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Carnival Sensation®: Kids’ Activities and Family Fun

On your next family cruise vacation, choose a cruise to the Caribbean or The Bahamas onboard Carnival Sensation. This amazing ship offers plenty of options for entertainment, enjoyment and relaxation, not to mention a wide assortment of sensational cruise dining options.

But the best part is that Carnival Sensation also offers endless family fun activities for children and teens of all ages, ensuring that everyone in your family will have the most incredible time!

carnival sensation ship

Family-Fun Activities

When cruising to the next port of call in The Bahamas or the Caribbean, children, teens, and adults can all enjoy these family-fun activities:


It’s sort of like Zumba®, but for kids! This energetic and fun Zumbini class lets your children expend some of that endless energy they have. Fun songs, musical instruments and special activities are all part of the Zumbini class, making it exciting and keeping your kids laughing and enjoying themselves. It’s a great way to bond with your child on one of Carnival Sensation’s many family fun activities.

Twister Waterslide

Who doesn’t love a waterslide? Well, how about a waterslide that’s hundreds of feet long? And how about a waterslide that twists and turns the whole way down, ending with a great big splash in the pool below? You can shout and laugh the whole way down, and be sure to put your arms up and smile wide for that spectacular photo finish. It’s cool, wet fun that’s sure to be a fantastic blast — rather, a fantastic splash!


Mini Golf

Mini Golf has always been a favorite activity of children, teens and adults, so it’s no surprise that Carnival Sensation has its own mini golf course. Play a few rounds while you’re on your cruise to the next port of call in the Caribbean or The Bahamas and see how many times you can get a hole in one!

Video Arcade

Featuring both classic and new arcade games, the video arcade is open 24 hours and definitely fulfills your video game fix.

Towel Animal Theater

Did you ever want to know how they those adorable towel animals that appear in your stateroom are made? Well, now you can with this amazing puppet performance by the towel animals themselves.

two girls smiling with their towel animal at the towel animal theater


Teens that want some time to chill out and pamper themselves can do so at ZSpa— a spa that meets the unique needs of teens. They can get manicures, pedicures and trendy hairstyles, take part in fitness classes or just indulge in some relaxing spa services.

Dr. Seuss Activities

Who didn’t read and love Dr. Seuss books as a child? These Dr. Seuss activities bring the beloved characters from many of those books to life.

Seuss at Sea

Seuss at Sea encompasses a variety of fun activities where your children can view and interact with their beloved characters from such classic Dr. Seuss® books like The Cat in the Hat and many others. It’s a truly unique experience only found on Carnival cruise ships.


Take part in an energetic and exciting parade of Dr. Seuss’ book characters as the procession strolls across the deck of Carnival Sensation.

seuss a palooza show on board a carnival ship

Build-A-Bear Workshop® At Sea

Visit the Build-A-Bear Workshop® At Sea with your children and they can build their own custom bear, complete with clothing and accessories. There’s even a special The Cat in the Hat themed bear

Youth and Teen Programs

Carnival Sensation offers a number of programs that enable your children to interact with others their own age, giving you some adult time while on your cruise to The Bahamas or the Caribbean.

Camp Ocean (ages 2 to 11)

Supervised groups of children will have a fun time singing songs, making crafts, dancing and watching movies. It’s like a summer camp at sea!

young girl at camp ocean

Club O2 ® (ages 15 to 17)

Teens will love hanging out at Club O2 where they can watch movies, play games and sports listen to their favorite music, and even attend a prom.

Night Owls (ages 11 and under)

On Carnival Sensation, the fun doesn’t stop when it gets dark — you can continue to enjoy some evening adult activities and entertainment while your young children are at Night Owls — part of Camp Ocean with hours extending until 1AM.

Family-Friendly Dining

And, of course, Carnival Sensation also offers plenty of delicious cruise dining to enjoy while on your family cruise.

Guy’s Burger Joint

Here you’ll find the best burgers at sea, along with a side of hand-cut fries. Customize your burger with whatever toppings you’d like and even enjoy your meal poolside.

BlueIguana Cantina

For tasty Mexican dining you’ll definitely want to hit up the BlueIguana Cantina. Enjoy freshly-made tacos and burritos with an assortment of ingredients to choose from, along with homemade tortilla chips and amazing salsa.

Pizza Pirate

Serving up an assortment of sensational pizzas 24-hours-a-day, Pizza Pirate is where you’ll satisfy your pizza cravings.

little girl enjoying pizza with her family


Save room for some ice cream! Satisfy your sweet tooth 24-hours-a-day with cold, refreshing ice cream and frozen yogurt.

Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast

Dr. Seuss fun continues with a whimsical breakfast experience. Explore the menu and enjoy some fantastical food, while also enjoying photo opportunities with famous Dr. Seuss characters.

children meeting a dr seuss character at the green eggs and ham breakfast

All of the above is just a sampling of the many fun-filled adventures that await you on your family cruise to The Bahamas or the Caribbean. Start planning your cruise today!

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