Cruise Activities : Onboard and Port of Call

parasail2Are you actively looking to book a cruise?  Are activities important in making your decision?  When you visit with your next Elite Cruise Counsellor Scholar (ECCS) you may want to go over the following onboard and port of call activities which are now being offered on various cruise lines.

For active families and couples seeking to enhance their next adventure at sea the following information details the onboard and port of call activities many cruise lines offer.  Cruise lines appeal to all types of passengers, ages, athletic ability as well as gender offering organized programs offering numerous types of activities.  This include onboard and port of call activities for Juniors.

While at sea you can expect to get involved in many of the following activities.  There are many choices to choose from.  The next step is to meet many new people at sea who share a common interest.

The following onboard activities are common among many types of cruise lines.  Below is a brief video introduction of many activities available on one of the most luxurious cruise lines.

Onboard activities:

  • VolleyballYoga
  • Pool games
  • Exercise classes
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • History Lectures
  • Language classes
  • Playing Cards
  • Dance Classes
  • Bridge
  • Bingo
  • Art auctions
  • Cooking
  • Wine tasting

Cruising into each ports of call you can expect to have a variety of adventurous activities for all ages and interests.  Keep in mind there may be age, health and weight restrictions on these activities depending on the country and activity.

The following ports of call activities bring life to your next adventure.

Port of call activities:

  • seaBicycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Paragliding
  • Hiking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding
  • Sailing

Interesting note:  Some cruise lines even have a bucket list for some marathon runners to run a marathon on every continent

Junior Activities
Cruise lines offer junior activities which can vary depending on the cruise lines and theme of the cruise.

It is common for cruise lines to have a Junior Activities Director where children receive a daily schedule of activities or newsletter.  The cruise lines organize them depending on their age and update them on the adventures throughout their cruise experience. The number of activities can vary depending on the itinerary and number of children on board.

  • Making cookiesPool Games / Paddle tennis
  • Water coloring
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Hide and Seek
  • Stretch & exercise
  • Water Polo / Swimming
  • Dress-up Playtime
  • Bridge / Galley tours
  • Cookie Baking / Pizza making
  • Fashion Shows / Card games
  • Karaoke / Special Artists’ Performances
  • Mask Parade / Trivia
  • Movies / Dancing
  • ShuffleboardMini Olympics / Relay Races
  • Story Times / Ice cream / Pajama Parties
  • Water Polo / Swimming
  • Shuffleboard / Volleyball
  • Late Night Pool Parties / Teen disco
  • Trivial Pursuit Teen Karaoke
  • Twister
  • Popcorn Parties
  • Internet & E-mail Services
  • Gaming & arcade activities

Activities at sea can be a lot of fun and create many lasting memories for you and your family.  It is important to contact an Elite Cruise Counsellor Scholar (ECCS) to go over which cruise line offers the best activities for your needs.

There are a variety of cruise lines which offer specific activities based on certain themes.  Set sail on your next adventure and let the fun begin.

To learn more about cruise line activities contact and schedule a meeting with an Elite Cruise Counsellor Scholar (ECCS).  Contact: 480-358-1496

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