What You Need To Know About The Ultimate Abyss On Royal Caribbean


There is so much to do and see on Royal Caribbean, however in this post we are looking at Which Royal Caribbean Ships Have The Ultimate Abyss. But also what is it, and who can ride the Ultimate Abyss.

If you are travelling with your family then its the details that are important. The fact is, kids and teens are more interested about whats on the ship, rather than whats on land. We aim to help you choose your family cruise by looking at activities that are important to families such as the FlowRider, I-fly and Escape rooms and get you all the information we can. This is so useful, I remember our youngest counting the days until he was tall enough for the Flowrider and Climbing Wall.

What You Need To Know About Royal CAribbeans Ultimate Abyss including which ships will you find the Ultimate Abyss on

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What Is The Ultimate Abyss?

At 216 feet long and more than 150 feet above sea level, the Ultimate Abyss can be found on Oasis Class ships and is the tallest slide at sea. The ride starts on deck 16 on the slide’s glass platform and launches you down 10 stories towards the the Boardwalk. Offering 2 crazy 360 degree turns, and adorned in led lights and graffiti its the ultimate thrill ride at sea.

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Wonder Of The Seas, The Biggest Cruise Ship In The World

Which Ships Have The Ultimate Abyss?

The Ultimate Abyss can be found on all of the Oasis Class Ships except Allure of the Seas, that is

Wonder of the Seas, 2022
Symphony of the Seas, 2018
Harmony of the Seas, 2016
Oasis of the Seas, 2009

What You Need To Know About Royal Caribbean's Ultimate Abyss including which ships will you find the Ultimate Abyss on
Credit, Royal Caribbean

Is The Ultimate Abyss A Water Slide?

No it’s a dry slide which means you can ride it any time of day and don’t have to get wet to do so. In fact, your clothes need to be 100% dry to ride the Ultimate Abyss.

Is The Slide Free To Ride?

Yes the Abyss is free to ride, opening at various times throughout the day up until 7pm but opening times do vary from seas days to port days.

Are There Height Or Weight Restrictions To Ride?

You must be a minimum height of 44 inches to ride, that’s 3ft6, and no more that 330 pounds which is 23.5 stone.

What ships have the Ultimate Abyss
Credit, Royal Caribbean

Hope thats helped, and you are looking forwards to your next cruise. Do share your cruise pics and stories with us over on Instagram and happy cruising. Oh and don’t forget to check out Royal Caribbean for all the latest sailings.

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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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