Ship statistics

Cruise Line: Carnival Cruise Line

Entered service: Apr 2001

Lifestyle: Standard

Onboard Currency: Australian Dollars

Passengers (lower berths): 2,124

Crew: 930

Tonnage: 85,920

Length: 292.5 metres

Beam: 32.2 metres

Draft: 7.8 metres

Carnival Spirit

Carnival Cruise Line, a traditionally North American line, ventured outside North America for the first time with Carnival Spirit in Australasia, and visited New Zealand for the first time in February 2013.

Carnival Spirit started its Australasian life in Sydney in October 2012 and is the youngest ship based in this part of the world. Like the other ships in the fleet, Carnival Spirit is family friendly, boasting a 22-metre cockscrew waterslide alongside four pools, four hot tubs, mini-golf and so forth. Carnival Spirit was “Australianised” prior to its arrival down under, with subtle changes to the children’s programme, nightly entertainment, and food and drinks which features more local beer and wine.

Passengers are predominantly Australians and Kiwis, and multi-generational family groups are not uncommon.

Passengers are not allowed to bring alcohol onboard the ship.

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Upcoming visits

Port Date Time
Bay Of Islands 31-Jan-2018 0900 - 1900
Auckland 01-Feb-2018 0700 - 1800
Tauranga 02-Feb-2018 0600 - 1645
Napier 03-Feb-2018 1100 - 2000

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