Why Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas has been renewed to give it the very best features of Royal Caribbean ships, and now offers even more WOW moments on your cruise holiday.

If you’ve ever fancied surfing, now’s your chance with our amazing FlowRider. Prefer to take it easy? Soak up the rays and the view in our above-the-sea whirlpools. With our incredible H2O Zone waterpark, the Royal Promenade with its enticing shops, cafes, and new for 2013 Cupcake Cupboard, you might not want to leave!

Independence of the Seas specialises in Caribbean cruises and cruises from Southampton. Read on to discover some of the destinations this incredible ship will take you to.

Labadee, Haiti

Labadee is Royal Caribbean’s own private beach where you can get your adrenaline pumping with a ride on the Dragon’s Breath zip line or enjoy one of the many water sports.

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Labadee Zipline

Le Havre (Paris), France

No trip to Le Havre is complete without visiting Paris! Fantastic shopping, wonderful food, and a wealth of sights including the Louvre, the Notre Dam Cathedral and of course the Eiffel Tower.

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Funchal, Maderia

Funchal is said to be the cleanest and most picturesque city in Europe and benefits from hot weather all year round.  With cable cars, whale watching, waterfalls, diving, and toboggan rides - you will be spoilt for choice.

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Rome has something for everyone’s taste. Explore the stunning architecture, lose yourself in history, shop till you drop, visit an art gallery, or stroll the beautiful streets and enjoy delicious Italian food. Read more about Italian cruises.

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rome cruise

Independence of the Seas - Destinations

From picturesque Norway, to paradise Caribbean, Independence of the Seas offers some incredible itineraries. Choose a destination to learn more about the highlights of that area, or you can click the search button to view itineraries.

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Venice Grand Canal