Royal Caribbean’s billion dollar ship Ovation of the Seas is near completion as she floats out from Meyer Werft Shipyard in Germany.

Royal Caribbean International released a video of their new ship docking out. Check the video here

Starting her inaugural sail in April, Ovation of the Seas is the third of Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Class ships. Sailing first from Southampton in April, then Dubai and Singapore, it will be in Beijing (Tianjin) for her inaugural China season from 24 June 2016.

On 30 November, 2016 Ovation of the Seas will leave Singapore for a 15-night voyage to Sydney, via Fremantle, where it will offer three Australia-New Zealand cruises, departing Sydney on 23 January, 2017.

The ship features many onboard attractions which will be a first for Australian cruisers, like the Ripcord by iFLY – a skydiving experience; North Star, a capsule deck that transports guests as high as the Sydney Harbour Bridge; SeaPlex, an indoor sports and entertainment arena with bumper cars, circus school.

Surpassing Voyager of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas will be the largest ship to be based in Australia. Read Cruise Passenger’s story about Ovation of the Seas emerging from dry dock here