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Adventure of the Seas - Photo by Royal Caribbean International

When is Adventure of the Seas slated to resume operations?

(Latest Update: September 20, 2021) Adventure of the Seas resumed cruising operations on June 12, 2021 out of Nassau, Bahamas. For the remainder of 2021, the ship will homeport from Galveston and sail a number of Caribbean itineraries. 

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Royal Caribbean requires that all guests 12 years and older be fully vaccinated and present proof of vaccine before boarding. As of September 13, Vaccinated guests age 12 and older must show a negative COVID-19 test result for a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 2 days before boarding day. Unvaccinated kids aged 2 to 11 must show a negative test result for a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 3 days before boarding day.

Vaccinated guests will not be required to wear masks onboard or at Perfect Day at CocoCay, however, the line says masks may be required at the ports visited. In addition, unvaccinated guests are not required to wear masks onboard while outdoors or at Perfect Day at CocoCay, unless in a crowded setting. For example, masks are not needed in the pool or for activities where they could become wet. Indoors, unvaccinated guests must wear masks unless seated and actively eating or drinking. Masks are not required in staterooms. 

Cruising on Adventure of the Seas? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board. 

About the Ship: Adventure of the Seas is one of Royal Caribbean’s large Voyager Class ships offering all the action-packed activities the brand is known for having. The vessel can accommodate over 3,114 passengers (at full capacity), and was refurbished in 2018. Adventure of the Seas includes 1,557 staterooms, with the majority including ocean views. Over a third have private balconies where cruisers can enjoy the ocean air. 

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Adventure of the Seas pool deck - Photo by Royal Caribbean International 

Activities + Entertainment: Adventure of the Seas offers a wide variety of innovative onboard experiences. From a signature rock-climbing wall, which towers 200 feet above the ocean, to a 9-hole miniature golf course, this ship appeals to vacationers looking for a cruise experience jam-packed with action and excitement. Thrill-seekers can get their hearts pumping on the dual-racing water slide, catch a wave on the surf simulator, then rejuvenate with a relaxing session in the ship's full-service Vitality Spa. 

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Dining: Adventure of the Seas features a number of included and specialty dining venues. With so many options, there’s certain to be something to please even the pickiest of palates! A sample of complimentary dining options onboard includes venues such as Cafe Promenade, the Main Dining Room, and Windjammer Marketplace. Specialty restaurants include Johnny Rockets, Portofino, and Ben & Jerry's. 

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Pricing: Depending on the itinerary, entry-level accommodations on Adventure of the Seas 2021 cruises are currently starting at around $45 per person, per night. Want a little more space? We recommend checking out a balcony cabin to have your own private oasis to sit outside and enjoy the scenery. Prices on balcony rooms start at $65 and go up based on cabin category, location, and sail date. 

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What to Expect at Embarkation

Vaccinated guests will be required to provide a negative PCR test for Covid-19 taken no more than 2 days before arriving in The Bahamas and present it upon check-in. Vaccinated guests will not require any other pre-cruise testing.

Unvaccinated guests will be required to take three tests: 

  1. Unvaccinated guests need to undergo a PCR test for Covid-19 no more than five days prior to your arrival into The Bahamas and present negative test results at check-in on boarding day. Costs associated with this test are the guest’s responsibility. Guests 12 years and older will also need to submit the negative PCR test for Covid-19 result as part of the Bahamas Health Visa online application process and provide proof upon arrival in the airport.
  2. On boarding day, guests will take a complimentary antigen test at the British Colonial Hilton Nassau, where check-in will take place. Registration details will be sent via email about 2 weeks before departure.
  3. A final complimentary test will take place onboard on Day 5 or 6 as required for re-entry into The Bahamas. This test may also be used for entry into one’s home country, if needed.

 Royal Caribbean has announced that all cruises sailing from U.S. ports from Sept. 13 onward will now require all guests over 2 (regardless of vaccine status) to provide proof of a negative COVID test administered no more than 3 days prior to the sail date. Guests must arrange this test at their own expense. 

Royal Caribbean recommends all guests review the Healthy Sail Center for the latest updates. 

Tips from Our Community Members

This was one of the nicest cruises I have taken in the past 20 years. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful and the food and service to be outstanding. I’d recommend this cruise to both new and experienced cruisers. - cmbackhus

Adventure is a nice midsize ship, having plenty to do on sea days . Excellent staff and attendance. Will definitely book again. - imawinna1

Fun and relaxing!!! Will recommend this cruise line. Staff was very nice and accommodating. - naomigriffin

Shore Excursions

With so much to see and do in the ports which Adventure of the Seas will visit, be sure to book shore excursions as early as possible. Spend your day in port exploring, at the beach, on an adventure, or doing a city tour. Save money, and be guaranteed to return to the ship on time when you book with Shore Excursion Group. 

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Perfect Day at CocoCay - Perfect Day is Royal Caribbean’s own private island in the Bahamas. The destination is jam-packed with so many activities and adventures that you will have a hard time deciding what to do first! The island’s amenities received a rehaul in 2019, so most of the activities you will find are relatively new.

Read More: Guide to Cruise Line Private Islands

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