10 reasons why families love Harmony of the Seas

27 May 2016 | by Nikki Osborne

1. Giant DreamWorks® Animation Characters

A sure hit with the youngsters, watch your children’s eyes light up as they spot the characters from their best-loved movies onboard. Ranging from Shrek and King Julien, to Puss in Boots and Po from Kung Fu Panda, each of these characters are involved in various events and activities including ‘meet and greets’,  a special breakfast and a DreamWorks Parade®.

2. Family Dining

Royal Caribbean’s ‘My Family Time Dining’ is tailored to suit families that want to eat together but also enjoy a more sophisticated dining experience every now and then. For a grown-up evening, you can arrange for your children aged 3-11 to be served swiftly before being picked up for fun and games by the Adventure Ocean® Kids Club. Also on offer is breakfast with DreamWorks® characters, Windjammer buffet restaurants with food from all around the world, Boardwalk Doghouse and Sorrentos Pizzeria, plenty to cover all of the family favourites.

3. Newly Improved Adventure Ocean® Program

Designed with both the parents and children in mind – the award winning Adventure Ocean® program ranges from Royal babies & tots, to teenagers. Royal Caribbean realise how important it is to have fun but to make fun educational, so their playgroup sessions are developed by early childhood experts. For that extra peace of mind, opt for a pager so that the Adventure Ocean® staff can stay in touch while you have some time to yourself, knowing that your children are safely having the best time.

4. 3D Movies

Going to the cinema as a family can be a really expensive day out - so save money and watch first-run DreamWorks® movies onboard, all included in the cost.

5. Adrenaline-filled Activities

With an abundance of activities onboard Harmony the Seas®, we can be sure that your children will be counting down the days until they embark. A world away from a trip to the park, take a plunge down the tallest slide at sea to spontaneous audio effects, for a multi-sensory thrill – and to remind yourself how tall the slide really is, dare to stand on the glass platform at the top. If that hasn’t conquered your family’s fear of heights then a 10 deck high Zipline should do it!

For adrenaline activities you can take part in together, how about the 30-foot Rock climbing wall open to everyone aged 6+, or the FlowRider® for some safe surfing fun.

6. Family Activities

Work together as a team to solve interactive puzzles and break out from the room in less than 60 minutes with the first Puzzle Break® at sea. Compete against each other in a game of crazy golf or shoot some hoops on the basketball court.

7. Splashaway Bay

Take your kids to a watery wonderland filled with water cannons, waterfalls, slides, a multi-storey jungle gym and more!

8. AquaTheatre

Entertainment for all ages, watch ‘The Fine Line’ to see extreme sport athletes perform intense stunts and acrobatic feats and ’Hideaway Heist’ for a comedic dive show in a fun-filled performance.

9. Teen Activities

Arguably some of the hardest people to please, teenagers now have their own space on deck 15. We think that their new-found friends paired with a video arcade, teen nightclub and late hang out areas should be more than enough to distract them.

10. Neighbourhood Just for Kids

Located on deck 14, Kid’s Avenue is a central hub for all child-related fun including an Adventure Science Lab, Adventure Art Studio and a family craft workshop. Take a look at what’s going on at the Adventure Ocean Theatre, your child may be the most talented young person on the ship…

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