The Ultimate Guide to Carnival Sunrise

Cruising with Carnival is about to be even better. After 19 years cruising, the ever-popular vessel Carnival Triumph® is about to get a dramatic makeover. Transformed and renamed as Carnival Sunrise.

Carnival Sunrise is everything you loved about Carnival Triumph, plus a whole lot more. Exciting new dining spots, bars and pubs, sports activities, and spa are ready to make your cruise extraordinary.

Here are some of the upgrades and new adventures you’ll find on Carnival Sunrise’s sunny new debut:

view of a caribbean beach and carnival triumph docked in the background

Outdoor Fun

Our ultimate guide to Carnival Sunrise starts with outdoor fun, of course!

For starters, grab your suit and head over to Carnival’s famed onboard waterpark, WaterWorks, for great slides, rides and plenty of fun in the sun. Whether for fitness or just for fun, SportSquare gets you in the game. Make new friends over a game of basketball, challenge yourself on the fitness equipment, or play a round of mini golf with family.

woman sliding down waterslide on an inflatable tube as a man waits his turn

Soar to new heights while enjoying the sea breeze and an ocean view! SkyCourse is a deck-top ropes course ready to challenge and thrill you. Or, how about a round of fun-for-all-ages open-air mini golf? The perfect way to spend a few hours while you’re cruising to the Caribbean, The Bahamas or any other exotic destination.

If all you want is to sit back and enjoy the ocean breeze, experience a completely different world at the Serenity Adult Only Retreat™. This 21+ exclusive area is your vacation in a vacation. Enjoy a drink in the bar, flop onto a comfy chair with a book, or just relax in a hot tub and do nothing.

couple enjoying the jacuzzi in serenity adults only retreat with an amazing view of the caribbean

Indoor Fun

When it’s time for some shade, there is plenty of indoor fun to be had on Carnival Sunrise as well.

There’s no place on earth like a comedy club. On Carnival Sunrise, it’s even better. Get ready for sidesplitting laughs and tell-it-like-it-is comedy at Punchliner Comedy Club. Both family-friendly and adult-only shows! Karaoke fans will love Piano Bar 88, where you pick the tunes and everyone can sing along. Not a singer? No worries, this is a great spot to just sit back and watch the fun.

family of four have a good laugh at the punchliner comedy club

When the clock strikes cocktail hour, head to the RedFrog Pub® to make some new friends. Enjoy light bites (Caribbean fare) in a laid-back atmosphere. You might even catch some live music or a game of foosball. Speaking of eating and drinking, give in to the sweet desire of ice cream, candy, and other treats. Calories don’t count when you’re on a cruise vacation! Pro tip: Cherry on Top is also a great spot for buying gifts. And for those times when you’ve just got to have that morning (or afternoon) cup of Joe, there is JavaBlue. This cafe is serving great iced and hot drinks and yummy snacks.

Is it relaxation you’re after? Cloud 9 Spa has everything you need to take your vacation to the next level. Massages, facials, body wraps, thermal suites – at Cloud 9 you’ve got it all.

woman relaxing in the cloud 9 spa thermal suite

Delicious Dining

With all types of cuisines and atmospheres ranging from casual to classy, delicious cruise dining awaits you on the improved Carnival Sunrise.

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse – For a delicious dinner in an elegant setting, direct yourself to the decadent Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse. Carnival’s signature steakhouse offers premium cuts of beef cooked to order, freshly selected seafood, entrées, gourmet appetizers, and an extensive wine list.

Cucina del Capitano® – A wise, old Italian chef once said, “Everything great happens over a bowl of pasta.” Cucina del Capitano serves up heaping courses of antipasti, entrées, pasta and desserts in a rustic famiglia-style cafe.

Bonsai Sushi Express – Meet your made-to-order takeaway sushi source, conveniently onboard the Carnival Sunrise. Customize your sushi, sashimi and rolls and then roll out to your next adventure.

Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse – Follow your nose to Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse, where the one & only Guy Fieri does meat his way. With smoked beef, pork, and chicken, plus and rockin’ sides like Mac Daddy Mac n Cheese, Old Skool Potato Salad and Collard Greens.

Chef’s Choice – Chef’s Choice is your first-class ticket to the world’s best foods. Lunch options span the globe from France to Mexico, Jamaica, and of course, USA.

couple enjoying a meal in cucina del capitano on a carnival cruise

Relaxing Staterooms

Relax and rejuvenate in style. Rooms for all preferences include interior, balcony, ocean view, and suites. Whatever you choose, first class service is included.

Designed from top to bottom with your relaxation in mind. Cloud 9 Spa staterooms offer serenity through special extras like vitamin-rich lotions, decadent robes and slippers, and relaxing décor. Plus you’ll get priority spa reservations, free fitness classes, unlimited access to the thermal suites, and more.

If you’re used to VIP status, then the Captain’s Suite is for you. The ship’s largest rooms have a tub, balcony access and tons of exclusive amenities. And, of course, priority boarding on and off the ship.

couple enjoying the view of the caribbean sea from their balcony onboard a carnival ship

Are you ready to see the sunrise?

Be among the first to book a cruise on the beautiful Carnival Sunrise – you’re going to love it!

Note: Onboard activities, shore excursions, and dining options may vary by ship and destination.