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The Carnival Sunshine started sailing in 1996 . Former names: Carnival Destiny. The Carnival Sunshine is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Sunshine has 1506 cabins. 37 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 3012 to 3765 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Sunshine has a space ratio of 27.3 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 34.1.

The Carnival Sunshine has 1150 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

The ship last major refurbishment was in May 2016 .

There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1996 - Carnival Destiny
1996 - Carnival Sunshine

There are 32 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

Formerly Carnival Destiny. In May 2016 drydock routine hotel maintenance, cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting, tile work and reupholstering in public areas, Sports bar re-branded as SKYBOX Sports Bar.

External Website - www.carnival.com www.carnival.com.au

Smoking Policy     smoking
  • All staterooms and suite accommodations are entirely smoke-free, including balconies
  • Cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas, in the nightclub and in certain areas within the casino and casino bar
  • Cigar and pipe smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas.
  • Click here for smoking areas on Carnival Ships
  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.
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Activities
  • 3 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • No Golf Simulator
  • Sports Court
  • No Boxing Ring
  • Jogging Track
Features
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • No Passenger Promenade
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Carnival Sunshine

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Deck 9



Captains Suite CS
Balcony 8E
Balcony 8D
Scenic Oceanview 6K
Scenic Oceanview 6J
Interior 4G


The cruise line seperates the different categories (Inside, Oceanview, Balcony) into subcategories. The only difference in the subcategories is usually location on the ship. The detail above shows subcategory color, category name, and subcategory name. For detailed information, mouse over a cabin on the deck plans and a pop up window will appear. You will find diagrams, pictures and information about that cabin category including square footage and features.

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Blue Iguana Tequila Bar

The menu offers up Mexican favorites, including several brands of tequila and a slew of Mexican brews. There is a lineup of frozen drinks, cocktails and margaritas served by the glass or by the pitcher, and even a special Mexican beer cocktail.

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RedFrog Rum Bar

Join the party at this poolside bar featuring a great selection of frog-approved Caribbean rum-based concoctions available by the glass or pitcher, plus plenty of Carnivals signature private-label draft beer, ThirstyFrog Red.

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Guys Burger Joint

Carnival has teamed up with best-selling author, restaurateur and Food Network personality Guy Fieri to bring all the authentic appeal of a roadside burger shack to Guys Burger Joint, the cool poolside spot for hot burgers and hand-cut fries.

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Blue Iguana Cantina

Features freshly made tacos and burritos stuffed specially for your enjoyment.

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Lido Marketplace

The ship's international buffet style Lido Restaurant.

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Havana Bar

Take in great ocean views as you taste some Cuban coffee, handcrafted cocktails of Cuban origin, or Cuban pastries.

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Beach Pool

Main midship pool with bars, hot tubs and lounge chairs.

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Cucina Del Dapitano

Features a full service a la carte menu serving fine Italian dining at night for a nominal charge. Dinner hours typically from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Reservations and walk-ins accepted. Sit down waiter service. For lunch from noon to 2:30 p.m. there is a Pasta Bar that is self-service. The Pasta Bar features complimentary, choices of pasta, sauce and ingredients to create a custom-made dish in addition to traditional Italian favorites.

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Ji Ji Asian Kitchen

Modern dining spot with a full-service menu featuring a mix of exotic and familiar Asian dishes. Open for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sit down waither service. Reservations and walk-ins accepted. For lunch becomes Mongolian Wok from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. featuring self-served stir-fry favorites.

The following is a listing of all the cabins we have pictures or videos for on this deck for this ship and also on the sister ships. Click on any highlighted link to view pictures and/or videos (youtube for this cabin = video available). Links for cabins pictures are a membership feature and are limited on the public site


Click links below to view cabin categories details.

Click the Cabin Check Tool to check what is on the deck above or below your stateroom:

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Here are some tips that you should keep in mind when looking for cabins on this deck. There may be other issues that we haven't noted, and if you are aware of any issues we have not listed, please contact us and let us know so that we can add it to the list.

Deck: Deck 9
* Launderettes: across from staterooms: 9188 and 9190
* Cabins between 9138 and 9139 and forward are below the gym area on the deck above and could experience noise issues from that area.

Handicap Cabins on this deck

9117- Category 4G Interior
9119- Category 4G Interior
9130- Category 4G Interior
9132- Category 4G Interior
9136- Category 4G Interior
9137- Category 4G Interior

Have a 35" entry door and a 32" bathroom door, both doorways have no threshold. The bathrooms have roll-in showers with hand held shower head, grab bars and fold down seat. The toilets are 18" high and have grab bars and the sink is 26.5" high with knee clearance underneath.

Carnival has alert kits for guests with hearing impairments which can be fitted to any cabin. These kits include visual notification of the door knocker and smoke alarm and there is a vibrating alarm and phone amplifier. Please notify in advance if this equipment is needed. Service dogs are permitted with the required documentation but may not be allowed to disembark at all ports.

See category list for special needs cabin numbers.

There are two types of special needs cabins on this ship:

Modified Cabins: these cabins are designed for guests who may utilize a wheelchair or similar assistance device (e.g. for distance) (and include features such as grab bars and shower seats in the bathrooms).

Fully Accessible Cabins: these cabins are designed for guest with highly limited or no mobility who utilize wheelchairs or other similar assistive devices (and include features such as turning space; accessible routes throughout the cabin; and accessible bathrooms).



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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Deck Plan Key
1 Upper Bed symbol

= 1 Upper Bed

2 upper beds symbol

= 2 upper beds

Balcony with obstructed views symbol

= Balcony with obstructed views

Connecting Staterooms symbol

= Connecting Staterooms

Extended balcony (50% larger) symbol

= Extended balcony (50% larger)

Stateroom with 2 portholes symbol

= Stateroom with 2 portholes

Twin beds do not convert symbol

= Twin beds do not convert

Twin/king w double sofa symbol

= Twin/king w double sofa

Twin/King w single sofa symbol

= Twin/King w single sofa

Twin/king, single sofa & upper symbol

= Twin/king, single sofa & upper

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8D

Balcony

Similar to cabin 6116


*Cabin is 185 ft2 , Balcony is 35 ft2

Balcony

- Twin beds that convert to king
- balcony
- private bath with shower
- closet
- safe
- phone
- television
- sitting area with sofa and coffee table
- hair dryer
- some cabins have mini-fridges.

Category 8G has 60 square foot balcony.
*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin 5342

Similar to cabin 10109

Similar to cabin 11026

Similar to cabin 7324

8E

Balcony

Similar to cabin 6116


*Cabin is 185 ft2 , Balcony is 35 ft2

Balcony

- Twin beds that convert to king
- balcony
- private bath with shower
- closet
- safe
- phone
- television
- sitting area with sofa and coffee table
- hair dryer
- some cabins have mini-fridges.

Category 8G has 60 square foot balcony.
*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin 5342

Similar to cabin 10109

Similar to cabin 11026

Similar to cabin 7324

CS

Captains Suite

Similar to cabin 9115


*Cabin is 500 ft2 , Balcony is 150 ft2

Captains Suite

- Twin beds that convert to king
- 221 square foot separate bedroom
- large private balcony
- living area is 291 square feet with sofa bed and 2 upper
- safe
- refrigerator
- mini bar
- private bath with whirlpool tub and shower
- phone
- television
- hair dryer
- balcony has 3 patio chairs and table.


*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

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Cabin: 9115

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Cabin: 9115

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Cabin: 9115

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Cabin: 9115

4G

Interior

Similar to cabin 6200


*Cabin is 170 ft2

Interior

- Twin beds that convert to king
- television
- private bath with shower
- safe
- phone
- television
- sitting area with chair and coffee table
- hair dryer
- some cabins have mini-fridges.


*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin 3138

Similar to cabin 12003

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Cabin: 10128

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Cabin: 10128

6J

Scenic Ocean View

Similar to cabin 9109


*Cabin is 220 ft2

Scenic Oceanview

- Category 6K is Grand Scenic Oceanview and is a larger cabin
- Twin beds that convert to king
- picture window
- television
- private bath with shower
- safe
- mini bar
- phone
- television
- sitting area
- sofa
- hair dryer.


*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin 9111

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Cabin: 9124

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Cabin: 9111

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Cabin: 9111

6K

Scenic Grand Ocean View

Similar to cabin 9109


*Cabin is 220 ft2

Scenic Oceanview

- Category 6K is Grand Scenic Oceanview and is a larger cabin
- Twin beds that convert to king
- picture window
- television
- private bath with shower
- safe
- mini bar
- phone
- television
- sitting area
- sofa
- hair dryer.


*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin 9111

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Cabin: 9124

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Cabin: 9111

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Cabin: 9111