Independence Of The Seas

Independence of the Seas

At 160,000 GRT and holding a 3,634 guest double occupancy, Independence of the Seas will share the title of the world’s largest cruise ship with Freedom of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas. Among new programs and onboard embellishments yet to be announced, amenities on Independence of the Seas will include the popular innovations already found on her sister ships including the Flow Rider surf simulator; the H20 Zone Aqua Park; cantilevered whirlpools, suspended 112 feet above the ocean; an ice skating rink; a boxing ring; and the 1,215-square-foot Presidential Suite, which sleeps up to 14 


  • The Dining Room
  • Promenade Cafe
  • Windjammer Cafe
  • Island Grill
  • Portofino
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Sprinkles
  • Sorrento’s Pizza


  • The Showlounge
  • The Nightclub
  • Casino Royale
  • Vintages Wine Bar
  • Boleros Lounge
  • Themed Bars and Lounges

Onboard Activities

  • FlowRider
  • H2O Zone
  • Cantileverd Whirlpools
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Ice Skating Rink
  • Adventure Ocean Kids Club
  • ShipShape Fitness Centre and Day Spa
  • Sports Pool
  • Full Size Sports Court
  • 9 hole minature golf

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage   160,000 Tonnes
Star Rating   4 Star
Size/Style of Ship   Large/Resort
Entered Service   May 2008
Registry   Bahamas
Former Name   None
Length   340 metres
Beam   56 metres
Draft   8.8 metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel-electric/4 pods
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   21.6
Passenger Capacity (twin)   3,634
Crew   1,360
Nationality of Officers   European
Nationality of Crew   International
Total Cabins   1,800
Total Inside cabins   558
Total Outside cabins   1,077
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   832
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   32
Passenger Decks   15
Cabin Electricity   110v
Elevators   14
Self-Service Laundry   No
Onboard Currency (subject to change)   US Dollar