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Overview

Carnival Horizon – which set sail in April 2018 –  is the fleet's newest ship. It accommodates 1,450 crew members and a maximum of 5,101 passengers, and it offers a plethora of amenities for travelers of all ages. Children can ride the SkyRide suspended bike, play at the Dr. Seuss-themed water park and climb the ropes course, while parents can lounge on an adults-only deck and pamper themselves at the Cloud 9 Spa. At night, the whole family can enjoy live performances and lip-syncing competitions.

Onboard dining options are also plentiful, with 11 eateries that serve everything from steaks to Italian classics to burgers. Carnival Horizon is the first in Carnival's fleet to offer a teppanyaki-style restaurant and Guy Fieri's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse and Brewhouse. 

The ship also has a variety of cabins for passengers to choose from, ranging from budget-friendly Interior Staterooms to specialty suites with spa, nautical and Havana themes. Each comes with modern conveniences like a minibar, a flat-screen TV and a Carnival Comfort bed.

In 2018-19, Carnival Horizon departs from Miami for voyages throughout the Caribbean.

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Carnival Horizon – which set sail in April 2018 –  is the fleet's newest ship. It accommodates 1,450 crew members and a maximum of 5,101 passengers, and it offers a plethora of amenities for travelers of all ages. Children can ride the SkyRide suspended bike, play at the Dr. Seuss-themed water park and climb the ropes course, while parents can lounge on an adults-only deck and pamper themselves at the Cloud 9 Spa. At night, the whole family can enjoy live performances and lip-syncing competitions.

Onboard dining options are also plentiful, with 11 eateries that serve everything from steaks to Italian classics to burgers. Carnival Horizon is the first in Carnival's fleet to offer a teppanyaki-style restaurant and Guy Fieri's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse and Brewhouse. 

The ship also has a variety of cabins for passengers to choose from, ranging from budget-friendly Interior Staterooms to specialty suites with spa, nautical and Havana themes. Each comes with modern conveniences like a minibar, a flat-screen TV and a Carnival Comfort bed.

In 2018-19, Carnival Horizon departs from Miami for voyages throughout the Caribbean.

Ship Size
XL
Price
$$$$
Year Built
N/A

Pros & Cons

  • Carnival's newest ship

  • Common areas can become very crowded

4.05Scorecard
  • 3.5Expert Rating »
  • 4.2Traveler Rating »
  • 4.5Health Rating »

Rankings

Carnival Horizon ranks #1 out of 25 Carnival Cruise Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Carnival Horizon offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Carnival Horizon contains 14 decks. Find out which features are available on each Carnival Horizon deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 809 guests have reviewed Carnival Horizon, giving it a rating of 4.3 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4.3 out of 5(809 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples26.8%
Families w/older children17.5%
Groups11.7%
Families w/young children9.4%
Singles/Friends7.6%
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Ship Photos

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