Monday, March 13, 2017

Ovation of the Seas from Sydney 2017

We could not believe we were on board in less than 10 minutes 
since we arrived in Circular Quay for check-in.

Check-in time was given for us is 2 pm 
when we did on-line check-in a week ago.

There was'nt check-in desk, instead,
 there were a lot of people with iPad 
processing check-in around the terminal quite effectively.

 Ovation of the seas in Sydney Circular Quay.

She is the fourth biggest cruise ship in the world, followed by 
Harmony, Allure, Oasis of the seas. 
At least, it is for now.

Royal Caribbean just announced that 
they will build another mega cruise ship!
Symphony of the seas.
2018, it will be the biggest ship in the world
with 230,000 Ton, 362m length and nearly 5,500 passengers.

Harmony of the seas 226,963 Ton, 5479 passengers.
Allure of the seas 225,282 Ton, 5412 passengers.
Oasis of the seas 225,282 Ton, 5412 passengers.

We enjoyed Caribbean cruise on Allure of the seas last year very much, 
we decided to go on Ovation of the seas 
while she is based in Sydney for few months for the Summer season.

 It is always so nice to be on a cruise ship from Sydney where we live.
Coming back to Sydney is an another big plus. ^^

The captain is introducing his officers on board 
during the welcome reception.

He said that there are passengers from 40 different nationalities
and the top five is 3,800 Aussies, 150 Kiwis, 
100 Chinese, 100 Brits and 50 from Hong Kong
 out of 4,300 for this 8 day cruise!

 Riding North Star was a lot of fun.

Shopping arcade in 'Royal Esplanade'

Atrium with elevators

Royal Esplanade


One of specialty restaurants on board.
Jamie's Italian.

Bumper car 

Game room for kids

Cafe 270 turns into entertainment venue for shows.

Very popular show with cool lights and sounds

Yes, it was only a minute but I did fly!!!

It's a fun ship!

Royal Esplanade


Main entertainment venue.
'Royal Theatre'

Our balcony cabin 

It is only 9 months old brand new ship!
Everything is new and clean.

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