Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Sunshine Ship Information

OCG Class
Carnival Sunshine
Year Built1996
Year Last Refurbished2013
Capacity3,006 passengers


Carnival Cruise Lines invested over $155 million to expand and refit the 2,642-passenger 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: 2013
  • Capacity: 3,006 passengers
  • Decks: 12
  • Gross Tonnage: 101,353
  • Length: 893 ft
  • Beam: 116 ft
  • Average Speed: 22 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 515
  • Outside Cabins: 806
  • Nationality of Officers: Italian
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 1,040

Carnival Sunshine On-Board Recreation

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

Carnival Sunshine Dining Choices

  • Galaxy Dining Room Cuisine: Continental
  • Universe Dining Room Cuisine: Continental
  • Sun & Sea Restaurant

Carnival Sunshine Entertainment

  • The Palladium: Las Vegas style shows (Capacity: 1,400)
  • Point After Dance Club: Dancing
  • The Criterion Lounge: Show Lounge (Capacity: 400)
  • Onyx Room: Dancing
  • Apollo Bar: Bar
  • Millionaires Club Casino: Gaming

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