Iguazu Falls - Argentina & Brazil
Get ready for the hemisphere hopping expedition of a lifetime. Introducing the Ultimate World CruiseSM, debuting December 2023. It’s seven continents, more than 60 countries, 11 World Wonders, and endless adventures —all on one voyage.
Fleet favorite Serenade of the Seas® is your clients' home for 274 globe trekking nights. They'll delve deep into each World Wonder, including the Great Wall of China, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Discover diverse cultures and spectacular shores in every corner of the globe as you explore over 150 destinations, from Asia to Antarctica and beyond on the longest world cruise ever. This is the world cruise of world cruises —only on Royal Caribbean®.
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Venture Across Three Continents
Your clients' once-in-a-lifetime journey begins December 2023, embarking in Miami on the first segment of the Ultimate World Cruise —the Ultimate Americas Cruise.
Go from postcard-perfect Caribbean shores—including the ABC islands —to viewing abundant wildlife like sea lions, penguins and whales roaming glacier-studded Antarctica as they round Cape Horn. Along the way, discover World Wonders in South America, including man-made marvels and extraordinary natural phenomena. Take in the largest Art Deco sculpture in the world, Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. Behold the largest waterfall system on the planet, Iguazú Falls near Buenos Aires. And explore Machu Picchu, one of the most iconic symbols of Peru’s ancient Inca heritage. Then sail up to the YucatànPeninsula to discover hidden coves and dramatic rock formations along Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas before exploring Ensenada.
Chichén Itzá - Cozumel, Mexico
Iguazú Falls - Argentina & Brazil
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Machu Picchu, Peru
Ultimate Americas World Wonders
Chichén Itzá, Cozumel
Once home to the great Maya empire, Chichén Itzá is a complex of ruins believed to have been a religious, military, political and commercial center with up to 35,000 residents. Augmented Reality technology brings the ancient city to life as your clients explore 4 square miles encompassing several hundred buildings —including the massive step pyramid, Temple of Kukulcan, the Temple of Venus, The Temple of Warriors and a well-preserved ballpark.
Far East. Down Under. And up for anything.
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Temple — Bali, Indonesia
Venture miles from ordinary in Australia and Asia on the Ultimate Asia Pacific Cruise — beginning February 2024.
On this segment of the Ultimate World CruiseSM, your clients will sail across the Pacific to explore Hawaii and discover the crystal-clear waters of Mo’orea and Tahiti in unspoiled French Polynesia. Then set out to explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef —the only living organism on the planet that’s visible from space. Trek from pristine natural beauty in Bali to one of the most iconic man-made World Wonders, the Great Wall of China. Explore South Pacific gems, like Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, for picture-perfect panoramas and distinctive local cuisine. From the unparalleled culture and modern architecture of Tokyo to the natural marvels of the seaside town Kagoshima, endless possibilities await you in Japan. And take in one of the most breathtaking sights in the world —the Taj Mahal.
Great Barrier Reef, Cairns
The Taj Mahal, India
Great Wall of China, Beijing
Ultimate Asia Pacific World Wonders
Great Barrier Reef — Cairns, Australia
Some of the world’s most jaw-dropping natural wonders can be found beneath the waves —like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, located in the aptly named Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland. Stretching more than 1400 miles, this vibrant underwater ecosystem is the largest coral reef system on Earth and home to all kinds of diverse marine life. In a nutshell, it’s a dream come true for snorkelers and divers.
Adventure Through Time & Place
Beginning May 2024, the Ultimate Middle East and Med Cruise brings history’s greatest mysteries, myths and legends closer than ever on this segment of the Ultimate World CruiseSM.
From glamorous Dubai, your clients will be transported to another time as you uncover ancient sites and Old World cultures. Discover World Wonders left behind by the civilizations of legendary pharaohs and emperors, like the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. And countless renowned ruins across the Mediterranean and Aegean seas — from the Acropolis in Athens to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus and the Colosseum in Rome. Plus lesser-traveled Greek ports like Olympia, which was once the sanctuary site to honor Zeus and the location of the first Olympic games. Then your journey continues to even more destinations known for their storied history — like the fortified walls of Split, Croatia and explorations in Barcelona, Cannes and Provence.
The Temple of Artemis - Ephesus
Great Pyramid of Giza — Alexandria, Egypt
The Colosseum — Rome, Italy
Middle East & Med World Wonders
Your clients' journey to the great ancient city of Petra begins at the Siq—a once-sacred, winding canyon passage that has protected this UNESCO World Heritage Site for centuries. Suddenly, the path opens into the Treasury, a tomb carved out of iron-laden sandstone, which got its name from the legend that an Egyptian pharaoh hid his treasure in its Hellenistic façade. Plus other spectacular monuments.
Set a Course for the North
Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
The Ultimate Europe and Beyond Cruise is an immersive cultural exploration starting in the Med heading north beginning July 2024.
Discover the heart of Barcelona’s brilliant architecture, including Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Famíliaand the whimsical Park Güell. Savor new flavors across continents —like an indulgent lunch from a market in Lisbon and a dinner of tagine and mint tea in Morocco. And roam fascinating museums, theaters and galleries in Paris. Next, your clients will get a glimpse into some of the happiest places on the planet in Scandinavia. Go from wandering countless bridges by bicycle in Copenhagen to taking in larger-than-life fjords in Norway. Then get ready to experience another natural marvel —the other-worldly geothermal seawater at The Blue Lagoon in Iceland. From there, it's on From there, its on to New York and Perfect Day at CocoCay, our private island in The Bahamas. The adventure ends in Miami on this last segment of the Ultimate World CruiseSM.