As of 2017, Nickelodeon cruises are not offered. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) used to be the official partner of Nickelodeon, offering Nickelodeon cruise ships with Dora, SpongeBob and more themed programming. However, the partnership ended in 2015. Instead, consider these great alternatives for your next cruise with kids.
Royal Caribbean – DreamWorks
Hang out with Kung Fu Panda, Shrek and other DreamWorks characters when you sail on select Royal Caribbean ships. Character dining, parties, trivia, scavenger hunts and more are part of the fun for kids. Plus, you can watch DreamWorks movies onboard! Not sure which ship to try? We like Harmony of the Seas!
MSC – LEGO
A European-based cruise line, MSC’s partnership with LEGO means families can find LEGO-themed playrooms and activities on select MSC ships. And good news — MSC’s first US cruise ship will make its debut in late-2017, sailing out of Miami for Caribbean destinations. Bonus: Kids cruise free on MSC!
It goes without saying, but Disney offers a unique opportunity to visit with your favorite characters – minus the crowds of a theme park. Deck parties and awesome waterslides add to the fun, but its kids’ clubs – which include a life-life version of Andy’s Toy Room (Toy Story) — are what make Disney Cruise Line stand out.
More From Family Vacation Critic:
Are Short Disney Cruises Worth the Price?
5 Best Cruise Lines for Families
Are Carnival Cruises From Close-to-Home Ports Worth It?