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Carnival Mardi Gras
First launched
2020
First launched
Passengers
5282
Passengers
Ports Visited
9
Ports visited
Cruises from $123 per day
$123
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of Carnival Mardi Gras
180,800
Gross Tonnage

Carnival Mardi Gras Cruises

Mardi Gras is the first of two “XL-Class” ships under construction for Carnival, with a second vessel to arrive in 2022. It will be the cruise line's first ship to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), a form of fuel that reduces toxic emissions. At 185,000 GT and carrying 5200 guests, this sparkling new family ship will be the largest in Carnival’s FunShip fleet.

The name of the ship recalls Carnival Cruise Line's first-ever ship, which retired in 1993. Mardi Gras will feature six themed zones that combine eateries with entertainment: Three-storey Grand Central entertainment complex; a New Orleans style French Quarter; Summer Landing based on Guy's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Brewhouse; Italy-inspired La Piazza; Lido; and the Ultimate Playground on the top three decks, that includes 60m above the ocean the first rollercoaster at sea.)

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2020
Number of decks: 16
Tonnage: 180800
Cabins: 641
Passengers: 5282
Number of crew: 1745
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Carnival Mardi Gras Cruise Calendar

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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruises
Ship: Carnival Mardi Gras
Departure Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021
Duration: 7 nights
Departs: Port Canaveral
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Ship: Carnival Mardi Gras
Departure Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
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Departs: Port Canaveral
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Cruise Line: Carnival Cruises
Ship: Carnival Mardi Gras
Departure Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021
Duration: 7 nights
Departs: Port Canaveral
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Western Caribbean From Port Canaveral (Orlando), Fl

Cruise Line: Carnival Cruises
Ship: Carnival Mardi Gras
Departure Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Duration: 7 nights
Departs: Port Canaveral
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Eastern Caribbean From Port Canaveral (Orlando), Fl

Cruise Line: Carnival Cruises
Ship: Carnival Mardi Gras
Departure Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Duration: 7 nights
Departs: Port Canaveral
Returns: Port Canaveral

Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    There are three principal dining rooms 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 at a variety of locations, and include a late morning Brunch. Read more

    Kids have their own menu. Lido Marketplace is the expansive two-level poolside eatery, offering casual alternatives for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Adjacent is Guy’s Burger Joint and Blue Iguana Cantina (Mexican). Also on the pool deck is a pizza station, a deli, and Ji Ji Asian Kitchen. There are eight alternative restaurants (by reservation, with cover charge) serving steak, seafood, Asian, and Italian cuisine. The Chef’s Table, reserved for 16, is a special dining experience that includes a galley tour. Many casual restaurants provide choices of fast-food, BBQ, Mexican, and pasta. The ship offers 24-hour room service, ranging from basic continental-style breakfast fare to a variety of sandwiches and desserts.

  • Bars

    Bar on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    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. After dinner is the time for late buffet snacks, comedy and nightclub. There’s the Piano Bar, interactive games, and a dance floor.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    There is something for everyone. Mardi Gras Theater, spanning two 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 second stage entertainment is at the Comedy Club lounge (family-friendly, also adult). Read more

    Seaside Theatre’s giant screen over the main pool shows sports events, music videos and films.

  • Activities

    Activities on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Daytime activities include the customary art auctions, karaoke, "game show mania," ballroom dancing, comedians, and bingo. Adults have the large action-packed Winner’s Luck Casino and their adults-only Serenity Retreat.. 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 the Waterworks and water slide. Read more

    On the top deck is the electric Roller Coaster.

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Take an aerobics class, work out in the gym, refresh with a beauty treatment and massage. Access to Cloud 9 Spa with its Thalassotherapy pool, treatment rooms and tea house is limited to Spa staterooms or by day paid pass.)

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Kids aged 2-5 can join the Penguin Colony where they can engage in musical icebergs and ocean bingo. The Stingrays are for kids aged 6-8 they enjoy pirate games nights, salt art and can even design their own aquarium. The sharks offer kids aged 9-11 a chance to play Marine Life Trivia, create a giant ocean mural and get the heart pumping with volleyball and soccer. The teens aren’t forgotten onboard either with Circle C and Club O2 created just for them. Read more

    Circle C allows teens from 12-14 to chill out and make new friends, with dance parties, games and outdoor movies. Club O2 is for the 15-17-year-olds to hang out, play games, sing karaoke and just have fun with like-minded teens and escape the parents for a few hours.

  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • All main meals on-board
    • Alternative dining (extra charge)
    • Australia: Tipping is not required
    • Bridge director on select cruises
    • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 yrs)
    • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor

Covid Safety

The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for Carnival Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations. Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases.

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Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • The first stop on the tour is naturally going to be your first stop when you come cruise. Grand Central is designed to welcome guests and wow ‘em with high ceilings, big ocean views and entertainment. It sounds a little funny, but this high-energy spot is actually great for relaxing with a cup of coffee or a cocktail.

  • Cool bars, amazing food, great folks, jazz clubs, funky little shops. Visit my French Quarter — which pays tribute to the Crescent City with all of these — and get a taste for NOLA.

  • A bit of inside info: any time of year is the right time to cruise. But if you’re cruising on Mardi , check out the Summer Landing and enjoy all the flavors of summer. BBQ was designed by Guy Fieri and beer is brewed, oh, right over there. The pool and whirlpool are nearby.

Cabins

Cabin categories (with many sub-categories) include interior staterooms, ocean view, balcony, and suites. Each of these categories has a Cloud 9 Spa variation, with complimentary access to all the spa accessories and fitness programs. 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 TVs, safe, hair dryer, telephone, controllable AC, bathrobes to wear during your cruise, and Carnival Comfort Bed with plush mattresses, good quality duvets, linens and pillows.

You’ll have 24-hour room steward and nightly turndown service. Standard cabins are a good size. Most with twin beds that can be converted to king-size bed. Good design and soft lighting add to a feeling of spaciousness in interior staterooms. Havana staterooms and suites (deck 8; for over-11s) are a ship within a ship, located near the Havana Bar & Pool, for members only. Larger are Havana Cabana suites. Cloud 9 staterooms and suites (decks 5, 17) come with many privileges. For families there are Family Harbor staterooms and suites (deck 4) that are attached to child-friendly areas, activities, restaurants and lounge. The Suites are larger depending on level, including large bathroom with twin wash basins, and a whirlpool bathtub. Suites qualify for priority check-in at port. There’s also a mini-bar or refrigerator in each suite. There are no single cabins, many wheelchair-accessible cabin, and many with interconnecting doors. Cabins sleep up to five guests. A room service menu is available 24-hours.)

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  • Interior

    Interior on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Cabin Types

    FA, 4T, 4S, 4O, 4N, 4I, 4H, 4G, 4F, 4E, 4D, 4C, 4B, 4A, IS

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    Two twin beds (convert to king) and one upper pullman. Vanity with illuminated mirror. Full bathroom with shower. Ample closet space. Exclusive Family Harbor amenities: Access to Family Harbor Lounge featuring breakfast, snacks during the day, plus board games, family movies, video games and more. Kids eat free in most specialty onboard restaurants and get a free evening of Night Owls babysitting service.

  • Ocean View

    Ocean View on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Cabin Types

    FE, 6S, 6B, 6A, OV, HA

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    Two twin beds (convert to king) and single sofa bed. Sofa, plus vanity with illuminated mirror. Full bathroom with shower. Ample closet space. Picture window. Exclusive Family Harbor amenities: Access to Family Harbor Lounge featuring breakfast, snacks during the day, plus board games, family movies, video games and more. Kids eat free in most specialty onboard restaurants and get a free evening of Night Owls babysitting service.

  • Balcony

    Balcony on the Carnival Mardi Gras Balcony on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Cabin Types

    HG, HE, 8V, 8P, 8N, 8M, 8L, 8K, 8J, 8G, 8F, 8E, 8D, 8C, 8B, 8A, 7Y, 7X, 7S, 7C, BL

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    Two twin beds (convert to king). Sofa, plus vanity with illuminated mirror. Full bathroom with shower. Ample closet space. Outdoor patio facing Lanai with patio chairs and table. Exclusive Havana amenities: Exclusive daytime access to Havana Pool area.Notes: All Havana stateroom guests must be 12 or older. View is partially obstructed by steel railing.

  • Suite

    Suite on the Carnival Mardi Gras

    Cabin Types

    DS, KS, HU, FP, LS, SS, SV, OT, OS, HS, ST

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    Two twin beds (convert to king) and one upper pullman. Sofa and coffee table. Vanity with illuminated mirror. Dining area for four. Full deluxe bathroom with walk-in shower. Walk-in closet with ample closet space. Private large balcony with deck chairs and dining table.

Deck Plans for Carnival Mardi Gras

Legend

  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 2 Upper Pullmans
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Double Sofa Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Connecting Staterooms
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King), Double Sofa Bed and 1 Upper Pullman
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Single Sofa Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King), Single Sofa Bed and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Non-Smoking accommodations

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