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What Should I Expect on My Cruise?

Published 09/07/2016 02:46 PM   |    Updated 11/02/2022 03:16 PM
How much time do you have? Because we could talk for days when answering this question!

Let’s start with our favorite topic: FUN! Kids of all ages love our pools and WaterWorks amenities and, inside, live entertainment from Seuss at Sea and IMAX keeps kids cool and happy. When it’s time for some mom and dad me time — whether for a night out or time at our Serenity Adult Only Retreat — rest assured the kids will be occupied. Our Fun Ships all offer supervised youth programs, tailored to specific age groups. In short, don’t expect to hear the words “I’m boooored!” at all when you’re onboard! Check out the variety of activities you can expect on your cruise here.

Of course, that’s just the start of what to expect once you set sail. For a sneak peek of what your cruise might offer at its various ports of call, check out our Destinations section and our Shore Excursion lineup.

Back onboard, you’ll want to get some rest to recharge for the next action-packed day ahead. Here’s what you can expect in our Carnival cruise staterooms. No matter which stateroom you choose, you can always count on soft, cozy linens with nightly turndown service, a private bathroom and shower, a safe, television, telephone and plenty of closet and drawer space. You’ll have access to 24-hour room service and there is a personal stateroom attendant on call to help with whatever you might need. Of course, some staterooms have a grand ocean view or a balcony. Carnival offers accessible, specially modified staterooms for guests with special needs, as well as flexible configurations, such as connecting rooms and staterooms that can sleep up to five people. Browse Carnival’s range of accommodations options here.

Last but never, ever least: it’s time to dine! If taste buds can make memories, yours will savor your Carnival cruise for years. On every one of our Fun Ships, you can enjoy everything from casual fare to dress-up-for-dinner multi-course steakhouse meals. Everything’s made with fresh ingredients, and nearly everything — like pizza and ice cream, plus steak and chocolate melting cake — is included in your fare. The best part is, if you’re cruising with the family, everyone can sample their favorites, and our kids’ menus will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. So prepare your palate for a vacation of its own! You can check out our range of Dining options here.
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