The family fun starts here. Just say, 'Cheese!'

You’ll find Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep on board our family-friendly ships. This playful bunch from Aardman brings its familiar brand of fun, frolics and British eccentricity to your holiday.

You herd it here first!

Three cracking characters

The ever-inventive Wallace, his faithful and canny companion Gromit, and the lovable Shaun the Sheep are ready for an adventure, and you’re invited. You’ll find these larger-than-life characters add fun and humour to events and activities both in the children's clubs and around the whole ship.

Aardman adds to your adventure

Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep join you for a holiday to remember

Amazing activities for the whole family

From a Welcome On Board party and special character appearances to dance sessions for the little ones and premieres of Aardman’s latest films, there’s something to appeal to every age. Let your creativity run wild at a clay station workshop, have a funny photo taken with Wallace & Gromit or Shaun the Sheep and sit down together for a story time. It’s your ticket to more family giggles, cheesy grins and fantastic memories.

Get crafty in the children’s clubs

The Reef will give children plenty of opportunities to get hands-on, too, with a whole host of age-specific, themed art and crafts activities. From making a character mask, Gromit ears, their very own rocket or themed decorations for Easter or Christmas, every day is sure to be A Grand Day Out. And while little hands and minds are kept busy in the care of our Reef rangers, the rest of the family can relax and unwind. Baa-liss!

It’s all included

All the fun is free to join and there’s no need to book before your holiday. Simply look out for a schedule of activities and sign up once you’re on board.

Play Hide & Sheep with Shaun the Sheep!

That cheeky little sheep – he loves posing for photos with our guests but just keeps hiding from us! Don’t worry though, a fun game of Hide & Sheep gives you the chance to follow the trail, seek Shaun on board and take photos together in augmented reality scenes using the free app.

Exclusive to Arvia, All Hands On Deck!

Bringing Wallace & Gromit to the stage, this 30-minute show combines special effects, music and the antics of Aardman’s unstoppable duo to create an exciting, immersive experience.

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