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Carnival Sensation
Last refurbished
2017
Last refurbished
Passengers
2040
Passengers
Ports Visited
9
Ports visited
Cruises from $88 per day
$88
From Price per day

Carnival Sensation Cruises

Carnival Sensation entered service in 1993. At 70,536 GT she carries 2,040 passengers. Refitting in 2017 has given her an ‘as-new’ look, sporting mini golf course on the sports deck, refurbished staterooms, new children’s facilities, remodelled restaurants, water parks with whirlpools and three pools, and an adults-only deck. Other features include internet access, library, and spa and fitness facilities.

Carnival Sensation offers excellent Las Vegas-style entertainment, a selection of theme bars and lounges, and some of the largest standard cabins in the cruise industry. Past guests give top marks for the ship’s entertainment and its value-for-money. Despite the large number of passengers, there is no sense of being crowded onboard. This well-maintained vessel is ideal for families, veteran travellers, multigenerational groups, honeymooners and singles.)

Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 1993
Number of decks: 10
Tonnage: 70536
Cabins: 1000
Passengers: 2040
Number of crew: 920
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Carnival Sensation

    The ship’s two dining rooms are Ecstasy and Fantasy, both attractive and bright, 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.

    The Lido Restaurant is a self-serve buffet that provides hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, salads, ice cream, cookies and so on. There are two alternative restaurants: Nouveau Restaurant (dinner) with steak and seafood, and Bonsai Sushi (lunch and dinner). Treat yourself to the Chef’s Table for 12. Or more simply, try the Mongolian Wok (Asian). The quality of food is good and the ingredients are fresh. The menu is varied, not just in the main dining room, but throughout the ship. Many guests breakfast on the lido deck, and at lunch choose the international dish of the day. A continental breakfast in one’s stateroom comes with streamlined service (pay). Other meals, available 24-hours, include a variety of sandwiches and desserts. Dress up for a “Cruise Elegant” formal night.

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  • Bars

    Bar on the Carnival Sensation

    A patisserie offers specialty coffees and sweets (extra charge). There are numerous bars and lounges, with live music, playing your song requests, and sing along.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Carnival Sensation

    Carnival ships provide carnival entertainment. The Fantasia Showlounge presents large-scale productions shows and major cabaret acts.)

  • Activities

    Activities on the Carnival Sensation

    There are many participatory activities - colourful, fun, and with much family revelry. Also follow the art auctions, bingo and trivia challenges. Read quietly in the library by day, contact the world in the Internet cafe, and quicken the pace in the casino by night. Relax top deck around the resort-style pool, under the trademark Carnival swept-back wing-tipped funnel.

    There’s a mini-golf course, jogging track, and deck games. Carnival Waterworks includes the Green Thunder Waterslide and Dr Seuss at Sea activities, fun for all ages.

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  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the Carnival Sensation

    Take an aerobics class, work out in the gym, or refresh with a beauty treatment and massage.)

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the Carnival Sensation

    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.

    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.

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  • 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
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    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. For further information, visit our Travel Advisory page

Destination & Ports

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Highlights

  • Carnival Sensation’s dining options are not optional – you must try BlueIguana Cantina (tacos & burritos!) and Guy’s Burger Joint (yep, burgers!)

  • Playing a game on board is something which everyone will love. You will have time of your life time. Although, it may not be about winning or losing but there can be no greater sensation than tasting victory.

  • To experience water, you need to have a rendezvous with Carnival Sensation’s WaterWorks waterpark. You can zip down the ships Twister Waterslide and spiral into the pool below. You can even challenge your friend for a race on one of the water slides. H2 O has never been so exciting.

  • Welcome to Carnival Sensation. The gigantic ship is over 70,000 tons of vibrant fun sensations. Feeling joyous? Excited? Relaxed? Sensations all over? Expected because Carnival Sensation has such effects on people. To know why, read on.

Cabins

With the latest refurbishment staterooms are like those of a four-star hotel – an elegant retreat from the day’s activities. Choose from 24 grades of accommodation. Interior cabins are spacious, with twin bed or king, and some with an upper bunk. Oceanview staterooms come with either two portholes or large windows. Outside balcony suites and penthouse suites are more spacious and decorated, with whirlpool tubs, and decked out with marble and wood. Suite guests have priority check-in at US homeland ports.

All staterooms include flat-screen TVs, personal safe, and Carnival Comfort Bed with plush mattresses, good quality duvets, linens and pillows, swanky bathrooms; and sample sizes of personal items in a bowl or basket. Outside cabin guests have white fluffy towels and bathrobe. TV channels include CNN, CNN International, in-house channels, Cartoon Network, ESPN, two movie channels (and a separate one that is geared to children), ABC, CBS, and NBC. Room service is available 24-hours, with a greater range of menu for suite guests. There are no single cabins, and 22 cabins that are wheelchair-accessible.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the Carnival Sensation Inside on the Carnival Sensation

    Cabin Types

    4I, 4E, 4D, 4C, 4B, 4A, PT, 1A, IS

    Average Cabin Size – 16.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size approx.: 185 sq ft. Every Carnival guest is assured of spacious, comfortable accommodations. All staterooms have carpeting, ample drawer and closet space, private facilities (shower, basin and toilet), telephone and TV. Features: 2 twin beds that convert to a king size bed.

  • Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Carnival Sensation Oceanview on the Carnival Sensation

    Cabin Types

    6E, 6D, 6C, 6B, 6A, OV

    Average Cabin Size – 17.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size approx.: 185 sq.ft. Features: Two twin beds (convert to a queen or king), picture window, chair and coffee table, individual climate control, wall-safe, closet, private bathroom with shower, telephone, and a 20" flat-screen TV.

  • Balcony

    Balcony on the Carnival Sensation Balcony on the Carnival Sensation

    Cabin Types

    8M, 8D, 8C, 8B, 8A, BL

    Average Cabin Size – 17.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.2 m2

    Size approx.: 185 sq ft.; Balcony: 55 sq ft. Features: King size bed, flat screen TV, telephone, bath with shower, hairdryer, internet at nominal fee.

  • Suite

    Suite on the Carnival Sensation Suite on the Carnival Sensation

    Cabin Types

    ES, GS, JS, OB, ST

    Average Cabin Size – 27.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.2 m2

    Size approx.: 330 sq ft.; Balcony: 115 sq ft. An ample suite-style room with a king-size bed, a sofa and chair to relax in, plus a mini-bar and refrigerator, dresser and mirror, telephone, TV and VCR, and full bath, plus soft cotton bathrobes, a hair dryer and toiletries for your convenience. Enjoy spectacular ocean views from a large picture window, or step outside onto your private balcony to work on your tan or watch the sunset.

Deck Plans for Carnival Sensation

Legend

  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Single Sofa Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Upper Pullman
  • 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), 1 Lower Pullman, and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Connecting Staterooms
  • Non-Smoking accommodations
  • Stateroom has 2 Porthole Windows
  • Twin Beds (do not convert to one bed)
  • Unisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom

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