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A day aboard Anthem of the Seas for every type of traveller

How to spend a day aboard Anthem of the Seas

Anthem of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

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13 May 2021

Are you preparing to set sail on Anthem of the Seas this summer? The second ship in Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-class will be embarking on an exciting range of Seacation cruises departing from Wednesday 7th July 2021. From the North Star® to FlowRider®, Anthem of the Seas is packed full with plenty of fun and even more adventure but just how should you spend a day on board? Here’s a daily schedule for every type of traveller:

North Star, Anthem of the Seas


For the couples

Roll with it at a sushi-making class

Deck 5, $$

Learn how to prepare your own Far East feast during a sushi-making class at Izumi. Skilled chefs will guide you through the basics of creating a hand-rolled sushi lunch. Once you’ve mastered the intricate skill of sushi-making, it’s time to dig in!

Enjoy flavours from around the world at a wine tasting class


Think you know your wine? Get to know it even better at one of the on board wine tasting classes. Dive deep into vintages and varieties with wines from some of the famous vineyards in the world. Sip, swirl and become a connoisseur as you take your palate on a voyage of discovery. Ask your maître d' for more details.

Watch the world go by on the North Star®

Decks 15 & 16, Included

The sky is the limit at the North Star®, Anthem of the Seas’ observation capsule. Winner of the Guinness World Record for tallest viewing deck on a cruise ship, the North Star® offers phenomenal 360-degree views of the ship, ocean and the world’s most incredible shores. Booking is advised.

Sing along at We Will Rock You

Decks 4 & 5, Included

We will, we will rock you! The West End comes to the high seas in Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You, the Olivier award-winning musical phenomenon. Sing along to a score of killer Queen anthems including Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen and of course, We Will Rock You.

Bumper Cars, Anthem of the Seas


For the families

Swing around the trapeze school

Deck 15, Included

Get into the swing of things by starting your day off at Trapeze School. Located at the SeaPlex®, a cutting-edge indoor activity space on Deck 15, the complimentary lessons offer fun for all the family. Protective mats are provided and restrictions are in place to ensure everyone’s safety.

Have lunch at Johnny Rockets®

Deck 14, $

You’re sure to have worked up an appetite after a morning of preparing to run away with the circus. Johnny Rockets®, on Deck 14, is the perfect place to feast on a shareable snack with fast-casual food that will keep you going for the rest of your fun-filled day. Make sure to try the famous loaded fries topped with cheese and bacon, mmm.

Put pedal to the metal at the bumper cars

Deck 15, Included

Buckle up and take the wheel - it’s time to head back to the SeaPlex®! A fairground favourite for all ages, the bumper cars are sure to get your heart racing and your competitiveness brewing. Get ready to put pedal to the metal as you speed, bounce and bang around the floor.

Be amazed by The Gift

Decks 4 & 5, Included

End your day with a family trip to The Royal Theatre. Located on Decks 4 & 5, The Royal Theatre is home to a plethora of original productions but we think you’ll love The Gift. A musical journey of fantasy and illusion that begins one stormy night with the arrival of a magical gift, The Gift unwraps a spellbinding story that’s sure to captivate all who see it.

Wonderland, Anthem of the Seas


For the foodies

Start your day off with room service


What could be better than starting your day with delicious dishes delivered to your door? Anthem of the Seas room service means you can savour every meal in the comfort of your cabin if you so wish. The continental breakfast items on the room service menu are complimentary but you can upgrade if you want something a little heartier.

Experience the hottest sushi spot at sea, Izumi

Deck 5, $$

From delicious sushi rolls to fresh sashimi, Izumi is the perfect spot for lunch. Offering an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience, you can savour izakaya-style appetisers and rolls hand-crafted by award-winning chefs. Keep an eye out for the prawn tempura, octopus yuzu chimichurri and yaki udon.

Enjoy an afternoon sweet treat at La Patisserie

Deck 4, $

Be transported to pastry perfection at La Patisserie, a French-inspired café located on Deck 4. Flaky macarons, tantalising petits-fours and rich artisan chocolates all await for an afternoon pick-me-up. You must try La Patisserie’s famous ‘Stackaroon,’ an assortment of eight traditional French macarons with incredible flavour options including strawberry-lemon, green tea and violet cassis.

Be amazed at Wonderland

Deck 5, $$$

You’ll be taken on a culinary adventure the moment you step foot in Wonderland, where every dish has been designed to tantalise your taste buds. You’ll be asked to brush the menu with a paintbrush dipped in water and watch as each dish (all of which are based on the five natural elements - earth, sea, fire, ice and sun) appears on the page. This is one truly unmissable dining experience.

Solarium, Anthem of the Seas


For the relaxation

Awaken your body and mind with a yoga class

Deck 16, Included

Begin your day of relaxation with an awakening yoga class at the Vitality℠ Fitness Center on Deck 16. Stretch out your muscles and take a moment to set your intentions for the day. Alternatively, get the heart pumping at a Pilates, spin or sculpting class.

Soak it all in at the Solarium

Deck 14, Included

Anthem of the Seas’ adults-only Solarium, perfectly positioned at the front of the ship, is the ideal place to relax. The crystal canopy, which provides impressive panoramic views, stays warm while you swim some lengths in the pool, dip in the whirlpool or laze on a lounger. The cascading lagoons act as a comforting backdrop to a morning filled with ‘you’ time.

Grab lunch at the Solarium Bistro

Deck 14, Included

Every dish at Solarium Bistro highlights fresh ingredients and Mediterranean flavour. A bright and breezy gastronomic getaway at sea, the bistro is an ideal spot for lunch. Tuck into fresh mussels and crisp Greek salad, nibble on pita bread with homemade tzatziki or savour tender lamb chops.

End the day with a massage

Deck 15, Prices Vary

A day of pure relaxation is incomplete without a massage. As part of Anthem of the Seas’ Vitality program, you can enjoy many ways to treat yourself including a full body massage, a renewing facial or a full-body wrap designed just for you. Add a bit of romance to your day of relaxation with a couples spa day.

RipCord® by iFLY®, Anthem of the Seas


For the thrill-seekers

Tackle the rock climbing wall

Deck 15, Included

Who thought it would be possible to have a rock climbing wall at sea? Royal Caribbean have imagined the unimaginable with their 12-metre-high rock climbing wall. Situated on Deck 15, the view at the very top of the wall is worth every step.

Have a bite to eat at Windjammer

Deck 14, Included

Being a thrill-seeker is hungry work! Why not stop off for lunch at Windjammer before continuing the adventures? Taste your way around the world at this included buffet option where, no matter what kind of dish you fancy, you’ll find something worth trying. Enjoy pressed paninis, flaky pastries and hearty omelettes.

Be blown away by the RipCord® by iFLY®

Deck 16, Included

Defy gravity at the RipCord® by iFLY® on Deck 16. With the wind in your face and adrenaline pumping around your veins, the rush you’ll feel while skydiving will be like no other aboard Anthem of the Seas. Booking is advised as this attraction is super popular.

Take on the FlowRider®

Deck 16, Included

You don’t need to travel as far as Australia to catch a wave - the surf’s always up on FlowRider®, Anthem of the Seas 12-metre-long surf simulator. Grab your board and get ready - 100,000 litres of rushing water are headed your way. Will you carve like a pro or just manage to stay upright?

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