10 Amazing Cruise Ship Amenities
Innovative amenities, from surf simulators to planetariums to a trendy ice bar, are making a splash.
Discover the most engaging and inventive amenities on the high seas.
Skydiving simulators and an observational pod
When you're ready to reach new heights, you can hop in the North Star, an observation pod that gives you unparalleled 360-degree views of the ship, the ocean and everything around you. The North Star, inspired by the London Eye, sits 300 feet above sea level and accommodates up to 13 guests, giving you plenty of space to move around and relish several vantage points. Best of all, these high-tech onboard features are included in the price of your cruise.
A Svedka and Inniskillin Ice Bar
A planetarium at sea
Onboard zip lining and rock climbing
If zip lining isn't your thing, many of Royal Caribbean's action-packed ships also boast 30-foot rock climbing walls built for a variety of skill levels. With different tracks for diverse rock climbing experiences, no climb is the same. The wall is open for most of the day, with access and safety equipment such as helmets, harnesses and shoes included in your package. Perfect for getting your heart racing after a day lounging by the pool and indulging at the ship buffet, the rock climbing wall is well-suited for climbers ages 6 and up.
A "snow room"
A 4-D interactive theater
A vertigo water slide
The largest ropes course at sea
A thrilling water coaster
Unlimited in-suite spa treatments
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