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 Carnival Destiny

The first-ever passenger ship to surpass the 100,000 gt limit, Carnival Destiny debuted in 1996. With an astrological theme running throughout the ship with public rooms named the Galaxy Dining Room, Universe Dining Room, Apollo Bar and Sun & Sea Restaurant, your time spent at the Caribbean will be quite heavenly.

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Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • LONNIE 60 6 Bahamas

    Just came back from a 5 day cruise on the Carnival Destiny. Had a terrific time, great ship, great food, and weather co-operated, smooth sailing. All the staff on board very friendly and spoiled more

    46 users found this review helpful.
  • BRAD KING 43 1 caribbean

    Never cruised before read lots of review and was a little worried before leaving. LOVED the cruise. Took taxis from airport to boat and return ($24.00 each way/set fare) were in our cabins by more

    35 users found this review helpful.
  • Pam McCarthy 48 3 eastern carribean

    I had a great time on my cruise to Nassau and Grand Turk island. I had read many bad reviews about this ship but found almost none of them to be true. I went on the five day cruise from more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • Suany 37 1 Western

    I had read all of these reviews posted on this website AFTER I had made our purchase and I honestly was horrified and scarred to death about our upcomming trip! My husband and I wanted to go on more

    46 users found this review helpful.
  • Judy Smith 50 2 Bahamas

    CARNIVAL RUINED OUR CRUISE! WANTED $1082 AFTER PAID IN FULL!!! I booked a cruise to the Bahamas for my husband, my son and myself. We were to leave on 3/22/10 and on March 1 we found out more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • r hasman 51 9 western

    We were satisfied with the ship, dining room& its servers, our room steward was very nice and good-but we found a nightmare at half moon cay. Holland owns this island (carnival owns Holland) more

    26 users found this review helpful.
  • Natalie 36 1 Western Carribean

    I am NOT a complainer.... but WOW.. Carnival has a few issues!!! Be sure to read that "Fine-Print" when booking a cruise.... Here's our story: We show up to the Miami Port for our 5 more

    65 users found this review helpful.
  • Brenda 56 6 Western Caribbean

    This cruise was a real disappointment. We left over 3 hours late. We were scheduled to visit Jamaica and Grand Cayman but due to mechanical difficulties, we ended up in Nassau. They refunded more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Jim Huetteman 46 1 Western Carribean

    This was my wife and I's first and now our last cruise. We should have known something was wrong when we left over 4 hours late. Our dream of going to Jamaica and Grand Caymans was lost more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Monica Eberhart 47 1 Western Carribean

    This was my first cruise. I went with cruise veterans, who had highly recommended this cruise and Carnival. I was completely disappointed along with the 8 other people with me. The more

    20 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2642
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:3400
  • Inaugurated:1996
  • Space Ratio:38.4 / 29.8
  • Gross Tonnage:101,353gt
  • Crew:1000
  • Length:892 ft. / 272 m
Excerpts from Carnival's Website about Carnival Destiny

She's our very first Destiny-class ship and is one of the largest, most popular ships in the "Fun Ship" fleet. And starting April 2002, you'll be able to experience a brand new, innovative itinerary from San Juan aboard the spectacular CARNIVAL DESTINY. Enjoy four tropical Caribbean islands in seven days. Send friends a postcard from either Aruba, Barbados, Martinique or St. Thomas. They'll wish they were there!