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Overview

First introduced in 2002, the 2,124-passenger Carnival Legend was last updated in May 2018 to include cosmetic updates and traveler favorites like the Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina and Tequila Bar, Guy's Burger Joint and the RedFrog Rum Bar. The ship provides a wide array of entertainment and activities to satisfy multigenerational crowds.

Young ones (ages 2 to 17) can play at organized, age-appropriate clubs while adults attend a show at the comedy club or hit the casino. The ship is also one of the first to include the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Sea.

When it comes to lodging, about 80 percent of the ship’s staterooms offer ocean views, and 80 percent of those cabins feature balconies. While Interior staterooms are more budget-friendly, Balcony and Suite category rooms are worth the splurge, according to recent passengers. All staterooms include flat-screen TVs and 24-hour room service.

The ship's food options include two main dining rooms, a steakhouse, a sushi restaurant, a buffet with everything from pizza to Chinese fare and more. 

In 2019, Carnival Legend departs from Honolulu, SeattleVancouver, Tampa and Los Angeles for sailings in AlaskaHawaii, the Caribbean and the Panama Canal.

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First introduced in 2002, the 2,124-passenger Carnival Legend was last updated in May 2018 to include cosmetic updates and traveler favorites like the Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina and Tequila Bar, Guy's Burger Joint and the RedFrog Rum Bar. The ship provides a wide array of entertainment and activities to satisfy multigenerational crowds.

Young ones (ages 2 to 17) can play at organized, age-appropriate clubs while adults attend a show at the comedy club or hit the casino. The ship is also one of the first to include the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Sea.

When it comes to lodging, about 80 percent of the ship’s staterooms offer ocean views, and 80 percent of those cabins feature balconies. While Interior staterooms are more budget-friendly, Balcony and Suite category rooms are worth the splurge, according to recent passengers. All staterooms include flat-screen TVs and 24-hour room service.

The ship's food options include two main dining rooms, a steakhouse, a sushi restaurant, a buffet with everything from pizza to Chinese fare and more. 

In 2019, Carnival Legend departs from Honolulu, SeattleVancouver, Tampa and Los Angeles for sailings in AlaskaHawaii, the Caribbean and the Panama Canal.

Ship Size
L
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2002

Pros & Cons

  • Refurbished in May 2018 to add new dining venues

  • Some recent guests found ship's layout confusing

3.90Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.8Traveler Rating »
  • 4.0Health Rating »

Rankings

Carnival Legend ranks #6 out of 25 Carnival Cruise Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

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

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Deck Plans

Carnival Legend contains 12 decks. Find out which features are available on each Carnival Legend 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 1701 guests have reviewed Carnival Legend, giving it a rating of 3.8 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.8 out of 5(1701 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples48.3%
Families w/older children17.1%
Singles/Friends10.7%
Families w/young children8.5%
Groups6.8%
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Ship Photos

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