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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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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Lori 36 1 Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios

    Worse trip I have ever taken. I woke the first morning with insect bites on my upper arm. By evening the bites were swelling and looking irritated. Woke in the middle of the night to find more

    25 users found this review helpful.
  • Jeff Reidel 50 5 Key West Grand Cayman

    We had a very long and unorganized embarkation experience. We were on our 5th Carnival Cruise and had experienced delays before but this was the most dreadful one yet. I understand problems more

    33 users found this review helpful.
  • Leslie 17 2 Southern Caribbean

    I loved this cruise!! We were one of the first people on the ship, which was very nice because we didn't have to wait in line at all. As soon as we got on the ship we ran to our rooms more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Cindy Hunter 36 5 Southern Caribbean

    Carnival Destiny shore activities for people looking for something exciting… We just got back from the Southern Caribbean sailing of the Carnival Destiny. We are divers, and that more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Lauretta V McCraw 51 One Southern Caribbean

    I would like everyone in the world to know that I thought this cruise was the most wonderful experience of my life. It was a great experience for me as I have never been on a cruise more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Ann Marie St Martin 56 3 Southern Caribbean

    Disembarkation after a beautiful 5 days at sea: The weather’s beautiful, the balcony is peaceful and I’m sitting here very early Saturday morning thinking that maybe Carnival more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Lesley 36 2 Southern Caribbean

    My mother and a friend sailed on the Carnival Destiny March 12-19, 2006. We had a generally okay time during most of the cruise. The wait staff at dinner was excellent and the cake more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • Leslie Morris 40 2 Southern Caribbean

    My husband and I and three other couples flew into San Juan from Syracuse, NY, via JFK a day before our cruise to enjoy the sights of San Juan before departing on March 5 on the more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Alfred 44 4 Southern Caribbean

    Embarkation was fine, but not all luggage's arrived together. 8 points (Scale 1 to 10) Cabin was so-so. Interior 4D Empress Deck 7th floor. Good size, Bad temperature control. Poor more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark & Stacey 35 5 Southern Caribbean

    Just got back from our Southern Caribbean cruise. This is our fifth cruise, all with Carnival; this one was by far the best cruise. The food has improved 110% from two years ago and more

    7 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!