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Carnival Ecstasy

Capacity
2,056
Crew
920
Tonnage
70 367
Length
855 ft (261 m)
First voyage
1991
Decks
14

Carnival Ecstasy (formerly Ecstasy) is a Fantasy-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line. Built by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland, she was floated out on January 6, 1991, and christened Ecstasy by television hostess and entertainer Kathie Lee Gifford. During 2007, in common with all of her Fantasy-class sisters, she had the prefix Carnival added to her name.

Ecstasy is currently the second oldest ship in the fleet. Her features include a pool, four whirlpools,... Read more

Carnival Ecstasy

Capacity: 
2,056
Crew: 
920
Tonnage: 
70 367
Length: 
855 ft (261 m)
Beam: 
103 ft (31 m)
First voyage: 
1991
Decks: 
14

Carnival Ecstasy (formerly Ecstasy) is a Fantasy-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line. Built by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland, she was floated out on January 6, 1991, and christened Ecstasy by television hostess and entertainer Kathie Lee Gifford. During 2007, in common with all of her Fantasy-class sisters, she had the prefix Carnival added to her name.

Ecstasy is currently the second oldest ship in the fleet. Her features include a pool, four whirlpools, numerous restaurants, nightclubs, a casino, and duty-free shopping.

Ports of call

Carnival Ecstasy offers four- to seven-day cruises to the Bahamas, Bermuda and Eastern Caribbean out of Charleston, South Carolina. Cruises depart Charleston varying days of the week, depending on the itinerary booked. The four-day Bahamas cruises stop at Nassau, Bahamas, while the Bahamas five-day cruises stop at Nassau and either Freeport, Bahamas or Carnival's private Half Moon Cay (Little San Salvador Island) Six-day Bahamas Cruises stop at Nassau, Freeport and Half Moon Cay. Seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises offer varied itineraries that may include Nassau, Grand Turk Island and Amber Cove of Puerto Plata (province) in the Dominican Republic, and Half Moon Cay. One seven-day cruise to Bermuda from Charleston is scheduled in 2016. The cruise departs Saturday, November 5 and includes two days at sea to Bermuda, two nights at port in Bermuda and departs Bermuda at noon for 1 1/2 days at sea returning to Charleston.

Carnival Ecstasy replaced the Carnival Fantasy in Charleston, South Carolina in 2016 when Fantasy was relocated to Miami, Florida where it offers three- to eight-day cruises to the Bahamas and Caribbean.

After Hurricane Katrina, the ship spent six months in New Orleans serving as quarters for evacuees and relief workers.

Carnival Ecstasy will move to Jacksonville, Florida in May 2019, being replaced year round by Carnival Sunshine in Charleston. Carnival Elation will be moved to Port Canaveral, Florida.

Evolutions of Fun and Fun Ship 2.0

Ecstasy has undergone two major refurbishments. The first, begun in 2007 and completed in 2009, was part of Carnival's Evolutions of Fun program. The ship's name was changed to Carnival Ecstasy, all staterooms were refurbished, and a mini golf course was added. Children's facilities were improved and adult-only "Serenity" decks were added. The second refit, in 2014, was part of the Fun Ship 2.0 program. It added the Red Frog Rum Bar, Blue Iguana Tequila Bar, Hasbro: The Game Show, Playlist Productions (Scenic), and The Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez. The third refit, in 2017, was also part of the "Fun Ship 2.0" program. It added, Guy's Burger Joint, Blue Iguana Cantina, Cherry On Top, Alchemy Bar, and Crew Area Renovations.

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Attractions on Carnival Ecstasy


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Stage

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Main stage, main shows and main emotions of the Carnival cruise liner.
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Galley

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Society Cigar Bar

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A cozy bar, where you can relax with a cigar and elite drinks.
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Gymnasium

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We have some bad news for you — your ship has a gym. In other words, there’s no excuse for leaving your fitness routine back on land. That’s great news, however, for your body, which will definitel...
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Wind Song Dining Room

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“Hey, which side does the fork go on?” is a question you’ll never have to ask at a dining room dinner aboard a Carnival cruise — we set the table for you. We also bring to the table a full three co...
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Starlight Aft Lounge

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Cozy corner where you can relax, read, dream and chat with friends. And in the evening this place turns into a real nightlife paradise.
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Aerobics

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We have some bad news for you — your ship has a gym. In other words, there’s no excuse for leaving your fitness routine back on land. That’s great news, however, for your body, which will definitel...
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Art Gallery

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Plunge into the world of original masterpieces in onboard art gallery.
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Video Arcade

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If you love to play video games, you’re in luck. Our video arcade boasts a huge array of games, and is open to players of all ages, all night and all day. So get some tokens from the vending machin...
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Serenity

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Somebody at Carnival knows just what you need, and it's pretty much exactly the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat. Look, you'll still be on the same ship as the kids, the hoopla, and all the Carnival-sty...

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Today we’d like to take a virtual tour of Carnival Ecstasy , or rather a tour of the breathtaking things to do on board this beautiful cruise liner! At first, let’s get acquainted with her history and features! Photo by: Herkie/Wiki/CC BY-SA 2.0 She is one of the most experienced Carnival...