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Cruises with Royal Caribbean

Boasting some of the most innovative ships at sea, Royal Caribbean offers more than just a cruise. Whether you like adventurous activities or relaxing by the pool, there is something for everyone. From the moment you step onboard until the end of your cruise, all you have to worry about is having the holiday of a lifetime.

Royal Caribbean: Life on-board

  • Total cruises 2,045
  • Fleet: 28 Ships
  • Destinations: 24

From bow to stern Royal Caribbean are jam-packed with fun for the whole family. From morning until evening there's endless dining, entertainment and activities to be enjoyed, making each vessel the ultimate resort at sea.


Designed with families in mind, Royal Caribbean are experts at making sure that every member of the family has a cruise holiday that they'll remember for a lifetime.

Royal Caribbean Family Staterooms

There are a variety of options for guests to choose from to make sure that everyone gets a good night's sleep. If you are travelling with a baby, your room will be equipped with a cot and supplies. In addition, interconnecting cabins are a great option if you want a little more space, while the junior suites and suites give more space. It's good to keep in mind that during school holidays, interconnecting staterooms may book up quickly so book in advance to avoid any disappointment.

Kids Clubs

Club Age Highlights
Royal Babies 6-18 monthsInteractive activities for babies to enjoy with their parents or caregivers
Royal Tots 18-36 monthsInteractive activities for toddlers to enjoy with their parents or caregivers
Aquanauts3-5 yearsGames, storytelling and fun toys. No parents or caregivers needed
Explorers6-8 yearsScience experiments and art workshops
Voyagers9-11 yearsArts and crafts, science, drama and music
Teen Clubs12-14 & 13-17 yearsDJ Academy and discos

In addition, for those moments when you want to enjoy a special evening as a couple, there is babysitting available for an additional cost.


The dining onboard Royal Caribbean offers an array of exquisite menus and different options. With something to suit every taste, from the traditional cruise style dining in the main dining room to the more casual venues, there's no chance of anyone going hungry during your cruise. What's more, to make things a little more special, there's a range of speciality restaurants available onboard that offer everything from juicy steaks to Pan-Asian delights and authentic Italian dishes.

Popular Included Restaurants

While they may not be on every ship, these are some of Royal Caribbean's most popular restaurants that are included in the price of your fare:

  • Windjammer- a popular restaurant offering cuisine from around the world
  • El Loco Fresh- a taste of Mexico wherever in the world you are
  • Splashaway Café- ideally located near to the pool area so you don't have to stray far for a quick bite
  • Noodle Bar- fresh noodle dishes made right in front of your eyes
  • Main Dining Room- traditional cruise ship dining with multi-course meals and waiter service
  • Sorrento's Pizza- tempting slices of New York-style pizza

Popular Speciality Restaurants

Available for an additional price, these are some of the Royal Caribbean speciality restaurants which guests rave about:

  • Chef's Table- an exclusive dining experience in a small group with a multi-course feast and behind the scenes glimpse of the ship's galley
  • Portside BBQ- bbq grill favourites that will have you wanting to come back again and again
  • Teppanyaki- Japanese cuisine prepared right before your eyes
  • Wonderland- innovative, quirky dishes that will surprise you at every bite
  • Giovanni's- delicious dishes that taste just like they do in Italy

Drinks and dining packages

To make things a little easier (and to enjoy some great value for money) guests can buy drinks and dining packages.

Package Price What's Included
3 Restaurant PackageStarting from $75Great savings on three speciality restaurants
Unlimited Dining PackageFrom $24-29 per person per dayVisit multiple speciality restaurants and enjoy huge savings on bottles of wine
Deluxe Beverage Package$63-70 per dayUnlimited fountain soda, bottled water, coffee and tea, fresh juices, cocktails, spirits, liquor, beer and wine by the glass
Refreshment Package$29.00 per dayFountain soda, Coca-Cola Freestyle drinks, mocktails, bottled water, fresh juice, coffee and tea
Classic Soda Package$12.99 per dayFountain soda and Coca-Cola Freestyle drinks
Water Bottle Packagen/a12 or 24 bottles of water delivered to your room


Once evening falls, each Royal Caribbean ship lights up with entertainment. From laidback drinks at a bar to live shows or dancing until the early hours, there's a venue for everyone.

Live entertainment

If you love to watch live entertainment, Royal Caribbean is the cruise line for you. Head to the theatre for award-winning musical productions, such as Mamma Mia, as well as interactive game shows, acrobatic performances and more, while some ships even feature an impressive AquaTheater and ice-skating shows. In addition, across many of the bars and lounges, guests will be treated to live music and piano music, as well as the chance to try their hand at a little karaoke.

Bars and lounges

From lively spots with dance floors that will have you showing off your best moves to English-style pubs and more relaxed lounge areas, grab a drink and spend your night however you want during your cruise. Some of the fleet's most popular venues are:

  • Schooner Bar
  • Boleros
  • North Star Bar
  • Bionic Bar
  • English Pub
  • Playmakers Sports Bar

In addition, if you're looking for something a little different, why not try your luck at the casino? Complete with games tables and slot machines, this may just be your opportunity to hit the jackpot and win big.


When you're not on memorable shore excursions at the incredible destinations you get to visit during your cruise, your time spent on the ship can be just as special. With so much to see and do on each vessel, guests are truly spoilt for choice when it comes to onboard entertainment.

During any cruise, the pool deck is often one of the most popular spots, and with Royal Caribbean this is no different. Each ship has large pools where guests can either jump in and enjoy the refreshing waters or hang back on the side and lay back on one of the many sun loungers. Meanwhile, younger kids can enjoy the splash park, while the waterpark is also a big hit amongst anyone looking for a bit of a thrill. For those guests that do like to stay active during their cruise, there are plenty of activities to choose from. Facilities do vary across ships, however here are some of Royal Caribbean's most popular features:

  • Flowrider surf simulator
  • Ripcord by Ifly skydiving
  • Zipline
  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Bumper Cars
  • Laser Tag
  • Escape Room
  • SkyPad trampolines with VR goggles
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Gym
  • Sports courts

Alternatively, for those moments when you want to simply sit back and relax, there are more than enough ways to do just this. Boasting bars and lounges throughout the ship, you're bound to find a quiet corner to take some time out (with a drink in hand if you want!), while there is lots to explore inside, including the impressive atrium and shops where you can pick up a holiday treat. However, if you want to take your relaxation to the next level, each ship has a luxurious spa where you can allow yourself a pampering session at the hands of experienced professionals.

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Royal Caribbean Ships

From smaller, more intimate ships in the Vision and Radiance classes to the larger, resort-like ships in the Freedom and Oasis classes, you're sure to sail in style and comfort with Royal Caribbean impressive fleet.

Royal Caribbean ship classes explained

  • Quantum State-of-the-art dining, entertainment and activities for guests of all ages.

  • Radiance Smaller ships with a relaxing onboard experience combined with unforgettable itineraries.

  • Voyager Budget-friendly, activity-packed cruise ships.

  • Vision A more traditional cruise feel while featuring many of the cruise line's most exciting features.

  • Freedom Big ship cruising with plenty of dining and entertainment options.

  • Oasis True Royal Caribbean innovation such as a bionic bar, zipline and ice skating rink.

Royal Caribbean Highlights

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Life Onboard

  • Royal Caribbean have a fairly relaxed dress code, with only a few rules enforced. These include

    • 1. Guests must always wear shoes in all venues
    • 2. Swimwear can be worn on the pool decks only
    • 3. Tank/strappy tops are not allowed in the main restaurants or speciality restaurants.
    Aside from these rules, you will find that most people wear casual clothing during the day and in the buffet restaurant, smart casual for meals in the main restaurants or speciality restaurants, and formal attire on formal nights.

  • Royal Caribbean generally host at least one formal night per cruise, but there could be up to three depending on the length of your sailing. Anyone who loves this classic cruise tradition is welcome to embrace it by wearing formal dress in The Grande, a 1920s-themed venue on the Quantum Class ships.

  • In the main restaurant, kids will be able to enjoy classic favourites such as pizza, grilled chicken and spaghetti. The buffet also provides a wide range of choices that even the fussiest eaters will love.

  • Theme nights occasionally take place onboard Royal Caribbean ships. These could be masquerade balls, a 70's night, or of course holidays such as Christmas and Easter. Guests are welcome to get as involved as they wish during these events.

  • A daily newsletter known as "The Cruise Compass" is delivered to each cabin. This details the events and activities happening on the following day - covering everything from show times and presentations to store discounts and dining options.

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