Hit DiscoveryTM & Animal PlanetTM shows come to life on board Princess Cruises ships.

Princess Cruises and Discovery Communicationstm are teaming up to create new memorable vacation experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Come back captivated with the new Stargazing experience; activities featuring Discoverytm hit shows such as MythBusters, Deadliest Catch, and Shark Week; plus Discovery and Animal Planettm shore excursions. And, our all new Style at Sea with TLC featuring fashion expert tips and tricks.

Experience Stargazing with Discovery at Sea

Stargazing with Discovery at Sea

Science Channel and Princess Cruises will take you on a cosmic voyage as you look to the skies from our top deck. On this interactive guided tour, a Princess Stargazing Specialist will teach you how to find your bearings and identify the major constellations, hear the secrets of the stars and the folklore around them. In addition, our onboard libraries will be stocked with supplementary astronomy resources for guests to enjoy and continue their exploration of the night's sky when returning home. Great for all ages.

Learn more about Discovery at Sea’s Science Channel Ambassador astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi.

Contingent upon weather and light conditions. Excludes Alaska itineraries due to the midnight sun.

Mother Nature’s Secrets Revealed

Encounters with Discovery at Sea

Learn the stories behind the destinations you’ll visit from regional residents who know the areas personally. Find out about native plants and animals from naturalists who have studied them for years. And gain insights into events from years past that shape the world we see today. Every Encounters onboard speaker offers enriching discoveries that add to the immersive experience through which Princess Cruises inspires you to come back new.

Learn more about Encounters with Discovery at Sea.

Discovery & Animal Planet Shore Excursions


We are proud to offer shore excursions that are not only fascinating experiences for the whole family, but recommended by two of the most trusted names in exploration – Discovery and Animal Planet.

Discovery and Animal Planet Exclusive Tours are unique tours that cannot be booked independently and are available only through Princess Cruises. Discovery Recommended Tours provide enriching and immersive once-in-a-lifetime experiences, while Animal Planet Recommended Tours show you the coolest animals around the globe.

Shark Week – Discovery at Sea – Princess Cruises


It's not just one week anymore. Inspired by Discovery's popular Shark Week, Princess has designed a variety of activities and games that will challenge adults and kids alike on the myths and interesting facts about sharks. See Shark Week programming on stateroom TVs. Kids can make shark teeth necklaces, learn about animals, space and sharks through a variety of Discovery at Sea games and activities.

Learn more about Discovery's Shark Week at Sea

Style at Sea

Style at Sea with TLC

What to pack, what to wear and how to look stylish are just a few of the many questions guests ask when preparing for a cruise vacation. With the help of TLC’s fashion experts, Style at Sea with TLC will provide tips and tricks to help guests feel and look their best while aboard their cruise.



Deadliest Catch: Try your hand at being a deckhand with the Crab Sort Challenge. Buckets full of different types of plastic crabs are collected and sorted by each team as fast as they can while the elements are working against them.*

Discovery at Sea Trivia Challenge: Trivia is getting an upgrade with new questions, photos and video footage from MythBusters, Animal Planet, How It’s Made, Deadliest Catch and more!

Finding Bigfoot: Can you find Bigfoot onboard? Mysterious footprints are located around the ship and it is up to you to keep a lookout for anywhere Bigfoot may have been. First guest to find all of Bigfoot’s footprint locations wins!

Gold Rush: Kids can pretend to be a prospector and learn to pan for gold.*

Green Screen Experience: Step into a scene from hit shows Finding Bigfoot & Shark Week and capture a great souvenir.**

How It's Made: Take a backstage tour and see how production shows come to life onboard a ship. Nominal fee applies.**

MythBusters: Uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends using scientific methods and everyday curiosity.**


Princess Cruises' younger explorers can build a rocket, space shuttle or rover. They can learn about the people, places, cultures and customs from the destinations they're sailing and around the world. With the help of Animal Planet, they will find out about animals and where they live in the world through fun craft activities, 3D puzzles and dress up as well as how to take care of their pets at home.

On all sailings, excluding Pacific Princess.

*Only on Alaska cruises.
**Onboard in Winter 2015.

©2015 Discovery Communications. All Rights Reserved. Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Discovery Family, and their respective logos are trademarks of Discovery Communications. Deadliest Catch and related logos are trademarks of Discovery Communications, LLC, used under license. Licensed by FremantleMedia. Onboard programs and schedule subject to change.

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