Alaska cruise

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by tpowell, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. tpowell

    tpowell Earning My Ears

    Mar 7, 2013
    Has anyone did this cruise? My son is 10. What is the best age to go on that cruise?
  2. Magic3forme

    Magic3forme Grand Slam club members

    Jan 26, 2005
    we just came back on June 3 from Alaska.. our son turned 10 on the cruise.. he had a blast. He spent most of his time on the sport deck... he saw more wildlife than we did. :)
  3. disneyfaninaz

    disneyfaninaz It takes faith, trust & pixie dust!

    Apr 19, 2007
    There is a lot of information on the boards about the Alaska cruise. I would say that 10 is a perfect age to enjoy an Alaskan cruise with DCL. I recommend checking out some of the trip reports. We are going next summer and can hardly wait.
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  5. Chilly

    Chilly RIP Tag Fairy

    Apr 25, 2006
    No kids so can't comment on that but Alaska is amazing!
  6. IBelieveInTheMagic

    IBelieveInTheMagic DIS Veteran

    Apr 24, 2009
    We are on the 6/17 sailing :-)cool1:) and our DS is 9.5 and he is just as excited as we are. He loves nature, traveling, trying new things, etc so I know he appreciates it too.

    I'm sure your 10 year old would love it too!!

  7. cinderellanprince

    cinderellanprince Mouseketeer

    May 7, 2011
    we went the inaugural year and sons were 4 and 7. they really enjoyed spending time with the on board naturalist and rangers. there was a wide variety of aged kids in the group. they would alternate going up stairs to view the wild life to going back to the lab to work on projects (they got these activity books and jr. ranger books) in addition to crafts. if they completed the jr. ranger book, they got a badge. my boys got distracted when they went back to the kids club so it would probably be perfect for a 10 yr old.

    i cannot recommend this cruise enough to everyone with any aged kids or without kids. it's been an all time favorite of everyone in our party!
  8. CruisinEars

    CruisinEars Engaged at WDW 8/23/95!

    Jun 16, 2007
    We haven't sailed Disney to Alaska but we are doing our 3rd Princess this Saturday. My kids are currently 12 and 15 and Alaska is their favorite. They don't care for hot weather and beaches (we live in Seattle ;) ) so they choose to go to Alaska. 10 is a great age for cruising so I would check it out for sure.

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