What Is the Widest Cruise Ship?

By Anna Duncan

Cruise ships come in all shapes and sizes, but what is the widest cruise ship? The answer is Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas. At a whopping 228,081 gross tons, this is one of the largest and widest cruise ships in existence.


The Symphony of the Seas is unlike any other cruise ship out there. It has seven distinct neighborhoods that offer something for everyone.

There’s an area dedicated to adventure seekers, with activities like rock climbing and zip-lining. There’s also a neighborhood dedicated to relaxation with its own spa, pool, and fitness center. The ship also features two theaters, multiple restaurants, and an ice rink.


The Symphony of the Seas has accommodations for up to 6,680 passengers and 2,200 crew members. The interior cabins are spacious and comfortable with modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Most cabins have private balconies that offer stunning views of the surrounding ocean. For those looking for something extra special there are also luxurious suites available with Jacuzzi tubs and 24-hour butler service.


The ship sails around the world to a variety of destinations including Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, South America/Antarctica, Alaska/Pacific Northwest Coast USA, Caribbean/Bahamas/Mexico Gulf Coast USA/Bermuda Coast USA. On each trip passengers can explore some of the world’s most beautiful cities and discover hidden gems around every corner.


The Symphony of the Seas is not only one of the widest cruise ships in existence but also one of the most luxurious with its seven distinct neighborhoods providing something for everyone onboard to enjoy. With state-of-the-art amenities including two theaters and multiple restaurants it offers an unforgettable experience for its guests as it sails around the world to some of its most stunning destinations.