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We liked the peek-a-boo bridge on Explorer. Which other ships have a peek-a-boo bridge?

 

 

As far as I know......just the Voyager Class ships have peek-a-boo bridges. Actually, that was a trivia question on the Mariner a few weeks ago.......and that was the correct answer.:)

 

Rick

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Just to add, the PAB window is only open when the sun is up. I've seen it closed when there were tours on the bridge or during other activities when the Captain or watch officer wanted it closed.

 

It is a really neat area to go see the bridge though if you don't get invited to see it up close and personal.

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Just to add, the PAB window is only open when the sun is up. I've seen it closed when there were tours on the bridge or during other activities when the Captain or watch officer wanted it closed.

 

It is a really neat area to go see the bridge though if you don't get invited to see it up close and personal.

 

What deck is it on Dave? Is it on deck 11 above the bridge?

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Apparently, they discontinued them on future ships because the Captains hated how people would bang on the glass so they would turrn for a picture. I'm not sure if this is true but we have heard this several times.

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Hey... not Dave... but, yes it is the deck above the bridge. Just go up the deck 11 and keep walking forward.

 

Thanks When I did do the bridge tour I did notice all the windows up above but they were covered.

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Apparently, they discontinued them on future ships because the Captains hated how people would bang on the glass so they would turrn for a picture. I'm not sure if this is true but we have heard this several times.

 

I have seen a sign next to the viewing area: "Please do not bang or tap on the windows" ;)

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Yes. Sadly, I think that sign has caused more people to tap it than it has prevented!!! :o

 

It reminded me of those "Please do not feed the animals" signs in the zoo!

 

Captain Johnny specifically mentioned (last month - I can't believe that it's March already, and I can say "last month" :eek:) how annoying it is to the bridge personnel when people bang/tap on the glass.

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What deck is it on Dave? Is it on deck 11 above the bridge?

 

Yes. You go thru Solarium, and exit at the outside sliding doors at the bow end of the solarium and walk forward on an outter deck. Then you will see it. It's easily noted from the front of the gym as well.

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Yes. You go thru Solarium, and exit at the outside sliding doors at the bow end of the solarium and walk forward on an outter deck. Then you will see it. It's easily noted from the front of the gym as well.

 

Thanks Dave,

 

Was it even open?

 

Gary

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Now that I know what deck the peek a boo bridge is on. Does anyone know how do you get to the helipad & what deck that is on? Thanks.

 

The easiest way to get to the helipad (on Voyager/Freedom class) is to go to the lounge at the front of deck 5 and then, once in the lounge, you go outdoors via the doors on either side of the bar.

 

As someone else said, you can go on deck 4 (promenade) and walk forward. There are outdoor stairs there to take you to deck 5.

 

The helipad is not always open but when it is, we like to go have a look. There is even seating out there.

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Apparently, they discontinued them on future ships because the Captains hated how people would bang on the glass so they would turrn for a picture. I'm not sure if this is true but we have heard this several times.

 

Its not hard to imagine is it. :o

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