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Voyager of the Seas
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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.

Among it's most exciting features are a FlowRider surfing simulator, "virtual balconies" in inside cabins, 3D movies and a wide range of dining options.

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About Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas


Pro

Inside cabins have "virtual balconies," offering ocean views in rooms that normally have none

Con

No consistency in dining room and buffet, food choices ranged from poor to great

Bottom Line

A good choice for anyone seeking a fun and active cruise experience


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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, which it does much of the year, the majority of passengers are locals.



Royal Caribbean 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.


Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Gratuity

Royal Caribbean passengers are charged $14.50 per person, per day ($17.50 for suite guests) except for Australian and New Zealand bookings, where service charges for cabin attendants and dining room staff are included in the fare. Outside AU/NZ, 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, spa and in-room dining prices.


Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Awards

Cruisers’ Choice Awards

2013 Best for Families

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Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Ship Stats

  • Crew: 1,176
  • Launched: 1999
  • Decks: 15
  • Passengers: 3,114
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • CDC Score: 96
Voyager of the Seas Ratings
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Cabins 4.0 0.0
Dining 4.0 0.0
Entertainment 5.0 0.0
Public Rooms 5.0 0.0
Fitness Recreation 5.0 0.0
Family 5.0 0.0
Shore Excursion 2.0 0.0
Enrichment 2.0 0.0
Service 4.0 0.0
Value For Money 4.0 0.0
Rates 4.0 0.0

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Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas Member Reviews

Voyager of the Seas
sonandsal
Sail Date: Mar 2019
All in all I will now do another cruise with Royal Caribbean and would go on this ship Voyager of the Seas again...Read More
Voyager of the Seas
emilytho2000
Sail Date: Mar 2019
The itinerary: Singapore, 4 Vietnam ports and Hong Kong was great. Just enough days at sea to relax as well. Boat itself: I find all these boats tacky so I won’t comment on the looks. Now the rooms were fine,...Read More
Voyager of the Seas
ellion999
Sail Date: Mar 2019
Chose this cruise as it was part of a "cheap as chips" package from Cruise First. Probably won't book another holiday with them as was not that impressed with the service and having to fend for ourselves with all of...Read More
Voyager of the Seas
WeiMin
Sail Date: Mar 2019
We travelled as a couple but made many new friends on board. Cabin - see below. We had aa promenade facing interior on the 8th d. Quiet and good size. Activities - found details on the Cruise Compass and...Read More

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