Guide to Radiance of the Seas


Radiance of the Seas is a Radiance-class cruise ship offering a range of luxury trips around the Australian and western American coasts. With a wide range of activities available on board, guests can keep themselves entertained in between stops at a variety of stunning destinations.

A Brief History

Built by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, Radiance of the Seas’ maiden voyage took place on 10 March 2001. It has since undergone a refurbishment in June 2011.

Activities aboard Radiance of the Seas

There’s plenty to keep guests entertained during their trip, including a number of restaurants and coffee shops. Other amenities include:


  • Spa
  • Solarium
  • Beauty salon
  • Three whirlpools
  • Internet centre


  • Three swimming pools
  • Basketball court
  • Climbing wall
  • Nine-hole mini golf course
  • Jogging track

No matter what you’re into, you’re sure to find something to help you while away the hours between stops.


Whatever your tastes or budget, finding a bite to eat won’t be difficult, with ten restaurants on board, each with something different to offer. Here are just a few of the mouthwatering choices you’ll find:

Samba Grill – a Brazilian-style steakhouse serving a choice of 13 types of meat and seafood, carved right in front of you at your table.

Rita’s Cantina – serving classic Mexican cuisine, including nachos, margaritas and fajitas.

Portofino – Italian dishes in intimate surroundings. Also hosts the ship’s Mystery Theatre Dinner nights.

Windjammer Café – a more laid back atmosphere, whether you want a quick snack or a full meal.

Seaview Café – an open-air deli and bar, open throughout the day.

Chef’s Table – the very best cuisine on board Radiance Of The Seas, catering exclusively for groups of up to 14 guests at a time. Here you’ll have the evening’s featured chef preparing gourmet dishes especially for you.


There are rooms to cater for all budgets. From the ultimate in luxury – two-floor deluxe suites with ocean views and a balcony – all the way down to compact rooms. Whatever you choose, you’ll appreciate the excellent attention to detail.

825 of the ship’s 1,071 staterooms provide ocean views, while more budget-conscious guests might be interested in one of the 246 interior rooms. There are 15 wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Regardless of class, all rooms offer a TV, telephone, computer point, mini-bar/refrigerator, electrical plug points, hairdryer, and air conditioning.

Fast Facts

Weight: 90,090 tons
Length: 293 metres
Beam: 32.2 metres
Draft: 8.5 metres
Decks: 12
Cruising speed: 22 knots (41km/h)
Guest capacity: 2,531 passengers

Interested in a cruise holiday on board Radiance of the Seas? Check out the cruise deals aboard the cruise ship or call our cruise experts on 1300 857 345.


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