Launched: 1996 Passengers: 3,006
Registry: Bahamas Tonnage: 101,353
Crew: 1040 Decks: 13

Carnival Sunshine

If someone tells you that there’s nothing new under the sun, tell them to get aboard Carnival Sunshine! Launching after a major refurb in spring 2013, this newest “Fun Ship” cruising experience will be jam-packed with everything new, everything fun, everywhere you look. How is she going to get so fun? Carnival Sunshine will be the first ship anywhere to feature every experience from Fun Ship 2.0, Carnival’s ambitious program that’s bringing new dining options, bars, entertainment and more to ships all across the fleet. Well, what does that mean to you when you cruise Carnival Sunshine? It means chowing down on Guy-Fieri-designed burgers for lunch. It means sipping cool drinks poolside at BlueIguana Tequila Bar or RedFrog Rum Bar. It also means laughing uproariously at George Lopez-approved comedy talent. It definitely means enjoying the latest sports games — interactive or televised — at the EA SPORTS Bar. It undoubtedly means spending quality fun time at Hasbro, The Game Show… or quiet time at the Serenity area, which spans three decks and even features a waterfall. It even means enjoying freshly-stuffed tacos and burritos at BlueIguana Cantina. And all of these things put together — and all of it on one ship — means a cruise experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Recommended For

First-time cruisers who want an active, high-energy, party atmosphere; young singles and couples; young-at-heart of any age; those who enjoy the flash and Las Vegas glitz or similar ambience.

Activities

Dining

Entertainment

Gratuities

Gratuities are conveniently charged to the passenger’s on board account at a rate of $10 per person per day. Additionally, a 15% gratuity is automatically added to all bar purchases. Note: Gratuity Policies are subject to change. Updated June 21, 2010

Dress

Carnival emphasizes casual dress during the day, and most evenings also enforce this “cruise casual” dress. However, a few nights may require a more refined approach to dress—this is categorized as “Cruise Elegance.” This may include cocktail dresses and pantsuits for women and dress slacks and shirts for men. Note: Dress Codes are subject to change.

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