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Old 05-31-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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Castaway Cay - I thought someone said you could have skin issues from water?

Hi everyone - we have never been to castaway cay - 1st cruise couldnt go there because of hurricane irene and 2nd cruise was from nyc to canada.

I had a friend mention that she bought special spray to put on skin and bathing suits before going in the water at Castaway Cay? I think it was maybe for baby stingrays??? Little bites/rash. Anyone else experienced this? If yes, what is the name of the spray?

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Old 05-31-2013, 01:00 PM   #2
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We went 4/11. I had never heard of this until a few days ago. We swam at Pelican and snorkeled in the water for at least 2 hrs plus. I saw a sting ray swim by! (Camera was used by that point, pouting!) Anyway never got a sting or anything from anything. And we are pretty prone to rashes? Not sure about jellyfish season, can't comment on that.
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:03 PM   #3
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Sea lice http://www.buysafesea.com/sea_lice.php
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:05 PM   #4
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I haven't been ...yet... however from what I have read on the boards, it's a spray to protect against sea lice - which sounds really gross, but it's supposedly microscopic jellyfish that "bloom" in certain areas during a specific season. Hope that helps, at least till someone with more knowledge/ experience jumps in.
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The product is called Safe Sea. It protects against sea lice.
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Years ago I had an encounter with sea lice on CC but nothing since then. I itched for a very, very long time. Safe sea is a good product.
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Sea lice are a very common issue in Florida and Bahamian waters. If you happen to get bit/stung by a sworm, it is not a major concern. You can compare it to an ant bite. Of course some may be alergic and that could cause a more serious issue, but having grown up in the southern Atlantic waters, sea lice would be the last thing on my mind entering the waters.
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