cruise ship scavenger hunt list for kids

Welcome to Cruise Critic! If you'd like to participate on our forums by joining in the conversation, please Register Now! Be sure to visit our FAMOUS Roll Call forums, where you can meet other cruisers sailing with you and share a tour or shore excursion and SAVE MONEY!

#1
New Jersey
4 Posts
Joined Jan 2011
Hi. I will be traveling with 3 kids (14, 13 & 9) and thought that it might be fun to have a cruise ship scavenger hunt. I have tried googling this and have found sites to pay for a list, but I was wondering if anyone has done one before and has a quick list they did and can post. I am leaving Saturday and going on the Explorer of the Seas, so this is a last minute idea. I can probably make my own, but figured why reinvent the wheel if someone has already done the work.

Or just give me good ideas of things that the kids should look for, take pictures of or find to keep.

Thanks!!
#2
18,837 Posts
Joined Feb 2006
Someone posted some ideas here...
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=605198

My kids have been a part of many, many ship scavenger hunts...here are some of the items they had to find...

towel animal
piece of pizza
sun glasses
something with the cruise ship logo on it
pair of shorts not being worn
today's compass (ship newsletter)
today's compass in another language
pen with logo
lanyard
drink umbrella
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature

RCI Enchantment of the Seas 05/20/16
RCI Anthem of the Seas 11/8/2015
RCI Allure of the Seas 5/4/14
Norwegian Getaway PreInaugural 1/27/14
NCL Breakaway PreInaugural 5/8/13
NCL EPIC 11/24/12 - Ewes Baby!
RCI Enchantment 8/3/12 - Addicted to BERMUDA!
NCL Gem 10/2/11 - Back to Bermuda!
RCI Enchantment of the Seas 5/28/11 - Bermuda
RCI Grandeur of the Seas 9/11/10
Carnival Triumph 6/7/09
RCI Independence of the Seas 2/1/09
Disney Wonder 09/11/08
Carnival Sensation 08/07
RCI Freedom of the Seas 5/07
Carnival Elation 11/06
Disney Magic 2/05
NCL Norway 6/02
RCI Sovereign of the Seas 9/98
RCI Sovereign of the Seas 9/97
Kids club schedules and children's menus including RCCL Adventure Ocean, Camp Carnival,
Disney, NCL, Princess, HAL and Celebrity posted here....
http://photobucket.com/cruisekidpages
#3
7,429 Posts
Joined Mar 2007
Originally posted by crusinmama06
Someone posted some ideas here...
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=605198

My kids have been a part of many, many ship scavenger hunts...here are some of the items they had to find...

towel animal
piece of pizza
sun glasses
something with the cruise ship logo on it
pair of shorts not being worn
today's compass (ship newsletter)
today's compass in another language
pen with logo
lanyard
drink umbrella
shorts not being worn...if it were quest that would get interesting.

I've seen it done where it is take pictures of various items...so there is another twist.

I've seen these as part of the list before
Picture with Captain
Picture with Cruise Director
Picture of Cruise Director (you don't have to be in it)

Some other things...
name of the Godmother of the ship
List of all ships sailing the RCI flag, better in order of deployment or in order of size based on GRT


Have a good trip!
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Rancher Dave

<div style="width:400px; position: relative;">
<div style="background-color: #38235b; padding: 5px 0px 5px 0px; text-align: center; width: 399px; border-left: 1px solid #372060; font-size: 11px; color: #EEE; line-height: 1.4em;">
<a style="font-size: 14px; color: #FFBF42" href="http://www.travbuddy.com/travel-widgets"><strong>Create your own travel map</strong></a> - <a style="font-size: 14px; color: #FFBF42" href="http://www.travbuddy.com"><strong>TravBuddy</strong></a><br/>
</div>
</div>



RCCL Diamond Plus / Celebrity Elite / Princess Elite / NCL / Disney
#5
Ogden, UT
98 Posts
Joined Aug 2010
I've been creating one for a group of friends...here's what I've come up with:


Rules: You have ONE hour to find and photograph as many items as you can. For every minute late, you will lose one point. Your entire team MUST stay together at ALL times. Each item gets one point unless specified. If the item says “vote for points,” the entire group will vote for the best photo. If your team gets everything on the list, you get 15 bonus points.
 A Bread or Fruit Sculpture
 A Chandelier
 A Child under Age 10 (Must have Parent’s Permission)
 A Giant Letter H (Vote for Largest – Two Points)
 A Golf Club
 A Lever
 A Living Creature (other than a Human)
 A Miniature Bottle of Shampoo
 A Model Ship (Most Realistic gets Two extra points)
 A Permanent Sculpture (Vote for Five Points – Be Creative!!!)
 A Piece of Fruit (More Exotic = More Points/Vote for Two Points)
 A Roller Skate/Blade
 A Ship Casino Chip (Highest Denomination gets Three extra points)
 A Ship’s Officer (Highest Rank gets Two Extra Points)
 A Suite
 A Volleyball
 A Waiter (not your own)
 An Ice Cream Cone with Ice Cream (Extra Point for NON-Soft Serve)
 An Ice Sculpture (Extra Point for an Ice Sculptor)
 Cruise Compass in a Foreign Language
 Drink Umbrella (One additional point per extra colored umbrella)
 Four People in a Cabin Bathroom (Additional Point for Each Person above Four)
 Ice
 Large Crown & Anchor Logo (Vote for Two Points)
 Non-Alcoholic Beer (Two Points)
 Small Crown & Anchor Logo (Vote for Two Points)
 Someone from a country other than the U.S. (Three bonus points for the person farthest away)
 Something Pointy (Vote for Three Points)
 Something Red (Vote for Five Points, so be creative!)
 Something Shiny (Vote for Two Points)
 Somewhere Down Low
 Somewhere High
 Somewhere Low
 Somewhere Up High
 Stained Glass
 The Letter G (Vote for Three Points)
 Towel Animal
 Water
 Words “Navigator of the Seas” (Vote for Five Points)
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature


Eastern Caribbean - Freedom of the Seas - May 5, 2013
Baja Mexico - Carnival Inspiration - December 17th, 2012
Transatlantic - Navigator of the Seas - May 2, 2011
Bahamas - Majesty of the Seas - May 10, 2010
#7
Gilbert, AZ
5,928 Posts
Joined May 2001
On the Liberty we went to watch a Flip scavenger hunt. Was a lot of fun watching the result even though we didn't participate. They gave you a Flip camera and gave you a few scenes you have to play out and return. Points were given for completing a task as well as creativity. Look for scavenger hunts in the compass. We did a picture one a few cruises ago and had an amazing time. We have also done one where you had to bring back the items and had a great time as well. Nice way to spend time as a family.

BonVoyage
Dawna
Expand Signature
Collapse Signature
Up Next....
9/30/2017 - Carnival Miracle (9B 8237)
1/14/2018 - Oasis of the Seas (C2 10643)

Already Enjoyed..and now enjoying Diamond Plus Status!!
Adventure of the Seas 12/3/16 (D1 1388) Carnival Miracle 9/24/16 (8M 6333) Allure of the Seas 1/3/16 (D8 7676)
Independence of the Seas 5/24/15 (E3 6304 & Ben & Jerry's Sweet Suite PR 6305) Freedom of the Seas 10/26/14 (PR 6613)
Liberty of the Seas 2/1/14 (E1 7408) Corner aft, Yea! Freedom of the Seas 12/8/13 (PR 6577) Mariner of the Seas 2/24/13 (E2 6320)
Monarch of the Seas 9/28/12 (Royal Family Suite 1549) "Girls Only" Cruise
Allure of the Seas 6/3/12 (JS 6640) Monarch of the Seas 10/14/11 "Girls Only" Cruise (SOV-9032)
Liberty of the Seas 3/19/11(Ben & Jerry's Sweet Suite PR 6305 & E1 6304)
Monarch of the Seas 10/15/10 "Girls Only" (JS-1548) Radiance of the Seas 7/2/10 Alaska Cruisetour #2 (Hump GS 1556)
Monarch of the Seas 10/9/09 "Girls Only" (JS 1546) Mariner of the Seas 3/22/09 (PR 6289 & E2 6288) Mexican Riviera!
Monarch of the Seas 10/10/08 "Girls Only" Final LA 3 Night Cruise (JS-1542) Monarch of the Seas 2/22/08 (GS-1532)
Liberty of the Seas 12/15/07 (E1-7648) Enchantment of the Seas 2/22/07 (JS-7666 -Corner Aft) -
Freedom of the Seas 9/24/06 ** Crazed Cruisers (JS-9594) Monarch of the Seas 3/10/06 (JS-1054)
Majesty Of the Seas 2/25/05 (JS-1058 2nd time!!) Radiance of the Seas 3/21/04 (E1-8088, Favorite Balcony)
Majesty of the Seas 9/2/02 (JS-1058) Voyager of the Seas 2/3/02 (JS-9270)
Grand Princess 3/19/00 (Aft Vista Suite D736, Oh My, I am Officially Addicted!!!!)