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BLOUNT SMALL SHIP ADVENTURES
(Formerly AMERICAN CANADIAN CARIBBEAN LINE )
US and Canada waterways
(including  Erie Canal, Saguenay River, Great Lakes, US and Canada east coast (including Bay of Fundy), Mississippi River cruises); Caribbean, Belize and Guatemala cruises

GRANDE CARIBE
Passenger Capacity: 96
Built: 1997; refurbished 2009
Length: 184 ft.
Officers and Crew: 17, American
Wheelchair Access: No, but there is a stairlift
  • Itinerary: In winter the Grand Caribe is in Belize on 12-day cruises. Spring cruises are 8 to 12-day trips along the Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, Tombigbee, and Tennessee Rivers.  From April to October the ship cruises the East Coast from Florida to eastern Canada, then in November and December returns to Florida and the Mississippi River.  April to December cruises range from 6 to 15 days.
  • Cabins: 48. Outside and inside cabins, with twin or queen beds and private bath with shower, are air-conditioned.
  • Dining: Open-seating dining room with one seating. Cuisine includes fresh local food. Bring your own for alcoholic drinks. Soft drinks and snacks available 24 hours a day.
  • Dress: Casual day and night, with no jackets or ties necessary.
  • Facilities and Activities: The ship has the Blount bow-landing ramp and retractable pilot house, has a stern swimming platform and carries a glass-bottom boat, kayaks, bikes, and a launch. There are presentations by naturalists, photographers, musicians, historians.
  • Recent Fares Reported to Us:  12-day cruise of Belize, the Barrier Reef and Guatemala $3,579 to $4,569; Mississippi River cruise $2,359 to $2.969; 13-day cruise of the Erie Canal to the Saguenay $3,999 to $4,999; 6-day islands of New England cruise $1,699 to $2,129. Port charges extra. Back-to-back cruises 10 percent off.

GRANDE MARINER
Passenger Capacity: 96
Built: 1998; refurbished 2010
Length: 184 ft.
Officers and Crew: 17, American
Wheelchair Access: No, but there is a stairlift

  • Itinerary: Spring, summer and fall cruises of 8 to 16 days of  eastern US and Canada and Great Lakes. Cruises include  Jacksonville, Florida to Charleston SC,  Chesapeake Bay, Rhode Island to Chicago, Lake Michigan, Ontario and Georgia Bay cruise, New York to Toronto, and a cruise along the Erie Canal and Saguenay River. Some cruises go to Mackinac Island.
  • Cabins: 48. Cabins range from 72 to 96 sq. ft., almost all outside, and have twin or queen beds, and private bath with shower.
  • Dining: The dining room accommodates all passengers in one seating.
  • Facilities and Activities: The ship has the Blount bow-landing ramp and retractable pilot house, has a stern swimming platform, and carries a glass-bottom boat, kayaks, bikes, and a launch.   Entertainment in the lounge includes onboard naturalist, photographers, musicians, historians, and other guest lecturers.
  •  Recent Fares Reported to Us: 8-day Southern Antebellum cruise $2,299 to $2,899; 16-day Great American Waterways cruise $4,999 to $6,199; 10-day Ontario/ Georgian Bay cruise $3,189 to $3,749; Lake Huron and Lake Michigan cruise $3,189 to $3,749.  Port charges extra. Back-to-back cruises 10 percent off. 

Want to read a we-were-there day-to-day report on a Blount cruise?
Go to:
Belize and Guatemala on the Grande Caribe
            SINGING IN THE RAIN ON THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER & THE ERIE CANAL
            BEACH LOVER ON THE GRANDE MARINER

For current fares and detailed itineraries go to Blount Small Ship Adventures
T
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