Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas Ship Information

OCG Class
Independence of the Seas
Year Built2008
Year Last Refurbished2018
Capacity4,375 passengers


Once sharing a third of the title of world's-largest-cruise ship with sisters Freedom of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas, Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas features all of the amenities cruisers have come to expect from megaships. The Independence carries 3,634 passengers aboard a floating city that features everything from a FlowRider surf simulator to a boxing ring and gourmet restaurants.

Independence of the Seas Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2018
  • Capacity: 4,375 passengers
  • Decks: 14
  • Gross Tonnage: 154,407
  • Length: 1112 ft
  • Beam: 185 ft
  • Average Speed: 22 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 733
  • Outside Cabins: 1,084
  • Nationality of Officers: International
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 1,360

Independence of the Seas On-Board Recreation

  • Indoor Pools: 1
  • Outdoor Pools: 3
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Independence of the Seas Dining Choices

  • Main Dining Room (Capacity: 2,101)
  • Jade Restaurant Cuisine: Asian (Capacity: 224)
  • Windjammer Cafe Cuisine: Buffet (Capacity: 774)

Independence of the Seas Entertainment

  • Alhambra Theatre: Broadway/Vegas style shows (Capacity: 1,320)
  • Viking Crown Lounge: Panoramic views, live music (Capacity: 134)
  • Boleros: Latin themed bar, live music (Capacity: 77)
  • Pyramid Lounge (Capacity: 299)
  • On Air Club: Karaoke (Capacity: 140)
  • Casino Royale: Gaming (Capacity: 447)

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