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Carnival Dream cruises for 2016-2017-2018


VIEW Carnival Dream 2016-2017-2018 cruises below for 45 cruises to 11 ports with today's best deals!
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Where she sails
Carnival Dream offers year-round Saturday-departure 7-night cruises out of New Orleans. (Before or after your cruise you will, of course, spend at least two days wandering around this amazing city!) To the Western Caribbean, on one itinerary cruises call at ports in Cozumel (Mexico), Roatan (Honduras), and Belize (Belize City). On the other, cruises call at Cozumel (Mexico), the Cayman Islands, and Jamaica. Water sports on and off the ship are big attractions. To the Eastern Caribbean cruises call at beautiful beaches and old-pirate ports in the Bahamas (Freeport and Nassau), and Key West of the Florida coast. All cruises have three sea days.

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Carnival Dream Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2016 CRUISES

11

DEC

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise

Currently sailing

N/A

18

DEC

Carnival Dream cruises

8

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,144

$143

26

DEC

Carnival Dream cruises

8

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,375

$172

2017 CRUISES

3

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

5

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$741

$148

15

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$933

$133

22

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$929

$133

19

FEB

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$942

$135

26

FEB

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,051

$150

5

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$946

$135

12

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,198

$171

19

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,054

$151

26

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,051

$150

9

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,067

$152

16

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,145

$164

23

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$966

$138

30

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$972

$139

21

MAY

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,257

$180

4

JUN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,323

$189

18

JUN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,349

$193

25

JUN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,336

$191

9

JUL

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,362

$195

23

JUL

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,336

$191

30

JUL

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,309

$187

13

AUG

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,099

$157

27

AUG

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,008

$144

10

SEP

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$962

$137

17

SEP

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$962

$137

1

OCT

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$975

$139

15

OCT

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$975

$139

22

OCT

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$975

$139

5

NOV

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$988

$141

19

NOV

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,172

$167

10

DEC

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$896

$128

24

DEC

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,329

$190

2018 CRUISES

7

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$913

$130

14

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$962

$137

21

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$913

$130

28

JAN

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$922

$132

4

FEB

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$988

$141

25

FEB

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,001

$143

11

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,185

$169

25

MAR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,211

$173

8

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,054

$151

15

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,040

$149

29

APR

Carnival Dream cruises

7

NIGHTS

Western Caribbean Cruise
Departs: New Orleans

$1,040

$149

Life aboard Carnival Dream
Carnival Dream offers year-round Saturday-departure 7-night cruises out of New Orleans. (Before or after your cruise you will, of course, spend at least two days wandering around this amazing city!) To the Western Caribbean, on one itinerary cruises call at ports in Cozumel (Mexico), Roatan (Honduras), and Belize (Belize City). On the other, cruises call at Cozumel (Mexico), the Cayman Islands, and Jamaica. Water sports on and off the ship are big attractions. To the Eastern Caribbean cruises call at beautiful beaches and old-pirate ports in the Bahamas (Freeport and Nassau), and Key West of the Florida coast. All cruises have three sea days.

Carnival Dream entered service in June 2009 as one of Carnival’s largest vessels, at 128,500 GT with 3690 passengers. Carnival is the 'Fun Ship' line with lots of playful passengers across all age groups. She will have the widest variety of activity, dining, and entertainment options of the entire fleet. The ship gives a feeling of spaciousness, with its “city at sea” atmosphere.

Accommodation
Cabin categories include interior staterooms (4 grades), ocean view (6 grades), balcony (seven grades), and suites (four grades). Each of these categories has a “Cloud 9 Spa” variation, with complimentary spa access. Eighty percent of the cabins are outside; 80 percent of those staterooms have private balconies. Each cabin has a gift amenity basket in its bathroom. All staterooms include flat-screen TVs, safe, mini-bar, beach towels, hair dryer, bathrobes to wear during your cruise, and Carnival Comfort Bed with plush mattresses, good quality duvets, linens and pillows. Standard cabins are a good size. Most with twin beds can be converted to king-size bed. Good design and soft lighting add to a feeling of spaciousness in interior staterooms.

The Junior, Grand, and Ocean Suites have a large lounge and sleeping area, large bathroom with twin wash basins, and whirlpool bathtub. The best suites and cabins are those on the aft-facing decks. Suites qualify for priority check-in at port. Cove Balconies are a new category of stateroom, located on the lower Main Deck, which are close to the waterline and offer smaller terraces with excellent ocean views as an alternative to larger balcony staterooms. Some cabins can accommodate a third and fourth person, and most cabin categories are fitted with inter-connecting doors to suit families. There are no single cabins, and 35 wheelchair-accessible cabins. A room service menu is available 24-hours, for a small charge.

Food and Dining
There are two principal dining rooms – Scarlet and Crimson – with a choice of fixed-time dining at two seatings, or flexible “Your Time Dining”. Dining assignments can be booked before the cruise. Menus change daily and service is excellent. Breakfast and lunch are open seating. Late morning Brunch is served along with a comedy presentation. Kids have their own menu. The Gathering Lido Restaurant is the expansive two-level poolside eatery, offering casual alternatives for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also on the pool deck is a pizza station, a deli, and the Mongolian Wok for Asian food. Come evening, most of the grill stations close down to become Seaview Bistro.

The Chef’s Art Steakhouse (reservations only, cover charge) specialising in steaks and seafood is a superb fine-dining experience not to be missed. The Chef’s Table, reserved for 12, is a special dining experience that includes a galley tour. On the promenade deck a premium coffee bar serves specialty coffees and sweets (there's a charge). There are numerous coffee, iced tea and lemonade stations as well as self-serve ice cream and frozen yoghurt machines. The ship offers 24-hour room service, ranging from basic continental-style breakfast fare to a variety of sandwiches and desserts.

Entertainment
There is something for everyone. Encore! Main Show Lounge spanning three decks presents large production shows and cabaret acts backed by a live show band. It has a revolving stage, hydraulic orchestra pit, and excellent sound. The Burgundy Lounge has a stage, dance floor, large bar and features cabaret entertainers. Seaside Theatre’s giant screen over the main pool shows sports events, music videos and films. Night is the time for late buffet snacks, R-rated comedy and Caliente Dance Club. There’s Sam’s Piano Bar, and the nearby Ocean Plaza offers food, interactive games, and a dance floor. These are just a few of the two dozen bars and lounges splashed with kaleidoscopic colours.

Daytime activities include the customary art auctions, karaoke, "game show mania," ballroom dancing, comedians, and bingo. Adults have the large action-packed Hat Trick Casino and their adults-only Serenity Retreat. Take an aerobics class, work out in the gym, refresh with a beauty treatment and massage. Access to Cloud 9 Spa with its Thalasso therapy pool, treatment rooms and tea house is limited to Spa staterooms or by day paid pass. There’s a mini-golf course, jogging track, and deck games. On one side of the Seaside Theatre is SportsSquare, which has multiple outdoor activities for all ages; and on the other side is Carnival Waterworks with its many slides. Teens enjoy their own parties and movies at Club O2, junior teens at Circle “C”, and pre-teens at Camp Carnival. Keep linked to the outside world at the Internet Café. Build-A-Bear Workshop by Sea is coming summer 2017.





































Explore the decks

Carnival Dream deckplans

Carnival Dream deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

Cabin categories include interior staterooms (4 grades), ocean view (6 grades), balcony (seven grades), and suites (four grades). Each of these categories has a “Cloud 9 Spa” variation, with complimentary spa access. Eighty percent of the cabins are outside; 80 percent of those staterooms have private balconies. Each cabin has a gift amenity basket in its bathroom. All staterooms include flat-screen TVs, safe, mini-bar, beach towels, hair dryer, bathrobes to wear during your cruise, and Carnival Comfort Bed with plush mattresses, good quality duvets, linens and pillows. Standard cabins are a good size. Most with twin beds can be converted to king-size bed. Good design and soft lighting add to a feeling of spaciousness in interior staterooms.

The Junior, Grand, and Ocean Suites have a large lounge and sleeping area, large bathroom with twin wash basins, and whirlpool bathtub. The best suites and cabins are those on the aft-facing decks. Suites qualify for priority check-in at port. Cove Balconies are a new category of stateroom, located on the lower Main Deck, which are close to the waterline and offer smaller terraces with excellent ocean views as an alternative to larger balcony staterooms. Some cabins can accommodate a third and fourth person, and most cabin categories are fitted with inter-connecting doors to suit families. There are no single cabins, and 35 wheelchair-accessible cabins. A room service menu is available 24-hours, for a small charge.

Decks
Carnival Dream

Carnival Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Carnival Dream star rating
Maiden voyage: 2009
Number of decks: 14
Tonnage: 128251
Cabins: 1823
Passenger capacity: 3646
Number of crew: 1367

What's onboard? ▼

  • Gift and Candy shops
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining rooms (2)
  • Fixed and flexible time dining
  • SeaDay Brunch, Breakfast Grill
  • Kids menu, pizza, ice cream
  • Room service menu 24-h (add tip)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Chef’s Table (for 12; pay; includes galley tour)
  • Steakhouse (dinner)
  • Steakhouse Restaurant
  • Mongolian Wok (Asian)
  • Green Eggs & Ham breakfast
  • Comedy shows while you eat
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Lido buffet, restaurants, bistro
  • The Taste Bar snacks, Kids menus
  • Café, coffee, drinks, ice cream, patisserie, deli
  • Internet café
  • Bars & lounges, multiple
  • Ocean Plaza
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Main Show Lounge
  • Atrium social centre & shops
  • Karaoke with live band
  • Seaside Theatre
  • Big outdoor screen
  • Live music, comedy, DJs, dancing, karaoke, game shows, pool parties
  • Nightclub
  • Art gallery & auctions
  • Casino
  • Conference room
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (2)
  • Whirlpools (7)
  • Carnival Waterworks
  • Spa with suites Cloud 9
  • Beauty, Hair, for men & women
  • Fitness Centre, programs, jogging track
  • Yoga, Pilates (pay)
  • Serenity Adult Retreat
  • SportSquare complex
  • Mini-golf course
  • Pool & deck parties
  • Library for quiet time
  • UNDER 18
  • Camp Carnival (2-5,6-8,9-11)
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop by Sea (summer 2017)
  • Circle “C” (12-14)
  • Club O2 (teens)
  • Video arcade
  • Babysitting late night (pay)
  • Night Owls (under 12) care till 3 am (pay)
  • OTHER
  • Wedding packages (inquire)
  • Shore excursion desk
  • Wi-Fi, Mobile phone service
  • Laundrette self service (pay)
  • Wheelchair access good
  • Elevators

What's included? ▼

  • Gratuities when an Australia-based ship
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea & milk 24 h
  • Sit-down or anytime dining choice
  • Alternative dining (extra charge)
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 yrs)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests (2 weeks’ notice)
  • Service animals accepted (vaccinated)
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Wedding and Vow Renewals (pay)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Gratuities when not an Australia-based ship per person/day: US$12.95, US$13.95 suites (2+ yrs)
  • Gratuities are voluntary & can be modified/removed on request at Guest Relations after boarding
  • Service charge when not from Australia ports: Beverages 15%
  • Can pre-pay when booking, Barbados must pre-pay.
  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Babysitting, childcare services (1 to 11 y, 10pm-1am)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • Credit/debit card 1.5% service fee
  • REMINDERS
  • Passports 6 mth validity. Youth IDs Australia domestic
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions

Happy Customers

Benice has always helped us out with our cruises and we find her service excellent."

Reviewer: Patricia W, QLD
Date: 25 May 2016
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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