A cruise is the ultimate family holiday combining relaxation and adventure seamlessly. Cruise holidays offer something for everyone – enjoy diverse onboard entertainment, supervised kids’ clubs, and exciting shore excursions. Plus, no need to constantly pack and unpack – it’s a stress-free way to explore the world together.
Royal Caribbean – The Ultimate Family Holiday!
Royal Caribbean offers an abundance of onboard activities that will make your family holiday truly unforgettable. If you’re an adventure-seeker be sure to check out the FlowRider surf simulator or zip line or if you prefer to watch from the sides head to the the AquaTheater to witness breathtaking water acrobatics.
With onboard sports courts, ice-skating rinks, and rock-climbing walls you’ll certainly not get bored! Why not enjoy a little family competition at the mini-golf or test your teamwork with a challenging Escape Room game. If you’re travelling with your little ones, younger guests adore the DreamWorks Experience, with characters such as Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.
Royal Caribbean offer amazing activities for all ages ensuring parents can relax while knowing their kids are having a blast (don’t worry, there’s plenty of fun for the adults onboard too!)
Olympic-level high drivers leap high into the air, performing mesmerising stunts and aerial acrobatics and finishing with a perfect dive into the deepest pool at sea.
Brace yourself for a spine-tingling rush as you race above the Boardwalk, suspended on the Zip Line nine decks up.
There’s no turning back once you take the plunge 10 storeys and slide to the mysteries of the deep on the tallest slide at sea, the Ultimate Abyss.
Check your watch: It’s me time. Discover the Solarium, a relaxing indoor-outdoor retreat just for Royal Caribbean adult guests.
Roam free through the luscious collection of 12,000 trees and plants in Central Park. Dine the night away or discover top-notch wines at a variety of different restaurants and bars.
Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine is all about pushing the culinary envelope. Dishes are designed to tantalise your taste buds and present a visual feast.
Marella – There’s never been a better time to go on a family cruise with Marella Cruises.
Keep it close to home in the Mediterranean or holiday further afield in the Caribbean. We’ve got some of the best cruises for kids around, thanks to a helping of family-friendly facilities. On Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2, you’ve got Movies by Moonlight, a rock-climbing wall and a Baby Centre. Meanwhile, Marella Explorer boasts a dedicated Sports & Family Deck with minigolf, table tennis and a jogging track. Or check out the newest member of the fleet Marella Voyager. So, whether you’re a growing family of two or a family of four, it’ll be plain sailing.
Carnival – Carnival are renowned for being a family favourite when it comes to cruising.
Their amazing ships are designed with families in mind, featuring an array of activities and amenities suitable for all ages. From thrilling water parks and kids’ clubs to dedicated teen spaces, there’s something to keep every family member entertained.
Meet BOLT, the first-ever roller coaster at sea, this thrilling attraction is exclusive to Carnival Cruise Line. This high-speed ride offers passengers an adrenaline-pumping experience as they race around the ship’s upper deck, complete with exhilarating twists, turns, and ocean views. It’s a unique and unforgettable adventure for cruise enthusiasts seeking excitement.
The cruise line’s destinations span from the Caribbean to Europe, providing diverse cultural experiences for all the family to enjoy.
P.S Carnival’s exceptional dining options cater to picky eaters and gourmet enthusiasts alike – and they offer offers excellent value for money, making it an accessible choice for families seeking a memorable and hassle-free vacation at sea.
MSC Cruises – The Fun never Stops.
Anyone who has embarked with MSC Cruises will know that there is no shortage of fun things to get up to onboard one of their ships. Be it exclusive live shows or the most intricate and exciting water parks at sea, we defy you to utter the words “I’m bored” during a break with MSC Cruises.
- On an MSC cruise you’ll find a wide range of activities both in our dedicated Kids Clubs and on their ships, from sports tournaments and quizzes to the special Doremi family disco.
- From the joys of relaxing in a pool or splashing around in an aqua park, to the thrill of riding a swirling waterslide, family fun in the sun is never far away.
- Some ships offer the extra adrenaline rush of sliding down a zip-line, driving a full-size MSC Formula Racer or enjoying a fully immersive VR experience, not to mention the multi-sensory experience of interactive XD cinema and the amazing Video games room.
- Why not take the kids to a Broadway-style theatre show?
An MSC cruise is an experience for the whole family to enjoy together in the safe, fun environment of their cruise ships.
P&O Cruises – P&O’s cruises offer an incredible combination of exploration, relaxation and entertainment perfect all cruisers, including families.
P&O’s fleet of stylish, modern ships includes the family friendly Azura, Britannia, Iona, Arvia, and Ventura. Their ships offer cruises sailing direct from Southampton all year round, taking passengers to a dazzling array of ports and destinations including the Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Norwegian Fjords and more. You can also escape the British winter with Caribbean fly cruises departing from Barbados, or enjoy longer voyages with P&O’s full world cruises and exotic voyages to worldwide destinations.
P&O cruises are a big family favourite offering free clubs onboard for 6 Months – 17-year-olds. In a fun and safe environment, P&O Cruises will keep your children happy and entertained throughout the day and evening and give them the chance to forge friendships with other children their own age. Staffed by enthusiastic and qualified crew, they provide clubs tailored to age-specific needs and entertainment.
If you can tear them away from the clubs, there’s also a wide range of activities and entertainment to enjoy all together such as the Cinema, Swimming Pools and Headline Theatre…
Cinemas P&O Cruises on-board cinemas offer a warm welcome, comfortable seating and a premium cinema experience. From the latest superhero movies to those timeless classics, there’s something special about watching a film on the big screen as a family. And on Arvia and Azura you can even enjoy open-air cinema screenings at SeaScreen.
Swimming pools All of P&O Cruises family-friendly ships include pools in which kids of all ages are welcome to swim, play, and splash around. You can also find Splash Valley on their latest ship Arvia and a Splash Zone on Iona, which is an aqua zone with shaded areas, ocean views and open skies.
Headliners Theatre Give youngsters the experience of showbiz glamour and top-class entertainment at Headliners Theatre. The stunning two-deck auditorium will host family-friendly shows with early evening performances, not to mention an array of shows, performances and specialist entertainment throughout the day during summer holiday and Christmas cruises.