Carnival Horizon – Previewing Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship

Carnival Horizon

If your family, like many others, has fallen in love with the thrilling Carnival Vista — good news! Her sister ship, the 133,500-ton, 3,936-guest Carnival Horizon, is scheduled to debut in April 2018. As the second of the revolutionary Vista-class series, she will boast many of the same spectacular features, the bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, an IMAX Theatre, dining options for every taste and a huge WaterWorks aqua park featuring Kaleid-o-slide, a thrilling 455-foot-long water tube slide and a mini-racer for kids.


  • Incredible Havana Cabanas & Suites
  • Immense WaterWorks aqua park
  • SkyRide & Kaleid-O-Slide
  • IMAX Theatre
  • Onboard Brewery

Carnival Horizon Pool Deck

A wide range of accommodations will include spa staterooms, extra-roomy staterooms in Family Harbor and tropical-inspired Havana staterooms and suites. New dining and bar concepts will be introduced, however, Carnival Cruise Line is keeping these exciting innovations under wraps for now. (Please come back to this blog for updates.)

Other features will include three pools, nearly 30 dining and drink venues. A host of fun amenities and activities will be featured, including a sports court, ropes course, mini-golf, Camp Ocean kids club and teen programming in addition to family oriented and adult geared hoopla.

Carnival Horizon will be a spectacular floating resort, delighting cruisers with several indoor and outdoor dining venues and bars. Keep ship-shape at the fitness center and enjoy relaxing treatments at the multi-level Cloud 9 Spa, which will also boast a thermal suite including four steam chambers. A padded jogging track and beauty salon will also be onboard.

Palate-pleasing dining options will include the lovely main dining rooms and the Lido buffet. Seafood Shack, a New England-inspired eatery, will offer both indoor and alfresco seating for breathtaking 360-degree views served up alongside traditional favorites. Delicious cuisine, both exotic and familiar, is on the menu at JiJi Asian Kitchen and authentic Mexican dishes are found at Blue Iguana Cantina. Cucina del Capitano is where you’ll find Italian favorites and Fahrenheit 555 is a classic steakhouse. Guy’s Burger Joint is located poolside and the perfect spot for burgers and hand-cut fries. Wet your whistle at the onboard brewery, RedFrog Pub with its craft beers. Here you’ll have the opportunity to try three different types of beer brewed on every sailing while enjoying Caribbean-inspired, pub-style, fare.

Carnival Horizon Havana LoungeRetreat to your own tropical oasis at the new Havana Cabana Suites. These beautifully appointed rooms even have their own rain shower in the inside bathroom and boast a large private outdoor patio where you can relax on comfy lounge chairs or enjoy the sea breeze from your hammock. Guests also have direct access to the Havana Bar and Pool. The soothing Cloud 9 Spa Staterooms and Suites offer guests special spa access and more. Designed with a serene and relaxing theme, they offer spa-oriented amenities and a unique décor.

Expect over-the-top entertainment on Carnival Horizon, in addition the IMAX Theatre, showing Hollywood blockbusters, documentaries and more on a three-deck-high screen. It is part of the Carnival Multiplex, which also includes the Thrill Theater, for a multi-dimensional special effects experience, complete with popcorn. Held at the adults-only retreat, Serenity Nights offers a magical experience wherein you’ll step into a South Beach-like club under the stars with spectacular lighting effects and a DJ.

Popular comedians will keep you laughing at the Punchliner Comedy Club with family and adults-only shows. Compete in various shows, games and contests which are always popular with kids and adults alike. Debuting on this new ship are high-tech Playlist Productions shows combining live performances with breathtaking special effects. Get in on the action in the always-electrifying casino.

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