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Carnival Spirit cruises for 2019-2020-2021


From October 2020 Carnival Spirit will home-port year round at Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, currently under construction at the mouth of the Brisbane River and adjacent to Brisbane Airport. Take 7-night cruises to Pacific islands (and there’s one 11-night cruise). Or, try a ‘taster’ 3 or 4-night cruise to nowhere or Airlie Beach. Meanwhile, Carnival Spirit sails out of Sydney, Australia. Cruises of 8 to 12 nights visit the Great Barrier Reef, and the South Pacific islands of Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. Three-night ‘taster’ cruises depart Sydney to nowhere from time to time, so you can get away from the office. The annual Melbourne Cup cruise of 6 nights gives you three days in Melbourne. Occasional 4-night cruises head for Moreton Island with its Tangalooma resort. In early 2020 Carnival Spirit spends two months sailing out of Melbourne, and in late March crosses the Pacific to Hawaii and a season along the Alaskan coast. She returns in October. Carnival Spirit’s last re-fit in Singapore gave her a giant pool-side movie screen, and new eateries and bars on the lido deck. Adapting to Australian customs, tips are built into the fare.
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Carnival Spirit will be home-based in Brisbane from October 2020

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Carnival Spirit Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = onboard Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2019 CRUISES

18

SEP

Carnival Spirit cruises

10

NIGHTS

Australia 10 Nights Cruise S937

Currently sailing

N/A

28

SEP

Carnival Spirit cruises

8

NIGHTS

UP TO
$50
OBC

$1,839

$230

6

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

8

NIGHTS

UP TO
$50
OBC

Sold out

N/A

14

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

Sold out

N/A

21

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,174

$117

31

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$509

$170

3

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

6

NIGHTS

$1,699

$283

9

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

12

NIGHTS

$1,200

$100

21

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$759

$190

25

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

11

NIGHTS

$1,099

$100

6

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$529

$176

9

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

9

NIGHTS

$950

$106

18

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

12

NIGHTS

$1,699

$142

30

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

10

NIGHTS

UP TO
$100
OBC

$1,699

$170

2020 CRUISES

9

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$569

$190

12

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

2

NIGHTS

Sea Break 2 Nights Cruise S003
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Melbourne

$299

$150

14

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

10

NIGHTS

Feature 10 Nights Cruise S004
Departs: Melbourne
UP TO
$100
OBC

$1,699

$170

24

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$614

$205

27

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

11

NIGHTS

Islands 11 Nights Cruise S006
Departs: Melbourne

$1,399

$127

7

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$529

$176

10

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

12

NIGHTS

Islands 12 Nights Cruise S008
Departs: Melbourne
UP TO
$100
OBC

$1,525

$127

22

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

5

NIGHTS

$830

$166

27

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$684

$171

2

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

12

NIGHTS

Feature 12 Nights Cruise S011
Departs: Melbourne

$1,689

$141

14

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

2

NIGHTS

Sea Break 2 Nights Cruise S012
Departs: Melbourne | Arrives: Sydney

$269

$135

16

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

8

NIGHTS

$899

$112

24

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

18

NIGHTS

Repo 18 Nights Cruise S014N
Departs: Sydney | Arrives: Honolulu

$3,124

$174

6

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

19

NIGHTS

Repo 19 Nights Cruise S043
Departs: Honolulu | Arrives: Brisbane
UP TO
$100
OBC

$2,999

$158

25

OCT

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

UP TO
$50
OBC

$949

$136

1

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

11

NIGHTS

$1,599

$145

12

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$500

$167

15

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$950

$136

22

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$849

$121

29

NOV

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

UP TO
$50
OBC

$899

$128

6

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$579

$145

10

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$500

$167

13

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,099

$157

20

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

UP TO
$50
OBC

$1,300

$186

27

DEC

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,599

$228

2021 CRUISES

3

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

11

NIGHTS

$1,699

$154

14

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$699

$233

17

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,100

$157

24

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

28

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

31

JAN

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$999

$143

7

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,000

$143

14

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,000

$143

21

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$599

$150

25

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

28

FEB

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$999

$143

7

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,214

$173

14

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,000

$143

21

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$599

$150

25

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

28

MAR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,050

$150

4

APR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,100

$157

11

APR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,099

$157

18

APR

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$599

$150

22

APR

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

25

APR

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,050

$150

2

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$999

$143

9

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,000

$143

16

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$649

$162

20

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

23

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$999

$143

30

MAY

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,049

$150

6

JUN

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,000

$143

13

JUN

Carnival Spirit cruises

4

NIGHTS

$649

$162

17

JUN

Carnival Spirit cruises

3

NIGHTS

$499

$166

20

JUN

Carnival Spirit cruises

7

NIGHTS

$999

$143

This month's most popular Carnival Spirit cruises


1. 6 night Main Events 6 Nights Cruise S943 ex Sydney on 3 Nov 2019, from $1,699
2. 12 night Islands 12 Nights Cruise S944 ex Sydney on 9 Nov 2019, from $1,200
3. 10 night Australia 10 Nights Cruise S937 ex Sydney on 18 Sep 2019, from $1,724
4. 12 night Main Events 12 Nights Cruise S949 ex Sydney on 18 Dec 2019, from $1,699
5. 11 night Islands 11 Nights Cruise S946 ex Sydney on 25 Nov 2019, from $1,099

Carnival Spirit — Ship Review Rating: 4.3 out of 5 based on 785 ratings.

Life aboard Carnival Spirit
From October 2020 Carnival Spirit will home-port year round at Brisbane International Cruise Terminal, currently under construction at the mouth of the Brisbane River and adjacent to Brisbane Airport. Take 7-night cruises to Pacific islands (and there’s one 11-night cruise). Or, try a ‘taster’ 3 or 4-night cruise to nowhere or Airlie Beach. Meanwhile, Carnival Spirit sails out of Sydney, Australia. Cruises of 8 to 12 nights visit the Great Barrier Reef, and the South Pacific islands of Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. Three-night ‘taster’ cruises depart Sydney to nowhere from time to time, so you can get away from the office. The annual Melbourne Cup cruise of 6 nights gives you three days in Melbourne. Occasional 4-night cruises head for Moreton Island with its Tangalooma resort. In early 2020 Carnival Spirit spends two months sailing out of Melbourne, and in late March crosses the Pacific to Hawaii and a season along the Alaskan coast. She returns in October. Carnival Spirit’s last re-fit in Singapore gave her a giant pool-side movie screen, and new eateries and bars on the lido deck. Adapting to Australian customs, tips are built into the fare.

Carnival Spirit, carrying 2,124 passengers, gives the feel of not being particularly crowded. After its 2018 modifications Spirit offers 25 bars, lounges and dining options, seven of which are new – try the ‘Boomerang Burger’. Created for the Australian market, there are Australian comedians, and Australian currency and power. On top is the world’s steepest vertical drop waterslide at sea, and Camp Carnival for ages 2 to teens. This “Fun Ship” has a nine-deck-high atrium, unique (to Carnival) dining venues, duty-free shopping mall, video arcade, and creative touches such as museum-quality artwork and “designer” martinis. Carnival Spirit has received top marks from past guests for the quality of its entertainment and facilities for families and children. The Night Owls program also offers nightly babysitting between 10 pm and 3am, which is designed as a “fun filled slumber party at sea” (extra charge).

Accommodation
The 31 cabin categories include interior staterooms, ocean view rooms, ocean rooms with French doors (but no balcony), ocean rooms with private balcony, and five grades of suites. 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 and Vista Suites have a large lounge and sleeping areas, large bathroom with twin wash basins, bidet, and whirlpool bathtub. The best suites and cabins are those on the aft-facing decks. Suites qualify for priority check-in at port. 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 16 wheelchair-accessible cabins. A room service menu is available 24-hours, for a small charge.

Food and Dining
The ship has a single two-deck dining room – the Empire Restaurant – with a choice of fixed-time dining at two seatings, or flexible “Your Time Dining”. Dining assignments can be booked before the cruise. Allow for one or two nights “Dress Elegant”. Menus change daily and service is excellent. Breakfast and lunch are open seating. The Lido Restaurant is an extensive casual eatery, with sections that include small buffet counters, salad counters, a dessert counter, a 24-hour pizzeria, ice cream/frozen yoghurt station, and deli. BlueIguana Cantina Mexican eatery adds to specialty dining options, and Alchemy Bar for premium spirits and cocktails. Children have their own special menu, pizza, and ice cream that will satisfy.

The Nouveau Restaurant (dress up, reservations, cover charge), for steak and seafood with your selected wine, is a superb fine-dining experience not to be missed; also the specialty Bonsai Sushi. At the poolside are Guy’s Burger Joint and Fat Jimmy’s C-side BBQ offering burgers, hot dogs and the like. Hot coffee is available at drinks stations throughout at no cost, but the offerings at the specialty coffee and patisserie European-Style Café are tempting. The Chef’s Table (for 12, reserved) takes you on a galley tour, then fine cuisine (extra charge). Drinks are available at 16 bars. 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. Pharaoh’s Palace Main Lounge spanning three decks presents large production shows and cabaret acts backed by a live show band. There’s an alternative show lounge, Versailles Lounge, on the lowest deck. Night is the time for late buffet snacks, R-rated comedy, and lounges and bars to suit every mood, many of which feature live music. Try the popular Piano Bar for sing along with the piano, and the Sports Bar. There’s a poolside giant screen and new adjoining eateries.

Daytime activities include the customary art auctions, karaoke, Hasbro The Game Show, ballroom dancing (with lessons), comedians, bingo, library and Internet Café. Adults have the large action-packed Louis XIV Casino. For adults, an open-air deck called Serenity has a child-free pool, spas, sun lounges and a bar. Take an aerobics class, work out in the gym, refresh with a beauty treatment and massage. There’s a mini-golf course, jogging track, and deck games. Teens enjoy their own parties and movies at Club O2, junior teens at Circle “C”, and pre-teens at Camp Carnival. Entertainment extends to the humungous WaterWorks slides and pools. Late-night child care is available for a charge.





































Explore the decks

Carnival Spirit deckplans

Carnival Spirit 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

The 31 cabin categories include interior staterooms, ocean view rooms, ocean rooms with French doors (but no balcony), ocean rooms with private balcony, and five grades of suites. 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 and Vista Suites have a large lounge and sleeping areas, large bathroom with twin wash basins, bidet, and whirlpool bathtub. The best suites and cabins are those on the aft-facing decks. Suites qualify for priority check-in at port. 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 16 wheelchair-accessible cabins. A room service menu is available 24-hours, for a small charge.

Decks
Carnival Spirit

Carnival Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Carnival Spirit star rating
Maiden voyage: 2001
Number of decks: 12
Tonnage: 85920
Cabins: 1062
Passenger capacity: 2124
Number of crew: 930

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social scene, shops
  • Gift Candy shops
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining (b’fast, dinner)
  • Fixed and flexible time dining
  • SeaDay Brunch (b’fast/Lunch)
  • Breakfast grill
  • Lido Restaurant (all meals)
  • Guy’s Burger Joint (lunch, early dinner)
  • Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ (lunch)
  • Salad Bar (lunch)
  • BlueIguana Cantina (Mexican, b’fast, lunch)
  • The Carnival Deli (lunch, dinner)
  • Poolside Grill (lunch, dinner)
  • Good Eats (buffet, dinner)
  • Kids menu, pizza, ice cream
  • Special diets (email beforehand)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • The Chef’s Table (dinner; includes galley tour)
  • Nouveau Restaurant (dinner)
  • Green Eggs & Ham (breakfast)
  • Bonsai Sushi (Japanese; lunch, dinner)
  • 24-hour room service (room menu)
  • Drinks packages
  • SNACKS
  • Seafood Corner (pay)
  • Pizza Pirate
  • Sweet Spot
  • Swirls ice cream, yoghurt
  • Burgers, hot dogs, fries
  • Coffee Bar, café, patisserie (pay)
  • Cherry On Top (pay, sweet store)
  • Internet café
  • Bars & lounges, multiple
  • Soft drink package (pay)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Main Show Lounge
  • Karaoke with live band
  • Big outdoor screen
  • Live music, comedy, DJs, dancing, karaoke, game shows, pool parties
  • Theme nights – dress up
  • Sports and Piano Bars
  • Nightclub
  • The Game Show
  • Art gallery, auctions, seminars
  • Casino
  • Conference room
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (3)
  • Whirlpools (4)
  • Carnival Waterworks
  • Green Thunder Waterslide
  • Twister Waterslide
  • Dr Seuss at Sea activities
  • Spa & treatments (pay)
  • Sauna & steam room
  • Beauty, Hair, for men & women
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Classes (yoga etc., pay)
  • Serenity Adult Retreat
  • Sports Court
  • Mini-golf course
  • Pool & deck parties
  • Dance classes
  • SoulPlay art craft classes
  • Library for quiet time
  • Internet Café (pay)
  • Video arcade (pay)
  • UNDER 18
  • Camp Ocean (2-5,6-8,9-11)
  • Arts & Craft (2-11y)
  • Circle “C” (12-14y)
  • Club O2 (15-17y)
  • Warehouse Arcade (teens)
  • Build a Bear workshop (pay)
  • Night Owls (1-11y) care 10pm-1am (pay)
  • OTHER
  • Wedding packages (inquire)
  • Shore excursion desk
  • Wi-Fi, Mobile phone service
  • Laundrette self service (pay)
  • Wheelchair access good
  • Elevators
  • 110V 3-prong/220 V Europe, Aust.
  • Power board on request
  • PACK: Beach items
  • DON’T PACK: Power board, towels, dryer, iron
  • No tipping in Australia

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 to 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? ▼

  • 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
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • GRATUITIES AUSTRALIA
  • Gratuities included in the fare
  • OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA: US$13.99 pp/day; US$15.99 suites. (2 y and older).
  • Can pre-pay when booking. Adjust at discretion on board
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Barbados embarkation: All gratuities pre-paid when booking
  • Service Charges: Beverages, Chef’s Table 18%
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Youth IDs required for Australia domestic
  • Check dress code, health requirements ahead
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Camera drones permitted only on shore outside port area
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