Carnival Sunshine Stats Add Up To One Fun Ship

The end result of transforming 1996’s Carnival Destiny into flagship-quality Carnival Sunshine has us throwing around a lot of numbers.   25 branded elements of Funship 2.0, all in one place after a $155 million dry dock, Carnival’s most ambitious to date, have created an entirely new ship.

Let’s take a look at the numbers that came out of the process.


  • 55- Captain’s Suites, Grand Suites, Spa Suites, Ocean Suites
  • 508- Oceanview with Balcony
  • 308- Oceanview without balcony
  • 632- Interior staterooms
  • 1503- Total   (including 182 added during remodeling)


  • Officers – Italian
  • Crew- International – Over 40 different nationalities
  • 3758- Maximum Guest Capacity
  • 3006- Normal Cruise Capacity


  • Country of registry-              Bahamas
  • Cruising speed                      21 knots
  • Gross Registered Tons       102,853