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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony Of The Seas Size

In this article we are going to look at all the facts you need the know about Symphony Of The Seas Size, and passenger capacity, some might say boring facts? However we think not, as these facts and figures culminate to create the perfect combination. Thus resulting in the wonder that is Symphony of the Seas, and really gives you an outline and feel for the size of this glorious Oasis Class Cruise Ship.

Symphony of the Seas was launched in 2018 and at the time was hailed as the biggest cruise ship in the World. Of course we know that has now changed, see which is the biggest ship now! But she is still an exciting ship of epic proportions, with so much to offer families and couples for a wonderful action packed cruise vacation. But if you are a lover of facts and also history check out our comparison of Symphony of the Seas vs the Titanic.

Symphony of the seas Size and capacity

Symphony Of The Seas Size, How Big Is She?

Symphony of the Seas is 228,081 Gross Ton, 1,188 feet long and 215.5 feet wide. Gross Ton is the calculation used to measure a ship’s internal volume. Thus gross tonnage is calculated based on the volume of all of the enclosed spaces of the ship. Thus is a good measure of Symphony of the Seas overall Size.

Royal Caribbean’s, Symphony of the Seas cruises at a speed of 22 knots. Knots are use to calculate the speed of the ship at sea and equal to one nautical mile per hour. Thus, if a ship is sailing at 22 knots it is traveling as fast as a land vehicle traveling at just over 25 mph.

The solarium on Symphony of the Seas stunning architecture
The solarium on Symphony of the Seas stunning architecture

Facts About Symphony Of The Seas

Symphony of the Seas has…..

  • 18 decks, 16 of those are passenger decks. The other 2 decks are service and crew decks.
  • These decks are service by 24 guest elevators
  • And a whopping 23 staircases, thats counting continuous staircases, not by each floor.
  • Symphony of the Seas has 2,759 Cabins and suites.
  • With 190 suites and a dedicated suite deck, lounge and restaurant.
Symphony or the Seas carousel on the Boardwalk , Symphony Of The Seas Size
Symphony or the Seas carousel on the Boardwalk

Activities You Will Find On Symphony Of The Seas

  • Ultimate Abyss – A 10-Story Slide
  • The Perfect Storm – Trio of Waterslides
  • Battle for Planet Z – Laser Tag
  • 7 Neighbourhoods
  • Aquatheater
  • Carousel
  • Casino Royale
  • Conference Center
  • Flowrider
  • Jogging Track
  • Mini Golf
  • Music Hall
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Pools
  • Rock Climbing Walls
  • Royal Theater
  • Solarium
  • Sports Court
  • Studio B
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Center
  • Whirlpools
  • Zip Line
Zip line onboard Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas is over 10 stories high! Cruise entertainment for familes
Zip line onboard Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas is over 10 stories high!

Symphony Of The Seas Water Slides

  • Typhoon
  • Cyclone
  • Supercell
  • Plus Splashaway Bay for the littles ones.
Water Slides On Royal Caribbean
Credit SBW-Photo

What Are The Different Neighbourhoods ?

There are 7 neighbourhoods of Symphony of the Sea are dedicate spaces offering sports, dining, spa and activity options. They are well designed and have something to suite everyone.

  • Central Park
  • Boardwalk
  • Pool and Sports Zone
  • Royal Promenade
  • Entertainment Place
  • Youth Zone
  • Vitality Spa and Fitness

What Is The Capacity Of Symphony Of The Seas?

Symphony of the Seas can hold 6,680 passengers at full capacity, full capacity means when every cabin is full whether its 4, 6 or 8 berth. At double capacity, ie 2 passengers in every cabin Symphony of the Seas will hold 5,518 passengers.

Symphony of the Seas.Aerial view of deck.
Symphony of the Seas.Aerial view of deck.

Crew Ratio

There are around 2200 crew onboard Symphony of the Seas. Thus meaning the crew ratio at at full capacity is 1:3 or if sailing at double capacity that ratio goes down to 1:2.5.

Symphony Of The Seas Comparison Chart To Other Oasis Class Ships

As you can see Oasis ships are all very similar in age, yes the size differences creep up in the newer ships. However apart from Wonder of the Seas which holds several hundred more passengers, lovers of Oasis Class Ships will find the offering pretty consistent.

Ship NameYear
Passengers At
Double Capacity
Guests
At Full Capacity
CrewGross TonWidth
(FT)
Length (FT)
Wonder of the Seas20225,734      6,9882300236,857 2101,188
Symphony of the Seas20185,518      6,680 2200228,081 215.51,188
Harmony of the Seas20165,479      6,687 2210226,963 215.51,188
Allure of the Seas20105,484      6,780 2210225,282 2151,187
Oasis of the Seas20095,602      6,7712109226,838  2151,187

Conclusion

Symphony of the Seas is currently the second biggest of all of the Oasis Class ships, but that will all change when Utopia of the Seas launches in 2024. However Symphony really does everything you could need from dining to pools and attractions to ensure you have the best family cruise vacation.Check out more about Symphony of the Seas over on Royal Caribbean.

 Royal Caribbean Ships By Class, Symphony Of The Seas Size
Symphony of the Seas – Aerials at night offshore Barcelona (Spain) on April 5, 2018

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