The summer holidays are here and we all know what that means - sunshine, happiness and adventure!

Are you ready for your next unforgettable family getaway? This summer P&O Cruises Iona is setting sail for the breath-taking Norwegian Fjords and there’s still time to book your space! It’s time to enjoy some well-deserved fun-filled time and experience the adventures of Norway with all the family. 

Departing from the UK, meaning that stressful airport journey can be forgotten this summer, Iona is set for a voyage across azure oceans in search of the mystic Norwegian Fjords. Touch down in Stavanger the ‘Cradle of the Vikings’ and discover all of the fearsome secrets and interesting stories of these bearded warriors.

Head to the idyllic village of Olden to experience the epitome of Fjordland. Taken straight from a postcard, board the Loen Skylift and be transported to the top of Mount Hoven to see the glistening blue lakes, grass clad valleys and rugged mountains below. 

Voyage further through this magical region, kayaking on the glittering fjords, riding Segways in ancient towns and hiking spectacular mountains as you go. But the fun doesn’t end with your time onshore, it’s only the start!

P&O Cruises Iona is packed full of entertainment that is guaranteed to keep children of any age entertained from sun-rise to sun-set. Take a look at just some of the amazing activities you could be enjoying this summer with the family.

Ocean Studios (Deck 6):

Looking for some home comforts? Then this is an outing the whole family will love. Head to Deck 6 and experience the big screen at sea. Iona’s Ocean Studios is a 4 screen cinema complex that provides the ultimate motion picture experience- so much so, you’ll forget you’re on a ship! Enjoy everything from big blockbusters to family favourites throughout the day, complete with all the movie snacks you could wish for!

The Reef (Deck 17):

Ran by a team of passionate professionals, The Reef offers the perfect environment for your little travellers to create their own amazing holiday memories. With soft play for the toddlers, imaginative spaces for the youngsters and high-energy activities plus gaming, DJ equipment and arts and crafts for the older ones, kids of every age will be entertained for hours- leaving you time to explore the rest of the ship!

Scene (Deck 6):

Now if you’ve got older children that need some entertainment away from their parents; the Scene is the place for them. The ultimate entertainment hangout, the Scene is jam packed with activities for teens to enjoy. Fancy becoming a fashion designer? A radio DJ? A scientist or a games designer? Iona offers fun and educational Academy programmes where you can come away with a new set of skills and new friends, too. There's also action-packed outdoor spaces including a climbing wall, football court and splash zone for everyone to enjoy!

Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep Adventures!

Do your little ones want to meet their favourite film characters this Summer? Well, they’ll be ecstatic to find out that Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep have packed their bags and are ready to set sail with P&O Cruises for a summer of fun.

Partnering with Aardman, P&O Cruises are set to create a host of immersive and exciting experiences for all the family. Enjoy a film premiere in the cinema, try your hand at making your own clay characters or even have your photo taken with the eccentric inventor, Wallace, and his loyal friend, Gromit! Why not head to the Reef for a craft workshop and make your very own Gromit ears for the memorable photo?

Ran by the Reef rangers, there’ll be cheesy grins all round in the Reef as children join in a dance classes and get crafty all whilst you enjoy a peaceful beverage or relaxing spa elsewhere on board. 

Show Stopping SkyDome:

And what is a cruise without its glittering shows! Head to Iona’s spectacular SkyDome and Atrium for a night of true magic as Iona takes you on a journey of artistic wonder. Bursting with dazzling acrobatics, ethereal aerial acts and glittering costumes, Iona welcomes aboard Creativiva for a summer of jaw-dropping entertainment. From a kaleidoscope of colourful birds in ‘Rise’ and battling ancient tribes in ‘Triboo’ to intergalactic star ships and mystical music boxes; let the whole family’s imagination be freed on board P&O Cruises.