The four night cruises will depart Thursdays and feature a full-day visit to Bermuda where guests can relax on the island’s legendary pink beaches, enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and other water sports, and visit historical landmarks. Five four-day Bermuda cruises will be offered, with departure dates May 24, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 13, 2018.
Including the five Bermuda sailings aboard Carnival Horizon, Carnival will offer 18 different voyages to the island in 2017-18 departing from five East Coast homeports, including Baltimore, Charleston, New York, Port Canaveral and Fort Lauderdale.
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, gave the following statement: “Bermuda is a beautiful and sought-after destination and what better way to visit this breathtaking island paradise than on the spectacular Carnival Horizon. These visits to Bermuda are part of Carnival Horizon’s terrific inaugural schedule that also features top destinations throughout Europe and the Caribbean, providing our guests with opportunities to create wonderful and fun memories together.”
Carnival Horizon is scheduled to debut April 2, 2018, beginning with a 13-day Mediterranean voyage from Barcelona – the first of four round-trip departures from the port. Other sailings from Barcelona include two seven-day cruises departing April 15 and 22, 2018, and a 10-day voyage departing April 29, 2018.
Carnival Horizon will then reposition to the U.S. with a 14-day trans-Atlantic crossing from Barcelona to New York May 9-23, 2018. Carnival Horizon’s 2018 schedule from New York includes 12 eight-day cruises operating round-trip from the Big Apple May to Sept. 2018 and visiting Amber Cove (Dominican Republic), San Juan, and Grand Turk. Departure dates include May 28, June 5, 13 and 25, July 3, 11, 23 and 31, Aug. 8, 20 and 28, and Sept. 5, 2018.
Carnival Horizon will then shift to Miami and kick off a year-round schedule of six- and eight-day Caribbean cruises beginning Sept. 22, 2018. The ship will also offer a special two-day cruise to Nassau from Miami Sept. 20-22, 2018.
Carnival Horizon will be the 2nd of three Vista class cruise ships from Carnival and is scheduled to go into service in the spring of 2018.