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Carnival Sunshine

95 reviews
Traveler (470)
Common Areas (1,538)
Dining and Bars (730)
Itineraries for this ship


Passengers: 3,006   |   Crew: 1,040
Passengers to crew: 2.89:1
Passengers to space: 34.2:1
Launched: 1996   


  • Deck 1
  • Deck 2
  • Deck 3
  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
Additional decks
Deck 1 layout
  Interior Upper/Lower (1A)  
  Interior (4A)  
  Ocean View (6A)  
  Porthole (PT)  
  Interior (4B)  
  Ocean View (6B)  


    Cabin size: 185 - 185 sq. ft.
    Connected rooms: 12
    Accessible rooms: 5
    Maximum passengers: 4
    Number of cabins: 508
    Traveler rating
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    I booked this cruise excited based on pictures of the ship, ie. size, water slides, dr. Seuss, etc. While the amenities and activities were nice, I cannot get over how bad the toilet smelled in our stateroom! Felt like I stayed in a Port-a-Jon potty those 5 days! I did not say
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    A quick trip with 4 other couples. We had a great time and enjoyed our cruise. Service was excellent but ship did seem crowded and had an odd layout.
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    My wife and I recently took a 5-night cruise to the Bahamas leaving from Charleston, SC. I first should mention that the weather did not cooperate during our cruise (only 2 days of sunshine during the 5 days) which of course the cruise line has no control over. With that said,
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    This was our first time visiting the Bahamas and we had a great time. We enjoyed our trip on the Sunshine as we did last year. Staff on the Sunshine are professional and service-oriented.
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    My first visit on this ship was in June 2019 and it was a great cruise. My second trip was in September 2019 and it was a totally different experience. We had several issues: (1) Someone threw a joint and empty beer can onto our balcony. The staff investigated and sent out a
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