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 Carnival Sensation

The Carnival Sensation was the third ship in Carnival's Fantasy - class fleet. There are lots of new additions to this fun ship. Including a new nine hole miniature golf course, a new Teen Club, and a new Patisserie on the Promenade Deck to name a few. The ship's theme is The Senses. A cruise on this ship would not be complete without a visit to the Touch of Class piano bar.

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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Mary Hunt 40 1 Bahamas

    This was a wonderful vacation! The ship was more than I had really expected after reading other reviews. Overall the food on board was outstanding and in great portions!! I did not more

    47 users found this review helpful.
  • Samantha 23 1 Bahamas

    I went on the Carnival Sensation with a group of my friends (we're all in our early to mid 20s). This was the first cruise that anyone in our group had been on, so nobody had any expectations. more

    127 users found this review helpful.
  • Dustin 22 1 Bahamas

    The food was good...great selections. The reason I gave it 3 stars was because it did get a little repetitive at times when they served the same things the whole cruise, the service was awesome, more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Melissa Mack 34 2 Bahamas

    Overall, our family and friends enjoyed our short cruise on the Carnival Sensation. The food tasted good, although not alot of choices. The staterooms were larger than I expected as was more

    41 users found this review helpful.
  • shawn 36 1 Bahamas

    This was our first cruise. We left the kids at home for our first one. We went with another couple and they had gone on two prior cruises. Everything was great.... The food, the employees, more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • The Family 42 and 45 1st Western Caribbean

    Just returned from EXCELLENT weather on a very fun ship! We took our 4 children ages 7,9,11 & 15. This review is geared for travelers with kids trying to save as much money as possible. more

    22 users found this review helpful.
  • Chuck 38 2 Bahamas

    My family and I just took our second Carnival cruise and it was absolutely fantastic. I have read poor reviews of Carnival and really have no idea where they come from. On both of more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Tara Shields 43 3 Bahamas

    I just happened to look back and notice that there are very few recent reviews on this cruise. I traveled on this trip with my 68 year old disabled father and this trip was for more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Tara 22 3 Bahamas

    This was my 3rd cruise, and my 2nd with Carnival. I highly recommend this cruise if you want a short, fun, very casual cruise with a hyper cruise staff. Everything is bare-bones more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • Cruiser n/a n/a Bahamas

    Overall, we had a very nice time aboard the Sensation. We arrived at about 3pm at the port and had a very smooth embarkation. I traveled with my boyfriend and another couple. All more

    14 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2052
  • Builder:Kv�rner Masa-Yards
  • Full Capacity:2594
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:34.3 / 27.1
  • Gross Tonnage:70,367gt
  • Crew:920
  • Length:859 ft. / 262 m
Excerpts from Carnival's Website about Carnival Sensation

Come aboard this Fantasy-class SuperLiner for superb food, spectacular entertainment, fun activities and non-stop nightlife. Your week-long adventure starts in Tampa on Sunday, and takes you to exotic Grand Cayman, sun-soaked Cozumel, and fun-loving New Orleans. And new this fall, the Sensation will begin a year-round itinerary of 4 and 5 day sailings to the Western Caribbean, including uninhibited Key West.