It is an exciting experience to be out at sea watching whales, dolphins, and other marine life. It is important to be prepared and to take care of yourself while out on a cruise or tour. The circumstances surrounding a particular trip – things like weather and animal habits and behaviors – can change quickly while out at sea. This is why it is important to be prepared for the things that might happen while on your whale watching adventure! If you are lucky enough to be booking a Chicago sunset cruise during the whale watching season you are in for a special treat and you will want to make sure you are prepared.
following are a few items you may want to have on hand to make your
whale watching cruise as enjoyable, safe, and comfortable as
sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect against the sun.
a wrist strap or shoulder strap for all cameras and camcorders to
prevent losing them over the side of the boat while trying to get the
is usually cooler out on the waters of the Chicago Channel than on
land so layered clothing is a good idea to help you stay comfortable.
people get motion sickness while at sea, so something like Dramamine
should be taken both the day before and an hour or so before your
a careful eye on children to ensure they do not get hurt and do not
attempt to climb the railing of the boat to try and get a better
good shoes that are comfortable and that have a good grip to reduce
the chance of slipping and falling while walking around the boat.
all onboard safety protocols and directions given by crewmembers and
call the tour group a few hours ahead of time to double-check
departure time and to get the most recent weather report so you can
is a great big beautiful world to discover out there and if you are
booking a Chicago sunset cruise you are in for a wonderful treat.
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