Voyager of the Seas Review

Editor Rating: 4.5
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Why Choose Voyager of the Seas?
  • One of the most family-friendly ships at sea
  • Refurbished in 2014 with new dining and 'virtual balcony' cabins
  • Ice skating, rock-climbing and a surfing simulator

Voyager of the Seas Overview

In 1999, when Royal Caribbean's 3,114-passenger Voyager of the Seas entered service as the largest cruise ship in the world, it was heralded as the most revolutionary vessel ever built, forever changing the world of cruising with such never-before-seen features as an ice skating rink/TV studio/concert arena, rock-climbing wall, in-line skating track, horizontal atrium (now known as the Royal Promenade), and inside cabins with a view.

The rock-climbing walls are now aboard every Royal Caribbean ship, and the ice skating rink and other features can also be enjoyed on the line's other four Voyager-class ships, as well as on the line's newer classes of ships, but Voyager of the Seas is still mind boggling, memorable and exciting. The ship underwent an $80-million refit in October 2014, adding several other signature facilities, such as a FlowRider surfing simulator, "virtual balconies" on inside cabins, 3D movies and several new dining options.

Voyager of the Seas Fellow Passengers

Royal Caribbean generally appeals to a broad range of folks of all ages -- but with one characteristic in common: This ship is designed for the activity-minded. It also attracts a high percentage of families. When sailing in Australia (November through April), the majority of passengers are locals.

Voyager of the Seas Dress Code

During the day, dress is casual. Evenings are either casual, smart casual or formal. On casual nights, suggested attire is sports shirts and slacks for men and sundresses or pants for women. On smart casual evenings, men should don jackets and tie, with women wearing dresses or pantsuits. On the one or two formal nights per cruise, men can choose from tuxedos or suits and ties, while woman usually wear cocktail dresses.

Voyager of the Seas Gratuity

Royal Caribbean passengers are charged $13.50 per person, per day ($16.50 for suite guests). Gratuities can be prepaid or will be added on a daily basis to passengers' SeaPass accounts during the cruise. Passengers can modify or remove gratuities by visiting the guest services desk while onboard. An 18 percent gratuity is automatically added to bar tabs.
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Voyager of the Seas Editor Ratings

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Ship Facts

Ship Stats
Crew:  1,176
Launched:  1999
Decks:  15
Tonnage:  137,276
Passengers:  3,114
Registry:  Bahamas
CDC Score:  96
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Member Since 2016
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10 helpful votes
Our 7 -day cruise was part of a package with include flights from Brisbane Australia to Singapore and return from Hong Kong (after a 3 night stay) – total 11 days. Our previous two cruises were with Celebrity Cruise (New Zealand, ... Read more
Member Since 2016
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6 helpful votes
The cruise was enjoyable and pleasant. It was my second cruise on RCCL (the first being Mariner of the Seas) . Embarkation in Singapore was fine. Surprisingly , I would say this time the most outstanding thing was actually Windjammer - ... Read more
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We stayed in Singapore for 2 nights before boarding ship (this was part of package ) been to Singapore twice before never disappoints. Getting on board ship straight forward,the first night we had a meal in the Italian restaurant ... Read more

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We spent almost a full week on board the Voyager of the Seas with multiple photographers and took 1,598 pictures of the ship.  When you visit our new photo galleries you can be assured that what you see is what you get!

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