Royal Caribbean has announced that it will replace its popular Sky
Pad activity on all of its ships. In an update to travel agents, the
company confirmed that the Sky Pad, which allows guests to bounce up and
down on trampolines with the aid of bungee cords while wearing virtual
reality visors, will be removed from 31 March.
It is not yet clear what will replace the Sky Pad, but Royal
Caribbean has stated that the new venue will offer exciting onboard
activities and will be available to all guests at no extra cost.
The Sky Pad was introduced on Independence of the Seas during a Royal
Amplification and has since been added to several other ships,
including Mariner of the Seas, Spectrum of the Seas, and Odyssey of the
However, in 2019, Royal Caribbean temporarily suspended the activity
on all ships as part of a safety review, following an incident where a
guest was injured on the activity and subsequently sued the company.
While the reason for the removal of the Sky Pad has not been
confirmed, Royal Caribbean has assured guests that the new activity will
continue to be complimentary and included in their cruise fare.