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Carnival Cruise Line

Water Works

Water Works

Bary Cuddly Workshop

Bary Cuddly Workshop

Blue Iguana Tequila Bar

Blue Iguana Tequila Bar

Camp Ocean

Camp Ocean

Swim with the Dolphins

Swim with the Dolphins

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

Carnival Rum Bar

Carnival Rum Bar

Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Casino

Casino

Cherry On Top

Cherry On Top

Circle C

Circle C

Cloud 9 Thermal Suite

Cloud 9 Thermal Suite

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Demonstration

Dive In Movies

Dive In Movies

Jogging Track

Jogging Track

Master the Martini

Master the Martini

Mixologist Competitions

Mixologist Competitions

Seuss-A-Palooza Parade

Seuss-A-Palooza Parade

The Fun Shops

The Fun Shops

Carnival Cruise Line: The Best Value at Sea

Looking for a combination of fun and affordability in a cruise vacation? A Carnival cruise may be perfect for you! Carnival Cruise Line ships offer great values as well as a ton of fun. Carnival, America's most trusted cruise line, sails to many popular destinations, such as the Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, and the Bahamas.

When you sail with Carnival Cruise Line, you'll depart from convenient ports like Long Beach, Port Canaveral, Jacksonville, and Miami. The newest Carnival Cruise Line ships include the Vista, Horizon, and Breeze. And no matter which ship or itinerary you choose, you're guaranteed the best price with CruiseDirect.

Launched:
2012/2017
Pax:
3,690
Crew:
1,386
Pools:
3
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
86
Launched:
2022
Pax:
5374
Crew:
1,735
Pools:
5
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2002/2022
Pax:
2,980
Crew:
1,150
Pools:
4
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Launched:
2009/2021
Pax:
3,646
Crew:
1,367
Pools:
3
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
1998/2017
Pax:
2190
Crew:
900
Pools:
3
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
93
Launched:
2019
Pax:
5245
Crew:
1424
Pools:
4
Bars:
7
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2007
Pax:
2,980
Crew:
1,150
Pools:
4
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
96
Launched:
2003/2021
Pax:
2,980
Crew:
1,150
Pools:
2
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
96
Launched:
2018
Pax:
3960
Crew:
1,450
Pools:
3
Bars:
25
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
92
Launched:
2023
Pax:
5374
Crew:
1735
Pools:
5
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2002
Pax:
2,124
Crew:
930
Pools:
4
Bars:
10
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
90
Launched:
2005/2021
Pax:
2,974
Crew:
1,160
Pools:
4
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Launched:
2008/2022
Pax:
2826
Crew:
926
Pools:
3
Bars:
4
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2011/2021
Pax:
3,690
Crew:
1,367
Pools:
3
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
93
Launched:
2001/2022
Pax:
2,124
Crew:
930
Pools:
4
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2019
Pax:
4,008
Crew:
1,450
Pools:
3
Bars:
9
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
1998/2021
Pax:
2,124
Crew:
920
Pools:
3
Bars:
6
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
94
Launched:
2002
Pax:
2,124
Crew:
930
Pools:
3
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
99
Launched:
2000/2020
Pax:
2984
Crew:
1,108
Pools:
3
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2001/2022
Pax:
2,124
Crew:
930
Pools:
3
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
99
Launched:
2008/2016
Pax:
3,012
Crew:
1,150
Pools:
4
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
93
Launched:
1999/2019
Pax:
2,984
Crew:
1,108
Pools:
3
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
1996/2013
Pax:
3,006
Crew:
1,040
Pools:
3
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
89
Launched:
2004
Pax:
2,980
Crew:
1,180
Pools:
4
Bars:
10
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
90
Launched:
2018
Pax:
5,113
Crew:
1,424
Pools:
2
Bars:
3
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2016
Pax:
3,934
Crew:
1,450
Pools:
3
Bars:
15
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
88
Launched:
2020
Pax:
6,631
Crew:
1,745
Pools:
5
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Ship Rating Launched Pax Crew Pools Bars Casino Kids Programs Cdc Score Minimum Price Minimum Price
Carnival Breeze 2 star 2012/2017 3,690 1,386 3 11 True True 86 379.00 $469
Carnival Celebration 0 star 2022 5374 1,735 5 11 True True 98 464.00 $0
Carnival Conquest 2 star 2002/2022 2,980 1,150 4 12 True True 95 154.00 $409
Carnival Dream 2 star 2009/2021 3,646 1,367 3 11 True True 97 459.00 $479
Carnival Elation 2 star 1998/2017 2190 900 3 8 True True 93 267.00 $269
Carnival Firenze 0 star 2019 5245 1424 4 7 True True - 214.00 $0
Carnival Freedom 2 star 2007 2,980 1,150 4 13 True True 96 249.00 $419
Carnival Glory 2 star 2003/2021 2,980 1,150 2 12 True True 96 199.00 $469
Carnival Horizon 2 star 2018 3960 1,450 3 25 True True 92 429.00 $1,109
Carnival Jubilee 0 star 2023 5374 1735 5 11 True True - 679.00 $0
Carnival Legend 3 star 2002 2,124 930 4 10 True True 90 409.00 $859
Carnival Liberty 2 star 2005/2021 2,974 1,160 4 12 True True 95 309.00 $239
Carnival Luminosa 0 star 2008/2022 2826 926 3 4 True True 97 150.00 $0
Carnival Magic 2 star 2011/2021 3,690 1,367 3 12 True True 93 269.00 $469
Carnival Miracle 3 star 2001/2022 2,124 930 4 12 True True 98 454.00 $549
Carnival Panorama 0 star 2019 4,008 1,450 3 9 True True - 249.00 $0
Carnival Paradise 3 star 1998/2021 2,124 920 3 6 True True 94 269.00 $279
Carnival Pride 2 star 2002 2,124 930 3 12 True True 99 639.00 $499
Carnival Radiance 0 star 2000/2020 2984 1,108 3 8 True True 98 219.00 $0
Carnival Spirit 3 star 2001/2022 2,124 930 3 8 True True 99 519.00 $0
Carnival Splendor 2 star 2008/2016 3,012 1,150 4 11 True True 93 223.00 $329
Carnival Sunrise 1 star 1999/2019 2,984 1,108 3 8 True True 98 199.00 $0
Carnival Sunshine 2 star 1996/2013 3,006 1,040 3 13 True True 89 419.00 $429
Carnival Valor 2 star 2004 2,980 1,180 4 10 True True 90 349.00 $329
Carnival Venezia 0 star 2018 5,113 1,424 2 3 True True 100 279.00 $0
Carnival Vista 2 star 2016 3,934 1,450 3 15 True True 88 419.00 $474
Mardi Gras 0 star 2020 6,631 1,745 5 11 True True 97 509.00 $0
entertainment
Entertainment & Attractions

When the sun goes down, the fun continues. Carnival can show your group a great time, whether you want to mingle and network, enjoy a cocktail, attend a show, test Lady Luck in the casino or dance the night away. A Carnival ""Fun Ship"" is the perfect place for a perfect night out, any night of the week. A wide variety of singers, comedians, bands and musicians perform nightly out on deck or in one of the many clubs and lounges. Double over with laughter at a late-night, adults-only comedy show, show off your inner rock star with Karaoke, and your latest dance moves at one of Carnival nightclubs or at a party out on deck. The Main Show Lounge offers a variety of spectacular production shows.

In addition to your group's agenda and planned onboard events, there's so much to do and experience on a Carnival "Fun Ship".
Carnival offers a variety of activities and recreational pursuits, each and every day:

  • Go for a work-out at Carnival state-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Take an Aerobics, Yoga, Tai-Chi or Pilates Class
  • Get in your daily run or walk on Carnival ship-top jogging track
  • Practice your putting skills at Carnival 9-hole miniature golf course
  • Play a game of basketball, volleyball and try Carnival ropes course - available on select ships
  • Jump in the pool for a refreshing swim or soak and relax in a whirlpool
  • Join the Cruise Director and Social Staff for Fun and Games such as Trivia, Scavenger Hunt and "Survivor"
  • Lose yourself in a good book in the library or out by the pool
  • Enjoy live outdoor entertainment, games and activities poolside
  • Catch a hit movie or watch a sports event at Carnival outdoor Seaside Theatre - available on select ships
dining
Dining Options

For breakfast, lunch and dinner and throughout the day, Carnival ships offer a number of delicious dining options. Having all of your onboard meals included is an incredible value plus you won't have to worry about planning menus. You can eat as much as you want and any time of the day! Choose from an upscale black tie dining to a casual dining. Room Service is available 24 hours! Main dining room – these restaurant offers gracious service in an elegant atmosphere with a wide selection of menu choices for breakfast and dinner daily and lunch service during days at sea. The dining room menus also feature Spa Carnival Fare, offering health-conscious alternatives.

  • Lido Restaurant: Buffet-style, casual dining restaurant serves a variety of hot and cold items for breakfast and lunch. The lunch buffets also feature an elaborate salad bar and specialty stations, such as pasta, carving, stir-fry, international cuisine and more. The Lido also features a grill and New York-style Deli.
  • Seaview Bistro: Buffet-style, casual dining option for dinner offers an array of pastas, steaks, grilled chicken, specialty salads and desserts, along with a nightly Chef's Special.
  • Specialty Dining Experiences: The Steakhouse offers an elegant, yet relaxed dining experience with a menu offering all of your steakhouse favorites. The Steakhouse is featured on select ships and there is a nominal, additional per-guest fee. The exclusive ""Chef's Table"" dinner is a unique culinary experience hosted by a master chef and includes a multi-course private dinner and galley tour for 12 guests for an additional per-guest fee.
kids activities
Kids Activities

Carnival offers variety of entertainment spots for youth onboard - 3D movies, dance clubs, ice cream shops, Club O2 - teen hang out place, mini golf, sport activities and much more. From as young as age 2, kids can enjoy the Camp Carnival (available on each Carnival ship). It offers tons of activities designed for children in three different age groups: 2 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years, and 9 to 11 years. Carnival counselors, each with education or childcare experience, are on the clock making sure everyone in the small groups of kids are having fun. When it’s mealtime, kids get their own menus, with faves like mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, and more. And when the sun goes down, Carnival offers Camp Carnival Night Owls (fees apply) so kids get to stay up late having fun, while their parents also enjoy themselves well into the night.

spa
Spa & fitness

Treat yourself to a wellness therapy or a restorative treatment at Spa Carnival. When it comes to relaxation from the inside out, nothing beats a trip to the spa. From the minute you step inside, the soothing ambiance begins to work its magic. Renew yourself with premium beauty and wellness therapies, like hot stone massages, aromatherapy or full-body wraps. This is your time to be spoiled, indulged and beautified. Lay back, close your eyes, and feel the stress sail away as your body and mind experience total tranquility. (Oh yeah, and this feel-good stuff isn’t just for the ladies — there are plenty of treatments on the menu for men too.) 

  • Serenity Adult Retreat: It wouldn’t be a dream vacation without a little "me time," right? That’s what Carnival had in mind when they created Serenity. It’s an adult only area available to guests 21 and older and features everything necessary to create the perfect tranquil "getaway within your getaway." Take advantage of complete bar service provided by attentive waiters. Chill in the sun, under one of the colorful, oversized umbrellas or in the separate shaded area. Enjoy a dip in one of the whirlpools looking out over the great blue sea. All while listening to mellow music to keep the vibe sweet and serene. (Serenity configurations vary by ship.)
  • Cloud 9 Spa: This two-deck spa features both exclusive spa staterooms and an extensive range of top-quality facilities and treatments in an elegant, tranquil setting. You will love the massages, and enjoy being soothed with emollients, renewed with defoliants, and even relaxed with hot stones or aromatherapy. And yes... men love being pampered too.
Destinations Apr 24 May 24 Jun 24 Jul 24 Aug 24 Sep 24 Oct 24 Nov 24 Dec 24 Jan 25 Feb 25 Mar 25
Alaska   $654 $894 $769 $654 $734            
Australia $580 $265 $300 $320   $532 $249 $211 $259 $320 $223 $236
Bahamas $309 $259 $371 $384 $243 $154 $176 $179 $194 $209 $224 $279
Bermuda         $569 $359 $912          
British Isles     $969 $1,259                
Canada / New England   $1,734     $1,469 $692            
Caribbean $504 $279 $349 $329 $221 $175 $182 $179 $189 $184 $209 $264
Central America                       $1,039
Eastern Caribbean     $959 $919 $689 $689 $599 $524 $709 $659 $659 $739
Hawaii           $1,629     $1,499 $1,319 $1,299 $1,599
Mediterranean   $1,789                    
Mexican Riviera $544 $289 $449 $364 $364 $429 $389 $249 $284 $264 $289 $439
Mexico $789 $584 $727 $679 $424 $349 $399 $354 $389 $359 $349 $429
N/A                       $894
New Zealand               $564 $608   $604 $615
Oceania               $872        
Pacific           $1,349            
Pacific Coastal $299 $234 $344 $369 $277 $244 $284 $229 $234 $234 $234 $319
Panama Canal             $879 $1,199 $1,429   $1,089 $1,039
South Pacific   $1,006 $741 $641   $509 $414 $435 $737 $403 $406 $410
Southern Caribbean               $809   $1,209    
Southern Europe     $979 $889     $829          
Tasmania               $426   $397    
Transatlantic             $829          
Transpacific         $739 $1,349            
Western Caribbean $369 $359 $547 $509 $359 $269 $299 $289 $309 $319 $339 $389

Carnival Cruise Line