Although sea cruise vacations are inextricably linked with water, building a Big Splash Water Park on a ship is very different from a water slide park on land, and the experience it brings will be quite different. The global cruise vacation giant “Royal Caribbean” has made many extreme attempts how to play tricks on board. This time it will move the Big Splash Water Park to its latest giant cruise ship. Let us take a look at the sea. What is unique about the mobile big splash water park?
Recently, Royal Caribbean (Royal Caribbean), the world’s largest luxury cruise vacation brand, announced the news about its upcoming new ship – the 250,000 gross tonnage Icon of the Seas (Icon of the Seas), officially revealing the secrets of this huge sea resort. center. The giant cruise ship has eight themed play areas, including five new adventure parks, which no other ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet has ever had, such as the largest splash water park at sea, the highest free fall slide at sea, suspension The infinity pool, and more!
Jason Liberty, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, said: “With each new ship we launch, we strive to raise the bar in the travel industry while trying to exceed our customers’ expectations and loves. From beginning to end, each experience is a perfect vacation unique in the world. Signature of the Seas takes the royal cruise vacation to unprecedented heights and will be the ultimate family vacation experience.”
Additionally, Icon of the Seas is also the most sustainable cruise ship to date. It will be the first large ship to use fuel cell technology and will be powered by liquefied natural gas, the cleanest marine fuel.
Thrill Island, the Land of the Brave, located in one of the eight themed play areas of the Ocean Icon: the largest sea water park with 6 record-breaking water slides——Category 6, here will be the gathering place for sea adventures, with many thrilling and exciting experiences will be assembled here.
“Now more than ever, family and friends value experiences that they can connect with and enjoy their own adventures,” said Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International. Everyone in between creates a fully relaxing vacation.
- “Pressure Drop” will be the first open free-fall slide on a cruise ship,
- The 14-meter-high Frightening Bolt will be the slide with the highest drop at sea,
- The first sea family water slides Storm Surge and Hurricane Hunter, each raft can carry 4 people to play together,
- The first cruise ship to compete on the slide, Storm Chasers, a team of two can enjoy the fun of the game,
- The brand-new Crown’s Edge combines aerial trails, aerial ropes and aerial riding. Adventurers can experience the thrill of swinging at a height of 47 meters above the sea.
Chill Island. This has the largest pool area on the entire ship. Each swimming pool is a good place to relax and enjoy the first-class sea view: Royal Caribbean’s first swimming pool suspended bar Swim & Tonic; Royal Bay Pool, the largest swimming pool at sea.
Surfside. This is a one-stop play community for young families, where adults and children aged 6 and under can enjoy a full day of immersive play. Adults can enjoy the endless views from the Water’s Edge pool while keeping an eye on the kids playing in the adjacent splash pad.
The Hideaway. The play area, located 41 meters above sea level, combines the great vibes of beaches around the world with the unobstructed ocean views that only a cruise ship can provide. The first suspended infinity pool at sea is located right in the center of the block, surrounded by a multi-level sun terrace with a whirlpool, a variety of lounging seating and an intimate bar nearby.
Currently, the largest cruise ship in the world is the Wonder of the Seas, with a gross tonnage of 237,000 tons. Royal Caribbean revealed that Icon of the Seas will surpass those figures when it officially launches, with an estimated gross tonnage of 250,800 and a length of 365 meters. When fully booked, Icon of the Seas can accommodate up to 7,600 guests. It offers more cabins and options for larger families, making this boat a top choice for families and group travel.
Icon of the Seas will be the first cruise ship ever to offer “family townhouses,” three floors in one stateroom, suites with slides connecting the different floors, karaoke, monster-themed daybeds, three full bathroom and a bathtub on a private balcony, this suite can accommodate up to 8 guests.