Teenagers Info Cruise Line Guide


Ah teenagers, so often the most difficult demographic to please. Seemingly glued to their mobile phones and content to offer monosyllabic answers to even the most open-ended of questions – teenagers have been puzzling holidaying families for years. Here we have put together a guide which best details the best cruise lines for teens and what your adolescent can expect aboard the ships.

  Teen Club Teen Disco Activities & Amenities Further Information
Azamara Cruises No No Library Azamara Cruises is better suited to teenagers more interested in cultural experiences.
Carnival Cruises Circle CAges: 12-14

Club O2

Ages: 15-17

YesTeens’ Party TimeAges: 12-17 Video GamesTable TennisMiniature Golf



IMAX Cinema


Carnival Cruises offer special teen shore excursions in selected ports.
Celebrity Cruises X Club Yes X BoxiTakePool Volleyball

Trivia Contests



VIP passes are available teens.
Cunard Cruises The ZoneAges: 13-17 No Table TennisSportsPizza Party
DisneyCruises VibeAges: 14-17 Yes ZombifiedGhost VoyagersVideo Games

Movie Nights

Talent Shows

The day and night disco venue allows teenagers to try their hand at mixing and scratching on the decks.The Disney Dream features a private deck for teenagers.
Fred Olsen Cruises No No No
Holland America The Loft &The OasisAges: 13-17 No BoxKaraokeTeen Cooking


Steel Drum Class

Movie Nights

Mocktail Making

Activities can differ between The Loft and The Oasis.
MSC Cruises Yes Yes iPop CompetitionDance ContestsVideo Games


Weekly events are offered for teenagers. A formal night called The Prom is held for teens to cherish their time on the ship.
Norwegian Cruise Line EntourageAges: 13-17 Yes Circus TrainingMovie NightsWiiU


Themed Events

A number of the fleets benefit from unsupervised teen centres with surveillance for teenagers to enjoy at their leisure.
P&O Cruises H2OAges: 13-17 SportsInternet CaféGames Sports coaching and talent shows are organised during school holidays.
Princess Cruises YesAges 13-17 Yes Dance PartiesMovie NightsSports

Talent Shows

Mocktail Making

Dance Classes


Formal Dinner

Video Games

The Pacific Princess and Ocean Princess do not have dedicated youth centres.
Royal Caribbean NavigatorsAges: 12-14Teens


Yes Ice SkatingMini GolfClimbing Walls


Teen Dining



Open Mic Nights

Toga Parties

Some Royal Caribbean ships benefit from the fastest internet connections on the seas – perfect for teens keeping in touch with friends.
Thomson Cruises No No SportsGames


So if this information has answered any questions about whether your teens will be happy on a cruise trip – visit our homepage, here, for our great selection of deals. Alternatively call us on 0808 2746 777 and our dedicated team will help you find the perfect cruise for your family.

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Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.

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