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Alaskan Dream Cruise Question

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Alaskan Dream Cruise Question


We are cruising on ADC July 16th from Sitka to Ketchikan. For those of you that have been on this cruise - we are wondering if you see more wildlife (whales etc) ... (from the boat) EARLY in the morning? Or is it just as good throughout the day?

We are just king of wondering if we are better off to hit the hay early and get up earlier to catch better viewing?


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1. Re: Alaskan Dream Cruise Question

The staff of Dream Cruises will use every means necessary to help you view wildlife throughout your trip. That said, it's pretty well known that most wild animals travel early in the AM and rest in the heat of the day. Loads of whales around Ketchikan right now if Facebook photos are any indication. Hubby who grew up on a fishing boat says that means there is an abundant supply of fish. More fish equals more wildlife.

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We are just returning from a 7-day trip aboard the Alaskan Dream. Generally, land-based wildlife are more easily seen during the morning hours. But we saw plenty of seal lions, seals, otters and water birds throughout the day, and our most spectacular whale viewing was near sunset. The crew will do their very best to show you as much wildlife as possible. This was a dream trip -- enjoy!

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This is too late to be helpful to you, but on our August trip from Ketchikan to Sitka, we saw whales, seals and sea lions at different times of the day. Location was more important than time of day. We woke up in Hobart Bay with 4 whales swimming around the bay where we were anchored and continued to do so all morning. They did bubble netting 3 times while we were there. If whales or anything else interesting were spotted while we were cruising, Captain Eric would go and investigate. It was a great trip.

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Your see lot of wild life even more if get a excursion, just because it alaskan cruise. Enjoy your cruise. The same amount in get Australia resort, but a cruise more funnier than a resort anyway.

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