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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 10 nights
  • Departs 23 Dec 2023
  • Sails from Sydney, Australia
  • Ship Ovation of the Seas
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1950150
  • Voyage code ‍OV10K161

Your Itinerary

Cruises to Sydney

Sydney, Australia Sat 23 Dec 2023

Cruises to Sydney

From the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach, man and Mother Nature contribute in equal measure to this splendid city.

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International

Cruising Sun 24 Dec 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International
Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Doubtful Sound (Cruising) Tue 26 Dec 2023

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

One of the unusual features of Doubtful Sound is that it has two layers of water. The fresh water flows on top of the seawater, and the two never mix together. As a result, much of the marine life can be found closer to the surface.

Cruising Dusky Sound, New Zealand

Dusky Sound (Cruising) Tue 26 Dec 2023

Cruising Dusky Sound, New Zealand

The grand 19th century Victorian buildings are as characteristic to the city as the natural surroundings. Stroll through the historic part of town or travel by vintage train to view Otago Harbor, where seals and penguins sunbathe.

Milford Sound, New Island

Milford Sound (Cruising) Tue 26 Dec 2023

Milford Sound, New Island

Fifteen dramatic fjords are protected within this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the spectacular Milford, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds.

Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

Dunedin, Australia Wed 27 Dec 2023

Otago Peninsula, Dunedin

Known for its unique fusion of Scottish and Maori heritage, vibrant Dunedin is the second largest city of New Zealand’s South Island.

Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch Thu 28 Dec 2023

Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand’s Garden City is renowned for its English heritage and it’s easy to see why. Tree-lined avenues, backed by elegant Victorian buildings.

Picton, New Zealand

Picton, New Zealand Fri 29 Dec 2023

Picton, New Zealand

Imagine a scene of regal sailboats floating atop blue waters, hugged by a picturesque landscape of rolling green mountains and cloud sprinkled skies - this is Picton. Also enjoy fine dining, art galleries, nature trails and more.

Coast, Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand Sat 30 Dec 2023

Coast, Wellington

New Zealand’s capital city is a veritable hotspot of food, fun and culture situated in one of the planet’s most beautiful countries.

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International

Cruising Sun 31 Dec 2023

Ovation of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International
Cruises to Sydney

Sydney, Australia Tue 02 Jan 2024

Cruises to Sydney

From the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach, man and Mother Nature contribute in equal measure to this splendid city.

What's included *

  • SAVE up to £440 when you book by 8pm 15th August 2022
  • Just a LOW DEPOSIT to book when you book by 8pm 31st August 2022
  • Full board cruising on board Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas
  • Captain’s Welcome reception and sail away parties
  • Variety of INCLUDED dining options – treat yourself to a range of cuisines throughout your cruise
  • A range of bars, lounges & entertainment venues on board
  • Full entertainment programme – plenty of choice for how to spend your day, including surfing on FlowRider, Skydive with Ripcord by iFly, Rock-climbing wall, SeaPlex and more
  • Panoramic views 90 metres above sea with the exciting North Star
  • Two resort-style pools and the Adults-Only Solarium
  • Onboard shows including award-winning Broadway style musicals
  • Exciting nightlife options with live music, a casino, outdoor film nights and more
  • Vitality Spa, fitness centre, sports court & running track
  • Royal babies & Tots Nursery, plus Teen-only spaces and the Adventure Ocean Youth Programme
  • Cutting edge technology in TWO70, 270 degrees of windows, an immersive space that can be transformed into any place real or imagined
  • On board salon, as well as a range of shops
  • Plus, book an Ocean View cabin or above by 8pm 15th August 2022 and receive a FREE Betty's Gift Bag

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Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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High-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, and full bathroom. Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Beds One full size bed. Size Stateroom: 101 sq. ft.

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Enjoy a live feed scenic view in the comfort of your room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.

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Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa. Alcove with large forward-view panoramic window with seat and lounge chair. Stateroom: 214 sq. ft.

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Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft.

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Experience a tranquil and relaxing room with a beautiful view. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Experience a tranquil and relaxing room with a beautiful view. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. ( Up to 2 guests ) Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Size Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft.

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation from your comfortable balcony. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms . Size Stateroom: 177 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.

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Studio Ocean View Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds One full size bed. Size Stateroom: 119 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Enjoy the ocean sounds from your a private balcony and sitting area. Beds wo twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Obstructed Ocean View Balcony

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Enjoy the ocean sounds from your a private balcony and sitting area. Beds wo twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms Size Stateroom: 198 sq. ft. Balcony: 55 sq. ft.

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Ocean View Balcony Accessible

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 272 sq. ft. Balcony: 81 sq. ft.

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Luxurious two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 975 sq. ft., Balcony main level: 501 sq. ft.

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Spectacular two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 696 sq. ft. Balcony: 216 sq. ft.

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Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Full bathroom with tub and two sinks. Separate half bath. Marble entry, large closets, living area with dining table and sofa that converts to double bed. Private balcony with seating area and private outdoor dining. Sleeps up to 4. Stateroom: 541 sq. ft. Balcony:259 sq. ft.

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Enjoy a one of a kind experience and special perks in this expansive two-floor contemporary suite. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed Size Stateroom: 1,640 sq. ft. Main Balcony: 553 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom

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Enjoy a comfortable suite and the extra perks. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 351 sq. ft. Balcony: 109 sq. ft.

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Contemporary two-floor loft with private balcony, dining and living areas and more. Beds King size bed with Duxiana Mattress One double sofa bed Size Stateroom: 673 sq. ft. Balcony: 183 sq. ft.

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An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 267 sq. ft. Balcony: 81 sq. ft.

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Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Beds Two sets of two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two Pullman beds. Size Stateroom: 543 sq. ft. Balcony: 259 sq. ft.

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The Ship - Ovation of the Seas

  • Occupancy4,180
  • Tonnage168,666 tons
  • Length1141 ft (347.78 m)
  • Star RatingCrown IconCrown IconCrown IconCrown IconCrown Icon

Ovation of the Seas is the biggest and boldest ship to ever sail Alaska. Edge-of-your-seat entertainment and game-changing family fun make for an unforgettable journey.

What’s on board: Adventure Ocean, American Icon Grill, Arcade, Bionic Bar, Bling!, Boleros, Cafe @ Two70, Cafe Promenade, Cartier, Casino Royale, Chef’s Table, Chic, Chops Grille, Coastal Kitchen, Concierge Club, Conference Center, Diamond Club, English Pub, Fish & Ships, Fuel Teen Disco, Guest Services, Izumi, Jamie’s Italian, Kate Spade, Korean Beauty, La Mer, La Patisserie, Library, Michael Kors, Movie Screen, Music Hall, Next Cruise, North Star, North Star Bar, Omega, Outdoor Pool, Photo Gallery, Pool Bar, Port Merchant, Prince & Greene, Regalia, RipCord by iFLY, Rock Climbing Wall, Royal Theater, Running Track, Schooner Bar, Sea Trek Diver Shop, SeaPlex, SeaPlex Doghouse, Shore Excursions, Silk, Sky Bar, Solarium, Solarium Bistro, Sorrentos, Splashaway Bay, Sundials, Sunshine Bar, Swarovski, The Grande, The Living Room, The Studio, The Via, Trunk Show, Two70, Vintages, Vitality at Sea Fitness Center, Vitality at Sea Spa, Whirlpool, Windjammer Cafe, Wonderland, Workshop and much, much more.

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Royal Caribbean International FAQs

Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship?

Vaccination requirements may differ depending on the departure port. 

Departure port: Southampton

All Royal Caribbean guests aged 12 and over must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination, with the final dose of their vaccine administered at least 14 days before sailing. Guests under the age of 12 don’t need to be vaccinated but will receive a COVID-19 test before boarding.   To be considered as up to date on your vaccinations by all European countries, your vaccination must meet both of the following requirements:
1.    You received your most recent vaccine dose no more than 9 months (270 days ago). This could have been the final dose in your original vaccine series (or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson), or a booster dose.
2.    Your most recent vaccine dose is on the below list of EMA-approved vaccines:

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • AstraZeneca
  • Nuvaxovid

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What amenities are included in my stateroom?

Every stateroom is equipped with a telephone, television, shower, bath, toiletries, towels and a hair dryer.


What plug sockets are in my cabin?

All Royal Caribbean ships have North American 110 volts AC and European 220/230 volts AC plug volts. It is advisable to take an adapter plug with you.


What is the Royal Caribbean International App?

The Royal Caribbean International App enables you to:

  • Check-in online prior to embarkation, making embarkation smoother and quicker
  • Book dining in speciality restaurants
  • See daily activities happening on-board the ship
  • Book shore excursions
  • Book seats to the on-board show

 It is available on-board through the guest Wi-Fi at no extra charge. It is advisable to download in advance via the Apple App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store (Android phones). It is not currently available on Wonder of the Seas.


Is smoking permitted onboard Royal Caribbean ships?

Smoking is only permitted in designated outside smoking areas. Smoking is not permitted inside the ship or from balconies.


What language is spoken on board?

Your on-board expense account is known as the SeaPass, this cashless system enables you to pay for all on-board purchases and services. You can review your SeaPass account via the Royal Caribbean App or on your stateroom television.

All on board prices are in US Dollars $.


Is there a dress code onboard?

The dress code on board varies depending on the venue, while casual is fine for most venues. Some venues will require smart casual attire. Swimwear is restricted to the Pool Deck. Bare feet are not permitted in any venue.

Casual attire – Jeans, polo shirts, sundresses and blouses.

Smart Casual – Collared shirts, dresses, skirts, blouses, pantsuits, jackets, sports coats and blazers.

Formal attire – Black-tie, tuxedos, suits and ties, cocktail dresses or evening gowns.


How many formal nights will there be on my Royal Caribbean cruise?

The number of formal nights on your cruise will depend on the duration:

3–5 night cruises will have approximately 1 formal night.

6–10 night cruises will have approximately 2 formal nights.

11–14 night cruises will have approximately 3 formal nights.

15+ night cruises will have approximately 3-4 formal nights.

Please note these are a guide only and may change depending on sailing or ship.


Are drinks packages available to purchase on board?

Drink packages are available on most cruises 2+ nights and more – except for 2–3-day sailings travelling from Southampton, England.

Deluxe Beverage Package includes unlimited drinks all day long; Cocktails, Mocktails, Spirits, Liquor, Beer, Wine by the glass, soft drinks (Fountain Soda), premium coffee, water, tea and juice.

Refreshment Package includes Mocktails, soft drinks (Fountain Soda), premium coffee, water, tea and juice.

Classic Soda Package includes soft drinks (Fountain Soda) refills at any venue.

Water Package includes 6, 12 or 24 packs of water delivered to your stateroom.


What dining options are included in the price of my Royal Caribbean cruise?

Each ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet has approximately 14 dining venues which are included in your cruise fare. These range from fine dining experiences, pool side bar food, casual fast food to buffet style restaurants.


How do I book Specialty Dining?

Speciality dining can be booked via the Royal Caribbean International App.

Dining packages can also be purchased.


What are the dining times on board?

Traditional Dining - You can choose between early or late dining.

My Time Dining – You can eat anytime during restaurant hours. It is advisable that you book your preferred dining time in advance via the Cruise Planner to avoid disappointment.


When can I book my shore excursions?

Book your shore excursions prior to the cruise via the Cruise Planner or via the Royal Caribbean App.


Do the excursions require a certain level of mobility?

Select shore excursions have been specifically designed for guests with restricted mobility – to book these you will need to complete an Accessible Shore Excursion Form.


Do Royal Caribbean have accessible cabins?

All ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet have staterooms specifically designed to accommodate guests with mobility and other accessible needs. Royal Caribbean require a form to be completed in order to book an accessible cabin.


Is Wi-Fi available on my Royal Caribbean cruise?

Wi-Fi is available to purchase via the Royal Caribbean App or Royal Caribbean Cruise Planner.


Is there a baggage allowance on board?

There is no luggage allowance on-board, however you must be able to keep all suitcases safely in your cabin and put them through the x-ray machine. If you have a flight, you will need to check with the flight operator if they have luggage restrictions.


Is there a Royal Caribbean loyalty club?

Upon completion of a Royal Caribbean cruise, you will automatically become part of the Crown & Anchor Society. You will earn a point for each night you have sailed, for Suite guests this is doubled.

The more points you have accrued, the more benefits you receive, these range from use of a private lounge, priority waitlist for shore excursions, to special invite only events, price reductions on future cruises and more.


Can gratuities be pre-paid?

Yes, guests can pre-pay their gratuities up to 48 hours prior to sailing.

If you do not wish to pre-pay your gratuities, these will be added to your on-board account, payable at the end of your cruise.


Last Updated: 12/07/2022

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Royal Caribbean International and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Savings are tiered depending on grade booked. Offer does not apply to China sailings. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single staterooms, may increase or be withdrawn at any time, cruise-only including taxes and fees. Ports may require a tender.  On board spend is tiered depending on grade booked. Normal Cruise Miles terms and conditions apply. E&OE.

Pre-paid gratuities are compulsory when booking anytime dining on board the following ships - Sailing in 2022: Anthem, Allure, Brilliance, Jewel, Odyssey, Vision & Voyager.

Please Note: The fares showing with flights and transfers included take the fare from the cheapest departure airport available - pricing may differ depending on your airport preference.

Betty's Gift Bag is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only, when booking an Oceanview cabin or above by 8pm 15th August 2022.

Reduced deposit is applicable on new bookings made between 1st August until 31st October 2022, some departures may require full payment at time of booking depending on departure date. World cruise and group bookings are excluded from this offer. Further T&Cs apply. 

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