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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
Carnival Sunshine is not a new ship; it's a completely refurbished 17-year-old ship -- formerly Carnival Destiny -- with an array of new features that include bars, restaurants and entertainment ... read more
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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Reviews: 266

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Disappointed!!! by mscjn2

This was our 19 cruise 5 of which were on Carnival. This is the first one on the Carnival ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Our Sunshine Fun Time! by Bgentles

This was my 12th cruise, I think! I know it was my 10th with Carnival. I live within a few ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Awesome Cruise, Amazing Cruise Director and Staff by kapitman

Loved my vacation. We had a spa balcony cabin at the front of deck 10. You could definitely feel ... continue

Southern Caribbean 05/14 5.0 out of 5+

Sorry for the long review. Cruised on CARNIVAL SUNSHINE during her first full cruise from her ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Overall good cruise! by jaxcruiser1961

Pre Cruise Hotel  My wife and I really enjoy staying at the Radisson Resort at the ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Welcome Carnival Sunshine to Port Canaveral by Barbiegator

Since we live part time in Cocoa Beach we like to sail on each ship that ports here. The five ... continue

Bahamas 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Two day short Sunshine cruise by jocko4279

Took my wife and two small children on this short get away to Freeport. I thought this would be ... continue

Bahamas 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Surprising disappointment by

My wife and I have been frequent Carnival cruisers for many years. We have reached Platinum ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Enjoyable, but could use improvement by wahooker

This is my second cruise, first one on Carnival. (My other was on Disney Dream)

The Kids ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Carnival Sunshine 2 day Freeport Bahamas by lewkei

I decided to take my an 11yr old daughter on her first cruise and some father/daughter time ... continue

Bahamas 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Carnival Sunshine Funship 2.0 Makeover - Love it by Waverider1

Loved the Sunshine - it has lots of fun things to do, like a pretty intense ropes course (try ... continue

Southern Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
If You smoke don't go or if you jog don't go! by OldCrazyCruisers

Hi, we have been on over 70+ cruises and are not fussy people.We have enjoyed Carnival in the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Cruise Experience second time around in less than a year not quite so by PlatinumCarnivalGal

Hello. Let me start by saying that I am a avid cruiser and I choose to cruise with Carnival ... continue

Southern Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Disappointed!!! by Anna09

My husband and I only did a two day cruise because he wasn't to sure about it. He has never ... continue

Bahamas 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Not Impressed with the Sunshine by Debbie818

This was our 3rd cruise. We had read many bad reviews about the Sunshine, but we decided to book ... continue

Southern Caribbean 04/14 Not Rated
If your o.k. with staying at a Best Western and eating at Golden Corra by lakecity21

With Carnival you definitely get what you pay for. In the future I will pay more to have a ... continue

Bahamas 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Carnival Sunshine (It's relative) by nadif211

As I sit on my balcony here in Saint Thomas, I laugh to myself. If you asked me three days ago ... continue

Southern Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
We enjoyed the Sunshine by bjd2

My husband and I sailed on the Sunshine on 3/30/14. We had a scenic ocean view room right above ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Still the cruise line of choice by ButlerFan

Just returned from a spring break cruise on the Sunshine. It was a wonderful trip and confirmed ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Won't go on the Sunshine Again by travler27

This was our 6th Carnival cruise. All on different ships. The Sunshine was easily the worst ship ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Nice idea but too much crammed into one ship by bobcat70

I had never sailed on this ship when it was the Destiny, and I will say that on the surface this ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Much better than expected by garryp

I chose this cruise because we wanted to do a multi centre taking in Memphis (by Amtrak) to New ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fun Times on the Sunshine! by gocards11

Let me start this review with there are several poor reviews of this ship on this site as well ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Carnival Sunshine… Great Cruise but… by kenandteri

Just returned home last night from a 7-night cruise on the Sunshine to the western ports of ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Great time on the Sunshine by 3bsmom

We had a fabulous vacation on the Carnival Sunshine out of New Orleans. I had read many many ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
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