Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Sunshine Ship Information

OCG Class
Carnival Sunshine
Year Built1996
Year Last Refurbished2019
Capacity3,006 passengers


Carnival Cruise Lines invested over $155 million to expand and refit the Carnival Destiny. The transformed ship has been renamed the Carnival Sunshine.The hull and much of the technical equipment are left over from the Destiny, the world's largest cruise ship when it was delivered in 1996, but its public spaces have been brought into the 21st century.

Carnival Sunshine Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Former Name: Carnival Destiny
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2019
  • Capacity: 3,006 passengers
  • Decks: 12
  • Gross Tonnage: 102,853
  • Length: 893 ft
  • Beam: 158 ft
  • Average Speed: 21 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 515
  • Outside Cabins: 806
  • Nationality of Officers: Italian
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 920

Carnival Sunshine On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 4
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Carnival Sunshine Dining Choices

  • Sunrise Restaurant Cuisine: Continental
  • Sunset Restaurant Cuisine: Continental
  • Fahrenheit 55 Steakhouse

Carnival Sunshine Entertainment

  • Liquid Lounge: Las Vegas style shows (Capacity: 1,300)
  • Piano Bar 88: Piano bar
  • Limelight Lounge: Show Lounge
  • Redfrog Pub
  • Havana Bar
  • Sunshine Casino: Gaming

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