Parking our car in the bowels of the ship.
Looking for our cabin...
I have never been on a long sea vessel trip before, let alone slept
on one. Boarding was slow, but easy. The ship has 11 decks, with 5
of them taken up as the garage hold. We had a twin cabin with
porthole ($430), but you
certainly needed to pay attention to the map to locate your deck and
room number, if you did not want to get lost.
Once we had dropped off our bags, we quickly went to explore the
rest of the ship. There was an eatery section, restaurant, lounge
bar, main bar, outdoor bars, children's playroom, admirals gaming
lounge, Tasmania at Sea shop, as well as a tourist information
By then we had seen enough and decided to retire and sleep. The ride
across the Bass Strait, takes about 10 hours, and it was a perfect
ride across. Despite what people had said, we did not have any rough
seas, in fact we slept amazingly well.
To soon, day was breaking and we had arrived in Devonport. The sky
was grey and overcast, and it was raining...
Morning in Devonport and raising the flag...