Holland America Kids Cruises
Holland America Cruise Line believes strongly in family travel. They are so committed to child safety, empowerment and nurturing that they have been accredited by Praesidium, Inc., a national leader in child abuse prevention. Youth and teen activities are exciting, educational, fun and provided by Youth Staff holding degrees in education, childhood development, recreation, leisure studies or related fields.
Club HAL – Kids (Ages 3 - 7)
Little ones will have a ball participating in treasure hunts, crafts, parties and more. Children must be at least 3 years of age and completely potty-trained.
- Ice cream sundae parties
- Pirate treasure hunts
- Arts and crafts
- Farewell pajama party
Young cruisers will be very busy having fun and making new friends.
Club HAL – Tweens (Ages 8 - 12)
Tweens have their own interests and Holland America celebrates and encourages them with thrilling activities including tournaments, parties and more.
- Scavenger hunts
- Xbox tournaments
- Disco parties
- Arts and crafts
- Relay races
Friendly competition and teamwork are paramount in the Club Hal program. Kids will be energized and have a constructive way to release their enthusiasm.
The Loft for teens (Ages 13 - 17)
Teens will love the challenging and creative activities offered just for them in their own space. From sports to cooking classes and everything in between there is always something to do onboard.
- Hip hop classes
- Late night sports competitions
- Guys versus girls scavenger hunts
- Teen-only night club events
- Tech classes
- Mocktail mixology classes
- HAL talent show
Club HAL After Hours (Ages 3 - 12)
Parents can take in a show or stroll around the ship after dinner. There is an after - hours program for children registered in Club HAL running from 10pm to 12am. An additional cost for babysitting services applies.
Babysitting Service (Ages 5 and under)
This is a limited service provided by staff on a volunteer basis and may not always be available. There is a small surcharge and is only available to children under 5 years of age.
Please note that all programs are subject to change without notice. Please contact an agent if you have questions about a specific program.