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Norwegian Cruise Lines - Childcare

Norwegian Cruise Line for Families

A Norwegian Cruise Line cruise really is the perfect family holiday. This is a cruise experience where you can unwind whilst your children are kept entertained. Norwegian Cruise Lines Youth Programmes are available for children aged from 6 months to 17 years old. There are three programmes custom designed for each age group however Norwegian Cruise Line does not offer individual babysitting.

Activities may include
  • Age-appropriate, supervised activities
  • Arts & Crafts and painting
  • Theme Nights
  • Sports/Games
  • Team Building Challenges
  • Birthday parties (for kids celebrating a birthday)
  • Child Care Centre


Splash Academy for Kids

Norwegian Cruise Line Guppies

For those cruise passengers aged between 6 months and three years old, Norwegian Cruise Line's Guppies programme provides the perfect way for children to bond and learn new skills. Guppies provides quality time for parent and child as parents are required at all times. The programme offers up to two hours per day of child care where little ones can enjoy nursery rhymes, sensory play and much more. Norwegian Escape offers a drop-off Guppies nursery service for a fee.

Norwegian Cruise Line Splash Academy

For kids from age 3-12, Norwegian Cruise Line offers everything from arts and crafts to pyjama parties, theme nights, sports games, challenges, storytelling, circus skills and more. This program is active, energetic, educational and, most importantly, fun. Children involved in any of the childcare programmes will be under the constant supervision of carefully chosen, qualified staff. Each member of the childcare team attends a special training course on safety, communication skills and confidence-building.

Norwegian Cruise Line Entourage

With Norwegian Cruise Line Entourage programme for teens aged 13-17, cruising can be cool. With their own private hang out area which switches from a relaxing lounge in the day to a club at night there is plenty to keep them occupied. There are plenty of activities, including video game tournaments, movie nights, pool parties and workshops. There is something to keep everyone busy and everyone happy.

Activities & Age Groups

Guppies 6 months- 2 years old
Sensory play, music and movement, colours of the rainbow

Turtles 3-5 years
Arts & Crafts and painting, circus school, developmental activities, sensory play, storytelling, parades/ treasure hunts

Seals 6-9 years
Circus skills and show, theme nights, painting, sports/ games, team-builidng challenges, parades/ treasure hunts, video games

Dolphins 10-12 years
Entourage take-over, circus skills and show, scavenger hunts, themed nights, sports/ team building, video games and challenges.


Peace of Mind

Each child's name, stateroom number, allergies, medications and lifeboat station numbers are written on the back of a Kid's Crew ID bracelets. Teenagers are free to come and go as they please, and children 12 years and younger are not allowed to leave the program unless picked up by a parent. When the day is done, you'll find that Norwegian Cruise Line’s family suites and connecting and adjacent staterooms are perfect for family togetherness and privacy.

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