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Carnival Magic: Kids Activities and Family Fun

For South Florida families seeking an unforgettable cruise vacation experience, it’s time to meet Carnival Magic®! This large-scale Dream class ship is packed with food, entertainment, and family fun from bow to stern.

At 1,004 feet and a million possibilities, Carnival Magic® is the perfect ship for cruising with kids (and teens)! Escape to Bermuda, the Caribbean and more on one of our thrilling cruises from Miami or Ft. Lauderdale. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in store:

carnival magic sailing to a caribbean port

Family Fun Activities

Cruising on Carnival Magic® is all about family fun and being together. That’s why we’ve dreamed up plenty of activities the whole gang will love.

WaterWorks – When you’re cruising with family, splashing around in the water is what it’s all about. WaterWorks is our signature onboard waterpark for the young – and the young at heart! Speed slides, twisting rides, and splash pads are just some of the awesome fun to be had at WaterWorks. Custom lighting effects will keep your heart pumping as you scream toward victory.

sisters sliding down a water slide on carnival magic’s waterworks

Ropes Course – Ready for something a little different, and a LOT of fun? Our Ropes Course is the ONLY ropes course that puts you high in the air and out at sea! You’ll be safely harnessed so you can tackle every challenge with confidence. With two levels of difficulty and obstacles you can take at your own pace, thrill-seekers of all ages can enjoy this course with a view.

SportSquareTM – The ultimate place for movement, friendly competition, and of course, fun! SportSquareTM is a great place to bond with your kids, meet other families, and be active. Foosball, stationary bikes, soccer, volleyball, running and more are all on deck at SportSquareTM

boy serving a volleyball in carnival magic’s sportsquare

Video Arcade – Boys, girls, moms and dads can all find something to love at the Video Arcade. From classic games to new hits, plus partner and team games, the arcade is the place for activity and excitement. Challenge your new friends to a game of air hockey, help your little one score a prize from the crane, or rev it up at the driving games. Open 24 hours for anytime enjoyment.

Kids and Youth Programs

There’s something for everyone aboard Carnival Magic®. In addition to excursions and entertainment for the whole family, we’ve created special clubs and meeting spots just for your young ones.

Camp Ocean – For young cruisers aged 2-11, Camp Ocean is where it’s at! This summer camp-like atmosphere provides supervised fun in the form of arts and crafts, songs, games, toys, dancing, movies, video games and more.

girls playing a game in carnival magic’s camp ocean

Circle “C”® – Tweens and early teens have a spot to call their own, too. Circle “C”® is where kids aged 12-14 can cruise, chill, and connect over activities like dance parties, games, and outdoor movies, to name just a few!

Club O2® – Our high school-aged adventurers need look no further than Club O2®. This teens-only club is the ultimate onboard meeting place for ages 15-17. Movies, music, sports, and karaoke will keep your teens laughing and excited the entire cruise – there’s a reason we were named Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Best Cruise Line for Teens!

Family-Friendly Dining

Guests always say cruise dining is one of the highlights of the trip! We’ve made sure the Carnival Magic® is packed with tons of great food options, all in a fun atmosphere. Even the most finicky eaters can find something to love on a cruise to any exotic destination:

Green Eggs and Ham BreakfastTM – Start your day with imagination! The Dr. Seuss-inspired Green Eggs and Ham BreakfastTM is all about food, plus a big helping of fun. For a funky take on breakfast, join us for this feast, and even meet the stars of Seuss’ wacky world.

kids hugging cat in the hat at carnival magics’s green eggs and ham breakfast

Guy’s Burger Joint – All the appeal of a roadside burger joint, brought to you in the middle of the ocean. Guy’s Burger Joint serves up juicy burgers and hand-cut fries, complete with a DIY toppings bar. Deliciously fun!

BlueIguana CantinaTM – If tacos, burritos and margaritas are your thing, we’ve got you covered. Head to the BlueIguana CantinaTM for a taste of Mexico. Our homemade tortillas and salsa served in a casual atmosphere will have you asking for “mas, por favor.”

Guy’s Pig & Anchor BBQ – Guy Fieri brings real-deal barbecue to the open seas! The champion chef and barbecue hall of famer has worked his magic once again. At Guy’s Pig & Anchor BBQ, you’ll find rockin’ sides like Mac Daddy Mac n Cheese, Old Skool Potato Salad and Collard Greens. And of course, the main event – some of the best smoked meats you can sink your teeth into.

Pizzeria del Capitano – No matter where you travel to, pizza is always a good idea. Cruise favorite Pizzeria del Capitano brings the flavors of Italy to you in the form of tasty pepperoni and mozzarella, perfectly seasoned sauce and fresh dough. Buona sera y buon appetito!

boy eating pizza from carnival magic’s pizzeria del capitano with his family

Do these dining options, activities and youth programs sound great? There’s more where that came from! Our cruises are designed to make every moment special, from stat to finish and onboard or on land. Carnival Magic® is waiting to whisk you and your family away to parts unknown – are you ready to experience some magic?

Note: Onboard activities, shore excursions, and dining options may vary by ship and destination.