15 October 2007

Rhapsody of the Seas arrives in Sydney Harbour to begin her season as Royal Caribbean’s first Australian-based cruise ship.

December 2008

Royal Caribbean opens the Australian office.

27 December 2010

Royal Caribbean welcomes the 100,000th cruiser on a local sailing – the Goodman family from Bondi.

15 October 2011

Radiance of the Seas, the culinary ship, arrives for the first time to her new Sydney homeport fresh from a multimillion-dollar makeover.

22 November 2012

Voyager of the Seas arrives in Sydney to become the first megaship ever to be based in Australia, bringing with her an array of incredible features such as an onboard ice-skating rink and the first DreamWorks™ experience at sea.

8 December 2014

Voyager of the Seas returns fresh from a multimillion-dollar makeover, sporting a range of new ‘Only on Royal’ features including the famous FlowRider surf simulator. Royal Caribbean celebrates with the first Facebook Party at Sea.

28 November 2015

Explorer of the Seas arrives to her home port of Sydney for the first time. To celebrate her arrival, she joins her twin sister Voyager of the Seas in a historic rendezvous in Sydney Harbour - the first time the region’s two largest ships crossed paths in Australia.

8 December 2015

Brisbane welcomes Legend of the Seas to her new home - the first Royal Caribbean ship to be based in Queensland.

31 October 2016

Wollongong’s Port Kembla in New South Wales becomes the industry's newest cruise port with the maiden arrival of Radiance of the Seas.

15 December 2016

$1 billion Ovation of the Seas - the newest, biggest and most modern ship ever to come to Australia - makes history when she arrives in Sydney. Packed with revolutionary features like the iFLY skydiving simulator, North Star viewing capsule and robotic Bionic Bar, the fourth largest ship in the world wows Australians and ushers in a new era of cruising - SUPERCRUISING.

8 October 2017

Radiance of the Seas returns to Australia, kicking off Royal’s summer season and our 10th birthday celebrations!

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