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Voyager of the Seas

Capacity
3,138
Crew
1,181
Tonnage
138 194
Length
311.1 m (1,021 ft)
First voyage
1999
Decks
15

MS Voyager of the Seas is the lead ship of the Voyager-class of cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean International (RCI). Constructed by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Turku New Shipyard in Turku, Finland, she was serviced on November 27, 1998, and christened by Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Katarina Witt on November 20, 1999.

Upon her departure on her maiden voyage on November 21, 1999, she was the largest cruise ship in the world, although she was overtaken the following year by her sister ship Explorer of the Seas. She measured... Read more

Voyager of the Seas

Cruiseline: 
Capacity: 
3,138
Crew: 
1,181
Tonnage: 
138 194
Length: 
311.1 m (1,021 ft)
Beam: 
38.6 m (127 ft) - Waterline47.4 m (156 ft) - Max
First voyage: 
1999
Decks: 
15

MS Voyager of the Seas is the lead ship of the Voyager-class of cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean International (RCI). Constructed by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Turku New Shipyard in Turku, Finland, she was serviced on November 27, 1998, and christened by Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Katarina Witt on November 20, 1999.

Upon her departure on her maiden voyage on November 21, 1999, she was the largest cruise ship in the world, although she was overtaken the following year by her sister ship Explorer of the Seas. She measured 137,276 GT at launch with a displacement of 58,000 t (57,000 long tons; 64,000 short tons), and a 2015 refurbishment increased her tonnage to 138,194 GT. She is 311 m (1,020 ft) long overall, has a waterline beam (width) of 36.8 m (121 ft) and a height of 63 m (207 ft).

Design

Voyager of the Seas contains the first rock climbing wall at sea (mounted on funnel) and the first ice-skating rink at sea, as well as a horizontal atrium concept known as the Royal Promenade.

During Voyager of the Seas' first weeks at sea, there were doubts about how effective the ice rink would be due to the ice occasionally cracking in places due to the instability of the ship and hot ventilation pipes on the deck below, although these merely turned out to be teething troubles. Today the ice rink is used throughout the cruise as a public ice-skating venue and for professional ice shows.

The Royal Promenade is a marble floored street stretching just over 3/4 the length of the ship including shops and light dining venues. This area is the heart of the ship of evening activity, along with the 3 story high La Scala theatre in which some of the latest production technology is used to produce Broadway standard production shows at night.

All cabins on Voyager of the Seas feature en-suite bathrooms and an interactive television service, and most outward facing cabins on the upper decks feature balconies.

In October and November 2014, Voyager of the Seas underwent dry dock refurbishment to receive "Royal Advantage" upgrades. These upgrades included the installation of an outdoor movie screen near the pool, replacing the inline skating track with a flowrider surf simulator, changing the Italian restaurant from Portofino to Giovanni's Table, and adding the Izumi asian fusion restaurant, Chops steakhouse, Diamond Club, digital signage, and ship-wide Wifi.

Itineraries

As of 2016 Voyager of the Seas alternates between Australia and New Zealand itineraries out of Sydney in Southern Hemisphere summer and Asia itineraries out of Singapore and Hong Kong in the Northern Hemisphere summer.

In early 2017, Royal Caribbean announced that the Voyager of The Seas would be leaving Australia for the 2018-19 season, and that it would be sailing in Singapore and China for a year-round season.

Amenities

  • Royal Promenade
  • Casino
  • FlowRider
  • Three-story main dining room
  • Additional fee restaurants including Johnny Rockets, Giovanni's Table, Izumi and Chops Grille
  • Themed bars and lounges
  • Day spa and fitness centre
  • Wedding chapel
  • Swimming pools
  • Library
  • "Optix" teen club
  • Ben and Jerry's
  • Video Arcade
  • Ice Skating Rink called Studio B
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
MS_Voyager_of_the_Seas

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Attractions on Voyager of the Seas


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Adventure Ocean

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A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff.
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Focus

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Check out the moments that our ship photographers have captured onboard in our photo gallery. A great memento for families and couples.
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Ice Cream Parlor

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Vermont's Finest Ice Cream served with a smile in cups, cones, sundaes, shakes and smoothies.
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Swimming Pool

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Take a dip or just relax poolside - lounge chairs and towels are provided.
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Viking Crown Lounge

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A Royal Caribbean signature. Perched high above the ocean, this comfortable lounge offers spectacular vistas by day and turns into a lively dance club at night.

RCTV

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Royal Caribbean Television control room.
Photo by Royal Caribbean International

Royal Promenade

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This mall, a naturally lighted four-story area lined with bars and shops, is the heartbeat of the ship.

Solarium

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The indoor/outdoor pool and lounge area.
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Diamond Club

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Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast,...
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Studio B

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A multipurpose studio complex filled with activity all day long, from ice-skating to cooking demonstrations.