Carnival Cruise Line has released more cruise itineraries on what will be their largest cruise ship yet, Mardi Gras.
A game changer for the cruise industry, Mardi Gras will introduce a number of groundbreaking innovations, including BOLT, the first rollercoaster at sea, a new restaurant by legendary chef Emeril Lagasse, and six themed zones offering a variety of food, beverage and entertainment choices. Mardi Gras will also offer a wide range of accommodation choices, including more than 180 suites across 11 different levels.
Carnival Cruise Line has opened reservations for additional Mardi Gras sailings from Port Canaveral, Florida through April 2022.
With these newly added cruises, guests have more than 80 different opportunities to experience Carnival’s most innovative ship, including the ship’s first full season and summer sailing in the Caribbean from Port Canaveral next year.
Two distinctly different three-port, seven-day itineraries will be offered, departing Saturdays and alternating weekly to the eastern and western Caribbean. Eastern Caribbean cruises will visit San Juan, Amber Cove and Grand Turk, while the western Caribbean route will stop in Cozumel, Costa Maya and Mahogany Bay (Isla Roatan).
Mardi Gras will also operate two special eight-day cruises from Port Canaveral featuring Grand Turk, Amber Cove, San Juan and St. Thomas – one departing October 16, 2020 and another December 18, 2021, as well as a one-time six-day Caribbean voyage calling at Nassau, Amber Cove, Grand Turk departing January 2, 2022.
Currently under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, Mardi Gras is set to debut from Europe August 31, 2020, before sailing on a 14-day trans-Atlantic repositioning cruise to New York.
From there, Mardi Gras will operate a six-day voyage to the Canadian Maritimes and a 15-day Carnival Journeys cruise from New York to Port Canaveral followed by year-round seven-day Caribbean cruises from Space Coast beginning in October 2020.