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  • The Safari Quest dining room features plated service and complimentary wines.

  • The Safari Quest salon has a large TV that live-streams footage from the ship's underwater camera.

  • The Safari Quest's reading room and bar

  • Safari Quest Captain Staterooms have large sliding glass doors to French balconies.

  • Captain Staterooms feature a king, queen or twin beds.

  • Safari Quest Captain Stateroom bathroom

  • The comfortable interior of a Safari Quest Commander Stateroom with a double bed.

  • Safari Quest Mariner Stateroom with double bed

  • Safari Quest Mariner Stateroom with twin beds

  • The Safari Quest Single Stateroom has a pullman berth available.

Safari Quest

22 guests

Year Built: 1992

Renovated: 2006

9 crew members

Length: 120 feet

Beam: 29 feet

Cruising Speed: 10 knots

Aboard the 22-guest Safari Quest, unwind with upscale amenities, attentive service, comfortable staterooms and warm public spaces for a welcome experience. Guests enjoy the casually elegant salon to recap the day's activities, relax or watch a movie on the widescreen TV, and are always welcome at the yacht's fully stocked bar, or to enjoy quiet moments reading in the library. A 2:1 guest-to-crew ratio ensures top-flight, attentive service.

Safari Quest Review

In this detailed review of the Safari Quest, find the complete small ship description with deck plans and a photo gallery. After reading through our Safari Quest review below, contact our small ship cruise experts for more information and to compare the Quest with other small ships and yachts.

The Safari Quest was built in 1992 by Shear Yachts and renovated in 2006 by Un-Cruise Adventures.

Common Areas Aboard Safari Quest

With only 22 guests and 4 public decks, the Quest has room for several comfortable areas for socializing or for escaping for a quiet moment. A large hot tub graces the upper observation deck. A quiet resource library with a couch is located in the aft section of the Bridge Deck. The Main Deck provides several social spaces with an upscale but casual feel, such as the salon, full service bar and dining room. The stern deck is a fun place for a cocktail or for watching landscapes pass by, and is located just behind the salon.

Meals Aboard Safari Quest

Aboard the Safari Quest, meals are always served over several courses, with particular attention to the personal preferences of diners. Executive Chefs create exquisite meals, using locally sourced fresh ingredients to reflect the flavors of your destination. Each day includes an early-riser breakfast of fresh fruit, baked-onboard pastries and breads, and a full breakfast complete with specialty items. Lunches range from pasta salads and sandwiches to homemade soups and ethnic dishes. Dinners offer a choice of entrées, including fresh seafood and meats. Vegetarian dishes are available and special dietary needs can be met with advance notice. Hors d'oeuvres for the cocktail hour feature a variety of appetizers and desserts are varied and plentiful. Fine spirits, wines and microbrews are included.

Activities Aboard Safari Quest

The Safari Quest is ready for up-close exploration of remote, wild places. Eight two-person sea kayaks are aboard, as well as paddleboards and a high-speed skiff. A full-beam swim step makes boarding a breeze. Onboard exercise equipment includes elliptical trainers and exercise bikes. The salon has a large flatscreen television/DVD that streams live footage from the bow-mounted underwater camera.

Cabins Aboard Safari Quest

The upscale yacht has 11 comfortable staterooms, all with Tempur-pedic memory foam mattresses and private bathrooms with heated tile floors. Unique among yachts, the Safari Quest’s four Captain staterooms feature sliding glass doors and French balconies. Each room has a flatscreen TV/DVD and iPod docking stations, as well as hair dryers and bathrobes. There are four stateroom categories aboard the Safari Quest: Single, Mariner, Commander and Captain.

Captain Stateroom

A1-A4. Bridge Deck. King, queen or twin beds (A3 has a fixed queen bed); sliding glass door opening to a small balcony; private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

B2. Main Deck. Queen bed; view window; private bath with shower.

Mariner Stateroom

C1-C4, C6. Cabin Deck. King, queen or twin beds (C1, C2 and C6 have fixed queen beds); elevated port lights (not suitable for viewing); private bath with shower.

Single Stateroom

B1. Main Deck. Twin bed; view window, private bath with shower. Pullman berth available. Any other cabin aboard Safari Quest may be booked as a single at 175% of the double occupancy rate.

Safari Quest Deck Plan

Safari Quest Deck Plan