Carnival Journeys Cruises
Carnival Journeys is a limited series of special cruises that's made to amaze... starting with great destinations and an exciting entertainment lineup. For a list of sailings, click here.
Each Carnival Journeys voyage will include shipboard activities to provide a truly unique vacation experience. These activities fall under five categories:
Academy of Fun | "Local-tainment" | Authentic Eats | Shipboard Team Member Connections | Throwback Sea Day
Academy of Fun
Who knew it would be fun to learn while on vacation?
You will be invited to attend a series of five classes, featuring a guest lecturer who will talk about photography, cooking art, stargazing, and technology and social media. Complete a lecture and you will receive a relevant pin.
Local culture comes alive as performers showcase traditional and folkloric rhythms on your cruise. Join in and dance like no one’s watching!
Each voyage will have local entertainers perform onboard or on the pier. There will be two performances for cruises 12 days and shorter and three performances on longer cruises.
Immerse yourself in tropical flavors and culture and experience homegrown culinary artistry by participating in an engaging cooking demonstration hosted by a local celebrity chef.
The culinary department will invite a well-known chef from an island on your voyage to come onboard and host cooking demonstrations. The chef will also host a culinary based shore excursion (for purchase) that will visit various venues on the island, including the chef’s restaurant and island markets.
Shipboard Team Member Connections
Here, Carnival Journeys participants can learn more about shipboard life held at different times throughout the voyage.
Love getting the 'inside scoop' about the shipboard cruise life from your favorite crew? This is your chance to ask our team members anything about anything and everything! Throughout the voyage there will be three Q&A sessions to cover various topics from the following departments - Maritime, Hotel Operations and Entertainment.
Ever wonder what it takes to prepare meals for an entire cruise? Join our Maitre d’ for a fun, behind-the-scenes experience of our massive galley, including facts about food operations and minor cooking and prep demonstrations. A Carnival Journeys exclusive!
Crew Meet & Greet Event
Get to know your crew on a more personal level. Following introductions of a number of selected crew, there will be time for you to interact and mingle.
50s Dance Class
Are you a dancing machine? Then swing down and get ready to bop, jive and boogie with our talented dancers in this easy and fun class for all levels! This activity is a crew connection with our onboard dancers. Once the dance is taught, the dance captain will select six guests who will receive two private dance classes with our performers to learn a simple one minute routine that you will perform in the ‘Back to the 50s’ show later on in the cruise.
Love to burst into song? Join our talented cast in this fun singing class for all levels and you will be singing like a star in no time! This activity is a crew connection with our onboard vocalists and dance captain. There will three singing classes (Glee Club) where you will learn songs and movement that you will perform in the 'Back to the 50s' show later on in the cruise.
Back to the ‘50s Crew Show
Swing into our one-of-a-kind show inspired by the Fabulous ‘50s and starring none other than your fellow guests and our crew as they rock, roll and sock-hop the night away!
The Crew Connections show is an interactive performance showcasing our singers and dancers and those guests that have been rehearsing all cruise long for the ‘big’ show. The show will also showcase some of the team members working on your ship.
At the Hop Atrium Party
A continuation of the ‘Back to the 50s' show, it is themed around a 1950s Sock Hop. This party will include guest competitions and line dances.
Throwback Sea Day
We are throwing ourselves back to 1987. Throwback Sea Day will turn the ship around to the wonderful decade of the 80s. All of our activities for the day will be recreated to resemble the way they were played in 1987 including a version of the old style ‘Carnival Capers’, the 1987 version of the Fun Times newsletter.
Dive In Movies and in-Stateroom Movies
Nothing better for an 80s-inspired Throwback Sea Day than some classic Action and Adventure flicks from circa 30 years ago. We have totally channeled that ‘Back to the Future’ vibe in addition to ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’. The in-stateroom movie channels feature ‘E.T.' and the original ‘Ghostbusters’.
Trivia 80s Challenge
Are you an everything-eighties expert? Put your knowledge to the test and join the Fun Squad as they take you through exciting trivia challenges! From sitcoms to dramas and everything in between, try our 80s-themed TV trivia and see if your rerun marathon days have paid off! Test your cinematic savvy from the days of big hair, big shoulder pads and big movies in our exciting 80s throwback movie trivia challenge! Or try our general knowledge trivia consisting of questions that would have been asked in 1987.
Morning Stretch and Walk-a-Mile
Working out has never been this fun! Join your Cruise Director and the Fun Squad for an exciting morning fitness class and start your day energized and invigorated! Recreating a morning from 1987 with a traditional Morning Stretch and Walk-a-mile with the Cruise Director.
Wake up on the fun side with your Cruise Director and special guests! What a great way to be in the know about all the exciting activities and events of Throwback Sea Day! The Cruise Director will take calls from guests who will reflect on their favorite part of the 80s.
80s Dance Class
From the Safety Dance to the Electric Slide, join our cast as they teach you the hottest dance moves from the 80s in this easy and fun class for all ages.
Swap the new with the old traditional bingo cage and balls.
A traditional activity enjoyed by our guests in the 80s – six wooden horses lined up at the starting line of the track...with a roll of the dice, the horses move forward. First one to reach the finish line is the winner!
Ping Pong Bathing Suit Challenge
Dive in and collects the most ping pong balls in your bathing suit in an allotted amount of time, is the winner!
One of the most exciting activities of the day. Purchase a frog for $5 USD, decorate him or her if you choose and race them across the pool.
Knobby Knees Competition
The guest with the most unique or knobbiest knees is the winner.
Glamorous Grandmothers Get-Together
Calling all glamorous, gleaming and graceful grandmas! Join our get-together to share photos and stories of what is surely one of your favorite topics–your gorgeous grandchildren!
Captain’s Cocktail Party
Join the ship’s senior officers in an unforgettable and fun night of dancing, food and drinks and get the unique opportunity to have your photo taken with the Captain! Just like the Captain's Cocktail Party from the 80s, guests will be greeted at the entrance of the main lounge for a photo opportunity with the Captain, followed by music and dancing. Waiters will serve the traditional cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from 1987, followed by the Cruise Director introducing the Captain and his senior officers.
Get ready for some awesome entertainment! Hosted by your Cruise Director, join us for an amazing evening of fun and excitement that will surely be the talk of the ship tomorrow!
80’s Night at the Disco
This 80s party won't be the same without you, so time to channel your inner Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey and hit the dance floor to show off those totally righteous moves!
Relive the past to the max with fun 80s-themed backdrops and hilarious props in our outrageous Photo Fun Booths. Grab a prop and strike a totally bodacious pose!
Midnight Gala Buffet
Similar to our Midnight Gala Buffet from the 80s, the buffet will feature ice and fruit sculptures as well as a large variety of food and snacks.