As 2016 comes to a close, many of you are already planning your 2017 adventures. This post highlights some of our top theme cruises for 2017. With music cruises in genres from rock to electronic dance music and more, Whet Travel organizes some of the most talked about events in the industry.

2017 Theme Cruises

Themed cruise popularity has been growing rapidly and with good reason. Themed cruises offer a unique experience that combines accommodation, food, activities, luxury amenities, and exotic travel destinations.

After experiencing a themed cruise, many say they can’t go back to regular cruises.

Here’s a list of Whet Travel’s highly anticipated 2017 theme cruises.

ShipRocked 2017

The 2017 edition of ShipRocked is sold out, but you can join the priority waitlist and keep up to date on future sailings. Featured bands on this year’s sailing include Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Alter Bridge, Sevendust, Pop Evil, and The Stowaways.

ShipRocked 2017 sails from Miami to Grand Turk aboard the Carnival Victory on January 16-20, 2017.


Groove Cruise Miami 2017

The world’s premier electronic dance music cruise is back again for 2017. Limited cabins remain aboard the ship. Main headliners include Andrew Rayel, Borgeous, Cosmic Gate, Dash Berlin, EDX, Lee Foss, Markus Schulz, Roger Sanchez, Sam Feldt, and Umek.

GCMIA 2017 also sails aboard the Carnival Victory from Miami to Grand Turk. The event takes place on January 23-27, 2017.


Inception at Sea 2017

Hitting the high seas from March 13 to March 17, 2017, Inception at Sea 2017 has made a name for itself as the spring break cruise. For four days, spring breakers from all over will sail aboard the Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas from Miami to the Bahamas.

Huge EDM acts and artists from other genres come together for one incredible party. Inception at Sea 2017’s lineup includes acts like Dada Life, 3LAU, Bassjackers, Brody Jenner, Danny Avila, MAKJ, Lil Jon, and Quintino.


Salsa Cruise 2017

As a follow-up to the sold out 2016 edition, Salsa Cruise is back for 2017. Salsa Cruise 2017 takes place aboard the Carnival Victory and sails from Miami to a brand new destination “ Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The ship sets sail October 30-November 3, 2017.

Attendees will enjoy endless dancing to pura salsa from artists like Oscar De Leon, Ismael Miranda, Milly Quezada, Oro Solido, and Luisito Rosario.


Groove Cruise “West Coast” 2017

The Groove Cruise just completed an unprecedented 5-day sailing from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas this past October. Excitement for the unannounced Groove Cruise ‘West Coast’ 2017 sailing is building. The dates and destination have yet to be revealed, but you know that we’re working on something big.

Head over to the Groove Cruise website, sign up for the mailing list, and connect with the Groove Cruise on social media to stay up to date.


Final Words

Whet Travel is a pioneer in the travel industry and has been organizing themed cruises for nearly two decades. If you’re considering attending a themed cruise in 2017, be sure to check out the events above. We’ve cultivated a strong following and testimonials from our past attendees are a testament to the great memories our events create.

We look forward to sailing with you in 2017!

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