Kids can meet Dora the Explorer onboard a Royal Caribbean ship this summer.
Nickelodeon and Royal Caribbean International are offering both East and West Coast cruises in 2009. Mariner of the Seas will sail from Los Angeles on July 26 to the Mexican Riviera, stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. The Eastern Caribbean itinerary departs Aug. 9 from Port Canaveral, Fla., on Freedom of the Seas, sailing to St. Thomas, St. Maarten and CocoCay. Kids will find interactive game shows, meet-and-greets and performances by Nickelodeon stars, new, original Nick TV shows and movies and visits with favorite characters including SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer.