P & O Cruises Children’s Programs

P & O Cruises

P & O Cruises has 2 adult only ships: Arcadia and Oriana which have a minimum age of 18 years. They do offer children’s programs on their remaining ships.


Children older than 6 months may travel with P&O Cruises, however, transatlantic Cruises, World Cruises and remote itineraries have a minimum age of 12 months.

Children aged 6 months to and including 4 years are welcome in the Night Nursery. It is open from 6PM to 2 AM nightly. There is no in cabin baby sitting.


Infants and Toddlers (0–4 years)

The following P & O ships offer complimentary infant play areas: Ventura and Azura

Children under the age of two cannot be signed into the supervised daytime activities; parents/guardians must be present with them at all times.

Britannia, Ventura and Azura have rooms which families can use with their under twos during the day (at night these turn into Night Nursery).

On Aurora and Oceana families may use the facilities in the ‘Splashers’ age group when the rooms are not too busy and both parents/guardians and child need to be signed into the facility as a visitor.

Children (2–10 years)

Age groupings for older children in the following clubs may depend on the number of children on a particular cruise:

Splashers for 2–4 year olds: Ball pool, outdoor play areas, and age-appropriate activities such as puppet shows.

Surfers for 5–8 year olds: Outdoor play, board games, and active games such as mini-Olympics.

Scubas for 9–12 year olds: Music, game consoles, and organized arts and crafts sessions. In the evening there are discos, games, and karaoke.

Tweens and Teens (13–17 years)

h2o for 13–17 year olds: Interactive games, music, discos, table tennis, and organized activities such as talent shows and sports coaching.

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