Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > General Cruise Chat Questions > General Cruise Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 07-30-2002, 10:29 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1
Hi all!

Has anyone been on an adventure cruise?
Any recommendations?
We are interested in an excursion to Baja Calif.

  #2 (permalink)  
Old 07-31-2002, 09:30 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1,370
We sailed to Alaska last year on Cruise West - one of the small-ship lines which offers "soft adventure" style cruises to the Baja and other points in Central America. I would highly recommend them - comfortable, casual, a great emphasis on the nature and culture of the region, etc. Being able to get close in to wildlife, and to visit smaller ports are among the many advantages of this type of cruising. You're welcome to check out our review on cruisereviews.com (go to Other cruise lines - Cruise West - Spirit of ALaska). Granted, it's not the area you are looking at, but the ship ambience and style are identical.

  #3 (permalink)  
Old 07-31-2002, 04:53 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Valley Center, CA 92082
Posts: 2,362
Sounds great! I escorted a small group on Glacier Bay Tours and Cruises Wilderness Explorer and they also do Baja. There is a review in CruiseReviews.com of the cruise that might help you understand the setup and experience. We did have another small group that did Baja last year and loved it.

  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-05-2002, 01:55 PM
rwinter's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Vancouver BC Canada
Posts: 2
I have been on several and did Lindblad Expedition's cruise in the Sea of Cortez. They are an absolutely marvelous way to see an area, and get immersed in everything the area has to offer, with naturalists on board that do everything from scuba dive to animal trackers, whale experts who lower microphones to listen to the whales and swimming with the sea lions plus hiking on nearly deserted islands as you learn about the plants and animals that coexist in this environment. The cabins are very basic..the 3 s type...and it can be rough as the ships are small. We were on over New Years time, and we did have a few evenings of very rough weather, but that being said, we did not leave or use the planned path, but rather waited out some of the weather and totally adjusted the routing of our trip which is the beauty of small ships. The food was good, not ultimate gourmet or as good as on some other small ships and expedition ships I have been on before, but definitely fresh and good.

Kayaks, zodiaks and snorkeling and scuba equipment and other water equipment all on board and at no extra charge.

If you have any further questions you can contact me at rwinter@renshawtravel.com

Randi Winter
Specialist in Inspired Pursuits
Renshaw Travel & Cruise Concepts
A Proud Virtuoso Agency-We Orchestrate Dreams

If you need any other informatio
Closed Thread

cruise, lindblad, reviews

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
adventure of the seas chris 2486 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 5 09-21-2008 07:43 PM
The beginning of an adventure Stefan B General Cruise Chat 4 06-19-2008 07:57 AM
Adventure of the Seas dl7895 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 3 01-25-2007 09:27 AM
Adventure of the Seas mbidd Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 6 11-09-2006 02:50 PM
getting on Adventure ephelps Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 6 03-09-2004 05:20 AM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:20 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2