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Carnival Radiance Ship Stats
Item Detail
Year Built 2000
Years Old 21
Tons 101,509
Speed 22.5 knots
Length 893 feet
Beam 125 feet
Total Cabins 1,448
Crew 1,040
Expected Passengers 2,896 to 3,475
Expected Space Ratio 29
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 9

The Carnival Radiance started sailing in 2000 . Former names: Carnival Victory. The Carnival Radiance is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Radiance has 1448 cabins. 38 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2896 to 3475 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Radiance has a space ratio of 29.2 . (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 35.1.

The Carnival Radiance has 1040 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 Apr 2020 .

There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

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.
1999 - Carnival Sunrise
1999 - Carnival Triumph - No longer sailing
2000 - Carnival Radiance
2000 - Carnival Victory - No longer sailing

There are 33 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

The abbreviation Carnival uses for this ship is RD.

As Carnival Victory during 2015 dry dock, the sports bar was changed to Skybox Sports Bar. The wine bar was changed to Alchemy Bar.

As Carnival Victory, during drydock Jan 4 to 20, 2018 added Guys Burger, Blue Iguana Cantina, Red Frog Rum Bar, Blue Iguana Tequila Bar. Also added 6 scenic oceanview cabins and 2 captains suites to the forward part of the Lido Deck. As part of this addition 2 Junior Suites were converted to Handicap balcony cabins.

In April 2020 name was changed to Carnival Radicance. Stateroom changes on deck 10 included 6 new balcony cabins, 4 new inside cabins and removal of 4 picture window cabins. On deck 11 5 new balcony cabins were added and 2 new inside cabins were added. Cabins on deck 10 and 11 were renumbered. Added 24 oceanview, 23 inside, 4 balcony and 2 extended grand suites to the aft of deck 5.

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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.
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  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.
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  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 2 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
  • Jogging Track
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • 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
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Carnival Radiance Cruise Deck Plan Key
# Deck Symbols
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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