SEW AND SAIL 8 - ROYAL CARIBBEAN OASIS OF THE SEAS
BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY
Bayonne, NJ is convenient to the sights and attractions of New York City. The cruise port is located on The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, formerly the Bayonne Navy Base. From the port, visitors have an unobstructed view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Bayonne is home to one of the longest steel arch bridges in the world, the Bayonne Bridge, which links New Jersey with Staten Island.
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA
Port Canaveral, FL is about an hour's drive east of Orlando, two hours from Tampa and two and a half hours from Jacksonville. Tallahassee is just under five hours to the north. Port Canaveral is the closest city to Disney World and the other theme parks in Orlando, and is next to Cape Canaveral Kennedy Space Center. A wide variety of activities are available near the port, including several miles of beaches and parks, boating, fishing, shopping and several restaurants.
Exclusive to Royal Caribbean, the secluded island of CocoCay is located between the ports of Freeport and Nassau. Perfect Day at CocoCay is a beach day experience packed with exciting new attractions for the whole family. Thrill Waterpark is home to a wave pool and Daredevil’s Peak, the tallest waterslide in North America at an astounding 135 feet! Relax at the Coco Beach Club’s infinity pool and enjoy upgraded cuisine, or take a ride on Up, Up and Away, a tethered helium balloon offering stunning Caribbean views from 400 feet above the island. Oasis Lagoon, the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean, boasts a swim-up bar and various coves and islands to explore. Enjoy live music and a drink at Captain Jacks, or discover Splashaway Bay with its playful drench buckets and five waterslides. Perfect Day at CocoCay is an island adventure that will redefine beach days, ensuring adventurous thrills as well as relaxing havens.
This capital city is a constant reminder of British influence in the Bahamas. Shoppers will want to hit the famous straw market, while those looking for some relaxation will find their place on the white-sand beaches of Paradise Island. Snorkeling and diving excursions and outings to Crystal Cay and Blue Lagoon Island also are popular. Ships dock just steps from downtown, making it easy to explore on foot.