Saturday,  January 23, 2021  12:33 am

Princess Cruises adds family-friendly splash park to Caribbean Princess

Princess Cruises adds family-friendly splash park to Caribbean Princess

Princess Cruises has added a newly designed, kid-friendly water attraction aboard the Caribbean Princess.

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The Reef Family Splash Zone offers guests a fun water play pad, newly refurbished pool, jacuzzi, and bar serving up kid-friendly mocktails. It also features a relaxing lounge area, complete with plush seating for families to gather, relax and enjoy the sun, shade and water. 

“The Reef Splash Zone has opened to rave reviews from kids and parents alike offering the ultimate family spot for some cool fun in the sun,” said Denise Saviss, Princess Cruises vice president entertainment experiences. “We re-imagined the space to offer families a dedicated spot to spend time together in a welcoming and safe environment.”

About the water park

Located aft on deck 17, The Reef offers many enticing features, including: 

  • Splashpad featuring Winnie the Whale – this interactive and inviting water playground features a splash pool, assorted water sprays and showers. The focal point is an interactive Winnie the Whale feature which “rains” from its fluke and sprays from her spout. Winne is also part of the cruise line’s Animal Planet™ endangered species program in the Camp Discovery Youth & Teen Centers where the kids learn about the anatomy of humpback whales.
  • Whale fluke mural photo walls – colourful and vibrant murals of a whale’s fluke have been painted at both entrances to The Reef for guests to pose and take fun photos.
  • Game Zone – oversized backyard games comfy lounge sectionals, and a kid-friendly bar setting, families can enjoy special drinks while challenging the kids to a game of oversized backyard games like cornhole.
  • Refurbished pool, jacuzzi and bar – the pool, spa and bar have been updated to match the newly designed space featuring updated signage and contemporary artwork. Morgan’s Bar opened with a new kid-friendly and fruity mocktail menu, including “Crazy Coconut” and “Berry Nice to Meet You” thirst-quenching drinks.

In addition, just below The Reef on deck 16 in the Camp Discovery outdoor area, kids can interact and explore with a destination themed water table

This educational offering features the many destinations and iconic landmarks Princess visits, including the Sydney Opera House and Golden Gate Bridge and also highlights how a cruise ship moves through water, waves and weather. It even showcases how ships navigate the Panama Canal locks. 

For more information on The Reef Family Splash Zone, click here!

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