MS Voyager of the Seas, is a Voyager-class cruise ship, completed in 1999, for Royal Caribbean International. She is the namesake of Voyager-class ships.
It can handle up to 3114 guests, and, along with its sisters in the Voyager class, is one of the largest passenger ships in the world; currently, only the Cunard Line Queen Mary 2
, Norwegian Epic
and the Royal Caribbean International Freedom Class
and Oasis Class
are larger. Constructed at Aker Finnyards
, the ship measures 137,276 gross tons on a 64,000 ton displacement. It is 1,020 ft. long overall, has a waterline beam of 127 ft. and a maximum width of .
On board Voyager of the Seas
Voyager of the Seas
is commonly referred to as a 'Floating hotel' due to the vast range of facilities that it offers, along with some world firsts for cruise ships when the ship was launched. Voyager
features the world's first rock climbing wall (mounted on the funnel) and ice-skating rink at sea. During Voyager
s first weeks at sea, there were doubts on 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 and today, the ice is used throughout the cruise as a public ice-skating venue and for the evening ice show.
Another innovative feature of Voyager of the Seas
and another world first is the... Read More