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Mardi Gras Cruises

The excitement never stops onboard Carnival’s Mardi Gras!

Carnival Cruises are planning to change the game with their action-packed and ground-breaking Mardi Gras. Paying homage to their first ship of the same name, the Mardi Gras guarantees vacationers to a holiday brimming with excitement and exploration. Featuring the world-first rollercoaster on a ship BOLT, an even larger WaterWorks park with three spiralling slides, and a bustling SportSquare, Carnival has spared no expense with the Mardi Gras in creating an extraordinary cruise experience. Pack your bags now, because Carnival is calling you aboard!

The magnificent Mardi Gras will be exploring the sun-soaked Caribbean, making return cruises from Port Canaveral to wonderful ports including San Juan, Nassau, and Costa Maya. Start planning today with Cruise Guru and take your family on an unforgettable adventure on the delightful Mardi Gras!

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Accommodation on the Carnival Mardi Gras

Your next group or family getaway on the Mardi Gras comes with gorgeous accommodations designed to keep you comfortable and relaxed after spending an amazing day exploring the destination. Guests have a selection of beautiful staterooms and suites, these include: Interior, Ocean View, Balcony, and Suite.

Each category of lodging additionally have variants that provide bonus benefits and amenities. The Family Harbor staterooms and suites are essential for those with little ones, located near the Family Harbor Lounge, these rooms allow kids to eat free in most specialty restaurants as well as a free evening of Night Owls babysitting at Camp Ocean. Cloud 9 Spa staterooms and suites afford guests to priority spa reservations, free fitness classes, exclusive discounts, unlimited access to thermal suites, and so much more. Finally, Havana staterooms and suites are decorated with a unique Caribbean flavouring to their décor plus exclusive access to the Havana Bar and Pool.


Rudi’s Seagrill

Bursting with flavour, Rudi’s Seagrill is your essential culinary destination on the Mardi Gras. Rudi Sodamin has designed a menu of delightful seafood classics including his signature dish which has been styled to resemble a face. Fantastic food with an artistic flair, Rudi’s Seagrill simply cannot be missed.

Bonsai Teppanyaki

The excitement doesn’t end once you step off the rollercoaster, the Bonsai Teppanyaki will keep you on your toes as you dine on tantalising meals. This intimate culinary experience allows you to watch your dish gets expertly prepared by professionally trained chefs, who ensure you are entertained with a stimulating performance. From a delectable filet mignon to mouth-watering lobster, the Bonsai Teppanyaki will impress all who enter.

  • Guy’s Burger Joint
  • Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse
  • Bluelguana Cantina
  • Cucina del Capitano
  • JiJi Asian Kitchen
  • Steakhouse
  • Dining Room
  • Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Fresh Creations
  • Seafood Shack
  • Swirls
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Bonsai Sushi
  • The Chef’s Table
  • Emeril’s Bistro 1396
  • Big Chicken
  • Street Eats
  • JavaBlue Cafe
  • Pizzeria del Capitano
  • The Carnival Deli
  • Kids’ Meals for Campers

Onboard activities & things to do

Carnival Cruises have left no stone unturned when creating the Mardi Gras, ensuring that holidaymakers at all points of their voyage have something exhilarating and fun-filled to do. Whether you want to experience heightened thrills at the Ultimate Playground or unwind in tranquillity at the Cloud 9 Spa, the Mardi Gras has something for everyone in the family.

BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster

Buckle up and hop on the first ever rollercoaster at sea with BOLT! Zoom along the speed machine as the rollercoaster takes on an electrifying and exhilarating ride with amazing 360 ° views of the ocean. BOLT additionally provides a pedal to control the speed, allowing travellers to go at the pace they want. Put the pedal to the medal or take in the breathtaking views, your ride on BOLT is a one-of-a-kind experience that will keep you coming back for more!


Overflowing with adrenaline-charged waterslides for all ages, the WaterWorks aqua park will keep you entertained for hours on end! Featuring fast and water-soaking rides, guests will always have a smile on their face as they hurriedly dash from slide to slide. For unending fun for the entire family, head to the fantastic WaterWorks.

Other onboard activities and things to do:

  • SportSquare
  • RedFrog Tiki Bar
  • Family Fued Live
  • Havana Bar
  • Serenity Adult Only Retreat
  • Cloud 9 Spa
  • Playlist Productions
  • The Punchliner Comedy Club
  • Dive-In Movies
  • Piano Bar
  • Live Music
  • Karaoke
  • Nightclub
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop at Sea
  • Make it with Michaels
  • Cherry on Top
  • Atrium
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Casino


  • Length: 1,130 feet
  • Beam: 137 feet
  • Cruising Speed: 17 knots