Ovation Departs on Final Australian Cruise for Season

The Ovation will bid farewell to her Sydney home for the final time this season on Monday Feb. 20, completing her maiden season in the market. 

“What a spectacular few months! Ovation of the Seas has wowed more than 40,000 guests with her incredible features and service. We are thrilled with the success of her maiden season and cannot wait to welcome her back again in November,” said Adam Armstrong, managing director, Royal Caribbean Australia & NZ.

Ovation of the Seas made her Australian debut in December 2016 to much fan-fare,according to a statement. 

 “As well as offering guests a new way to holiday down under, the SuperCruising vessel also had a huge impact on the Australian economy, injecting more than $35 million in passenger spend alone,” he said.

Ovation of the Seas departs Sydney at 6.30pm today for her 14-night repositioning voyage to Singapore. The sailing will include maiden calls to Brisbane on Feb. 22 and Darwin on Feb. 28  before arriving in Singapore on March 6.  

The biggest cruise ship to ever be based in Australia will return next summer, joining sister ships Explorer of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas sailing from the region’s home of cruising, Sydney.

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