Best Halloween Cruises for 2021

Have you ever considered going on a cruise over Halloween? It’s never too early to plan a cruise, especially around a popular time such as Halloween so I’ve compiled a list of themed Halloween cruises for 2021 that are sure to make your vacation spooktacular!

Halloween Cruises on the High Seas with Disney Cruise Line

You just know that Disney will do Halloween well! Throughout Disney’s Halloween cruises there will be pumpkin carving, ghostly story-telling and adult-only costume parties.  The ships will also feature an evolving Halloween tree that eerily transforms throughout your cruise.

Disney Halloween Cruise
Halloween on the High Seas (Disney)

Disney Dream September 3, 2021 – October 29, 2021

Disney Fantasy September 4, 2021 – October, 2021

Disney Magic October 29, 2021 – October 30, 2021

Disney Wonder October 1, 2021 – October 31, 2021

Find out more about Halloween cruises with Disney Cruise Line and what it’s like to take a Disney cruise with a toddler.

Celebrate Halloween with Princess

Princess Cruises Halloween
Princess Cruise Halloween (Pinterest)

Princess Cruises celebrates Halloween with spooky decor, a Halloween Fright Night Party for adults as well as scavenger hunts, candy kits and scary Movies Under the Stars.  Princess does not organise special Halloween cruises but to see cruises that sail over Halloween in 2021, you should check Princess Cruises’ website. This 7-day Mexico cruise on Majestic Princess looks like a great option.

Frightful Fun with Carnival


Carnival Cruises generally celebrates Halloween throughout the whole of October but it’s best to check with the cruise line for specific sailings. The cruise line invites guest to enjoy themed drinks and desserts that will send shivers down your spine. Expect lots of special activities and events so bring a costume but Carnival respectfully requests that no masks or weapons are used as part of the your costumes!

Halloween like a Norwegian


Norwegian Cruise Line will celebrate Halloween with candy stations, costume parades and themed events in its casinos. Find out about their Halloween cruises for 2021 here and don’t forget to pack your Halloween cruise outfit!

Happy Halloween with Royal Caribbean

Halloween cruise on Royal Caribbean
Halloween on Royal Caribbean Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean promises guests will have a gruesome good time on board all ships in the fleet sailing over Halloween. There are no special themed cruises but if you choose to cruise at the end of October expect zombies, a haunted mansion and competitions like “howl at the moon” and “girl scream”.  To find the spookiest cruises, visit Royal Caribbean’s website.

If you are looking for another opportunity to enjoy a holiday with family, you may want to consider Thanksgiving Cruises.

Happy cruising!

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