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World’s 5 largest cruise ships in 2019

20th June 2019 Print

The cruise industry is at its peak and does not plan to slow down anytime soon. 2019 brings to you the world’s largest, most tech-savvy and luxurious cruise ships.

Get ready for the vacation of your life with these massive cruise ships, which guarantee every luxury to their passengers. This article will tell you everything about the following extravagant wonders:

1. Symphony of the Seas

2. Harmony of the Seas

3. Allure of the Seas

4. Oasis of the Seas

5. AIDA Nova

5 Largest Wonders of the World

So, without any further ado, let’s dive into the details about the world’s five largest cruise ships yet.

Symphony of the Seas

Breaking the stereotype of “Old is Gold”, this massive addition to the Royal Caribbean family registers at 228,021 gross tonnages. Symphony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise liner, along with other members of the family (coming up in the list) surpassing the previously superior Freedom-class.

The floating mega-resort is packed with attractions. From a bionic bar with a robot bartender to the slide with 100 feet drop, this ship has it all – even a very large casino. And if you’re more into online gaming, you can also try out Queen Bingo, while getting a good rest at your cabin.

The largest cruise ship in the world so far, the Symphony of the Seas arrived at the Royal Caribbean Terminal in Miami on 9th November 2018.

Harmony of the Seas

Following closely behind is Harmony of the Seas, another member of the Royal Caribbean family at a whopping 226,963 GT. It is the second largest cruise ship in the world surpassing its sisters, Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas.

This glorious vessel features 2747 staterooms. So, at double occupancy Harmony of the Seas houses up to 5479 passengers. Similar to other cruisers by Royal Caribbean, this giant vessel also offers exclusive features like Central Park, the Royal Promenade and Entertainment Place to name a few.

Allure of the Seas

Capturing the third place in our list, the Allure of Seas is one more attraction of Royal Caribbean Cruises. The largest passenger ship, before its sister Harmony of the Seas, came into service in 2016, is 362 meters long.

At double occupancy, it accommodates 5400 guests with a gross tonnage of 225,282 GT.

Oasis of the Seas

The first Oasis-class cruise ship, Oasis of the Seas measures 361.6 meters in length. In terms of gross tonnage (225, 282 GT), this ship is placed third with its sister, the Allure of the Seas.

As it was the first of its kind, it introduced many amenities for the first time in the cruise industry. Oasis of the Seas features Central Park, an outdoor Aqua theater, and also Zipline and rock-climbing walls among others.


The first ship ever that can be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), AIDA Nova, seals the deal by bagging the fifth position in the list. The ship has a Gross Tonnage of 183,900 GT and is also the first ship of the Helios Class, introduced by AIDA Cruises.

 Make your next cruise vacation special by boarding one of the best cruise ships in the world. Which one of these do you want to go on first? Let us know below.