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Independence of the Seas

This is a firm “no” to FOMO. Independence of the Seas® returns stateside this fall to give the Caribbean an injection of all new adventures for a limited time only. Launch yourself into a virtual world on a new bungee trampoline experience — Sky Pad℠. Order up batter fried goodness at the new poolside Fish & Ships℠ seafood spot. Ditch the winter blahs for an amped up ship teeming with oohsand ahhs. Sailing Western Caribbean adventures from Fort Lauderdale starting this November. Come Seek the Royal Caribbean®.

Activities on Independence of the Seas

The Independence of the Seas has so many activities onboard that you'll never want to stop exploring, even for a second! There's an ice skating rink, a rock-climbing wall, Adventure Ocean® for the kids (with lots of organized games and activities for the younger crowd), a full fitness center and day spa, and even a full-size Everlast boxing ring! There's a sports pool, a FlowRider® surf simulator so you can hang ten,Sky Pad℠, The Perfect Storm℠ and Battle for Planet Z℠. If that's not enough, go play some sports on the full-size sports court! On top of all this, you can enjoy many other organized activities and win prizes in contests! All in all, the Independence of the Seas has everything you need to stay occupied for hours and hours! So step on board, because fun awaits!

Sky Pad℠ Strap in, put on your virtual reality headset and soar high into the sky for gravity-defying fun at Sky Pad℠. Whether you’re smashing candies in a sugar-coated world or traveling light years into the future—this brand-new bungee trampoline experience opens up a whole new universe of possibility.

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The Perfect Storm℠ Three stories high with wet and wild thrills, The Perfect Storm℠ water slide duo takes excitement off the charts. Grab a buddy and race through twists, turns and translucent panels offering unforgettable views, to the bottom of the Typhoon℠ and Cyclone℠ slides

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FlowRider® Catch a wave right on deck. Grab a board and hang ten on our 40-foot-long surf simulator, FlowRider®. Or cheer on friends from stadium seating with prime wipeout views. Get ready to make some waves!

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Battle Planet Z℠ in a far-flung galaxy in a distant future, two forces are set to collide in Battle for Planet Z℠. One, the last remnants of a robot civilization. The other, an alien landing party from a solar system soon to be consumed by a meganova. It's a glow-in-the-dark face off for control of the last planet in an epic laser tag battle. Grab your intergalactic gear for a stellar time in Studio B.

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The Observatorium There are some puzzles you solve. And some you escape. Work together with your team to uncover hidden clues, solve mind bending teasers, and work out bewildering puzzles. The timer’s set to 60 minutes. Have you and your team got what it takes to beat the clock in the latest Royal Caribbean® Escape Room challenge?

Splashaway Bay℠ Pint-sized cruisers will find gallons of fun at Splashaway Bay℠ aqua park onboard Independence of the Seas®. This bigger, better water adventure features colorful waterslides, water cannons, fountains, pools and whirlpools for tots to tweens (and their supervising parents). And keep your eye on the drench bucket. You'll want to be there when it tips!

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Dining / Food on Independence of the Seas

On the Independence of the Seas, your mouth will start watering when you see the array of food available! Choose from your regular dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and enjoy delicious food prepared to your taste! Or, check out the Johnny Rockets® on the ship for 50's style diner food! There's a Fish & Ships℠, Izumi Hibachi & Sushi, Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade and Sugar Beach℠! Don't forget, there's 24-hour room service as well, serving the full menu!

Fish & Ships℠ Find yourself reeled in to Fish & Ships℠, a seaside seafood spot that’s just steps away from the pool. No need to hop across the pond for a basket of freshly battered cod and crispy hand cut fries. You can get the British classic right here, plus lobster rolls, calamari, and even a frosty pint of brew —without even having to change your flip flops.

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Izumi Hibachi & Sushi From sushi to sashimi and tableside cooking preparation using hot rocks, Izumi offers an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience and is brand-new to Independence of the Seas®. At Izumi Hibachi & Sushi, you’ll enjoy a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers, entrees, desserts and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation.

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Sugar Beach℠ Treat your sweet tooth to every candy under the sun —plus a few sugarcoated surprises. Sugar Beach℠ is stocked to max candy capacity with all your favorite confections.

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Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade At Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade, it’s all about winning. Watch your home team dominate on the field, or make your own legendary plays at the arcade. When it’s time to refuel, you’ll find wings, popcorn shrimp, sliders and our signature Playmaker Burger to keep you going, along with ice-cold brews.

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Entertainment on Independence of the Seas

Once you've explored the ship and enjoyed your day, the fun continues all night long! Go dancing in the nightclub and groove to the beat. Check out one of the great live performances - Broadway-style shows, musical plays, and much more - or kick back with a cocktail and listen to some great live music! The bars and lounges on the Liberty of the Seas each have a different theme - so you can explore and indulge yourself to your heart's content! There's even a latin-themed lounge! If you're feeling lucky, you can also go try your luck in the Casino Royale! With all of your favorite casino games - and so much more floating entertainment? It could only be a cruise on the Liberty of the Seas!





Independence of the Seas Fast Facts
Previous Name N/A
Maiden Voyage 2008
Refurbished May 2013
Ship Class Freedom
Ships Registry Bahamas
Officer Nationality Norwegian
Crew Nationality International
Tonnage (GRT) 160,000
Length 1112'
Beam 184'
Passenger Capacity 3,634
Number of Crew 1385
Passenger Decks 15
Total Accommodations 1,817
Suites 120
Balconys 722
Oceanview Staterooms 242
Interior Staterooms 733
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