Ovation of the Seas which is the third Quantum-class cruise and operated by Royal Caribbean has arrived in Sydney. The ship is starting a new Australian summer season for the first time since it entered service in April 2016.

The large vessel is just beginning its new summer 2016 season down under, this comes after the ship spent some time sailing out of Tianjin, China. Before that, Ovation of the Seas sailed a 52-day Global Odyssey voyage from Southampton and calling at many destinations along the way. When in Tianjin, the ship sailed itineraries in Asia where Chinese guests had the chance to experience one of the most innovative ships in the world.

Ovation of the Seas
Photo By: Royal Caribbean

Ovation of the Seas arrived in Sydney yesterday and spent an overnight. Today, the vessel will set sail on a 16-day New Zealand round-trip which will include 7 ports of calls including Wellington. Ovation of the Seas will arrive back in its new home port on December 30 ready for its next 11-day cruise.

Watch Ovation of the Seas Depart Sydney:

Ovation of the Seas is a 167,800 gross ton ship which was built by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany. The ship has the North Star, a London Eye-type capsule which rises 300 feet above sea level where guests can enjoy 360-degree ocean views. The ship also features Robotic bartenders and the first iFly by RipCord. Ovation of the Seas has a passenger capacity of over 4,100 at double occupancy.