Wonder of the Seas routes, what you need to know
Now departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, wonder of the seas is Royal Caribbean’s newest ship and the largest cruise ship in the world. But where is wonder of the seas will sail?
The Oasis-class vessel currently offers cruises in the Eastern and Western Caribbean, with Mediterranean cruises from May to October 2022, then back to the Caribbean to offer sailings from Port Canaveral in November and beyond.
wonder of the seas Spring 2022 Caribbean Itineraries
One of the most anticipated cruise ships in the world, Wonder of the Seas embarked on its maiden voyage on March 4, 2022. Departing from Fort Lauderdale, the ship’s first official voyage with passengers was a 7-day Eastern Caribbean itinerary, first enjoying a day at sea, followed by a stopover in Labadee, Haiti; San Juan, Puerto Rico; another day at sea; then to Nassau, Bahamas; and CocoCay, the cruise line’s private island in the Bahamas, before returning to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.
wonder of the seas will continue to offer the same Eastern Caribbean itinerary through March, alternating with 7-day Western Caribbean cruises that also begin with a day at sea and then visit three ports of call over the next three days: Roatan, Honduras; Cozumel, Mexico; and Costa Maya, Mexico. Another day at sea follows, then a stopover on CocoCay in the Bahamas before returning to Fort Lauderdale.
The departure dates for the Spring 2022 Caribbean itineraries are as follows:
- Eastern Caribbean – March 4, 18; April 1
- Western Caribbean – March 11, 25; April 8
Before leaving for its summer season in the Mediterranean, wonder of the seas will also offer a one-time special 5-day Western Caribbean cruise, departing Fort Lauderdale on April 15. The itinerary will first be a day at sea, a day in Cozumel, Mexico; another day at sea; a visit to CocoCay; then return to Fort Lauderdale.
wonder of the seas Mediterranean Routes Summer 2022
After his brief introduction to the Caribbean, wonder of the seas will be moving to Europe for the summer season, as is the custom with many new cruise ships. Although she won’t be bringing guests back from across the Atlantic, she will be ready to delight travelers from May to October with a variety of Western Mediterranean cruises.
The ship will alternate between two Mediterranean ports of embarkation, offering voyages from Barcelona, Spain, and Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy. These 7-day Western Mediterranean cruises will call at Palma de Mallorca, Marseille, La Spezia and Naples, with a day at sea. The exact order of ports will vary slightly depending on where passengers embarked and the direction in which the vessel is sailing at that time.
At each port of call, passengers will have ample time to explore the region’s rich history, culture, art and more, with the ship typically moored for a minimum of eight hours, with most ports of call lasting up to 12 or 1 p.m.
wonder of the seas‘ The final Mediterranean departure will be a brief 3-day sail between Rome and Barcelona, departing October 27, 2022 and calling in Naples en route, with a day at sea on October 29 before arriving in Barcelona on October 30.
Autumn transatlantic crossing
On October 30, 2022, wonder of the seas will bid farewell to Europe as she embarks on a 14-day transatlantic crossing back to the United States and her new home port of Florida.
She will first call at several ports in Spain – Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Cartagena and Malaga – before spending eight consecutive days at sea en route to Nassau, Bahamas on November 12, and finally arriving in Port Canaveral on Sunday, November 12. 13.
Caribbean Cruises 2022 and 2023 from Port Canaveral
wonder of the seas‘ first departure from her official home port will depart on November 13, 2022 – a 7-day Eastern Caribbean itinerary calling at St Maarten, St Thomas and CocoCay, with three days at sea to give eager passengers enough time to explore the ship. 18 decks loaded with wonderful features.
An alternative Eastern Caribbean route will also be offered from Port Canaveral, calling at St. Kitts rather than St. Maarten, although the rest of the ports will remain the same. The actual itinerary of the itinerary varies to accommodate the change in stopover, but always includes three days at sea.
wonder of the seas will also offer Western Caribbean itineraries in late 2022 and through 2023. On these sailings, the ship will visit CocoCay, Nassau, Jamaica and Labadee, with just two days at sea to complete the voyage.
Depending on the departure date, the exact order of ports may vary. An alternative Western Caribbean itinerary will visit CocoCay, Cozumel, Roatan and Costa Maya, but still with two days at sea.
Of particular note are two separate trips. The first is a 6-day Western Caribbean Christmas cruise departing December 18, 2023. This sailing is scheduled to visit Cozumel, Roatan and Costa Maya, with two days at sea.
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The second unique voyage is an 8-day Eastern Caribbean sailing departing January 7, 2023. This itinerary includes Nassau, CocoCay, San Juan, Amber Cove and Labadee, as well as two days at sea, before returning to Port Canaveral on January 15. 2023.
No matter what sailing passengers may be wondering, it is important to note that cruise ship itineraries, ports of call and general itineraries are always subject to change and may be changed if necessary due to considerations weather, civil unrest, maritime operations, ports. priorities or other situations.