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Symphony of the Seas

Capacity
5518
Crew
2200
Tonnage
228,021
Length
362 m (1,188 ft)
First voyage
2018
Decks
18

Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 22 January 2019, she is the largest passenger ship in the world by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

Symphony of the Seas was built in the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. She is the fourth ship in its Oasis-class series.

Construction timeline

Symphony of the Seas

Cruiseline: 
Capacity (DO): 
5518
Crew: 
2200
Tonnage: 
228,021
Length: 
362 m (1,188 ft)
Beam: 
66 m (215.5 ft) max beam
First voyage: 
2018
Decks: 
18

Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. As of 22 January 2019, she is the largest passenger ship in the world by gross tonnage, at 228,021 GT, surpassing her sister Harmony of the Seas.

Symphony of the Seas was built in the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. She is the fourth ship in its Oasis-class series.

Construction timeline

  • 29 October 2015 – keel laid
  • 9 June 2017 – float out
  • 15 to 18 February 2018 – sea trials
  • 23 March 2018 – formally turned over to Royal Caribbean International
  • 24 March 2018 – ship left Saint-Nazaire for Malaga under the command of Rob Hempstead, arriving on 27 March
  • 29 March 2018 – ship arrived in first homeport of Barcelona
  • 31 March 2018 – first passenger cruise
  • 7 April 2018 – official maiden voyage
  • 9 November 2018 – arrived at new Royal Caribbean terminal in PortMiami.

Description

Symphony of the Seas measures 361.011 metres (1,184.42 ft) in length and has a gross tonnage of 228,081 across 18 decks. She is able to accommodate 5,518 passengers at double occupancy up to a maximum capacity of 6,680 passengers, as well as a 2,200-person crew.

Facilities include a children's water park, a full-size basketball court, ice-skating rink, and two 43-foot rock-climbing walls. There is also a 'central park' which contains over 20,000 tropical plants.

Alexa, Carlos and Ocean PenaVega were chosen as the "Godfamily" of the ship, marking the first time in the industry that a family was a ship sponsor. The christening ceremony took place in Miami in November 2018.

Route

During her first season Symphony of the Seas will sail from Barcelona, Spain, on seven-night Western Mediterranean cruises. On 28 October 2018, she repositioned to her home port, the Port of Miami in Florida, United States. In November 2018, she began Caribbean cruises.

Symphony of the Seas arrived in Miami on November 9, 2018, she will sail an Eastern Caribbean itinerary from Miami to Philipsburg, Sint Maarten; Basseterre, Saint Kitts; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Labadee, Haiti. She will also sail on a Western Caribbean itinerary to Roatán, Honduras; Costa Maya, Mexico; Cozumel, Mexico; and Nassau, Bahamas. In May 2019 Nassau will be replaced with Coco Cay, Bahamas.

 

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Attractions on Symphony of the Seas


Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Coastal Kitchen

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Try Pacific Coast favourites with a Mediterranean twist in Coastal Kitchen, on Deck 17. Exclusive to Suite guests and Crown and Anchor® Society Pinnacle Members, this chic venue features a rotating...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Sports Court

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
We’ll bring the balls— you bring the moves. Experience energising ocean views from our Sports Courts while you enjoy adrenalin-packed sports action at sea.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

The Attic

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Family shows, late-night adult Comedy and guest entertainers.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Next Cruise

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Join our complimentary Crown & Anchor® Society loyalty program, and enjoy savings on your next Royal Caribbean vacation. While onboard, meet with our Loyalty & Cruise Sales staff to reserve your ne...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Boardwalk Dog House

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Treat yourself to the best hot dogs throughout the ocean! Broadwalk Dog House knows the secret of the best snack!
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Wonderland

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Venture down the rabbit hole and ask yourself: What is real and what is imagined? At Wonderland, our chefs twist their culinary kaleidoscopes to invent an elaborate dreamscape of never-before-seen ...
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Padi

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All onboard dive shops are PADI Five Star Dive Centers, which means they offer a comprehensive range of PADI diving programs, superior equipment selection with professional fittings and a wide rang...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Suite Sun Deck

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An exclusive sun deck retreat for guests of the ship's Suites and gold SeaPass card holders. Enjoy the sun, fresh breeze, breathtaking scenery, and private service.
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Diamond Club

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Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast,...
Photo by © 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Running Track

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Run laps while admiring the view. Our tracks are open to everyone. Proper shoes are recommended.

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