Arrival of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship – Oasis of the Seas
Courtesy of: Royal Caribbean & Oasis of the Seas
The wait is finally over. Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, is now safely anchored in its home port of Port Everglades, Florida.
The Oasis of the Seas will hold up to 6,300 passengers and a crew of 2,100. The ship was built in Finland and made the long voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, finally docking in Port Everglades – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
The luxury Oasis of the Seas is the largest cruise ship ever built and cost almost $1.4 billion. The impressive ship measures 1,187 feet long and weighs an amazing 225,282 tons. That’s nearly five times heavier than the famous Titanic.
Royal Promenade – Courtesy of: Royal Caribbean & Oasis of the Seas
Owned by Royal Caribbean International, the Oasis of the Seas offers guests 16 sprawling decks. The ship includes seven different “neighborhoods” and has a massive (62 feet wide by 328 feet long) open-air Central Park with more than 12,000 plants and trees.
In addition, Oasis includes an open-air Boardwalk area, offering the first carousel at sea. For people who want an open seas thrill, try the zip line and enjoy a ride 82 feet long amid nine decks above the awesome Boardwalk.
For more information, please go to: Oasis of the Seas