It’s never been a better time to book your next cruise – Royal Caribbean are offering guests a ‘Buy One, Get One Half Price’ as well as a free upgrade from a Balcony stateroom for the price of an oceanview.

You can step aboard Australia’s largest ship, Ovation of the Seas as well as Radiance of the Seas on her first sailings from Melbourne.

Explorer of the Seas will also be visiting Newcastle – making her the largest ship to visit NSW’s second largest city.

Managing director of Royal Caribbean in Australia and New Zealand, Adam Armstrong said, “We can’t wait to welcome our three megaliners back down under for the summer of 2018/19 – marking our longest Aussie season yet.”

Radiance of the Seas will kick off the 2018/19 summer season, arriving to Sydney on 6 October 2018. Explorer of the Seas will return down under on 27 October 2018 and Ovation of the Seas in November 2018. Together, the three ships will offer 61 sailings, ranging from three to 23-nights, sailing to nine different countries including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, French Polynesia, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Singapore, the USA and Vanuatu.

Australia’s biggest, newest and most modern ship, Ovation of the Seas, as well as culinary favourite Radiance of the Seas will primarily offer guests a range of Australia and New Zealand itineraries. Ovation will sail exclusively from Sydney, while Radiance of the Seas will sail from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland.

As well as her New Zealand voyages, Radiance of the Seas will also sail a range of shorter cruises perfect for first timers, including a three-night sampler cruise to nowhere, a new four-night cruise to Melbourne and a five-night Tasmania sailing.

Australia’s second largest ship, Explorer of the Seas, will become the largest cruise ship to ever call to Newcastle in February 2019. Explorer of the Seas will call twice during the season, on 10 February 2019 during a six-night voyage that also includes calls to Wollongong and Hobart, and on 16 February 2019 during a 14-night South Pacific voyage.

Explorer of the Seas will sailing on a number South Pacific voyages that are big on fun for all ages, with a range of eight to 14-night cruises. Her fantastic onboard amenities, including the FlowRider surf machine, rock-climbing wall, ice-skating rink, Broadway style shows and sports court.

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