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Carnival Cruise Line

Information about Carnival Legend
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Carnival Legend started sailing in 2002. Former names: none. The Carnival Legend is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Legend has 1062 cabins.

You can expect between 2124 to 2549 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Legend has a space ratio of 33.6. (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 40.3.

The Carnival Legend has 961 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

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.
2000- Carnival Spirit
2001- Carnival Pride
2002- Carnival Legend
2004- Carnival Miracle
2009- Carnival Luminosa


There are 17 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

12 Decks

There are 12 on this ship. The highest deck number is 12. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 6.

64% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

The abbreviation Carnival uses for this ship is LE. CARNIVAL LEGEND is one of the 8000 series of ships built by Carnival for their own use and for sister company Costa. This is the 3rd ship in the Spirit-class. This class introduced some firsts for the company including a wedding chapel and alternative restaurants. The theme of the ship is Great legends of the world.

During May 2018 drydock the ship added Blue Iguana Cantina, Blue Iguana Tequila Bar, Guys Burger Joint and Red Frog Rum Bar to the Lido deck.

Completed during drydock 7/30/21-8/20/21 routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements. New red, white and blue hull design and paint scheme. Arcade relocated to Deck 3 and branded as The Warehouse (replaced the chapel and library on Deck 3). The Cove (replaced the arcade on Deck 4)

There are 1062 staterooms on board, and 12 decks.

There are several dining options on board, they include:

Unicorn Cafe Buffet- 24-hour complimentary meals, pizza, and ice cream
Truffles Restaurant- 2-level dining room, 3-course menu, tasting menu, themed meals
Nouveau Steakhouse- fine dining, additional fee,
Bonsai Sushi- Japanese specialty

Some unique features to this ship are the 16 lounges on board, a 9-deck high atrium, golf program, video arcade, and very large kids space at Camp Carnival. There is also a WaterWorks Aqua Park with a twister waterslide, racing water slides, and kids pool play area. Passengers of all ages can enjoy the sports court, mini-golf course, jogging/walking track, and card room.

For nightly entertainment, the Follies Show Lounge offers Vegas-style productions; the Sing-Along Piano bar has live karaoke and other live music; The Dream Team Bar has plenty of large screen tvs to watch your favorite sports game; and Medusas Lair is the ships dance club. There is also a casino on board for adults only.

For some relaxation, guests will enjoy one of the many pools and jacuzzis and sundecks, or for adults-only there is a Serenity relaxation area. The Spa Complex offers steam rooms, sauna, whirlpools, and 10 treatment rooms, as well as a beauty salon and fitness center.

Legends European program is scheduled for 2024, and in September 2023 it will take its first ever voyage to Greenland.

Carnival Legend Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2002
Years Old 22
Tons 85,700
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 960 feet
Beam 106 feet
Total Cabins 1,062
Crew 961
Expected Passengers 2,124 to 2,549
Expected Space Ratio 34
Total decks 12
Decks with cabins 6

Carnival Legend Features


  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 4 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • 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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