Onboard Activities

Discover more about yourself as well as the world around you with a variety of onboard activities. Take an enriching class on cooking, photography and more. Shop our Duty-Free Boutiques or log on to the Web with your wireless laptop. For something physical take an exercise class at the gym, practice your putting or get a massage at the Lotus Spa. It's all here, exclusively on Princess. Watch the Onboard Experience Video

Princess Cruises and Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award winning composer of Wicked, Godspell, Pippen and other well know Broadway musicals, is creating 4 new, original production shows for Princess Cruises.

Discovery at Sea

Discovery at Sea

Discovery Communications hit shows come to life onboard Princess Cruises ships with a variety of new activities featuring Shark Week, MythBusters, Gold Rush and more.

New! Alaska Onboard

Princess Cruises, voted the Best Cruise Line in Alaska 7 years running by the readers of Travel Weekly is making the #1 cruise vacation experience in Alaska even better. From world famous Alaskan seafood, to a Klondike gold rush festival, to guest speakers from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch, the journey North to Alaska brings the last frontier onboard.

Daytime Activities

There are endless ways to spend the day on a Princess cruise. Even if you never leave the ship during our days in port, you can always find something new to do onboard.

Princess Cruises On Board Entertainment


Our ships offer multiple entertainment venues and performances, allowing you the flexibility to go see a show before or after dinner, or on another night entirely.

Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year

Each year some of our most talented performers go head to head for the title of Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year. Join us on this special cruise to cast your ballot for your favorite guest entertainer!

Princess Cruises is proud to bring the NFL onboard

Princess Cruises football fans can catch more of the action than ever before aboard 13 of our ships.

Princess Cruises Atrium - The Piazza

Select ships feature the inviting piazza-style grand atrium -- the stunning centerpiece of each ship. The majestic atrium spans several decks and features the International Café, Vines Bar, which was voted one of the "Best Wine Bars at Sea," by USA Today, a spiral staircase and several glass-walled lifts that provide panoramic overviews of the ship.

Watch the Piazza Video

Lotus Spa

Revitalize from head to toe with a blissful treatment or massage at the Lotus Spa, named "Best on a Cruise Ship" by the Spafinder Wellness 365™. Or visit our state-of-the-art fitness center for an invigorating workout with our expert trainers.

Onboard Fitness Activities

Onboard Health and Fitness

Indulgence can be guilt-free onboard our ships. Savor fresh, nutritious cuisine, try the latest fitness trends, and relax your body and mind.

Casino Gaming onboard Princess Cruises


Everyone is welcome to join us for an exciting, entertaining and fun time with your friendly casino staff. Join us for Bingo, slots activity, card games and much more. Ask your Casino Host about our "50th Anniversary Slot Tournament" with $50,000 of prizes to be won.


Designer brands and duty-free combine for a great shopping experience. Plus, get great Princess promos on jewelry, T-shirts and souvenirs from all your ports of call.

Art Auctions

Discover the world of art onboard Princess. Every ship has art experts and world-class caliber artwork to enrich your cruise experience, or perhaps, even to take home.

Youth and Teens

Our fully equipped Youth Centers and Teen Lounges are staffed with experienced counselors, ready to entertain kids and teens all day and evening.

Holiday Cruise Activities

No matter the holiday, there's no better place to celebrate than onboard a Princess Cruises voyage. Join us as we celebrate with festive traditions.

Princess Cruises Book Club

The Princess Cruises Book Club offers an opportunity for fascinating literary discussions among passengers.

Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour®

A Behind-the-Scenes Adventure
Princess passengers can get an exclusive glimpse at the behind-the-scenes action onboard a Princess ship with the Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour® — a cruise industry first. The tour is offered once or twice per cruise on a sea day, and allows passengers to explore the engine control room, medical center, print shop, laundry, photo lab, bridge, and other areas typically seen only by the ship's crew. The final stop of the tour is the ship's command center, where passengers will meet the Captain, enjoy special refreshments and take in the dramatic views from the bridge's wraparound windows. Participants will also receive a variety of themed mementos at many other stops along the route.
Available on all ships except for Pacific Princess and Ocean Princess.

Onboard Activities

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