She slipped into Sydney Harbour at darkest 4am, then waited until sun up. Carnival Legend fired the starting gun on Australia’s biggest ever cruise season today, and became her newest resident.
The 88,500 tonne ship, which boasts the world’s biggest water slide and is jam packed with amazing family fun areas including Dr Seuss, as greeted in spectacular style as the first in 35 vessels to visit our shores during the 2015 summer cruise season.
The Australian Girls Choir were on board performing a medley of well-known Australian tunes for 3000 guests and crew while helicopters flew overhead and a fire vessel produced the traditional water spout salute.
Our pictures were taken by James Morgan.
Settle in for a luxury voyage as you sail from Sydney to Singapore on board Cunard’s elegant Queen Elizabeth.
Free flight and hotel stay
In Sydney, you’ll embark the exquisite Queen Elizabeth. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of this ship’s glamorous delights. Settle into your luxury surroundings as you set sail for Singapore, discovering a wealth of captivating destinations along the way.