We receive many enquiries in regards to Rock The Boat. If you have any questions about the cruise please look below at the questions that we are asked most about, if you have looked at these and still would like some information or would like to know something in particular, feel free to send us an email enquiry we will get back to you right away.
Where does the ship go/What is the itinerary?
The ship leaves from Brisbane on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 and sails to the Pacific Islands with stop overs in The Isle of Pines, & Lifou. All beautiful tropical destinations. The Legend of the Seas will then sail back to Brisbane on Sunday, November 13th, 2016. You can view the full itinerary by clicking on the 'More Info' section of this site and on 'Itinerary'.
Will I be able to get off at the ports of call? How much will day trips cost?
Yes, when we stop off at all Ports of Call, you will get the chance to do day trips. Once you get on board the Legend of the Seas you will get a list of the different types of day trips available – if there is a specific trip you would like to do, it is recommended you book it as soon as possible at the Purser's Desk. The tour prices vary, based on duration. Some trips will be shorter tours around the city etc. and only be around US$20 per person, whereas a full day trip with snorkelling facilities etc. can range up to US$150 per head.
How do I pay for drinks and merchandise on board?
You will receive your key card at check in which is the only form of payment on board, no cash is exchanged. This key card is the key to your room and identification on board so it is recommended you take it with you everywhere you go on the ship. If you would like to purchase some souvenirs, alcoholic beverages or perhaps dine at one of our speciality restaurants, then you will need to use your card.
At the end of the cruise, you can pay your account either by cash (all purchases made are in $USD) or simply charge to your credit card. There are beverage package options available on select Royal Caribbean charter however please contact the Choose Your Cruise team on 1300 247 371 for accurate options at time of enquiry.
Are there any children's facilities on board?
There are fantastic facilities for children on board the Legend of the Seas. To view more information on the child/teen programs available on board the Legend of the Seas, Click here
Is Entertainment on board free?
All performances, dance classes and entertainment are free on board. Some extra Royal Caribbean shipboard activities such as bingo and fitness classes incur a minimal charge.
What else is included in the price of the cruise?
Your cabin fare entitles you to the following:
- 7 night cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's "Legend of the Seas"
- All meals at our complimentary restaurants, activities, entertainment and gratuities (excluding drinks) on board
- Port charges and government taxes.
Will the food be suitable for Gluten intolerant people?
Royal Caribbean International pride themselves on their fantastic cuisine and understand the diversity of passengers' food requirements. If you have any specific food requirements, such as lactose/gluten intolerance, veganism etc, simply tell your travel agent when booking. There are vegetarian options on every menu.
How many dance floors are there on the ship?
There are many dance floors from the "The Schooner Bar", "Anchors Aweigh Lounge", "Viking Crown Lounge", the two-tier pool deck for poolside dancing, "The Centrum" and the "Opix Teen Disco".
What type of clothes shall we pack? Do we need casual/formal attire?
Shorts, t-shirts, slacks, trousers, casual skirts, blouses and sundresses are all perfect during the day, whether indoors or out.
Suggested guidelines for nights are:
- Smart Casual: Shirts and slacks for men, dresses or pantsuits for women
- Formal: There are no formal nights on board however some passengers choose to dress formally for the Captain's Cocktail Party.
- Theme Nights: There will be two theme nights on board. One will be Island/Nautical night (pirates, sailors, hula skirts etc.) and Swinging Sixties (go-go girls, hippies, poodle skirts etc.).
Please note: Thongs and singlets are not accepted in the Romeo & Juliet dining room at night time.
What types of shops are there on the ship?
There are many different types of shops on the Legend of the Seas, boutique stores that sell the best of the best brand names along with clothing and souvenirs, all at Duty Free prices!
What can we do to reduce the effect of motion sickness?
The Legend of the Seas is a modern ship fitted with stabilizers that will make the biggest wave seem like a tiny little movement. We are also traveling at the smoothest time of year, in an area of ocean that is known for smooth sailing. If by any chance you do feel unwell once you get on board, complimentary sea sickness ginger tablets can be obtained from the Purser's Desk, or you can visit the medical staff on board.
Is there a deck plan of ship and cabins?
Ask your travel agent to show you, but you can view the Legend of the Seas' deck plan here and take a virtual tour and view photos on any specific room.