During a drydock in June, the Caribbean Princess will get a new family pool area.

Called the Reef Family Splash Zone, its centerpiece will be an interactive whale feature that drizzles rain from its flukes.

The new water playground will also have a splash pool and assorted water sprays and showers "where families can enjoy a day of splashing, laughing and playing," Princess Cruises said.

A Game Zone will feature oversized backyard games, comfy lounge sectionals and a kid-friendly bar setting. Games include Connect Four, Jenga and cornhole.

For adults, there will be new patio furniture, from single sun loungers to sectional chairs and couches with tables. New canvas canopies and breeze panels will provide protection from the sun and wind.

"In our latest effort to enhance our family offerings, this newly reimagined space invites families and kids to experience a multifunctional area to engage, play and reconnect," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises' president.

The existing pool, spa and bar on Deck 17 aft will be updated to match the newly designed space, featuring updated signage and contemporary artwork. 

Just below the Reef on deck 16 in the Camp Discovery outdoor area, kids can interact and explore with a destination-themed water table, Princess said.

The 3,142-passenger Caribbean Princess sails eastern and western Caribbean itineraries roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale.

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