Enjoy a mixture of Cajun and Caribbean on this colourful voyage onboard Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas. Set sail from the USA's most vibrant city, New Orleans, into the azure seas of the beautiful Islands of the Bahamas. Spend a day exploring quirky Key West with its quaint streets, classical Caribbean homes and eclectic boutiques. Return to your floating home to toast the famous Key West sunset as you cruise to Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Delve into Nassau’s pirate history or relax on the powder white sands of world-famous Cabbage Beach.
You’ll also enjoy a day on Royal Caribbean’s private, tropical island, Perfect Day at CocoCay. Be as active as you like with plenty of water activities available or relax with a cocktail by the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean.
Memphis & Nashville Add-On
One or both cities make a great addition to this holiday. Visit the 'Birthplace of Rock'n'Roll', Memphis, or 'Music City, USA', Nashville. With easy travelling distances to New Orleans by rail, flight or car - it is easy to extend your time in America’s Deep South. Our friendly team will be delighted to discuss these and other options available to you.
Pre-bookable beverage packages are available. Cruise operates year-round and departs on a Saturday. Other cabins types available.
Hands down, New Orleans is the USA's most intriguing city. Steeped in history, it's a mosaic of cuisine, culture, and of course, music.
Founded in 1718, the Big Easy is extremely walkable with fascinating and unique sights to explore around every street corner. We've included a morning's walking tour of the French Quarter where you'll learn about the colourful history of the city whilst exploring the nooks and crannies you wouldn't normally see.
Just a short drive from New Orleans, along the historic Great River Road, is one the South's most famous plantations - Oak Alley. Built in 1837 on the edge of the mighty Mississippi, this majestic plantation mansion is one of the finest remaining on the river. We've included a half day visit allowing you to step back in time and experience a taste of life when cotton was king in the Deep South.
You've the morning to explore New Orleans before you set sail at 3pm on Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, to the Islands of the Bahamas. Experience a great cruise send off to a fanfare of music and Caribbean celebrations! Grab a tropical cocktail and "laissez les bon temps rouler!”
After a delicious breakfast in the Windjammer, pull up a deck chair, don your shades and enjoy a day of total relaxation!
Not one to live life at a slow pace? There's plenty to keep you occupied on the Majesty of the Seas.
Check out the cooking and dance lessons, attend the destinations lectures, head to the gym, or sample a wine or two at the wine-tasting sessions. Younger cruisers will adore Splashaway Bay water park, kid's club activities, rock climbing wall and the sports court.
In the evening enjoy dancing under the stars to Caribbean music, outdoor movie nights, or a romantic meal in one of the ship's five restaurants.
Wake up in the southernmost tip of mainland USA - Key West, Florida. At only four miles long and one mile wide, it’s an easy city to explore. Stroll the palm-lined streets and walk in the footsteps of Thomas Edison, Harry Truman, Tennessee Williams, and of course Key West’s most iconic resident, Ernest Hemingway. Fans should plan to visit Hemingway Home and Museum in the heart of Old Town. Duval Street is considered Key West’s main drag and is lined with unique shops and alfresco dining.
Get a real feel for the island with an Old Town Trolley tour and learn about the Conch Republic's colourful history as you explore Mallory Square, Bahama Village and the lively waterfront. At the end of a great day, head back to the Majesty of the Seas for a 5pm sailing and one of the most beautiful sunsets you’ll ever see.
Set in impossibly crystal clear, azure seas - the Islands of the Bahamas lie around 200 miles south east of Miami. Made up of 700 islands, some busy and bustling, some isolated and inhabited only by hermit crabs and seagulls, the Bahamas offers an alluring mix of land and sea activities, with some of the best beaches on Earth.
You'll dock early afternoon into the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau. The story of Nassau and adjoining Paradise Island is filled with pirates, British Colonialists, Spanish invaders and Junkanoo celebrations. Stroll around the quaint back streets of this laid-back town, sample rum at John Watling's Distillery, browse the local arts and crafts at the Straw Market, or shiver your timbers at the Pirates of Nassau Museum.
Craving beach time? Head to world-famous Cabbage Beach on Paradise Island, or stay nearer to home at Junkanoo Beach. Here you'll enjoy a lively beach scene, frozen cocktails and dining in the waterfront beach shacks. Be sure to check out the local speciality conch salad and fried grouper with grits!
Travelling with kids? They'll adore the aqua park at the enormous Atlantis Resort.
Rise and shine early today as you'll want the whole day to explore Royal Caribbean’s private Bahamian island, Perfect Day at CocoCay. Re-opened in May 2019 after a $250 million dollar renovation, this is THE place to chill, thrill and unwind. Part of the beautiful Berry Islands, this literally may be your Perfect Day! Blue skies, powder white sandy beaches and activities galore await you and you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish.
Laze by the Oasis Lagoon, the largest freshwater pool in the Bahamas, ride the tallest water slide in North America at Daredevils's Peak, or for a bird's eye view of the island and its incredible beaches, take to the sky in a helium balloon ride. Kids will adore the Thrill Water Park, Duelling Demons waterslides and the Splash Speedway Racers.
If your idea of a perfect day is to do nothing, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of South Beach with its gin-clear waters. Snorkelling and scuba diving is also available in the Chill Island area of Perfect Day.
Charges apply for some activities.
You've two days at sea to enjoy the activities on board the Majesty of the Seas. Head to the pool, there's one for adults and a separate one for younger cruisers. Take part in trivia quizzes or volleyball tournaments, indulge yourself in the Vitality Spa, or try your luck in the Casino Royale.
Get out your dancing shoes and Salsa or bop the night away to Boogie Wonderland, an energetic production featuring music from ABBA to Earth, Wind and Fire. Stay up late and enjoy the legendary Pool Parties, or grab some down time in the relaxing Piano Bar. If you’d prefer to spend the last days of your holiday in solitude there is always a quiet corner to be found.
You'll dock in New Orleans early morning and disembark after breakfast.
Want to extend your holiday? Perhaps longer in New Orleans or maybe a river cruise on the Mississippi? How about time in Graceland, or a stay near legendary Beale Street, Memphis? Country music fan? Then Nashville is a must do and only a short flight away.
All Bon Voyage holidays are tailor-made to your exact requirements, call our team of experts on 0800 316 3012 to discuss your ideal cruise and stay.