A multi-million pound refit has seen a host of new experiences added to Carnival Freedom.

The ship now includes a new WaterWorks aqua park, enhanced dining options – including a a re-branded Deli and Bonsai Sushi Express – and expanded retail spaces, as well as a new miniature golf course.

The refurb, which took place during a dry dock in Freeport, is part of Carnival’s $2 billion ship upgrade programme. 

Improvements include:

  • WaterWorks: Featuring a 203-foot-long AquaTunnel slide and Carnival’s signature 212-foot-long Twister slide, as well as a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and SplashZone area for kids
  • Bonsai Express: Eatery featuring an array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and more
  • Expanded retail spaces: A mall-style shopping area lined with retail outlets offering jewellery, watches, fragrances and more, along with the line’s own branded spaces, including the new Carnival Adventures shop
  • Mini-golf course: A nine-hole miniature golf course has been relocated to deck 11
  • Re-branded Deli: Located on deck 9, the expanded Deli offers a range of sandwiches, paninis and traditional sides

Family-friendly options include the Seuss at Sea area and an all-ages reading venue called Dr. Seuss Bookville.

Carnival Freedom has resumed its year-round schedule of six- and seven-day Caribbean cruises from Galveston. It visits destinations in Jamaica, Mexico, Belize and Grand Cayman.