Junior Activities Programs on Crystal Family Cruises
YES - you can definitely bring the kids on Crystal family cruises!
While Crystal Cruises' clientele is comprised mostly of mature travelers who prefer a refined and luxurious cruise experience, they offer a children's playroom and babysitting services on all cruises.
During holiday cruises and selected sailings, additional children's activities are offered under the supervision of experienced Junior Activities Directors.
Crystal Family Cruises Junior Activities Program is Three-Tiered:
Children under six months are not permitted on board without a signed waiver by parent(s).
HOURS OF OPERATION
Hours of operation on Crystal family cruises vary depending on the itinerary and number of children on board.
Activities usually occur between 10:00am and 12 Noon, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
Teen activities will also be offered between 10pm and 12 Midnight.
Parents should be aware that Junior Activities Program is not to be used in lieu of a babysitting service.
TOURS on Crystal Family Cruises
FACILITIES on Crystal Family Cruises
DINING on Crystal Family Cruises
ACCOMMODATIONS on Crystal Family Cruises
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. Please note that the Casino is off-limits to children under the age of 18, and children are not permitted in front rows of show lounges.
Activities are determined by age and the number of children on board; therefore, the detailed schedule of events is created at the beginning of each cruise. The following is a list of activities and games your child may experience while on board.
ARTS AND CRAFTS - ALL AGES
ACTIVITIES AND GAMES
AGES 13-17 Teens
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