symphony stern

This wouldn’t be particularly relevant — except that combined total of passengers and crew (6,680 and 2,200 respectively) isn’t too far short of the population of Waikanae.

The 228,900-ton Symphony of the Seas belongs to the Royal Caribbean line, and is aimed at a broad market, not just older passengers.

We note Ryman have started advertising their retirement villages as being “like a cruise ship.” Hmm.

What sort of things does this real floating city contain to entice passengers?  It’s pretty much a case of you name it.

A few ideas on attractions for Destination Waikanae?

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