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Bringing the Fun to a new level from December 2019

Not long until Carnival Splendor arrives in Sydney!

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Set to call Sydney home as of December 2019, Carnival Splendor will be:

Choose from 7, 8, 9 and 10 night cruises to the South Pacific, and shorter 'Fun Size' cruises around Australia, from Weekend Samplers to Tasmania and Moreton Island.

Active types will appreciate the two pools, & two spas, a sports deck with mini golf, running track and sports courts. Keep an eye on this page for more details and photos of features when they are announced.

Carnival Splendor


new dining options

Set to become the newest and largest ship home ported year-round in Australia, Carnival Splendor will feature fresh international flavours as she makes her Australian debut, as well as the return of some fan-favourites.

In addition, the ship will offer exciting updates to restaurants Aussies already know and love.

Four new restaurants will be available on Carnival Splendor, including the debut of:

Masala Tiger

This brand new modern dining concept created with the adventurous Australian palette in mind offers a fresh and authentic dining experience boasting delicious Tandoori-style cooking.

Enjoy the sea breeze with a beautiful selection of chargrilled meats and veggies, naan fresh from the oven, and curries.

The best part? The menu changes daily and is included in the cruise fare.

Masala Tiger will be located in the tranquil adults-only Serenity™ Retreat, also featuring a nearby bar and the Carnival Deli.

Fahrenheit 555

Guests can enjoy the finest aged beef, seared to exact specifications to lock in the flavour at the precise temperature of 555 degrees Fahrenheit.

Set in an intimate and elegant setting and offering a delectable menu of some of the best cuts of mouth-watering steaks, Farhenheit 555 is the ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion or indulging in a romantic evening.

This upscale steakhouse comes at an additional charge.

Pizzeria del Capitano

A taste of Italy on the high seas, Pizzeria del Capitano pays homage to the Italian heritage of many Carnival Captains.

The pizzeria offers delicious hand-made pizzas made with imported Italian flour, fresh mozzarella and delectable toppings.

All included in the cruise fare.

Seafood Shack

A celebration of the sea's delicious offerings, Seafood Shack is a New England-style seaside spot.

Guests can tuck into a Lobster BLT, a tasty serving of fish and chips or enjoy oysters in the fresh ocean air.

All are available at an additional charge.

Newly Revealed Designs for the waterpark

104 metre-long twister waterslide

The yellow Twister Waterslide™ on Carnival Splendor will take riders through 104 metres of twists and turns before they return to solid ground.

Carnival Waterworks™ will also include MiniRacer slides, splash toys and The Power Drencher tipping bucket, so the whole family can get in on the fun.

Green Lightning thrill-slide

Carnival Splendor's new Green Lightning thrill-slide will begin with an impressive 11.3 metre free-fall drop as the capsule floor opens, followed by a slingshot curve, twisting and sliding guests into a giant swirling bowl.

FunShip 2.0 features

In addition to the water adventures on board, Splendor will be upgraded with the signature FunShip 2.0 features that have made the Carnival fleet a favourite among Aussie cruisers in recent years.

Alchemy Bar

Love a handcrafted cocktail? Alchemy Bar on Splendor will be the place to be.

Guy's Burger Joint

A guest favourite, Guy's Burger joint will be offering up Guy Fieri's tasty burgers with his signature Donkey Sauce.

RedFrog Pub

An all new expansive RedFrog Pub, the perfect setting for Music Manila and its fans to rock all night long.

Serenity Retreat

Need some chill time? Carnival Splendor will offer a spacious aft deck area for adults-only with a laid back vibe.

BlueIguana Tequila Bar

Get a taste of Mexico on the high seas with an ice-cold tequila based cocktail or cerveza served by the poolside.

RedFrog Rum Bar

Enjoy a great selection of Caribbean rum-based concoctions available by the glass or pitcher at this poolside bar.



Cloud 9 Spa

Unwind, de-stress and let the massage therapists iron out the kinks. Enjoy our dedicated relaxation zones and lounge in the thermal suites in the dry head of the Lanconium or Tepidarium, soothing steambaths or soak in the thalassotherpy pool... take your pick!

Cloud 9 Accommodation

The spa themed, Cloud 9 Accommodation, including complimentary access to the spacious Cloud 9 Spa and thalassotherapy pool for those after some R&R.


Are Aussies having enough fun?

Work to play or play to work? That was one of the questions we asked Australians in July 2019 as part of the first Fun Report.

Find out in Australia's first Fun Report commissioned by Carnival and The Happiness Institute.