Brilliance of the Seas


Maiden Voyage was on July 19, 2002. it is a bit of an older ship. Let’s find out more about this ship.

Facts

Here are some excellent facts about Brilliance of the Seas

  • Tonnage
    • 90,090 Gross
  • Length
    • 292 M
      • 958 Ft
  • Beam
    • 39.8 M
      • 130 ft 7 in
  • Depth
    • 11.5 M
      • 37 ft 9 in
  • Decks
    • 12
  • Power
    • 2 GE gas-powered turbines
      • 20.5 MW each
  • Propulsion
    • Diesel-eletric Azipods
      • 2 x 19.5 MW
    • Three bow thrusters
  • Speed
    • 25 knots
      • 46 km/h
      • 29 mph
  • Capacity
    • Passengers
      • 2,140
      • Double occupancy
      • 2,543 Max
    • Crew
      • 848

Serving

Brilliance of the seas sails out of Tampa, Florida, doing Bahamas and the Caribbean during winter. It sails from Vancouver, Canada to Alaska during the summer months. Which they have to go through the Panama Canal.

Things to do

On this ship, you can do the following things:

  • Rock climbing wall
  • Mini Golf
  • Arcade
  • Spa and Fitness
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment
  • Teen lounge
  • And other things

Decks

With the decks, it has 12 of them; it starts on deck 2 and goes to deck 13. Yes, they have a deck 13. Some cruise ships skip 13 and go from 12 to 14.

Deck 2

  • The medical center
  • Staterooms
  • And ship areas

Deck 3

  • Staterooms

Deck 4

  • Staterooms
  • Shore Excursions
  • Guest Services
  • R bar Centrum
  • Picture this
  • Card room
  • Minstrel Dining Room

Deck 5

  • Pacifica Theatre
  • Promenade decks
  • Conference Center
  • Photo Gallery and Shop
  • Art Callery
  • Shops of Centrum
  • Café Latte-Tudes
  • Next Cruise
    • Not the best place to have this
  • Minstrel Dining Room

Deck 6

  • Pacifica Theatre
  • Cinema
  • Pub
  • Casino Royale
  • Vintages
  • Schooner Bar
  • Chops Grille
  • Chefs table
  • The colony club
  • Jakarta lounge
  • Singapore sling’s

Deck 7

  • Staterooms
  • RC online
    • Internet café

Deck 8

  • Staterooms

Deck 9

  • Staterooms
  • Library (book nook)
    • It is not on the plans, but a small book area exists.

Deck 10

  • Staterooms

Deck 11

  • Vitality at Sea Spa
  • Solarium
    • Pool
    • Hot tubs
  • Park Café
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Movie screen
  • Art Gallery
  • Windjammer Café Veranda
  • Windjammer Café
  • Ice Cream
  • Windjammer café outdoor

Deck 12

  • Fitness Center
  • Sky bar
  • Running Track
    • Not that big
  • Loyalty Desk
  • Optix Teen Disco
  • Nursery
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Sports Court
  • Adventure Beach
  • Sports Deck
  • Video Arcade
  • Izumi
    • Restaurant

Deck 13

  • Diamond Club
    • Secure access to this lounge
  • Viking Crown Lounge
    • Secure access to this lounge
  • Concierge Club
    • Secure access to this lounge
  • Starquest Nightclub
  • Rock Climbing wall
  • Mini Golf

My Thoughts

This is a small ship with a small ship feel. It didn’t have that many options for food during the day. I will talk about this later. It was a nice ship, a bit outdated, but it is a bit older.

Video

Here is a video I just did on Oct. 11, 2023


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