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Featuring a colorful mural hull by world-renown marine wildlife artist, Guy Harvey, your kids are sure to love Norwegian Escape from the moment they set eyes on her! And once you’re on board, this innovative ship offers plenty of fun activities for your children to enjoy, plus they’ll have opportunities to make new friends. Let’s take a look at 5 kid Friendly Places to Explore on Norwegian Escape.

Guppies Nursery

For your little ones ages 6 months to 2 years, the dedicated staff at Guppies Nursery will provide sensory play and crafts, along with music and movement activities. The colorful Guppies Nursery also has a fully supervised quiet sleeping room for babies. Read the Guppies Nursery FAQs on Norwegian Escape.

Splash Academy

While you revitalize at the Spa Salt room, your kids will be well looked after at the complimentary youth program, Splash Academy, that’s divided into 3 age groups: Turtles (3 to 5); Seals (6 to 9); and Dolphins (10 to 12). All activities are age-appropriate, and designed with fun in mind. One of the Splash Academy highlights is Circus School where your kids can try their hand at juggling, plate spinning and more! If you’d like to visit a Bahamas or Caribbean port of call alone, Port Play will look after your kids while you explore. And be sure not to miss the fast-paced Escape the Big Top performance, it’s great entertainment for adults and kids alike.

Great times in Splash Academy

Entourage & Video Arcade

During the day, Entourage is a casual lounge where teens ages 13 to 17 can hang out with their new friends, watch movies or participate in sports activities. At night, Entourage turns into a hip teen nightclub with themed events like a White Hot Party. But be forewarned, there are no parents allowed! There’s also a Video Arcade filled with tons of games where kids can let their imaginations flow freely.

Kids’ Aqua Park

With their very own tropical-themed Kids’ Aqua Park, your children are sure to have a blast with the interactive features such as tube slides, water cannons and tipping buckets. It’s perfect for cooling down or helping them to burn off their seemingly endless energy! Kids’ Aqua Park is located near the much larger water park where thrills include a Free Fall waterslide, one of the fastest at sea, and a tandem inner tube waterslide, the Aqua Racer

So much fun in the Kid's Aqua Park

Sports Complex, Mini Golf & Ropes Course

The open-air sports complex offers fun for the whole family to enjoy. With the ocean as your back drop, you can enjoy a 9-hole round of mini golf, play some hoops or even a game of bocce. The most exhilarating challenge is the three-story Ropes Course where the fun includes Sky Rail zip tracks and two Planks built over the side of Norwegian Escape. Just don’t look down!