What size cruise ships are out there?
Glad you asked. Cruise ships are divided into four categories:
- boutique ships -- up to 200 passengers, measurement of 1,000-5,000 tons
- small ships -- 200-500 passengers, 5,000-25,000 tons
- mid-size ships -- 500-1,200 passengers, 25,000-50,000 tons
- large resort ships -- for over 1,200 passengers, 50,000-160,000 tons
Visit the more in-depth posts, which cover the pros and cons of each type of ship, to learn what's best for you:
Boutique/Small Ships, Mid-size Ships, Large Resort Ships