Carnival Ecstacy

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Carnival Ecstasy is owned and operated by carnival cruise lines and was built at the Helsinki New Shipyard, in Finland.

The Ecstasy will provide a great introduction to cruising for the novice passenger Features include three pools, whirlpools, a variety of dining options, nightclubs, a casino, duty-free shopping. Beauty Salon & Barber Shop Fully equipped /Spa & Health Club Jogging Track (1/8 mile) Shopping at the Galleria Mall Children's Program - 2 Playrooms Lots of onboard games & activities like Ping Pong, Shuffleboard, putting competitions & more.

The ship suffered heavy damage in 1998 after the laundry room in the ship's stern caught fire damaging much of her stern and aft section, the cause of the fire which is thought to have started in the ventilation system was probably started by members of the crew who had been welding in the area.

The carnival Ecstasy was also part of the relief effort during the aftermath of hurricane Katrina and spent six months in new Orleans serving as living quarters for evacuees and aid workers.Shortly after in 2009 The ship was upgraded which included refurnishing of all the staterooms, new children's facilities and a mini golf course was also added.



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications


  • Size: Large
  • Length: 855 feet
  • Beam: 103 feet
  • Speed: 21 knots
  • Tonnage: 70,367
  • Decks: 10
  • Crew: 920
  • Passengers: 2,634
  • Maiden Voyage: june 1991 
  • Christened: 1991
  • Godmother: Kathie lee Gifford









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