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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Information about Navigator of the Seas
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Navigator of the Seas started sailing in 2002. Former names: none. The Navigator of the Seas is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Navigator of the Seas has 1674 cabins.

You can expect between 3348 to 4018 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Navigator of the Seas has a space ratio of 34.7. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 41.7.

The Navigator of the Seas has 1213 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1999- Voyager of the Seas
2000- Explorer of the Seas
2001- Adventure of the Seas
2002- Navigator of the Seas
2003- Mariner of the Seas


There are 27 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

15 Decks

There are 15 on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

47% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

The abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is NV.

NAVIGATOR OF THE SEAS is the 4th of 4 ships built in the Voyager Class. The other ships in the series are EXPLORER, VOYAGER and ADVENTURE.

During February 2014 dry dock the ship upgraded 81 interior rooms to have virtual balconies. Also new Panoramic Ocean View cabins were added to deck 12. New specialty dining options were added. A movie screen and FlowRider was added. Flat TVs were added to all staterooms. Mini Golf area was updated.

During drydock Jan 3 to Feb 23, 2019 38 staterooms were added to Deck 11 forward including 4 junior suites, 19 balcony and 15 insides. 4 inside staterooms were added to Deck 9 midship.

New features were added to deck 13 including Aqua Coaster and Mat Racer Riptide. Johnny Rockets on deck 12 was removed and replaced by Johnny Rockets Express on deck 11. Significant changes were made to the aft of deck 12 including moving the Fitness Center into this area and moving of Adventure Ocean to the starboard side. The Video Arcade was moved and reduced in size.

On deck 5 Playmakers was added. Hooked Seafood was added to deck 4.

There are 1674 staterooms total on board, with the largest being the Royal Suite.

Dining options on board include the following:

Sapphire Restaurant- main dining room with fixed seating for dinner
Windjammer Cafe- buffet restaurant, all 3 meals
Johnny Rockets- burger bar, extra fee applies
Giovannis Table- Italian specialty, reservations recommended, extra fee applies
Izumi- Japanese cuisine
Chops Grille- Steakhouse
Jade- Asian
Hooked- Seafood specialty
Jamies- Italian specialty
El Loco Fresh- Mexican cafe
Fish and Ships- ala carte

During the day, children and teens have plenty to do with the outdoor pools and sun-areas, dual-racing waterslides, Flow rider, Laser tag, Escape room, Rock-climbing wall, Golf Course, Sports Court, Video game arcade, and outdoor movie screen. They also have their very own age appropriate lounges and clubs with scheduled activities, including a teen disco. Adults also have their very own Solarium area and lounge, or they can head to the Spa and Fitness Center. There also is an adults-only bar lounge that is called The Bamboo Room. It features hand-crafted cocktails.

Nightly entertainment for all ages can be found at The Royal Theatre, which has a wide-array of productions throughout the voyage. The lounges on board offer various musical performances and dancing. Also, the Studio B Ice Rink hosts ice-skating shows. For a little more excitement, adults can check out the Disco and Nightclub or the Casino Royale.

Navigator of the Seas Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2002
Years Old 22
Tons 139,570
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 1,020 feet
Beam 161 feet
Total Cabins 1,674
Crew 1,213
Expected Passengers 3,348 to 4,018
Expected Space Ratio 35
Total decks 15
Decks with cabins 9

Navigator of the Seas Features


  • 3 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • Flowrider
  • Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, and pipes is permitted only in designated outdoor areas that have signage (mainly on the starboard side)
  • Smoking is not permitted inside staterooms or balconies, Central Park or Boardwalk neighborhoods, dining venues, theaters, bars, lounges, hallways, pools, elevators, or jogging tracks
  • The casino allows smoking and has a designated area for non-smoking on most cruises.

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