travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Sunshine

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Introduction and History

At 102,853 tons and 892 feet, the Carnival Sunshine has a beam of 125 feet, a draft of 27 feet and a cruising speed of more than 22 knots. It debuted in 1996 as the world's largest cruise ship, but has since been surpassed.

Originally named Carnival Destiny, the ship underwent a refit in 2013, which was the biggest renovation Carnival had ever attempted.

Public Areas

The Carnival Sunshine's racing-themed WaterWorks water p...

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

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