keeping eyes peeled for monkeys, anteaters and birds.
A new 24-page Costa Rica/Panama and Galápagos brochure is completed and posted online; hard copies may be ordered on the company’s website by checking the Central America box. Information on trip extensions and adventure activities are included in the brochure.
Winter holiday departures in Costa Rica are scheduled for Dec. 23 and Dec. 30, 2015 and include one extra night pre-cruise in a hotel. The inclusive cruise includes all activities; exquisite meals; fine wine, premium spirits and microbrews; exercise equipment and a massage for wellness; transfers; and all port charges, taxes and fees. Rates begin at US$2,995 per person, double occupancy.