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Alaska cruise with children

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Alaska cruise with children


Thinking of cruising from Vancouver next May. We will have four adults and a nine and six year old with us. Any tips on which cruise line (other than Disney), ship please?

Many thanks

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1. Re: Alaska cruise with children

Lots of the cruise lines who do Alaska also have good kids club facilities.

Not all go out of Vancouver.

Princess is one of them. You already know about Disney. There's also Carnival and Royal Caribbean and maybe Norwegian.

Check prices and dates.

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2. Re: Alaska cruise with children

You firstly need to decide if you want to do a round trip cruise from Vancouver or a one-way cruise to the Anchorage region. That will determine what ships are available. Round trips also run from Seattle but they are inferior to Vancouver cruises due to several factors, some being further to sail so they cut time is ports, most sailing is done in open waters compared to protected waters from Vancouver, they have a compulsory Canada docking under US law which they make at Victoria in almost useless hours.

One-way cruises are good if you have a few days to also spend on the ground in south central Alaska.

Good information can be found here:


Ignore the caution because 95% of the advice is still current.

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