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The new Odyssey of the Seas is loaded with enough thrills to fill multiple sea days. Here’s a guide to all the best onboard attractions, from poolside delights to adventures after hours.

The first U.S. Quantum Ultra Class cruise ship, Odyssey of the Seas was designed with thrill seekers in mind. One of the most revolutionary cruise ships in the fleet, it offers all the ingredients for an unforgettable vacation — world-class dining, a sprawling resort-style two-level pool deck, game changing teens’ and kids’ activities based on cutting-edge technology, award-winning entertainment, and electrifying bars and nightlife. You’ll find plenty of your favorite features, too, like the FlowRider surf simulator, glow-in-the-dark laser tag, RipCord by iFLY, Sky Pad, and North Star. Not to mention concerts at Music Hall, outdoor movie nights, and dazzling tech- and multimedia-infused productions in the immersive Two70. Whatever kind of getaway you’re going for, the new Odyssey of the Seas has so many amazing onboard attractions that you’ll never run out of ways to spend your sea days. Keep reading to learn more about some of the incredible features you can look forward to onboard.

1. Get your game on at SeaPlex

Seaplex with bumper cars and Playmakers

The largest indoor activity space at sea, SeaPlex, is a staple on every Quantum Class ship — but the one onboard Odyssey of the Seas takes playtime to a whole new level. It’s home to a reimagined upper deck that introduces the most interactive arcade ever to set sail. Here, you’ll find everything from classic games to the first fully immersive, free roaming 4D virtual reality experience at sea, Zone Zero. Plus a PlaymakersSM Sports Bar & Arcade, offering game day faves with prime views of all the action below in the bumper cars arena. Head’s up — it also transforms into a roller rink and the scene of epic glow-in-the-dark laser tag battles.

2. Suit up for an epic laser tag battle in Clash for the Crystal City

Laser tag clash for crystal city with friends

The SeaPlex onboard Odyssey of the Seas is also home to the latest glow-in-the-dark laser tag faceoff: Clash for the Crystal City. If you’re brave enough to suit up for this adrenaline-amping experience, you’ll get to go head-to-head against Yetis or Snowshifters as you race to claim a mythical ice city and save your clan from extinction.

3. Hang ten on the FlowRider

Flowrider Man Surfing

As far as iconic top deck attractions go, the FlowRider is by far one of the most popular among our guests. This 40-foot-long surf simulator cycles 30,000 gallons of rushing water over an incline, providing prime waves all day for anybody looking to brush up on their surf skills. You can tame the tide on your feet like a pro, boogie board over the swell, or watch wipeouts from the stadium seating. Whatever you choose, though, prepare to get splashed.

4. Join an inter-dimensional race to save the universe in Virtual Adventure Zone

Virtual Adventure Zone

Odyssey of the Seas is home to Virtual Adventure Zone, the first fully immersive, free-roaming 4D virtual reality experience at sea. When you step into this game-changing space, you’ll get to gear up for an all-new adventure unlike anything on this planet — or any other. As the newest recruit of a top-secret organization charged with protecting the universe, you’ll have to journey through wormholes to dimensions you never dreamed existed, virtually roaming, exploring, and interacting with the environment around you. Your mission — save our reality and every other world with it against forces looking to disrupt the fabric of time and space.

5. Bounce into a virtual world on Sky Pad

Skypad kid jumping with virtual goggles

No matter how many rides you’ve been on, nothing comes close to what you can expect once you hop into the Sky Pad. This bungee trampoline experience combines high-flying fun with cutting-edge technology and virtual reality thrills. Once you’ve strapped in, you’ll bet fitted with a virtual reality headset that serves as a portal into multiple worlds, from a sugarcoated candy wonderland to a planet lightyears in the future. Plus our most interactive game yet, the new Croak’s Wild Adventures — exclusively on Odyssey of the Seas. In between challenges, step out onto the clear, glass walkway for exhilarating views of the action or ocean below.

6. Soak up the views from North Star

North Star Ocean view

When you cruise with us, every experience is about raising the bar and creating unforgettable moments. One of the best examples of this is North Star, an observation capsule that raises you over 300 feet above sea level so you can soak up breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding sights. It holds the Guinness World Record as the tallest viewing deck on a cruise ship — and it should definitely be on your list of must-try onboard attractions during your Odyssey of the Seas adventure.

7. Soak up the sun and serenity poolside

Ripcord couple flying mid air

You don’t have to leap from a plane in order to experience the thrill of freefalling. RipCord by iFLY — the only skydiving simulator at sea — lets you feel the wind in your hair and the adrenaline rushing through your veins as you float weightless in the air. This thrilling onboard attraction is totally kid-friendly, too, so everyone in the family can get in on the gravity-defying fun.

8. Rock out at Music Hall

Music Hall band on stage

Catch some of the best cover bands in the music business at Music Hall, a multi-level concert venue where the atmosphere is always buzzing and the performances always live up to the hype. You can boogie to the beat on the dance floor and enjoy front row views of the stage, or jam out from the bar or intimate lounge spaces throughout the venue. From disco to country to classic rock, every show here is out of this world.

9. Cue the island vibes at The Lime & Coconut

Lime and Coconut couples enjoying cocktail

No island-hopping cruise getaway is complete without an island bar — and that’s where The Lime and Coconut comes in. No matter where in the world you’re cruising on Odyssey of the Seas, this multi-level poolside hangout dials up the Caribbean vibes with refreshing tropical cocktails across two bars, live music and DJs, and plenty of opportunities to unwind and enjoy the sunshine. At night, this deckside hotspot comes alive and transforms into the ultimate tropical turn-up.

10. Venture down the rabbit hole at Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine

Wonderland shrimp dish

Looking for a meal that’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before? Head to Wonderland, a whimsical specialty restaurant that’s all about pushing the culinary envelope. The experience here is designed to engage all your senses, from the moment you “brush” the magical menu to reveal each tantalizing dish, to your very last bite of liquid olive, avocado mousse, or pepper spheres. Wonderland is also home to some of the most creative sips onboard Odyssey of the Seas — though the bartenders here refer to them as mystical “elixirs.”

11. Go behind the scenes on an all-access galley tour with brunch

Champagne pouring for brunch

If you’re curious about what it takes to run the food scene onboard one of the most revolutionary cruise ships in the world, you should definitely add an all-access galley tour to your list of things to do onboard Odyssey of the Seas. During this inside look at kitchen operations, you’ll learn how dishes are prepared, where ingredients are stored, and more with the head chef as your guide. Then you’ll sit down to a delicious brunch in the dining room paired with free-flowing bubbly.

Ready to get the most out of your adventure onboard Odyssey of the Seas? Here’s a pro-tip: use this guide to make a game plan for each of your sea days. There’s so much to do onboard this incredible Quantum Ultra Class ship that it’s best to make an itinerary with your favorite onboard attractions. Once you’re on the ship, don’t forget to check your daily Cruise Compass for additional activities, events and experiences.

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