Best Cruises for Families

It’s time to set sail on your dream vacation with the family. Think you need to have two feet on land to keep the kids entertained and happy? Think again! Family vacations have left the shore with cruise lines creating memorable family friendly experiences, complete with the amenities that make family travel not just comfortable but convenient and easy.

Here are three of the top cruise ships that cater to families with children.

Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas

Set sail with the Allure of the Seas; parents and kids alike will enjoy the Dreamworks experience onboard. Kids can dine with their favourite Dreamworks movie characters like Shrek, and enjoy trivia and scavenger hunts as well as a special show featuring the characters from Madagascar. Other family-friendly amenities onboard include the H2O Zone kids’ water park and complimentary kids programs for all ages – from baby to teens.

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Disney Cruise Line

Disney cruises are made for families, with plenty of activities for kids of all ages (including the grown ones). Here’s what you can expect from a Disney cruise:


  • Entertainment: Live shows, deck parties featuring Disney characters, Character meet and greets, Disney movies in 3D and more;
  • Pools and Recreation: Freshwater pools, aqua play areas and waterslides;
  • Disney’s private island: part of many Bahamian and Caribbean cruises;
  • Youth clubs and a nursery.

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Princess Cruise Lines, Grand Princess

Princess has developed new programming to engage the kids from age three to 17. The Discovery Program is now available on the Grand Princess and rolling out on other cruises soon. Also available on Princess Cruise lines: sports, games and science discovery activities, a kids-only zone, special theme days and parties, and teen-only activities.

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Ready to set sail? Let us know below which cruise you are excited to book!

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