Princess Cruises Children’s Programs

Princess Cruises

Minimum Age

Infants must be at least 6 months of age at the time of embarkation in order to sail.

Children must be at least 12 months of age at the time of embarkation to sail on trans-ocean crossings and remote itineraries, where there are more than 2 consecutive sea days. The minimum age for escorted cruise tours is five.


There is no in-cabin sitting available. But Princess does offer Late Night Group Kidsitting for children ages 3 to 12 years. It is offered in the Youth Centers from 10:00 pm to 1:00 am for a charge of $5.00 per hour per child, except on Pacific Princess. Kids can relax and watch movies or play games with their friends while mom and dad have a relaxing night out.

Pregnancy Policy

Pregnant women are not allowed to sail if they are entering the twenty-fourth week of their pregnancy by the last day of the cruise. All pregnant women are required to produce a physician’s letter stating that mother and baby are in good health and fit to travel and asserting that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the estimated date of delivery calculated from both last menstrual period and ultrasound (if performed) and may be faxed to the Fleet Medical Department’s confidential fax line at 1-661-753-0121.

Children’s Programs

Infants and Toddlers (0–3 years)

Children under the age of three are welcome to visit the Youth Center, if accompanied and supervised by a parent at all times.

Children (3–12 years)

All vessels, with the exception of the Pacific Princess, has dedicated Youth Centers and Teen Lounges. The Pacific Princess offers youth programs when twenty or more children, aged 3–17, are traveling on a given voyage.

Youth Centers

The Youth Centers are staffed by entertaining and experienced counselors, all of whom are dedicated and trained to make sure your kids are having the best vacation ever. Activities are tailored to age group:

The Treehouse (3–7 years)
Little ones will want to stay all day while counselors entertain them with kids-only dance parties, movies and cartoons, ice cream and pizza parties, t-shirt coloring, pajama parties, theme nights, fun fairs, and art projects.

The Lodge (8–12 years)
Older kids will enjoy a boatload of exciting activities including kids-only dinners, dance parties, movies, scavenger hunts, karaoke and talent shows, sports tournaments, and theme nights.

Teens (13–17 years)

Teen Lounges (13–17 years)

The Beach House in Camp Discovery

In the Teens-only exclusive lounges, passengers aged 13–17 can make new friends while enjoying all of the coolest amenities. Themed parties, video game tournaments, dance classes, and movies for teens are just a few of the fun activities teens can enjoy.

*Please note that the Pacific does not have a dedicated Youth Center.



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