Taking A Cruise In Canada – What To Expect Bookmark and Share

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding what a Canadian cruise actually is. Some people actually avoid booking cruise holidays to Canada just because they do not know what is in store for them. There are actually a wide range of cruises available, but let’s take a look at some of the more important factors

Temperature. There is variation in Canadian temperature from the incredibly cold to actually quite hot, depending which part you visit and the time of year. They are however very different from a tropical cruise and you shouldn’t expect to spend the whole time sun bathing.  If you are going on a colder cruise, such as an Alaska cruise, you will need some very warm clothing and some thermals also. If you are going on a hotter Canadian cruise you can get away with lighter attire but pack some warm clothing as well for the evening time.

Wildlife. Canada boasts some stunning animals and plant life. There is a difference again in the types of animals you will in different areas and also between summer and winter. During the warmer summer months their are myriad species of birds to spot, many of which are found only in Canada. There will not be as many in the colder months but have a good chance of spotting penguins, seals or potentially whales at any time of the year. If you are the lucky kind, and you go to right places, their may be a very special treat to see in the form of a polar bear. Although, no one will believe you when you tell them.

Entertainment. Don’t be surprised if your entertainment on a Canada cruise is different to the entertainment you had on your Caribbean cruise. Canada tours cruises usually provide more laid back music and shows, often displaying the Canadian culture and traditions. You’ll learn about the true Canadian spirit without evening having to read a book.


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