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Carnival Splendor
Last refurbished
2019
Last refurbished
Passengers
3012
Passengers
Ports Visited
23
Ports visited
Cruises from $97 per day
$97
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of Carnival Splendor
113,303
Gross Tonnage

Carnival Splendor Cruises

3.6
(from 5 verified customers)

Looking for a fun-filled holiday? Look no further, as Carnival Splendor has it all! Based out of Sydney, there is a range of itineraries with varying lengths visiting Australia, New-Zealand and the South Pacific with one to suit any kind of traveller. There is a whole lot of ship spanning the length of three football fields. Originally a Costa Concordia class ship, now in a class of her own - The Splendor Class. Recently refurbished in Singapore in 2019,and including Fun-Ship 2.0 upgrades including the Green Thunder Waterslide & Waterpark, Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina and the BlueIguana Tequila Bar. From the moment you board Splendor, you will realise you’ve stepped on the “fun ship”, with iconic Pink Zebra wallpaper, to bright colorful tiles in the dining areas, quirky artwork all over the ship, the giant green and yellow waterslides jutting high in the sky - it will put you in the right mood from the word go.

Beyond the thrills of the waterslides and parks and the vibrant shared spaces, you can let Carnival entertain you with their energetic stage shows, hilarious comedy acts and fine dining. For something even more relaxing, head to the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat or the Cloud 9 Spa for some pampering. Aboard Carnival Splendor, the feel is fun and festive and you’ll find your fellow guests are too. The ship is a magnet for the young and and young at heart, with families making up a significant proportion of the passenger mix, especially through the school holidays. Read more

The atmosphere onboard is relaxed, encouraged by the friendly and highly energetic staff aboard. Things step up a notch on the couple of evenings designated “Cruise Elegant” nights, where cocktail attire the expectation, although some guests will dress more formally.

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 13
Tonnage: 113303
Cabins: 1506
Passengers: 3012
Number of crew: 1150
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Clean cruising tip

Farenheit 555 is a must try restaurant on board. The food is absolutely delicious.
Carli Fergusson
Carli Fergusson - Senior Consultant | CLIA Master
Last sailed Saturday, December 28, 2019 - Sailed on Carnival Splendor 1 time

Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Carnival Splendor

    Carnival Splendor has a range of dining options to suit all needs. The main dining rooms included in your cruise fare are the Black Pearl and The Gold Pearl spanning two decks, with two set dining times or flexible “Your Time Dining”. Breakfast and lunch are open seating and menus change daily to provide you with the option to experience several different cuisines and with fixed dining options you will get the same waiter throughout your cruise and they will get to know your preferences pretty quickly. Also included in your cruise fare are the International food Plaza, Masala Tiger, Taste Bar, Ol’fashioned BBQ, Guy’s Burger Joint and the 24hr - Pizzeria & Swirls Ice Cream Bar. Read more

    If you were after something memorable for the kids and of yourself of course, be sure to book in for the Suess at Sea - Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast (for a fee) which is sure to not disappoint. Other paid dining experiences include - The Chef’s Table, Java Blue Cafe, Fahrenheit 555, Seafood Corner and Juice and Java. If you would prefer to laze around in your robe and dine in your cabin for the night, 24-hour room service is also available with a diverse menu available (extra charge).

  • Bars

    Bar on the Carnival Splendor

    Looking for a unique place to sit back, relax and sip on your drink of choice? Carnival Splendor has a wide range of pubs and bars to hang out in, no matter your mood. Try a unique cocktail by one of the mix-masters, concocted just to your tastes at the Alchemy Bar, or for a chilled hang out spot with good tunes and a beer in hand, head to the RedFrog Pub. If you're into something more tropical, try your favourite rum drink at the RedFrog Rum Bar. Read more

    For something more ice cold, the BlueIguana Tequila Bar serves frozen tequila cocktails and Mexican beers. For a drink and a sing, grab your mates and head to the Piano Bar, or if sports is more your thing, why not hang at the Our House Sports Bar. If you’ve struck a run of luck at the casino, you don’t have to stray far to find a drink at the Casino Bar. If you think you’ve got what it takes to mix a great cocktail, why not take part in a Mixologist Competition. There are also a few unique paid beverage options around the ship including - Beer Station (pour your own beer), Cruise the Vineyards (wine tasting) or Master the Martini (mini-martini tasting).

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Carnival Splendor

    Carnival Splendor will not disappoint with a range of entertainment options for the whole family. Grab some popcorn and settle into a pool-side lounge chair or dive into the pool itself to enjoy a Dive-In Movie. Head to the Spectacular Lounge to be entertained by a range of Broadway style shows including Playlist Productions, from 80s to pop to the Max to Epic Rock. Don’t miss the Airia Aerial and illusion show, prepare to be blown away with a magical evening in store. Read more

    The Punchliner Comedy Club hosts a selection of Aussie comedians and they will have you rolling on the floor with laughter at one of their family friendly or Adult Only shows. Take part in Hasbro, The Game Show, the live interactive game show extravaganza of all your favourite board games. If you're feeling brave, take the mic and dazzle the audience at the Lip Sync Battle, who knows, you may be the next Carnival superstar. CLUE - The Murder Mystery will have you questioning from day 1 with Clues revealed throughout your cruise. Head to the Piano bar for a drink, a sing and a good night out or try your hand at Karaoke if that’s your thing. There is Live Music scattered around the ship, from Island Rock at the RedFrog Pub, Singalongs at the Piano Bar, or Dance anthems on the Lido deck, there is a tune and a music hub for everyone. Over 18’s can dance the night away at the Nightclub, there are themed parties too! If you're feeling lucky, why not try your luck at the Royal Flush Casino, whether it’s blackjack, poker or a spin on the pokies - good luck! Depending on the length and itinerary of your cruise, be sure to check what Theme Nights may be on during your voyage so you can dress up and have some fun whether it be Elegant Night, 80s Rock N Glow deck party, Mexican Mega Deck Party or the Carribean Island Night.

  • Activities

    Activities on the Carnival Splendor

    Carnival Splendor has a range of included activities on offer suitable for all ages and interests. Grab some mates and have a game of basketball at sea or try your aim at mini-golf if you’ve mastered your sea legs. Head for a dip in the pool or relax in the spa. If you're an adrenaline junkie looking for some fun, take a slide down the Green Lightning and Twister Waterslides. Read more

    Carnival Fun Staff also run physical challenges, scavenger hunts, trivia, bean bag throwing and many other activities throughout the cruise. Looking for your next masterpiece to add to your collection? Don’t miss the art auctions showcasing beautiful pieces, sold to the highest bidder or attend one of the art seminars and exhibitions. Foodies will love the cooking demonstrations by the Carnival chefs demonstrating how they make your incredible meals on board. Did someone say BINGO? You have to be in it to win it, there are extravagant cash prizes on offer along with other prizes such as tour passes, spa services, gifts from on board shops and more. For our little cruisers, the Build-A-Bear Workshop at sea is the perfect memento for them to remember their holiday of a lifetime. Be sure to say cheese at the Pixels photography booths set up with beautiful and quirky backdrops providing many photo opportunities on board or head to Dreams Studio for a beautiful keepsake you will cherish forever. There is also a library and internet nook if you want to catch up on some reading or brag about your cruising adventures to your family and friends back home. For the sweet tooths, Cherry on Top is the place to be with a range of sweets available. Needing some souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home, or a treat for yourself? The Carnival Fun Shops stock everything your heart desires from designer jewellery, to clothes, Tax & Duty free liquor and beauty products.

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the Carnival Splendor

    Peace and serenity is found at the The Cloud 9 Spa. Escape for some ‘you’ time and rejuvenate and relax with facial, massage, nail treatment, body wrap and much more. The Cloud 9 Spa - Thermal Suite is pure bliss, with tiled lounges set at the ideal temperature warmth, and essential oils dispersed into the air, you will be cleansed, detoxified and revitalized. Be sure to book in advance so you don’t miss out. Read more

    Soak your body in the Thalassotherapy pool and get your sea-water fix. Other beauty and health treatments on offer include acupuncture, hair services, men’s services and the medi-spa. Want to work off that mid-morning buffet? Head to the well-equipped fitness centre for a run on the treadmill or a weights session. There is also a range of fitness and wellbeing classes on offer with certified personal trainers to assist you along the way (charges may apply). Get up at the crack of dawn and go for a jog with breathtaking views on the jogging track.

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the Carnival Splendor

    Camp Ocean (2-11 years), Circle “C” (12-14 years) and Club O2 (15-17 years) are kids clubs equipped with accredited staff and endless entertainment such as ocean-themed activities, trivia, games, karaoke, movies and much more. Infants must be at least 6 months of age to travel on domestic itineraries and 12 months for all other itineraries due to the limited capacity for neonatal facilities onboard. There are babysitting facilities for children under 2 years, which is $8.00 (AUD) per hour per child for Sea and Port days and Night Owl provides babysitting from 9-12pm, for kids aged 2-11. For some water fun, take the kids to Carnival Waterworks and they will be entertained for hours. Read more

    Seuss-a-palooza Parade is a bright, colorful fun-filled display of all your favourite Dr. Seuss characters, something not to miss and then watch them come to life at the Seuss-a-palooza storytime session as you listen to all your Dr. Seuss favourites. Book in for the breakfast of a lifetime with Green Eggs and Ham (fees apply), also part of the Seuss-At-Sea Program. If your little one is ages 2-5, get them moving at Zumbini’s. The Warehouse Arcade is equipped with the latest high-tech video and arcade games and you may just score a prize if you're lucky.

  • 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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Customer cruise ship ratings

Carnival Splendor has an average of 3.6 Stars based on 5 Guest Reviews

  • Overall
    3.6
  • Cabin
    4
  • Dining
    2.6
  • Entertainment
    2.6
  • Service
    4

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • Welcome onboard Carnival Splendor. The ship is dedicated to filling your days with luxury, grandeur and of course, splendor. All you need to do is raise your legs and rest your tired head in the sunshine. Carnival Splendor will take care of the rest.

  • Movies shown on Carnival Splendor are literally surrounded by splishes and splashes. Swim up to the theater on the ship. Floating alongside Hollywood’s A-listers? Can anything be more splendid?

  • The splendor will continue at Carnival Splendor’s Cloud 9 Spa. Immerse yourself in a massage. Pamper yourself with a facial. Experience what a little luxury can do in Thermal Suites. You will agree that it is splendid indeed.

  • No port visits on a particular day? Perfect! A day at sea gives you the opportunity to sleep a little and Carnival Splendor’s brunch is definitely the most delicious reason to finally get out of bed.

Cabins

The cabin categories include interior staterooms, ocean view (portholes, picture window, and forward-looking floor-to-ceiling window), balcony (four grades, up to an aft wrap-around balcony), and suites (three 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. 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 25 wheelchair-accessible cabins. A room service menu is available 24-hours, for a small charge.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the Carnival Splendor Inside on the Carnival Splendor

    Cabin Types

    4S, 4J, 4G, 4F, 4E, 4D, 4C, 4B, 4A, PT, 1A, IS

    Average Cabin Size – 15.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0.0 m2

    Size approx.: 185 sq.ft. Features twin beds (convert to a king size bed) and either upper or single convertible sofa. Excellent values, these spacious accommodations include generous amenities. Exclusive Cloud 9 Spa amenities: Exclusive entry access to the adjacent Cloud 9 Spa facilities, upgraded in-stateroom amenities and Cloud 9 Spa Package exclusive to guests booked in Spa Accommodations. Only 1st and 2nd guests booked in Spa staterooms will receive the access and amenities; 3rd and 4th guests are not entitled to spa access and amenities.

  • Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Carnival Splendor Oceanview on the Carnival Splendor

    Cabin Types

    6S, 6K, 6J, 6C, 6B, 6A, OV

    Average Cabin Size – 20.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0.0 m2

    Size approx.: 230 sq.ft. Ocean is right outside your window and this roomy space gives you peace and privacy you need. Features: Two twin beds (convert to a king-size bed), a picture window, private bathroom with shower, ample drawer and closet space, hair-dryer, mini-bar, mini-safe, TV, complimentary use of bathrobes, bathroom amenities kit and telephone. Inclusive spa stateroom amenities for 1st & 2nd guests ONLY – fees applied to 3rd & 4th guests.

  • Balcony

    Balcony on the Carnival Splendor Balcony on the Carnival Splendor

    Cabin Types

    9C, 8S, 8P, 8N, 8M, 8F, 8E, 8D, 8C, 8B, 8A, BL

    Average Cabin Size – 17.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.8 m2

    Size approx.: 185 sq ft.; Balcony: 75 sq ft. Features: Two twin beds (convert to king), single sofa. Some staterooms offer a pullman bed or / and sofa bed. Sofa and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. 3 closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table. Interactive TV, hair dryer, mini-bar, safe, complimentary use of bathrobes, bathroom amenities kit and telephone.

  • Suite

    Suite on the Carnival Splendor Suite on the Carnival Splendor

    Cabin Types

    SS, CS, GS, OS, JS, ST

    Average Cabin Size – 31.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 8.0 m2

    Size approx.: 275 sq ft.; Balcony: 65 sq ft. Features: Two twin beds (convert to a king-size bed), a private furnished balcony, sitting area with sofa, armchair, coffee table, and a private bathroom with shower, whirlpool tub and double sink. Additional suite amenities include a vanity area, mini-bar, complimentary use of bathrobes, bathroom amenities kit, interactive TV, safe, hair-dryer, phone. These staterooms have private access to the spa and come with exclusive spa amenities - two fitness classes per individual (up to 2 people) and in priority in booking Spa appointments. These extra-large accommodations have a separate sitting area and spacious balcony.

Deck Plans for Carnival Splendor

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

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