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The World’s Five Biggest Cruise Ships

Telegraph posted a video today about the world’ five largest cruise ships (based on gross tons).

The fifth is the 1,062 feet (324m) long Norwegian Breakaway, weighting 146,ooo gross tons and having 2,044 staterooms. Forth is the slightly longer Queen Mary 2, which 1,132 feet  (345m) long, weights 151,400 gross tons and and has 1,296 staterooms. They also mention that suits can cost up to $20,000 per voyage.

Freedom/Liberty of the Seas is the third, with 1,112 feet (339m) length, 154,407 gross tons and 1,817 staterooms.

The second is the Norwegian Epic, which 1,081 (329) feet long, weights 155,873 tons and has 2,114 staterooms. This “monster” has twenty lounges, a bowling alley and even a bar made of ice.

The number one (as you probably expected) is Allure/Oasis of the Seas, with a total length of 1,187 (362m) feet, 225,282 gross tons and 2,706 staterooms. It’s around 45% heavier than the Norwegian Epic, has 18 decks, 24 passenger elevators and four swimming pools. Epic.

Watch the video and let me know what you think!


Oasis of the Seas photo by Texas.713.

Robert Grant

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1 Comment

  1. Wow! I’d love to see one of these in the flesh, so to speak. They are like floating cities. A holiday on one of these beasts would be a real once in a lifetime experience!

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