The directory Rock Monsters Cruisethe world’s premier hard rock and heavy metal experience at sea, returns for its eleventh year in 2023.
On The Blue Cruises has announced that the entire five-day/five-night ship’s music charter will depart on April 29e – May 4e aboard the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas® and depart from Port Canaveral, Florida. Double They came from outer spacethe voyage will include two days at sea full of music (including performances by more than 35 artists) and events, as well as visits to two ports: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and the private island of Labadee.
The launch of the public sale today (06/30), with staterooms starting at $1,699.00 per person (double occupancy, mandatory taxes and surcharges extra). For more information and to book, visit MonstersOfRockCruise.com and follow @MonstersOfRockCruise on Facebook and Instagram, and @MonstersCruise on Twitter.
The lineup for MORC ’23 includes YOU’RE HERE, Michael Schenker, Winger, Queensrÿche, Saxon, Extreme, Vandenberg, Autograph,Burning Witches, Chez Kane, FATHER, dirty looks, DORO, faster pussycat, Great White, hardcore superstar, Joel Hoekstra,dump, KIX, Lee Aaron, Lilac, Intensity, Mac Sabbath, Nestor, carefree love, Bucket of rhinos, rose tattoo, Shiraz way, stripper,Ted Poley, Tora Tora, Treat, Tyketto, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Vain, Wam wig, piano dueland The Mayor of MORC, John Corabi. Plus, Official Cruise Host Eddie Trunk (VH1, SiriusXM) will host Q&As and activities specially designed to kick things up a notch.
Cruisers will return to the new sailor of the seas®, offering more ways to play, delicious new dining concepts, and a few surprises to delight even the most daring cruisers. Stretching the full length of Deck 5 and providing quick access to all performance venues, as well as an access point for cruisers, the Royal Walk offers restaurants, cafes and shops. Other activities on board the ship include boogie boarding or surfing the waves at FlowRider® surf simulatorchallenge yourself on the rock climbing wall, soak in one of the many hot tubs and pools, or pamper yourself in world class Vitality? Spa. New ship attractions include: SkyPad® (a bungee trampoline experience that launches you skyward for gravity-defying fun combined with virtual reality headsets), The Perfect Storm? slides (dive into three twisting floors, creating thrills on these two high-speed racing slides until you reach the bottom),laser tag (grab a blaster, pick a side, and get ready for a glow-in-the-dark stellar moment in this battle between robots and aliens for the last planet), and the escape room (team up with other cruisers to find hidden clues and crack secret codes in your quest to save a time-traveling scientist). More, sailor of the seas® has not one, but two huge concert halls inside the ship. Click here for a full list of things to do on Royal Caribbean Traveler-class cruise ship.
The first stop of the MORC ’23 is the breathtaking beauty that is Puerto Plata. The oldest city in the north of the Dominican Republic and a pioneer in tourism, Puerto Plata is nestled on the edge of the ocean with a mountainous backdrop. The city offers a bustling pier (known as the Malecon), colorful shops, and opulent 1800s homes. Whether you prefer to spend the day traveling 800 meters above sea level in a cable car or zip majestic trails, both options are available if you choose to visit Monte Isabel de Torres. If the ocean is calling, visit Sousa Beach where you can sunbathe, swim, snorkel or grab a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant. For those of you who want to experience the culture of the Dominican Republic, consider staying in town to explore the unique architecture, taste delicious Dominican cuisine, or shop for souvenirs to remember the amazing experiences you had in Puerto Plata. . For a full list of shore excursions, click here.
The next step is the Labadee Private Island, the ultimate private destination for cruise passengers, offering adventure, exploration and relaxation among its many bars and crystal clear waters. Vacationers can pump up the adrenaline on the Dragon’s Tail Coaster, a thrilling 30 mph ride with incredible views of the island. For more action, adventurous passengers can choose to don a helmet and harness and soar 500 feet on the Dragon’s Breath flight line, the longest zip line over water in the world. Plus, there are plenty of exciting options to choose from, including wave jet rides, parasailing, snorkeling safaris, kayaking tours and more. Looking for the ultimate way to unwind? Consider booking a Barefoot Beach Cabana, which offers several types of cabanas with options for privacy, or being close to the action, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
With a myriad of events, activities and music to keep fans entertained day and night, MORC ’23 promises to be a fantastic camp, a personal paradise and an unforgettable vacation for music lovers.
About Monsters of Rock Cruise:
A leader in cruise charter innovation, Monsters of Rock Cruise (MORC) has carried over 30,000 passengers over the past ten years. MORC executives have deep roots in the music industry, providing world-class cruise ship production management for celebrities and musical artists for decades. MORC has set the industry standard for music-themed cruises and fan experiences and has been instrumental in developing groundbreaking themed cruise concepts.
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In addition to the performances, MORC ’23 will host interactive artist-cruiser events including: artist-cruiser Q&A sessions, Gong Show Karaoke, “So You Think You Can Shred”, Cooking with Rock Stars, a new cast of Painting With Rock Stars, Rock Stars vs. Average Joe’s Basketball, Comedy Punchlines and Backlines, and more to be announced. Additionally, the cruise will host theme nights, select group dining opportunities, and artist photography experiences.
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