Carnival Fascination Fast Facts
Maiden Voyage: 07/01/1994
Passenger Capacity: 2,052
Gross Tonnage: 70,367
Life aboard the Carnival Fascination is like no other vacation experience. This “Fun Ship” boasts a lively array of eateries, lounges, nightclubs and fun-filled on board activities. Relax and rejuvenate at Spa Carnival or try your luck in the Vegas-style Casino. So, what are you waiting for; escape to paradise today on the Carnival Fascination.
The Carnival Fascination lives up to its name. Its a fascinating cruise ship. With all of her new enhancements, you’ll never want to leave this “Fun Ship”. Enjoy Carnival WaterWorks, the adult-only Serenity retreat, relax on one of the many private balconies, people-watch in the dazzling 6-story atrium and lobby bar, challenge friends to a game on the 9-hole mini golf course and indulge your taste buds at the sushi bar. Come aboard the incredible Carnival Fascination and let this “Fun Ship” capture your imagination. Below is a small sample of activities available on the Carnival Fascination:
• Duty Free Shops & Galleria Shopping Mall
• Card Room
• Casino Royale
• The Tara Library
• 3 Children’s Playrooms
• Carnival WaterWorks
• Resort-style out-door Swimming Pool
• Nautica Jogging Track (1/8 mile)
• Spa Carnival
• The adult-only Serenity retreat
• Aerobics Room
• Beauty Salon & Barber Shop
• 9-hole mini-golf course
• Jewelry Shop
• Flat-screen TV & Satellite TV at sea
• Photo Gallery
• 6 Whirlpools
• Sophisticated Dining
It’s always a culinary event in the Carnival Fascination formal dining rooms. The Carnival Fascination offers a first-class dining experience, including: fresh lobster on every cruise, an extensive wine list and excellent service.
• Casual Dining
From the extravagant midnight buffets (on select Carnival ships), to the European-style cafes, sushi bars and 24-hour pizzeria, you’ll discover a myriad of palate-pleasing favorites that even the most discriminating diner will enjoy.
• Satisfy Every Appetite
Carnival Cruise Line would never forget about their youngest cruisers. The Fascination children’s menus feature plenty of kid-pleasing favorites including spaghetti and meatballs, hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, assorted desserts and much more.
There’s no doubt that Carnival Cruise Line knows how to have “Fun” better than anyone else. If you want to party and live it up, then the Fascination is just for you. Below is a small sample of entertainment options available on the Carnival Fascination:
• Paris Lounge- with its 2 level show room featuring lavish shows that rival anything in Vegas
• 88 Bar- Piano Bar
• Camp Carnival- Kids ages 2-11
• Circle “C”- Kids ages 12-14
• Club O2- Teenagers ages 15-17
• Hollywood Boulevard- filled with life-like figures from the movies
• Casino Royale- Large Casino
• Bogey’s Cafe
• Passage to India Lounge
• Diamonds Are Forever Discotheque
• Puttin’ on the Ritz- Smaller Show Lounge
• Beverly Hills Bar
• Coconut Grove Bar & Grill
Carnival’s Fascination cruise boasts an impressive array of events and activities. Everything from shopping to dancing and more can be found on this fun-filled massive vessel. On the Fascination, you will find a Hollywood theme featuring life-size figures of such super-stars as Marilyn Monroe and James Dean near the casino, and Katharine Hepburn and others in the Beverly Hills Bar. See Clark Gable and John Wayne on your way to hang out in the exotic Passage To India lounge, which looks like a real film set. You can see a Las Vegas-style show any given night in the Palace Lounge, and dance the night away in the Diamonds Are Forever discotheque.
Like all of Carnival’s exquisite cruise ships, the Fascination features much more. The sushi bar on the Promenade deck serves up fresh delicacies, while the Café On The Way coffee bar serves up more than just java – they have desserts and shakes as well. Dine in style in the Imagination and Sensation dining rooms, or visit the Coconut Groove Bar and Grill which also houses the pizza and deli bar. The Lido Deck grills have burgers on one side and a hibachi grill on the other – so your taste-buds will never tire of the endless flavors on-board this majestic Hollywood themed vessel.
The fun doesn’t stop with the restaurants – there’s still more to do! With a 9-hole miniature golf course on the Sun Deck, you and your family can practice your putting skills while overlooking the beautiful and vast ocean view. Adults will want to spend time relaxing and getting pampered in the spa and salon while the children and teens are doing their thing in one of several clubs for kids for various age groups.
The fun in the sun continues with the resort-style pool, where lounging around is highly encouraged. For a more adventurous time in the water, take the whole family over to the Carnival WaterWorks where water slides keep the excitement going on and on! Adults can get away from it all, too, on the Serenity Deck where kids are not allowed. Soak in one of two hot-tubs and just enjoy some quality time alone or with a loved one.
The Carnival Fascination cruise ship will never disappoint. From port to port, you’re going to have the time of your life on this floating paradise.