Independence of the Seas

photo: Royal Caribbean
photo: Royal Caribbean

Independence of the Seas Ship Profile

  • Launched: 2008
  • Size: 154,407
  • Capacity: 4,370
  • Itinerary: Caribbean and Europe
  • Good For: Families, Solo Travelers, Couples, and Millennials
  • Popular Amenities: kid’s water park, ice skating rink, 22 bars, clubs, and lounges, two cantilevered whirlpools over the ocean, The Cupcake Cupboard gourmet bakery, and a FlowRider surf simulator.
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Sailing from Fort Lauderdale part of the time, and Southampton, England part of the time, there’s a lot of culture to experience during a cruise on this ship.  Independence of the Seas features Grease, The Musical, and kid’s water park, ice skating shows, Chops Grille, and Giovanni’s Table Italian restaurant.