We got there around 11:30 or so in September, and we had to wait about a half hour or so until the ship was ready. No lines at the port terminal itself, and they kept us entertained in the seating area with (really bad) karaoke and trivia. We were on the ship by noon-ish, explored for an hour or so, ate lunch, and just relaxed on the sun deck until the rooms were ready around 2:30.
Random third-party websites are no substitute for personal experience.
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