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In a nutshell, Carnival is all about fun vacations at sea and ashore! A Carnival cruise features day and nighttime entertainment like stage shows, musical performances, deck parties, casinos, waterslides and more. Guests are invited to come as they are and enjoy this unique experience against the backdrop of some of the world's most beautiful seaports. Carnival makes everyone feel right at home with comfy staterooms, attentive service, casual and elegant dining, plus a variety of bars and gathering places indoors and out. Their numerous ships operate short weekend getaways to immersive two-week voyages, departing from every coast in the U.S. While best known for Caribbean cruises, they sail to other exotic and amazing destinations like Mexico, Alaska, The Bahamas, Europe, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.

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Carnival Breeze

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (578 Reviews)

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3.5/5

Aboard Carnival Breeze, popular favorites like SportSquare and mouth-watering dining spots like Cucina del Capitano are just the beginning of the wow-factor fun. Enjoy the island atmosphere of RedFrog Rum Bar, or south-of-the-border taco goodness at BlueIguana Cantina. Let’s not forget Guy's Burger Joint and Bonsai Sushi. There’s family fun (and games) at Hasbro, The Game Show and ha-ha hilarity at the Punchliner Comedy Club. Carnival Breeze has the whole family covered — with water, that is — with the 320-foot-long Twister Waterslide. Just for kids there are supervised youth programs like Camp Ocean and Club O2. And adults can pamper themselves at Cloud 9 Spa. For fun after the sun’s done, take in the multi-dimensional Thrill Theater, dance in your seat at Playlist Productions or, if you prefer to do your dancing on a dance floor, check out Liquid Nightclub. However you enjoy your time, Carnival Breeze will transport you to Caribbean bliss.

Carnival Celebration

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In 2022 Carnival will be launching the newest ship to their new XL-class, Carnival Celebration™. The ship will set sail from PortMiami and is going to be packed with so much new fun— plus fan-favorites like BOLT™, the first rollercoaster at sea.

Carnival Conquest

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (503 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Aboard Carnival Conquest there's fun everywhere you look, from the dance club to the show lounges. The Taste Bar delivers small bites with big flavor, while the Alchemy Bar serves up one-of-a-kind drinks. The Punchliner Comedy Club gives stand-up comedians a place to share their craft for your enjoyment. And let’s not forget Seuss at Sea, which turns classic Dr. Seuss stories and characters into big fun for all. With delicious food, and fun-filled bars and entertainment, Carnival Conquest has a scene for everybody.

Carnival Dream

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4.4 of 5 stars4.4/5 (550 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Dream was at the forefront of a wave of amazingly fun Carnival ships; as the genesis of the Dream class, she set the direction for the ships that followed — first Carnival Magic and then Carnival Breeze. Aboard Carnival Dream, get your appetite ready because you’re gonna need it! Options include two dual-level dining rooms, a gourmet steakhouse, the always-popular Lido Restaurant, the way-fun RedFrog Rum Bar and the cool BlueIguana Tequila Bar. You’ll also want to check out Ocean Plaza, which combines tasty treats with perhaps even tastier entertainment. You’ll find a fantastic variety of water-based fun throughout the ship, from the heart-racing waterslide action at WaterWorks to the soul-soothing Thalassotherapy pool at the Cloud 9 Spa. Make your Carnival Dream come true.

Carnival Ecstasy

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4.1 of 5 stars4.1/5 (343 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Ecstasy has the experience under her belt to ensure that you have an unforgettable cruise (and at more than 850 feet long that would be some belt!). The bright lights of the grand atrium will remind you of the glittering big city. Kids will delight in the supervised youth activities for cruisers ages 2 to 17, including the all-new Seuss at Sea. Adults can soothe mind, body, and soul at the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat, or sip their favorite frosty beverage at RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar. For those who just have to make a splash, there’s Carnival WaterWorks. Punchliner Comedy Club will have you laughing out loud. Playlist Productions is a must-see for those who appreciate a good song and dance. And Hasbro, The Game Show is the place to be for those who enjoy fierce competition with a soft side of fun. Whether you’re young or young at heart, there’s a reason for everyone to love Carnival Ecstasy.

Carnival Elation

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4.2 of 5 stars4.2/5 (271 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Elation is a celebration of the muses who inspire the arts, and the ship will inspire you to have fun! There are plenty of spots to enjoy your favorite drinks, from the laid-back Gatsby’s bar to the jumping Jekyll and Hyde Dance Club to the always-swinging Duke’s Piano Bar. There are places for a tasty bite as well, from Tiffany’s on Lido Deck to one of two grand dining rooms, and even the Musical Café. If being a kid is more your thing, age-appropriate, supervised activities are available from one of three youth spaces. What kid won’t be elated with the video arcade and the waterslides? Whatever brings you joy, you’re sure to find your happy place aboard the beautiful Carnival Elation.

Carnival Freedom

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (531 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Freedom offers some of the fleet’s latest and greatest features. Explore food options galore, including Posh and Chic dining rooms, Guy’s Burger Joint and BlueIguana Cantina. When it’s time for a beverage, choices include Scott’s Piano Bar, the 70’s Dance Club, the Alchemy Bar (cocktail-magic central!), EA SPORTS Bar and the RedFrog Pub. At the one-and-(adult)-only Serenity Retreat, total relaxation is not only encouraged, but pretty much required. Kids not only will find new friends at one of three youth spaces — like the all-new Camp Ocean — but they also can splash around with them in one of many pools, speed down the Twister Waterslide or challenge them to a round of mini-golf. And don’t miss Hasbro, The Game Show, where kids of all ages (even grandma!) compete in larger-than-life Hasbro games.

Carnival Glory

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (460 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

If you’re seeking a ship with a colorful personality, Carnival Glory is just for you. There’s a rainbow of vibrant dining options, such as BlueIguana Cantina, Guy’s Burger Joint (designed by celebrity chef Guy Fieri), the Emerald Room Steakhouse, and the Golden and Platinum Restaurants. Grab a drink at the open-air RedFrog Rum Bar, the BlueIguana Tequila Bar or EA SPORTS Bar. Enjoy a show on the stage at Playlist Productions or take in the ultimate movie night under the stars at Dive-In Movies. Laugh until you cry at The Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez. And when you feel like trying Lady Luck, the Camel Club Casino awaits with exciting gaming action.

Carnival Horizon

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4.5 of 5 stars4.5/5 (477 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.5/5

Designed to bring you closer to the sea, Carnival Horizon opens things up with outdoor spots like Havana Bar & Pool, SkyRide at SportSquare, and Seafood Shack, plus plenty of family- and kid-friendly spaces like the first IMAX® at sea. Custom staterooms, new and popular dining options, and even more opportunities to play, relax, and have fun make this new ship something to behold. Carnival Horizon is the future of fun.

Carnival Legend

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4.4 of 5 stars4.4/5 (293 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Legend is certainly deserving of its name. Legendary features include the RedFrog Pub, with its mythical mascot and Caribbean ambience; the Green Thunder waterslide, which offers a saga you’ll recount for ages; and Bonsai Sushi, which proves that you needn’t teach a man to fish for him to enjoy delicacies from the sea. Take a dip in the Camelot and Avalon pools, wish for fortune at Club Merlin Casino, and taste something savory at Truffles Restaurant. There’s more than one way to dine at Lido Deck’s Unicorn Café, and at The Golden Fleece Steakhouse, the great multi-course meal is no myth. Music lovers who go for the classics will love Billie’s Piano Bar. Kids will tell and retell tales of their favorite vacation, spent hanging out and meeting new friends at one of three supervised youth areas. And adults can get lost in a good book, or just one another’s company, at the legendarily kid-free Serenity Adult-Only Retreat, and then dance the night away at Medusa’s Lair Dance Club. This is one vacation that’ll go down in your history books.

Carnival Liberty

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4.2 of 5 stars4.2/5 (460 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Among her sister ships, Carnival Liberty boasts many firsts. She was the first to serve up gourmet Guy Fieri burgers daily, and she introduced the exciting EA SPORTS Bar, arguably the most exciting sports bar at sea. Savor tacos and burritos on Lido Deck, then choose from two great bars — one rum-slinging and the other one tequila-wielding. Other fun-filled activities include the Twister Waterslide, Spa Carnival, the RedFrog Rum Bar, The Punchliner Comedy Club, Seuss at Sea and Camp Ocean. This is just the beginning of what to expect from a ship that’s sure to dazzle your senses and provide memories to last a lifetime.

Carnival Magic

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (517 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

At 1,004 feet, Carnival Magic continued the Dream class tradition of large-scale, bow-to-stern fun, including food and entertainment at Ocean Plaza, the splashy stylings of Carnival WaterWorks, and The Lanai, a scenic, half-mile, outdoor wraparound promenade deck. Carnival Magic didn’t stop there; she debuted all-new types of onboard fun, and continues to prove it with the outdoor fitness and fun of SportSquare, featuring the world’s first ropes course at sea. This ship introduced Cucina del Capitano, which serves up Italian favorites fit for a captain. And you’ll always remember your first taste of RedFrog Pub, with its laid back, no-worries atmosphere and signature beer, ThirstyFrog Red. Carnival Magic doesn’t just start good things — she continues delighting passengers cruise after cruise.

Carnival Miracle

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (853 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Not only does Carnival Miracle call at stunning destinations, she also features incredible onboard spaces inspired by elements of fantasy. Escape from reality as you take in a show at the Phantom Lounge, a drink at Odyssey Bar or a dance at Dr. Frankenstein’s Lab. Lose yourself in a song at Sam’s Piano Bar. Indulge in casual fare at Horatio’s, artful eats at Bacchus and Ariadne dining rooms, and world-class cuts at Nick & Nora’s Steakhouse. At Alchemy Bar drinks are considered art, while the laid-back RedFrog Pub has “Caribbean cool” down to a science. Enjoy luxury-box comfort at SKYBOX Sports Bar. Whether you’re down for a waterslide or up for sunbathing, Twister Waterslide has you covered (in water, that is), and the Serenity Adult-Only Area is the ultimate relaxation station. No matter your age, favorite games come to life on stage at Hasbro, The Game Show. And the sweetest way to cap off the day is with a treat from Cherry On Top, the delightful candy-and-more store. Aboard this ship, miracles do come true.

Carnival Panorama

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4.6 of 5 stars4.6/5 (206 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.5/5

Look here! Look there! Look everywhere — that’s where you’ll find the fun on Carnival Panorama. The ship features fan-favorite dining, entertainment and relaxation experiences from Carnival's latest ships. Carnival Panorama will broaden your view and open your eyes to all that’s fun at sea.

Carnival Paradise

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (369 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

The final Fantasy class ship ever created, Carnival Paradise is proof that there’s something in a name. This ship is classic Carnival: fun from bow to stern, featuring spaces that amaze, amuse and entertain. Excitement indoors, outdoors and everywhere in between, Carnival Paradise features great times in and near the water courtesy of hot tubs, pools, and the Twister Waterslide. Indulge in tasty fare from the sea, compliments of The Taste Bar. And for those who appreciate a good story, there’s nothing better than Seuss at Sea. Sail aboard Carnival Paradise and you’ll find a little slice of paradise at sea.

Carnival Pride

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (449 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

Carnival Pride is a treat for the eyes, the taste buds and the fun buds! Dine in refined style in the Zen-like simplicity of Bonsai Sushi, the muted hues of the Normandie Restaurant or the Renaissance-era allure of David’s Steakhouse. For casual fare, try Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, and Cherry on Top, the sweetest candy-and-more store at sea! You’ll find room to move at Beauties Dance Club, and a hard time sitting still at Playlist Productions. Chill out and cool off at the adults-only pool at Serenity, and splash it up at the midship pool and at Carnival WaterWorks. Alongside the pool is the big-fun Seaside Theatre, while Seuss at Sea is a great time for those who love a good rhyme. Camp Carnival, Circle “C” and Club O2 are the hotspots for cool kids. And at Hasbro, The Game Show, kids and adults join forces in a friendly, larger-than-life game show showdown!

Carnival Radiance

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While the sun has set on the legendary Carnival Victory, she’s been transformed into something that shines even brighter: Carnival Radiance. Everything the sunlight touches on Carnival Radiance has been doused with an extra dose of fun. There's the biggest Serenity area ever, featuring three decks, plenty of recliners and even a waterfall. Carnival WaterWorks, packs favorites and awesome new slides — like the slick Speedway Splash — into the signature waterpark. There's also SportSquare, where you can let your inner champion run free (around the jogging track), miniature golf, or engage in a little one-on-one, from ping pong to foosball to giant chess. Dining options include Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse, Cucina del Capitano, Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse and Bonsai Sushi. All the latest Carnival bars are here: RedFrog Pub, Piano Bar 88, and the new multi-purpose Liquid Lounge. It’s an expansive theater that’s home to captivating daytime and nighttime entertainment, including the line’s high-tech Playlist Productions revues and audience participation favorite Hasbro, The Game Show.

Carnival Sensation

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4.1 of 5 stars4.1/5 (345 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

As you cruise toward idyllic islands, Carnival Sensation ensures that there’s serious fun all around you, all around the ship. For those who want to make a splash, there’s a resort-style pool and waterslide options galore. If you’re looking for places for the kids, there’s the age-appropriate and always-awesome Camp Carnival, Circle “C” and Club O2. If you’re looking for a place away from the kids, there’s the adult-only Serenity Retreat and Spa Carnival. And if you’re looking for something for the whole family to do together, check out Playlist Productions, featuring get-up-and-dance-worthy songs everybody knows, performed live on stage in ways you’ve never experienced before. Continue the family fun at Hasbro, the Game Show, which brings super-sized, family-favorite board games to life. And let’s not forget Seuss at Sea, featuring Dr. Seuss’s unforgettable characters. Whatever your pleasure, Carnival Sensation offers fun under the sun for everyone.

Carnival Spirit

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3.0/5

Cruising aboard Carnival Spirit will elevate your vacation to an unforgettable trip. You’ll be on a ship that’s nearly the length of three football fields and 12 decks tall of things to do, see, taste and try. There’s heaps of fun on offer and something for everyone; little ones, big ones and the whole family. Enjoy the waterpark, mini-golf, two-deck fitness centre, jogging track and sports court, Serenity area (adults-only), day spa and pools and spas. Keep the kids entertained with three different age-appropriate youth programs, giving them plenty of choice on activities and the opportunity to make new friends. If you're a foodie, Carnival Spirit has tons of dining options - with Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ, Freshie’s Corner, Nouveau, where for a small cover charge you can dine in style, 24 hour Pizza and Ice-Cream and much, much more. If it’s night-time fun that you’re looking for then you won’t be disappointed. Carnival Spirit has more than 6 bars and lounges to choose from featuring all kinds of games, shows and entertainment. If you like a flutter on the pokies there's also a casino. Quite simply, you can pick and choose to create your own memorable vacation whilst onboard.

Carnival Splendor

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (1033 Reviews)

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3.0/5

It’s hard to tell which onboard space best represents Carnival Splendor — they all seem to hint at the amazing time that’s in store for you. El Morocco Lounge hosts comedy shows, musical performances, karaoke and more. Royal Flush Casino invites you to try your luck, while the jazz club’s moniker — The Cool — says it all without saying a word. And the Pinnacle Steakhouse is the height of elegant dining. For free-flowing fun, there’s the Splash Park, the signature Carnival Twister Waterslide and the midship pool featuring a retractable roof that makes any day a pool party. At Serenity Adult-Only Retreat and Cloud 9 Spa, relaxation is the name of the game. For the best of both pampering worlds, relax in a Thalassotherapy pool and chill – so to speak – in a dry heat chamber. Do it all or do nothing at all. Aboard Carnival Splendor, the splendid choice is yours.

Carnival Sunrise

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4.3 of 5 stars4.3/5 (154 Reviews)

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3.0/5

Aboard the newly refurbished Carnival Sunrise, guests who pack their appetites won’t be disappointed. You might start at BlueIguana Cantina, the taco and burrito hot spot, or Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse, with menu items designed by celebrity chef Guy Fieri. Enjoy delicious coffee and baked goods at Java Blue Café or a cold brew at RedFrog Pub. Other exciting options include the Liquid Lounge, the Limelight Lounge and The Piano Bar 88. Kids will have a blast at the video arcade, plus loads of age-appropriate fun at one of three supervised youth spaces. Kids of all ages love the SportSquare, and everyone becomes a kid when they splash into one of the pools. Fun rises early on the Carnival Sunrise.

Carnival Sunshine

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4.2 of 5 stars4.2/5 (453 Reviews)

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3.0/5

Everything the sunlight touches on Carnival Sunshine has been doused with an extra dose of fun. There's plenty to find atop this ship, where you can spend your days being kissed by the warm rays of the sun. Visit the biggest Serenity area ever, featuring three decks, plenty of recliners...and even a waterfall. Carnival WaterWorks, the onboard waterpark, boasts the slick Speedway Splash slide. There's also SportSquare, where you can let your inner champion run free (around the jogging track) or traverse SkyCourse high up.

Carnival Valor

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4.4 of 5 stars4.4/5 (540 Reviews)

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3.0/5

Carnival Valor will whisk you away on a voyage full of fun, excitement and amazing destinations. Indulge in delectable dining in the Washington and Lincoln dining rooms, or at Scarlett’s Steakhouse. For all of the cool cocktails you can imagine, be swept away to the Dream Bar, Jeanne’s Wine Bar or the Bronx Bar. Kids can get caught up in their own excitement, hanging with others their age at one of three supervised youth spaces, or they can join the wacky, wonderful Dr. Seuss bunch for character story time (and more!) at Seuss at Sea. And pretty much everyone, young or slightly-less-young, will be thrilled by the 214-foot long, four-deck-tall Twister Waterslide. Aboard Carnival Valor, you’ll find fabulous vacation fun for everyone.

Carnival Vista

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4.4 of 5 stars4.4/5 (649 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.5/5

Designed to bring you closer to the sea, Carnival Vista opens things up with outdoor spots like Havana Bar & Pool, SkyRide at SportSquare, and Seafood Shack, plus plenty of family- and kid-friendly spaces like the first IMAX® at sea. Custom staterooms, new and popular dining options, and even more opportunities to play, relax, and have fun make this new ship something to behold. Carnival Vista is the future of fun.

Mardi Gras

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In 2021 Carnival will be launching the newest ship to their new XL-class, Mardi Gras™. Imagine the greenest cruise ship in North America, the first to be powered by clean-burning liquefied natural gas (or "LNG"). Add innovative entertainment features, like being the first ship ever with an onboard rollercoaster: BOLT™. This ship will follow in its lead by introducing features and technological innovations never seen before.

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