There are various Children's program on each Cruise ship, with different activities. The more family friendly ships have more extensive programs but still the other ones offer something for the kids too.

Hey Kids!

Kids Activites




Have you ever been in a swimming pool that’s floating in the ocean?

Well guess what? Now you can. Kids only swimming pool, water slides, and many more fun things to do with some ships having 5-water slides.

There are many cruise lines that now cater to kids and teens. With many things to do like:

  • Age-Appropriate, Supervised Activities.
  • Arts & Craft.
  • Games and Learning.
  • Storytelling.
  • Kids Only Parties.
  • Board & Card Games.
  • TV Station Dedicated to Kids.

Specially for teens:

  • And Much More!
  • Teen Social & Disco.
  • Teen Only Pool Area.
  • Parties
  • Movies.
  • Video Arcade.

Ice CreamWith so many different activities onboard, it’s no wonder that kids don’t want to leave the ship these days. With a 24-hour snack bar and pool-side ice cream carts, it is kids heaven at sea.

By the way, don’t forget to let the booking Agent know if you are having a Birthday. Many cruise lines will be more than happy to set up a party for that special day.

*Services and activities may differ depending on cruise line and ship. Please contact your cruise agent for more details.




Every Norwegian can find their happy place thanks to the complimentary youth programs – Splash Academy and Entourage. Alongside our well-trained staff, your children will experience a wide range of exciting activities with kids and teens their own age. And while they’re having the time of their lives, you can too, knowing they’re in a safe and supervised environment.

When your little ones are having a great time, you’re having a great time. Sign them up for a complimentary youth program where they can enjoy creative play, sports and more. From theme night activities to cool parties, the youth staff has a knack for this stuff.

Guppies: 6 Months -3 Years (Parents required)

Norwegian’s youngest guests can enjoy up to two hours a day of sensory play, painting and other activities with their parents

Turtles: 3-5 Years
  • Arts & crafts and painting
  • Circus School (Tiger Act, feather balancing)
  • Developmental Activities
  • Sensory and messy play
  • Storytelling
  • Treasure hunts
Seals: 6-9 Years

•Arts & crafts

•Circus School (stilts, ball juggling, Chinese yo-yo, plate spinning)

•Scavenger hunts


•Team-building challenges

•Video games and challenges



Run off and play while your teenagers hang out in a place filled with video games, movies, arts, music, sports and people their own age. From the coolest lounge at sea to the hippest dance club at night, there’s always something going on at the teen centers. Best of all, it’s all complimentary and supervised. Teens can show off their creativity and personality with crazy music jams through dancing, singing, or by just being artsy through creating balloon sculptures or graffiti masterpieces.

*Some teen centers are used as a hangout when program is not in session and may not be supervised but are under surveillance.


Drop off the kids and make it a romantic night out. Available on days in port and evenings for children ages 3 – 12, the Group Sitting is supervised by certified youth staff. Additional charge applies.


Kids from 3-17 are invited to take part in our exciting, complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Programs. Adventure Ocean was specially designed to blend educational activities with just plain fun.

Fun isn't just for adults at Royal Caribbean. Kids from 3-17 are invited to take part in Royal Caribbean's exciting, complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Programs. Adventure Ocean was specially designed to blend educational activities with just plain fun. Every cruise is different. But one thing never changes: your child will get to learn about local customs, do cool science experiments, and make great new friends. To participate, children must be three years of age and potty-trained (diaper and pull-up free). And you can feel confident leaving your children with Royal Caribbean's staff, because every member holds a college degree in education or other related field, or has qualified experience in working with children ages 3-17.

Aquanauts (3-5):
Potty-trained kids from 3-5 years of age can play games, color, even become Certified Jr. Adventure Scientists. Royal Caribbean's Aquanauts program is specially designed to blend educational activities with just plain fun. To participate, children must be fully potty-trained and 3 years of age as of the first day of the cruise. No pull-ups or diapers please.

Explorers (6-8):
Kids 6-8 years of age can join parties, compete for prizes, make kites and masks, even learn to make gummy candies. Royal Caribbean's Explorers program is specially designed to blend educational activities with just plain fun.

Voyagers (9-11):
Kids 9-11 years of age can take a backstage tour, play List-o-Rama and even learn a new sport like Gagaball. Royal Caribbean's Voyagers program is specially designed to blend educational activities with just plain fun.

Navigators (12-14):
Navigators 12-14 years of age can play games and sports, join parties and contests, or just hang out at our teen lounge, The Living Room. Royal Caribbean's Navigators program is specially designed just for teens. It's not some structured program of classes. You can come join activities and games when you want to, or just chill in Royal Caribbean's Living Room with your friends.

Guests (15-17):
Teens 15-17 years of age can play games and sports, join parties and contests, hang out at our teen lounge, The Living Room, or dance the night away at Fuel, our teen-only club. Royal Caribbean's teen program isn't some structured set of classes or rules. They know you're almost an adult, and it's your vacation too. So they give you the freedom you deserve. You can join events all day, or come and go as you want and they have two great places where you can get away from it all. The Living Room is a laid-back place you can just hang with your new friends and Fuel is the place where the party is. Open 'til 2 a.m., you can dance, listen to music, or just hang out there.


Camp Carnival program pleases everyone. As soon as your children come aboard, they'll find a special welcome from the Camp Carnival counselors qualified to make sure your children are safe, happy and having the time of their lives.

On a "Fun Ship" one low price covers just about everything including the award winning Camp Carnival children's program for ages 2-15. You don't have to worry about all the expenses which add up when traveling with children.

Program includes:
• Specially designed programs for four age groups
• Evening babysitting (for a nominal fee)
• Specially trained staff
• Youth playrooms including computers
• Children's menu
• Water slide and kids wading pool


Some of the activities available for:

Toddlers (2-5):
ABSeas, Outdoor fun, Movie night, Candy bingo, Story time, Cake/Cookie decorating, Face painting, Finger painting, Breakfast with the youth staff, Mini farewell party, Circle games, T-shirt painting, Slumber party, Play-Doh time, Pirate hunt, Candy art, Arts & crafts, Talent show, Mini coketail party.


Juniors (6-8):
Fun ship Freddy hunt, Pizza pig-out, Olympics, Outdoor fun & games, T-shirt painting, Computers, Spin art, Candy art, Sand art, Movie night, Coketail party, Ice cream eating contest, Cake/Cookie decorating, Breakfast with the youth staff, Play station2, Game Boy fun, Volcano making.


Intermediate (9-11):
Cake/Cookie decorating, Swimming under the stars, T-shirt painting, Show time, Basketball, Board games, Meet the entertainment backstage, Scavenger hunts, Outdoor fun, Computers, Candy art, Sand art, Ping-pong, video game & volleyball tournaments, Play Station2, Game Boy fun, Overnight late night party.


Teens (12-14):
Scavenger hunt, Play Station2, Game Boy fun, Computers, Dancing under the stars, Teen Disco, Pizza making, Cake/Cookie decorating, Swimming under the stars, Midnight movie, Basketball, Teen hang, Show time, Ping-Pong, video game & volleyball tournaments, Teen shore excursion.


Club 02 For Teens (15-17):
Ping-Pong tournaments, Board games, Karaoke, Teen hang, Talent show, Scavenger hunts, Video game tournament, Play station2, Show time, Disco parties, Movie night, Pizza pig-out, Volleyball, Group shore excursion, Pool parties, "Casino Night" - Club 02 style, Game show mania.


Family activities:
Welcome aboard party, Sundae making, Family pool time, Family fun afternoon, Family indoor fair, Talent show, Family playtime (under 2s), Family karaoke, Family story time.

  • And Much More!
  • Circus School (scarf juggling, plate spinning, devil sticks, spinning rope)
  • Games
  • Painting
  • Sports and family activities
  • Team-building challenges
  • Treasure hunts
  • Video games