Shuffleboard, bingo, and buffets are a guaranteed staple for virtually any cruise. However, if you are trying to find an experience for the entire family, you may be searching for something a bit more kid-centric. The good news is, there are more than a few cruise lines that are rolling out the red carpet for families and kids. Here you will find some of the 4 best cruises for children.
Oasis Class from Royal Caribbean
These ships have definitely been designed with kids in mind. They host wall-to-wall attractions and activities for kids of all ages. Some of the most exciting include the ice skating rink, the powerful FlowRider surf simulation and characters from Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar.
This is the largest ship to ever homeport in New York City is definitely a family ship. It has partnered with Nickelodeon providing kids with endless character fun. Other features of this cruise include Pajama Jam breakfast, the Nickelodeon Bedtime Kit and a Kid’s Aqua Park.
Disney Cruise Line
What’s better for kids than a Disney themed cruise ship, right? Disney has several cruise options, with the two newest editions being Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream. On these ships, the theme varies, but kids can enjoy playrooms themed like the Monster’s Academy from “Monster’s Inc.” and Andy’s Room, from “Toy Story.” The activities, fun, and games on these cruises definitely have kids in mind.
Millennium Class by Celebrity Cruises
This is one of the most sophisticated cruise lines sailing on the water today. They have made huge efforts to ensure families with children – young and old – are happy and comfortable. Some of the most appealing parts of the ships include the Fun Factory, XClub for ages 12 to 17 and Xbox stations. There are also scavenger hunts, movies and themed parties to fill up the day.
If you are considering taking a cruise with your kids, then one of the cruise lines here can easily accommodate you. The best part is, you don’t have to worry about your kids getting bored. There are more than a few activities planned, just for them.