Kids Cruises

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Make memories your whole family will cherish forever with a Carnival kids cruise.

From all the latest video games to amazing family-friendly shore excursions and itineraries, there’s no way your kids will be wanting the best family holiday they have ever had to end.

Carnival Cruise Line activities are perfect for all age groups and feature special clubs so they can hang out with kids their own age and make friends for life.

Oh, and don’t forget to have some fun while your kids are occupied!


We have the perfect thing for you and for your kids, and it’s called “Night Owls™”! For a nominal fee, kids 11 and under can fun it up with others their age until as late as 12am.

Find out more on Night Owls™.

At Camp Ocean®, 2–11 year-olds stay busy, keep active and have fun as they enjoy all new ocean-themed activities and entertainment made for kids.

Find out more on Camp Ocean®.

This is where young teens ages 12 to 14 go to hang out, meet new friends, and enjoy some pretty awesome activities like dance parties, games, outdoor movies and more, in the special Circle “C” area or around the ship.

Find out more on Circle "C".

Where to? Club O2. Hang out and do stuff like watch movies, listen to music from this decade, play sports and video games, join karaoke jam sessions… maybe even have a pool party or two, all with other high schoolers aged 15 to 17.

Find out more on Club O2.

All kids clubs are free until 9pm.

Enjoy Adult fun in total comfort!

Delight in a cocktail poolside or a delicious dinner at Fahrenheit 555, with our award winning Kids Clubs taking care of your children.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the best cruise for kids?

A cruise ship is perfect for everyone – kids, families, singles, and couples. But when it comes to kids, we go the extra mile. Here’s a few cruise deals that, between the onboard activities and the shore excursions, are perfect for kids:

At what age can kids start cruising?

Kids must be at least 6 months old to sail with most cruise lines, and 12 months old on trans-ocean trips to remote locations.

Are cruises good with kids?

Cruises to and from Australia are great for kids of all ages. At Carnival, we offer age-specific Kids Clubs so they have fun with kids their own age. Our cruise kids clubs include:

What are cruise activities for kids?

With more than 45 activities onboard, there’s a lot of specific kid-friendly activities that will keep them entertained for yours. Here’s just a few:

They’ll be able to keep going and going with a big range of yummy dining options (and ice cream, of course!).

How do you book a family cruise package with kids?

Wherever you want to cruise to, Carnival has some great cruise deals from Sydney today. Choose the perfect family suite or stateroom, and destinations such as: