The Adventure of the Seas offers fun for all members of the family while also offering some much-needed relaxation. As Cruise Critic's 2017 Best for Shore Excursions winner, families will enjoy time on and off the ship.
The Adventure with destinations in the Caribbean, Canada, and New England allowing families to enjoy the clear blue sea waters. The Adventure travels on 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 13. The Adventure departs from San Juan, Miami, Bayonne, or Quebec City depending on the itinerary.
As with any cruise, a fun-filled pool deck is a family must. The two onboard pools are perfect for water lovers and those who want to relax by the water. The pool also hosts competitions like "sexiest legs", late night pool party, and dive-in movie nights.
Those who may not want to spend time around splashing kids can enjoy the adults-only Solarium, perfect for relaxing and enjoying a cocktail. Thrill seekers must try the Adventure's 'Perfect Storm', a three stories tall twisting and turning water slide which will be fun whether it's your 1st or 101st time.
Parents may worry about keeping their kids entertained during sea days, but the Adventure's youth programs have got you covered. Split into three groups based on age, Adventure Ocean offers educational, fun, and FREE events for youngsters including themed parties, games, science experiments, and socializing with other kids on board.
Onboard activities are so popular, you'll never want to leave the boat. Those over 6 years old can try out the Adventure's rock climbing wall or the mini-golf course. Family entertainment is more than abundant onboard form theater productions to ice skating shows. Mystery fans should be sure to try out the Mystery Dinner Theater, in which a professional cast host a fun, mystery-filled evening with a multi-course dinner (note that this event requires an additional fee). Daily fun varies from the onboard casino, dance classes, guest lecturers, game shows, culinary courses, wine tasting, and much, much more.
Babysitting is available on board for parents looking for a little alone time. Group babysitting is $6 per child, per hour. In-room babysitting is $19 per hour, for UP TO THREE CHILDREN AT A TIME. For families with older kids this may not be a problem, but for those with many little ones, group babysitting is the better option.
Each ship has a variety of fun activities for the whole family, so be sure to check your ship before you cruise to view what's available. Whether you're 8 or 80, there's no reason not to have fun on your getaway at sea; before breaking off into everyone's activities, enjoy some time together by planning to meet for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
This is the time to make memories and nothing could be more memorable than setting up a shore excursion for the whole family. Plan your shore excursions ahead of time for the best chance at booking your top selections.
*Please note it is often cheaper to book two staterooms or two connecting cabins instead of one large stateroom suite - plus it gives you a second bathroom.*