Carnival Restart Update: Latest Details and Dates

horizon curacaoAfter another four ships joining Carnival Cruise Line’s active lineup this December, the cruise line has most of its fleet back in action in North America.

Over 70% of the Fleet Back in Service

Since July, a total of 18 vessels have resumed service for Carnival in North America. The figure represents over 70 percent of the company’s 25-ship fleet.

The active ships are currently sailing from seven different homeports:

Carnival Vista
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since July 3, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean visiting Mexico, Honduras and more

Carnival Breeze
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since July 15, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Mexico - Cozumel, Costa Maya and Progreso

Carnival Miracle
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since July 27, 2021
Region: West Coast and Hawaii
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 3 to 14 nights
Itinerary: West Coast, Mexico and Hawaii

Mardi Gras
Capacity at 100%: 5,200
Date: In service since July 31, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 6 and 7 nights
Itinerary: Western and Eastern Caribbean

Carnival Magic
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since August 7, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 6 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean

Carnival Sunrise
Capacity at 100%: 2,984
Date: In service since August 14, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Western and Eastern Caribbean

Carnival Panorama
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: In service since August 21, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 6 and 7 nights
Itinerary: Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta

Carnival Pride
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since September 12, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa, Florida
Length: 6 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean and Panama Canal

Carnival Dream
Capacity at 100%: 3,650
Date: In service since September 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Galveston, Texas
Length: 6 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean and Bahamas

Carnival Glory
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since September 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New Orleans, Louisiana
Length: 7 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean

Carnival Freedom
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since October 9, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 6 and 8 nights
Itinerary: Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Carnival Elation
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: In service since October 11, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Port Canaveral, Florida
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Eastern Caribbean and Bahamas

Carnival Valor
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since November 1, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: New Orleans, Louisiana
Length: 4 and 5 nights
Itinerary: Western Caribbean – Mexico

Carnival Legend
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: In service since November 14, 2021
Region: Bahamas and Caribbean
Homeport: Baltimore, Maryland
Length: 7 to 14 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Panama Canal and Caribbean

Carnival Conquest
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since December 13, 2021
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 3 and 4 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Mexico and Key West

Carnival Radiance
Capacity at 100%: 2,984
Date: In service since December 13, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: Long Beach, California
Length: 3 and 4 nights
Itinerary: Baja Mexico and West Coast

Carnival Liberty
Capacity at 100%: 2,974
Date: In service since December 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida until Jan. 22; Port Canaveral, Florida starting on Jan. 24
Length: 3 to 8 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Carnival Sunshine
Capacity at 100%: 3,000
Date: In service since December 19, 2021
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida until Jan. 8; Charleston, South Carolina starting on Jan. 17
Length: 4 to 10 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Entire U.S.-Based Fleet Set to Return by March

As three more ships are being added into the active lineup, Carnival’s entire U.S.-based fleet is set to be back in service by March 2022.

The Carnival Horizon – which is currently undergoing an unscheduled drydock in Europe – is also returning to service soon, resuming its Miami-based program.

Here are the latest planned restart dates:

Carnival Horizon
Capacity at 100%: 4,000
Date: January 22, 2022
Region: Caribbean and Bahamas
Homeport: Miami, Florida
Length: 8 nights
First itinerary: Aruba, Bonaire, La Romana and Amber Cove

Carnival Sensation
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: March 5, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Mobile, Alabama
Length: 5 nights
First itinerary: Cozumel

Carnival Ecstasy
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: March 7, 2022
Region: Bahamas
Homeport: Jacksonville, Florida
Length: 5 nights
First itinerary: Nassau and Princess Cays

Carnival Paradise
Capacity at 100%: 2,040
Date: March 12, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Tampa, Florida
Length: 4 nights
First itinerary: Mahogany Bay and Cozumel

Carnival Spirit
Capacity at 100%: 2,100
Date: April 17, 2022
Region: Australia
Homeport: Brisbane (Australia)
Length: 7 nights
First itinerary: Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and Willis Island

Carnival Splendor
Capacity at 100%: 3,000
Date: April 16, 2022
Region: Australia
Homeport: Sydney (Australia)
Length: 9 nights
First itinerary: Moreton Island, Willis Island, Port Douglas, Cairns and Airlie Beach

Carnival Celebration
Capacity at 100%: 5,200
Date: November 6, 2022
Region: Atlantic
Homeport: Southampton (England) to Miami, Florida
Length: 14 nights
First itinerary: La Coruña, Vigo, Funchal and St. Cruz de Tenerife

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