Is it Safe to Cruise in Winter?

Yes, it is safe to take winter cruises. Most winter cruises will take you exotic locations that have no winters such as Hawaii, the Caribbean, Central America and northern South America. However, there are some winter destinations you should definitely avoid at all costs, no matter how cheap or alluring they may sound. These include the Adriatic Sea, Greenland and Australia. During the winter, the Bora winds make the waters of the Adriatic Sea very dangerous to sail. Although it may be safe to visit certain parts of Greenland by foot or dogsled, it is not safe to cruise around the nearby ocean during the winter. Finally, Australia's weather during the winter is too harsh for a winter vacation, as well.

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