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Family Cruises

With its acclaimed children's programs and activities, Crystal is the luxury operator best suited for the family market.

Both ships feature a fully supervised Junior Activities program for kids between the ages of 3 and 17 on Holiday voyages and nearly all summer sailings, each with dedicated play areas for both young kids and teens. Children are supervised during their activities with the Junior Activities Directors, and children with parents' permission are free to come and go as they please. The Junior Activities program is not intended to be utilized as a babysitting service or daycare facility. Children under the age of the 3 must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.


Fantasia welcomes children ages 3-7 and 8-12, with games, crafts, popular Sony PlayStation® and Xbox 360® kiosks and large-screen televisions, board games and personal computers with entertainment and education. A video arcade at Waves keeps teens ages 13-17 entertained as well. The Library offers a selection of children's books and videos for in-room viewing; children can also see recently released films in The Hollywood Theatre.


On sailings with a Junior Activities Director, children receive their own daily newsletter - Surf Runner or Teen Scene, depending on their age - letting them know of the next day's adventures. The hours of operation vary depending on the itinerary and number of children on board.

  • Scavenger Hunts

  • Hide and Seek

  • Story Times / Ice cream / Pajama Parties

  • Stretch-ercise / Dress-up Playtime

  • Bridge / Galley tours

  • Cookie Baking / Pizza making

  • Fashion Shows / card games

  • Karaoke / Special Artists' Performances

  • Mask Parade / Trivia

  • Movies / Dancing

  • Mini Olympics / Relay Races

  • Pool Games / Paddle tennis

  • Water Polo / Swimming

  • Shuffleboard / Volleyball

  • Late Night Pool Parties / Teen disco

  • Trivial Pursuit Teen karaoke

  • Twister Popcorn Parties

  • Pizza Parties

  • Computer [email protected]®

  • E-mail Services

Kids Baking Cookies
in the Galley

Kids Decorating Cookies

Kids in Yamaha
Keyboard Class

Kids Baking Cookies in the Galley Kids Decorating Cookies Kids in Yamaha Keyboard Class

Kids in Yamaha
Keyboard Class

Kids on Deck
Crystal Serenity

Kids on Deck,
Formal Night

Kids in Yamaha Keyboard Class Kids on Deck - Crystal Serenity Kids on Deck, Formal Night

On the Bridge

Kiosk for Kids

With Crystal Serenity
in Dock

On the Bridge Playstation<sup>®</sup> Kiosk for Kids With Crystal Serenity in Dock


Kids of all ages will enjoy our special Junior Cruiser's menu, and Crystal's executive chefs and culinary staff are always pleased to prepare custom dishes. The Trident Grill serves complimentary hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza and more.

Babysitting Services

In-stateroom babysitting services are available onboard for your convenience. Arrangements can be made through the Concierge located at the reception desk. We kindly ask that should you require babysitting services, one days notice would be greatly appreciated. Fees are $10 per hour for one child, $15 per hour for two children and $20 per hour for three children. To satisfy safety concerns, the maximum number of children/babies watched by one babysitter is three.

Family Savings

Children 11 and younger pay 50 percent of the minimum fare when accompanied by two full-fare paying adults. Throughout the year, the line occasionally sets special promotions in which children can sail free when sharing a room with two adults.


Crystal Symphony offers ten connecting staterooms and 89 staterooms with a third berth available. On Crystal Serenity, there are 50 connecting staterooms and 154 staterooms with a third berth available.

Please note: Crystal Cruises is unable to accommodate children less than six months of age and reserves the right to restrict the number of those less than three years of age aboard the ships.

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