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Old February 13th, 2004, 02:02 PM
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Are the waters rough on an alaskan cruise? Would anyone recommend if this would be a good destination for a person who gets motion sickness to go on? I have been on only caribbean cruises and only had a couple of rough nights there.
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Old February 13th, 2004, 07:11 PM
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Default Re: rough waters?

If you sail the inside passage from Vancouver you have a pretty good chance that the seas will be calm. For the most part there will be land on both sides of the ship during your sailing.

However, you are on a ship in the ocean and bad weather and rough seas can pop up any time so there are no gurarentees of course.
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Old February 13th, 2004, 11:49 PM
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Default Re: rough waters?

Smooth sailings in Alaska are a myth. 3 out of my 10 Alaska cruises encountered very rough sailing part of the trip with one lasting 3 days. For clairfication- all of those were round trip cruises. If prone to seasickness, TAKE PRECAUTIONS- you don't want to miss a minute being ill.
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