Royal Caribbean to build longest waterslide on Navigator of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International is to build the longest waterslide at sea on board Navigator of the Seas.

The ship, which is due to get a $115 million renovation, will relaunch on February 24, 2019.

The slide, which will be called Blaster, will have 800 feet of hills, drops and straightaways – including a section that goes off the side of the ship. Passengers will be able to ride it in two-person rafts.

“Each Royal Caribbean ship brings a new adventure uniquely designed to deliver on our guests’ preferences from A to Z,” said Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International. “Every detail matters and we’ve mapped out an unmatched combination of innovative features and experiences for this top-to-bottom transformation of Navigator of the Seas.”

Navigator of the Seas will also be the first Royal Caribbean ship to visit Perfect Day at CocoCay, the first destination in the cruise line’s private island collection, opening in May 2019.

Navigator of the Seas’ will also have:

● ‘To Dry For’ the first blow dry bar at sea
● Planet Z laser tag
● The Observatorium, Royal Caribbean’s escape room
● The Lime and Coconut two-level signature cocktail bar
● El Loco Fresh mexican restaurant
● The Bamboo Room, a Polynesian-themed bar
● Jamie’s Italian
● Starbucks

Sam Ballard

Sam Ballard is the publisher of CRUISE ADVISER and has been writing about the cruise industry for a number of years. His CV includes the likes of shipping magazine International Cruise & Ferry Review and the digital publication Cruise News. He can be contacted

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