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    Jul 2005
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    Oct 2011
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Carnival Liberty overview

By - Updated Sep. 23, 2019

Carnival Liberty is a typical Carnival Fun Ship packed with enjoyable amenities for every type of traveler. In 2011, the 6-year-old Liberty received a massive makeover, which kicked-off the $2 billion fleetwide Fun Ship 2.0 program that's upgrading every Carnival ship in the fleet. From top to bottom, Carnival Liberty features the latest amenities, including all-new entertainment, eateries, and even more bars and nightlife.

On the top decks, you'll find the Serenity retreat, which is a tranquil spot for adults-only. The upper decks are also home to the miniature golf course and jogging track as well as the Camp Ocean activity center and the full-service Spa Carnival. The ship's Lido and Panorama decks feature two main pools, a multistory waterslide, and a variety of complementary and specialty eateries, including the main buffet, a casual dining marketplace, Diamonds Steakhouse, and Guy's Burger Joint.

In the evening, explore the lower decks, which are home to the Golden and Silver Olympian main dining rooms, the Club O2 teen lounge, several entertainment venues, and the Czar's Palace Casino. Liberty has an excellent selection of entertainment ranging from stand-up comics handpicked by George Lopez to fast-paced musical revues held in the three-level Venetian Palace lounge. During the day, Carnival hosts quirky poolside competitions, but there's plenty of after-dark fun for adults at the RedFrog Rum Bar, Alchemy, the BlueIguana Tequila Bar, and the Hot & Cool Nightclub.

Carnival Liberty cruises to the Bahamas from Orlando's Port Canaveral year-round. The ship specializes in 3- to 4-day getaways that let you satisfy your wanderlust using fewer vacation days. Liberty's itinerary program includes stops in Nassau, Freeport, Half Moon Cay, and Princess Cays.

Ship Highlights

  • Two main pools and three whirlpool areas
  • Aqua Park featuring the Twister waterslide
  • Sports deck with basketball, jogging, and mini golf
  • Video game arcade
  • Club O2 teen lounge
  • Circle C tween hangout
  • Camp Ocean childcare
  • Night Owls after-hours childcare
  • Seuss at Seas activities
  • Green Eggs & Ham breakfast
  • Build-a-Bear Workshop at Sea
  • Dive-In Movies at the Seaside Theater
  • Hasbro, The Game Show
  • SkyBox Sports Bar
  • Punchliner Comedy Club
  • Broadway-style revues
  • Duty-free Fun Shops
  • Adults-only Serenity retreat
  • Spa Carnival and fitness center
  • Czar's Palace Casino

Carnival Liberty ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.3
  • Children's Programs 3.9
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.1
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.2
  • Entertainment 4.1
  • Food and Dining 4.0
  • Onboard Activities 4.1
  • Service and Staff 4.4
  • Ship Quality 4.2

Carnival Liberty cabins

1489 cabins and 32 cabin categories.

Inside cabin


(373 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 188 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $83/night
Oceanview cabin


(222 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 220 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $101/night


(550 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 185 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $126/night


(55 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 349 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $188/night

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Carnival Liberty dining

Taste Bar

Taste Bar

(1 Review)
Guy''s Burger Joint

Guy''s Burger Joint

(94 Reviews)
Alchemy Bar

Alchemy Bar

(23 Reviews)
Blue Iguana Cantina

Blue Iguana Cantina

(40 Reviews)

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Carnival Liberty onboard activities

Skybox Sports Bar

Skybox Sports Bar

(3 Reviews)
The Promenade Bar

The Promenade Bar

(3 Reviews)
Victoria Aft Lounge

Victoria Aft Lounge

(4 Reviews)
The Stage Bar

The Stage Bar

(2 Reviews)

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4 Night Bahamas on the Liberty by jarrodstichter

Sail date: / Traveled as: Family (young children)

Being our first cruise, we were hesitant. Not anymore! We enjoyed it a ton and are already looking at other cruises. It was a great experience and we were thankful for the options as a family on the boat and ports to make some memories, catch some rays, and rest. MarQ made things so fun on board, as well as his staff. We were impressed! Thanks for a great vacation.

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Perfect Getaway by shanetammy

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Wonderful vacation. The ship was nice. The crew was friendly and the food was great. The only complaint we had was the pizza was not very good. Everything else was delicious.

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very good Caribbean Cruise by awadmo42

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In general, I was so pleased with the Cruise. and I am planing to go on different destination Cruise on Liberty.

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1347 Carnival Liberty tips

Apr 02, 2013

Plan out your day somewhat. There is so much to do, you'll miss it if you don't, but be flexible to changes.

Oct 17, 2014

The pictures are very expensive and if you want to drink bottled water take your own. The tours were awesome. Don't worry about tips on board - Carnival automatically charges them to your tab. I would do most of my shopping before Costa Maya.

Apr 23, 2014

Get up early on "at sea days" and enjoy the Sea Day Brunch in the Silver Dining Room. It was so worth it. You can always get back in bed and nap on a full tummy. Try the adults only pool and hot tub. I also ate breakfast and lunch there in that area. Emile's was always so crowded.

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