Carnival Paradise

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The carnival Paradise was built to be the world's first completely non-smoking cruise ship. Every step of her construction was done by non-smoking personnel and she was entered into service supported by several anti-smoking and cancer-prevention groups.

Her features include Closed Circuit TV & Satellite TV at sea Blue Riband Library Card Room, Galleria Shopping Mall, Duty-Free Shops, Virtual World - video games,  3 Outdoor Swimming Pools - One especially for the children 6 Whirlpools Camp Carnival for the children Massage & Loofah Rooms Full Equipped Nautica/Spa & Health Club, Jogging Track, Aerobics Room Beauty salon & Barber Shop, Conference Room, Jewelry Shop, Shuffleboard, Volleyball & Ping Pong, Photo Gallery.



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  tick-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: 859 feet
  • Beam: 103 feet
  • Speed: 19.5 knots
  • Tonnage: 70,390
  • Decks: 10
  • Crew: 930
  • Passengers: 2,052
  • Maiden Voyage: 25 November 1998
  • Christened: 6 November 1998
  • Godmother: Paula Zahn









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Infamous Captain's

Captain E.J. Smith - captain of the RMS Titanic died when the ship hit an iceburg and sank in 1912.

Captain Joseph Hazelwood

- was the negligent captain of the Exxon Valdez during its 1989 oil spill.

Edward Teach (Blackbeard) - was the notorious English pirate captain of the Queen anne's Revenge, killed in battle 1718

Francesco Schettino - Captain of the Costa Concordia at the time when she ran aground and partially sank on the night of 13 January 2012 near Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy.

David Lewry - was the Captain of the herald of free enterprise car ferry which capsized on the 6 March 1987 after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge with her bow doors still open, causing the deaths of 193 people.

Mauro Balomaga - was the captain of the MV Rena container ship that  ran aground near Tauranga, New Zealand On 5 October 2011 resulting in an oil spill and 88 of her containers to fall in to the sea,the captain was jailed for 7 months for his part in the disaster.

Captain James Hook - is a fictional character from the popular novel and movie peter pan,  known for wearing a hook after his right hand was eaten by a crocodile.