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Now Sydney Gets To See SuperCruising as 'Ovation of the Seas' Makes her Debut

Ovations by the Sea

If you are looking for things to do in Sydney, then here is your chance to witness history when Royal Caribbean International’s, fourth largest cruise ship in the world sails into our Harbour. The all-new Ovation of the Seas is a US$1 billion new cruise ship to sail in our region. In fact, Ovation of the Seas is the first ever brand new cruise ship to hit our shores. This majestic ship is beyond anything ever seen in Sydney and introduces a whole new way to holiday called SuperCruising.

Ovation of the Seas has sensational onboard experiences to explore; including the Ripcord by iFly sky diving experience, a FlowRider surf machine, the North Star viewing capsule which transports guests 90 metres in the air for incredible views, 18 different dining options including Jamie Oliver’s first at sea, bumper cars, a trapeze school, the robotic Bionic Bar, VOOM - the fastest internet at sea, incredible entertainment and more. This all sounds pretty incredible, and I can’t wait to see it when I get a glimpse onboard on the 15th December.

If you are planning to get a look at this beautiful ship here are the details:

Date: Thursday 15 & Friday 16 December 2016

Arrival: 6am Thursday 15 December 2016

Departure: 4pm Friday 16 December 2016

Vantage Points:

  • Bradley's Head, on Sydney's North Shore, allows views of the major Sydney icons including Fort Denison and its surroundings.

  • Cremorne Reserve on Cremorne Point offers spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. The outlook includes both Circular Quay and Fort Denison, which will give you excellent views of the ship’s arrival, departure and when docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.

  • Circular Quay is a great place to soak up the atmosphere of the two days, get up close with the ship and watch the arrival and departure.

  • The Royal Botanic Gardens, located near Circular Quay, allows panoramic views of Sydney Harbour. Go for a walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens and stop at Mrs Macquarie's Chair for the best views of Ovation’s arrival on the 15th and departure on the 16th.

  • Luna Park and North Sydney Swimming Pool, down near the ferry wharf at Kirribilli are great areas in which you can view the ship arriving and docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.

  • Hickson Road Reserve under the Sydney Harbour Bridge offers panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and it perfect for watching Ovation’s arrival on the 15th and departure on the 16th

For further information, visit, phone 1800 754 500 or see your local travel agent.

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