All hail the new world’s largest cruise ship standing at 238-feet tall & spreading out 1,188 feet in length to deliver some 5,518 guests a “new sound of adventure”.

Her name is Symphony of the Seas, and while her debut in Miami didn’t come with an elaborate musical composition (although it might’ve, we weren’t there to confirm), the world’s largest cruise ship did attract hundreds of jaw-dropping stares as she pulled into port.

Fresh from her inaugural season in Europe, the 25th Royal Caribbean vessel arrived in Miami two days ahead of her official naming ceremony (formerly known as christening), which will be hosted by the cruise industry’s first-ever Godfamily – Alexa and Carlos PenaVega, along with their toddler son Ocean.

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According to Royal Caribbean International’s President & Chief Executive, Michael Bayley, travellers worldwide should be excited about the newest ship because she takes “family vacationing to a whole new level” while also providing “options never before found in one place”.

Among the new ground-breaking features on the world’s largest cruise ship’s is ‘The Ultimate Abyss’ – the tallest slide at sea travelling down 10-storeys! Dare to take a ride?

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There’s also glow-in-the-dark laser tag called ‘Battle for Planet Z’..

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There’s a Boardwalk described as high-energy for its range of activities, stores and eateries such as Sugar Beach – a candy and ice cream shop.

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New restaurants include Hooked Seafood, a New England-style favourite, as well as a made-to-order Mexican ‘street fare’ called El Loco Fresh

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Other highlights on board Symphony of the Seas include twin rock-climbing walls, a zip line, Central Park, two FlowRider surf simulators and more.

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From Miami, the Royal Caribbean ship will sail seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries.

 

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