bates - Answered a Question by manders (09 May 08 09:31)

Hi i have just returned from the independance of the seas with my 22 month old daughter.There is so much for the children to do they will not get bored at all.also the shows are really good for the children as well,food is fabulous and loads of different things for them to eat .if you would like to know anymore then i will be happy to help.

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Hammond - Answered a Question by manders (08 May 08 11:42)

I was on the the Independence pre-inaugral, we didn't take our children but we did take a close look at the facilities on board for children. We have taken over 25 cruises with RCI and this ship has by far the best facilities for children, including toddlers, that we have ever seen. The H2O zone is fantastic for kids of all ages and looks very safe for toddlers. Facilities for kids started from 6 months - 17 years. All the pools are heated with FRESH water! You will love the ship she is incredible and the crew onboard are excellent.

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Aldrich - Answered a Question by manders (08 May 08 14:35)

There is a separate Baby Splash Zone for babies in nappies - they are not allowed to swim in the main pool of course because of hygine issues. Independence is the first ship with heated pools.

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