Ultimate Guide To The RipCord By iFLY On Royal Caribbean


If you a looking for a cruise packed with family activities, the RipCord By iFLY On Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Class Ship’s offers adrenaline junkies of all ages the chance to experience sky diving in a safe controlled environment.

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Guide To The RipCord By iFLY On Royal Caribbean

What Is The Ripcord By iFly?

Ripcord By iFly is a sky diving simulator which allows you to experience the sky diving at sea feeling without having to jump out of a plane. And what better place to do that than at sea.

The sensation of flying takes place inside a 23-foot tall glass flight chamber, thus giving guests the chance to fly while taking in stunning ocean views. There is also a viewing platform for friends and family so you dont miss out on those amazing moments.

How old do you have to be for the RipCord on Royal Caribbean

Which Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship’s Have iFly?

The iFLY can be found on all Quantum Class Ships as follows. See more about Royal Caribbean Ships HERE.

  • Odyssey Of The Seas
  • Quantum of the Seas
  • Anthem of the Seas
  • Ovation of the Seas
  • Spectrum of the Seas

How Old Do You Have To Be To Go On RipCord By iFLY

This a great family activity as you only have to be a minimum of 3 years old to take part on iFLY?

Are There Any Weight Restrictions?

Yes, you must weigh less than 103 kg (16.2 stone) if shorter than 6ft. Or less than 93 kg (14.6 stone) if 6ft or taller.

Do You Have To Pay For RipCord by iFly?

The Ripcord used to be included in the price of your cruise however fees do now apply and are subject to change but we have heard charges varying from $29 – $50. Although you can sometimes book a free session on a sea day.

Top Tips For Getting The iFly Free?

On many cruises, the iFly is free on port day, but must be booked immediately as you board as the free spaces run out quickly. To book the iFly, simply book via your Royal Caribbean app, or ask a member of staff to help you.

Do You Have To Do iFly Training?

Yes, before taking flight you must register and take part in a training course. Here you will be shown an overview video and taught the correct flight position and hand signals from accredited instructors.

You will then be outfitted in the appropriate flight gear, that includes a jumpsuit, goggles and helmet. Once on the flight deck, you will be able to enjoy two, one-minute long flights with an instructor. This will consist of one practice flight followed by a free style flight.

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  • Sarah Christie

    Sarah also writes for Mini Travellers Family Travel Blog and Extraordinary Chaos Craft and Lifestyle Blog. Both are award-winning blogs with a travel and family focus. She is married and has two boys, aged 18 and 22, who all love cruising as a family. Nothing is better than waking up every day in a new port with new and exciting things to explore. She aims to share how cruising as a family with young adults is the perfect choice for family travel. Her boys are sporty and love the activities, sports and dining options cruising offers. Sarah has worked with brands such as Walt Disney World, Mark Warner, Ikos Resort, Center Parcs, Laura Ashley, Belling and Next.

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