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Old 03-07-2013, 03:38 PM   #16
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Serenity Bay, a hamock, a good book & keep the Konk (sp.) Koolers coming...
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:18 PM   #17
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Snorkeling will be fine. If there are a lot of swimmers at the time you go, you might wait a little while. I notice it goes in waves. The sand does get kicked up a little with multiple swimmers. Early and later in the day are prime times to go.

Never done a Cabana and really can't see the extra cost for me and my DW. We go to Serenity Bay and walk down the beach until there are only a few folks. Get my chair and umbrella and have me a red-neck cabana!
Good to know about the snorkeling. Thank you.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:40 PM   #18
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We hardly got to do anything besides swim and eat, which was a perfectly good day to me! I love serenity bay's buffet choices! Lots of Cajun wings and chicken, burgers, ribs..but my most favorite was the fruit buffet! They had endless amounts of mangos which was my absolute favorite :
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:42 PM   #19
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Going on my second cruise this May, and my DH and I decided it's going to be our adventure cruise. We got married on our first cruise in October, and everything was such a fuss that we didn't really get to fully "enjoy" the ship, and want to take the time to discover all the great things about the Dream, and our favorite Castaway Cay!
I like to lie on a beach chair and drink booze.

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Old 03-07-2013, 05:56 PM   #20
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Rent bikes and go to the observation tower. It's the best view of the island.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:20 PM   #21
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I like to lie on a beach chair and drink booze.

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Old 03-07-2013, 07:28 PM   #22
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1. Relax

2. Repeat step #1

Seriously, the are a ton of cool things to do, but don't sweat it, just enjoy. Lay on the beach and read a book, float in the lagoon, bury yourself in the sand... I personally enjoy the snorkeling, especially the Nautilus, and the parasailing is really amazing. I had never done it before, and I really can't recommend it enough. And I will also wholeheartedly endorse the Konk Kooler as the drink of choice for the day. Budget for a never ending supply.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:44 PM   #23
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Bicycling

We enjoyed bicycling to the tower and it doesn't take that long. I have also read on another thread, that they have paddle boarding now. I can't find any written description of that on the Disney site, but another cruiser did it. We will try that if we can this summer.
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:19 AM   #24
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We relaxed, swam, had some beers, rode bikes, swam some more, drank some more.
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:44 AM   #25
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We went on a cruise last September without our daughter. We had the best time at Serenity Bay. We took a bike ride and leisurely rode the bike path and had the best time. We went to the observation tower and took some amazing pictures. I recommend doing this if you are able to.
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The 5k is a very neat experience if you are into that sort of thing. It's cool to say that you ran a 5k on a tropical island in the Bahamas!
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:02 PM   #27
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I have ran 4 marathons and my hubby did one so 5k would be cool but what do we do with our 7 and 9 year old? Also I made stingray thing for 11am..? Only a three day cruise. What do you think?
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Yes. Bolted on and ready to go.
Any idea what the weight limit is? My daughter is almost 6, but weighs 35 pounds. She can't ride as long/far as the rest of us can, so this would be a great option.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:10 PM   #29
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Snorkling equipment

Does anyone know if it's ok to bring our own snorkeling equipment?
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Going on my second cruise this May, and my DH and I decided it's going to be our adventure cruise. We got married on our first cruise in October, and everything was such a fuss that we didn't really get to fully "enjoy" the ship, and want to take the time to discover all the great things about the Dream, and our favorite Castaway Cay!
Hanging out in a hammock with the hubby and enjoying a drink was fun. Followed by the buffet.
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