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Family Travel onboard Dover to Calais

When your kids have fun it makes your holiday so much better, and much more relaxing too! That's why our ferries have entertainment for every member of the family.

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Family Fun

Whatever their age, all children love the excitement of sea travel! For older children, our arcade area onboard includes a number of games to keep them busy during the crossing.

With a choice of interactive video games available, the journey will fly by and even the big kids will be tempted to have a go!

Pirates Island kids club onboard Dover-Calais

Pirates’ Island

Pirates’ Island is a fun children’s play area which includes soft play, toys, games and much more. Located in the 7 Seas restaurant on the Dover to Calais route it’s a great place for children to play while adults enjoy a coffee close by.

Onboard Experience

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Onboard Dover-Calais

Our Dover to Calais crossing takes just 90 minutes and while you sail you can enjoy our onboard facilities. Have a bite to eat with options to suit every palate, visit our shop and say goodbye to mainland prices and keep the kids busy in the children's play area and with Jack's Treasure Hunt app.

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World Travel Awards 2019

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We are Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 and the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2019!

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