filled floating aqua playground. Other popular activities include SeaTrek adventure wave runners, snorkeling, and parasailing 400 feet above Coco Cay. The sandy beach and coral reefs of Labadee, their second private island, are also wonderful places to relax and have fun. Activities include kayaking, snorkeling, parasailing, and bike riding. Become a pirate for a day, ride a waverunner, or just lie on the beach and relax. You’ll find the Thrill Waterpark featuring over 13 slides, including the 135-foot-tall Daredevil’s Peak, which will be the tallest waterslide in North America. Oasis Lagoon fresh water pool, 1,600-foot zip line, Up, Up and Away helium balloon ride, and 2 new beaches. Coco Beach Club will be an upscale option with overwater cabanas. The lines’ second island getaway, Labadee, has seen recent enhancements, and now features seven different “neighborhoods” (Buccaneer’s Bay, Dragon’s Plaza, Labadee Town Square, Adrenaline Beach, Columbus Cove, Nellie’s Beach and the Barefoot Beach Club) that have individualized offerings. Play at the aqua park in Columbus Cove or lounge in one of 20 private cabanas at the Beach Club (an experience exclusive to guests residing in a Grand Suite or above). Whether you are in the planning stages of life, expecting a baby, travelling with children or college students, or planning an event or family reunion, there are plenty of wonderful private island cruise options and choices. Enjoy! Chapter VII “Wow” activities that will thrill your children and transform your idea of the Family Cruise Experience. amilies in mind. From giant-sized versions of board games, to sled dog camps, Royal Court Tea, and scuba expeditions, most lines have something to match every family’s ideas of fun and adventure. CruiseCompete member-agents are the most well-educated, forward-thinking, and trusted cruise specialists in the industry, and they assist every day in helping their clients create the ultimate family cruise vacation. Part of this process involves asking CruiseCompete users about the most exciting part of their family cruise vacation; survey feedback indicates that the lines’ family-specific programs and activities top the list. Here are some of the CruiseCompete users’ favorite programs and activities: Contemporary Cruise Lines Carnival Cruise Line – Guests aboard Carnival Cruise Lines will delight in their many family options. The line offers: Hasbro, The Game Show, which lets participants play giant-sized versions of Hasbro’s most popular games (fun-filled options include Sorry!, Sliders, Yahtzee Bowling, Connect 4 Basketball, Operation Sam Dunk, and Simon Flash All). Carnival also offers an IMAX Theater for family viewings, and the ever-popular SkyRide pedal-powered zip line. And you won’t want to miss the first ever roller coaster at sea onboard Carnival’s new ship the Mardi Gras. In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Carnival’s Pirate Cruise shore excursion is a must-do. This high-intensity activity takes you on an adventure where pirates swing from the highest masts, walk the plank, and jump straight into the ocean! There are also beach games and a special treasure hunt for kids. Upscale Contemporary Cruise Lines MSC Cruises – Kids eleven and under (who share a stateroom with their parents) sail for free on MSC Cruises on select sailings. Enjoy the longest single rider water slide at sea, the Vertigo, onboard the MSC Preziosa. Plus, the ships have mini bowling, swimming pools, and a 4D cinema. The line also offers cooking classes and a family disco, among other family-friendly activities.
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