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Carnival Paradise (PA) Fact Sheet

Published 03/12/2015 06:32 PM   |    Updated 07/22/2021 02:33 PM

Shipyard: Masa-Yards, Helsinki, Finland
Inaugural cruise: December 6, 1998
Godmother: Paula Zahn, Broadcaster
Country of registry: Panama
Cost: $300,000.000.
Cruising speed: 21.0 knots


Size/Capacity

  • Gross tonnage: 71,925 tons
  • Length: 855 feet
  • Beam: 103 feet; 118 feet at pool deck
  • Maximum draft: 25 feet, 6 inches
  • Occupancy based on 2 guests per stateroom: 2124 (1062 staterooms)
  • Full guest occupancy: 2697
  • Passenger decks: 11
  • Space ratio: 33:1

 

Crew

  • Total Officers and crew: 920
  • Officers: International
  • Hotel and cruise staff: International

 

Accommodations
1062 Total Guest Staterooms (including 33 accessible staterooms)

  • 2 Grand Vista Suites with large balcony
  • 28 Grand Suites with large balcony
  • 48 Junior Suites with standard balcony
  • 98 staterooms with standard balcony
  • 2 scenic ocean view staterooms
  • 464 ocean view staterooms
  • 401 interior staterooms
  • 19 interior upper/lower staterooms

All staterooms feature: telephone, 110 AC power outlet, individual climate control, Carnival Comfort Bed Collection, hair dryer, non-stocked mini bar unit, safe and flat-screen TV


Life Saving Equipment

Grand Total Lifesaving Capacity:  4494

  • 12 Lifeboats (occupancy each: 150 / total occupancy: 1800)
  • 6 Rescue / Water Shuttle Boats (occupancy each: 149 / total occupancy: 894)
  • 36 Launchable Life Rafts (occupancy each: 25 / total occupancy: 900)
  • 36 Life Rafts (occupancy each: 25 / total occupancy: 900)


Maintenance Schedule

  • Dry Dock: 9/19/99-10/03/99
  • Dry Dock: 7/16/00-8/12/00
  • Dry Dock: 1/19/03-2/01/03
  • Dry Dock: 11/28/05-12/18/05
  • Dry Dock: 12/01/08-12/14/08
  • Dry Dock: 1/28/12-2/11/12
  • Dry Dock: 2/26/15-3/12/15
  • Dry Dock: 2/22/18-3/25/18 
  • Dry Dock  10/01/21-10/22/21
 

Ship Refurbishments and Renovations

Planned for dry dock 10/01/21-10/22/21

  • Routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements
  • New red, white and blue hull design and paint scheme


Completed during dry dock 2/22/18 - 3/25/18

  • Routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements 
  • Guy’s Burger Joint (replaced food service, Off the Grill and Rotisserie)
  • BlueIguana Cantina (replaced food service, Mongolian Wok)
  • RedFrog Rum Bar (replaced pool bar)
  • BlueIguana Tequila Bar (replaced pool bar)
  • Camp Ocean (replaced Camp Carnival)
  • Pixels converted to Digital
  • Addition of WaterWorks on Verandah Deck 11
  • Mini-Golf Course relocated to new Deck 14
  • New deck added - Deck 14 features 36 staterooms
 

Completed during dry dock 2/26/15-3/12/15

  • Routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements

 

Completed completed during dry dock 1/28/12-2/11/12

  • Routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements
  • Suite U69 converted and now ADA compliant

 

Completed during for dry dock 12/01/08-12/14/08

  • Routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements
  • "Circle C" Young Teens club added added to Atlantic Deck 8 (previously, the card room)
  • Serenity Adults-Only Retreat Area
  • Children's wading pool moved to Verandah Deck 11 aft section, replacing one of the whirlpools.
  • Category 12 Suites refurbished, including bathrooms and flat-screen TV's.
  • Internet WIFI access bow-to-stern
  • A Mongolian Wok station and Rotisserie added to the Lido Restaurant
     
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