Another Carnival Cruise Ship Gets a Makeover

carnival cruise ship makeover

By Dana Niland
CJ Contributor

Carnival Cruise Line has completed another makeover of one of its cruise ships, this time the Carnival Freedom.

The line just concluded a three-week multimillion-dollar renovation of Freedom, adding a variety of new experiences and updated public spaces.

The new additions include WaterWorks, an aqua park featuring a 203-foot-long AquaTunnel slide and Carnival’s 212-foot-long Twister slide along with a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and SplashZone area for kids.

The ship’s retail spaces have been expanded, with a new mall-style shopping area lined with retail outlets.

A nine-hole miniature golf course has been relocated to Deck 11, while Carnival has also added several new dining concepts, including Bonsai Express and a newly-expanded Deli.

These complement existing food experiences including Guy’s Burger Joint, the poolside BlueIguana Tequila Bar, RedFront Rum Bar and the BlueIguana Cantina, among others.

The changes are part of a wider $2 billion fleet enhancement program called “Fun 2.0.”

Following the dry dock, the ship is resuming its year-round schedule of six- and seven-day Caribbean cruises from Galveston, Texas that stop in Jamaica, Mexico, Belize and Grand Cayman.

— CJ


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