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Old 02-11-2013, 06:29 PM   #1
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Port or starboard for Alaska?

Is one side of the ship better than the other when cruising to Alaska?
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:34 PM   #2
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They're both gorgeous. The ship basically makes a round trip (yes, that's an oversimplification), so what's on the starboard side going up is on the port side on the way back. Tho the time of day will be different.
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #3
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Is one side of the ship better than the other when cruising to Alaska?
As the DCL Alaska cruises are round-trip, not really. What one side see on the way out, the other sees on the way back. The difference being the time of day.

When cruising Tracy Arm, the captain will turn the ship several times so that all sides get a view.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:37 PM   #4
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I don't know if you're traveling with kids, but I HAD to have the side of the ship where we were docked right next to the train in Skagway. Our 5-year old son got to watch the train pull right up under our verandah. He LOVED it. We were in room 7618 - I can't remember if that is port or starboard (I know - I'm so ashamed!) Either way - you're in for an awesome cruise!
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:55 PM   #5
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I preferred the starboard side although both sides are equally beautiful.
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