Top cruise line, Royal Caribbean International is praised for its innovation at sea. Designed to take cruising to the next level, many of their ships boast a number of extraordinary features, including world-first facilities. Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple or with the kids in tow, you are sure to be impressed with the amazing onboard entertainment available. Thinking about taking a cruise with Royal Caribbean International? We’ve put together a snapshot of the cruise line’s most outstanding achievements.
Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas will be making its way to Australian shores in 2015. Currently based in Cape Liberty, New York, the ship will arrive in Sydney on 28 November 2015 and join the cruise line’s local fleet - making it the biggest ship to be based in Australia to date. Aussie cruisers will be spoilt with the ship’s spectacular facilities include a rock climbing wall, basketball court, ice skating rink, mini golf course and a relaxing spa. Indulge in the three storey dining room before working off those calories at the state of the art fitness centre. Splash about at one of the four pools or head to the Royal Promenade for parades, dancing and duty free shopping.
Jamie Oliver is teaming up with Royal Caribbean International to open his very first restaurant out at sea. Jamie’s Italian will appear onboard the world-class cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, and will provide holiday makers with a relaxed dining environment. The restaurant will specialise in delicious Italian cuisine, making pasta from scratch every single day.
Royal Caribbean International offers an exclusive DreamWorks Experience on select ships. Your little ones can come face to face with movie legends like Kung Fu Panda, Shrek and the gang from Madagascar. You can have your photo taken with your favourite characters and watch exhilarating parades and colourful shows. Keep an eye out in the dining room in case you have a special visitor at your table or laugh out loud with hilarious DreamWorks films in the 3D cinema.
Quantum of the Seas is Royal Caribbean International’s crown jewel. This mega ship features a range of first-at-sea experiences to make your cruise holiday out-of-this-world. Experience breathtaking panoramic views from the North Star, a jewel-shaped capsule that will take you out over the edge of the ship at 300 feet above sea level. Thrill seekers can get their adrenaline rush at the first ever sky diving simulator at sea, while kids will love taking the wheel at the Bumper Car arena. Coming soon to the ship is also a Bionic Bar, where guests will be served drinks by robots.
Little princess will be delighted with Royal Caribbean International’s Barbie Premium Experience. Girls aged 4 to 11 can set sail on a Barbie dream cruise, with a pink stateroom decked out in Barbie decor. Enjoy fashion designer workshops and even a fashion show where you can stroll down the catwalk. Learn the dance moves from the hit movie Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 and make friends with other young Barbie lovers.