Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and largest cruise ship, Carnival Horizon, arrived in her new homeport at PortMiami this morning.
Carnival Horizon debuted earlier this year and after sailing a season in the Mediterranean and from New York, the cruise ship will now sail to the most popular cruise destination in the world, the Caribbean.
At 133,500 gross tons, Carnival Horizon is the second Vista class ship from Carnival Cruise Line. The 3,974 passenger cruise ship will sail a combination of six and eight night cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Miami. Horizon will first sail a quick two night preview cruise to the Bahamas before beginning the six and eight day cruises.
Carnival Horizon offers a number of unique innovations, including the first-ever Dr. Seuss WaterWorks aqua park, a new teppanyaki dining venue, and Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse Brewhouse, a new BBQ restaurant offering mouth-watering favorites created by Food Network star Guy Fieri along with a four different kinds of craft beer brewed at a brewery on board.
Carnival Horizon also offers such popular Vista-class features as an IMAX Theatre, a groundbreaking bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, the tropics-inspired Havana section with colorful staterooms and its own Cuban-themed bar and pool, and Family Harbor with extra-roomy accommodations and the Family Harbor Lounge.
Carnival Horizon is the 26th ship in Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet. The cruise ship is scheduled to be based in the Cruise Capital of the World, PortMiami, until at least May 2020.