Carnival Sunshine: Facts and figures

Bargain sail: Carnival Sunshine aims to tempt British guests with good-value holidays

Bargain sail: Carnival Sunshine aims to tempt British guests with good-value holidays

  • Tonnage: 102,853
  • Cost of makeover from Carnival Destiny: £100million ($155million)
  • Time to refurbish: 75 days
  • Length: 892ft
  • Passengers: 3,006
  • Decks: 14
  • Crew: 1,040
  • Five slides and 40 interactive water features in WaterWorks including:
  • 334ft Twister slide
  • 300-gallon drenching bucket
  • 235ft side-by-side slides in Speedway Splash, which allows racers to compete against each other
  • 16 video screens in the EA Sports bar
  • 270 sq ft LED screen in the Seaside Theatre
  • Three-deck Serenity adults-only retreat
  • 24/7 pizza

In its first year of service:

  • Guests are expected to eat 188,000 servings of chocolate melting cake and 270,000 pizzas, washed down with 115,000 cappuccinos
  • 18,000 meals will be served in the Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse
  • 75 tonnes of pineapples will be used, mainly in tropical drinks
  • Stateroom stewards will place 1.5million pieces of chocolate on pillows and create 500,000 towel animals
  • Guests will have 14,000 massages and nearly 7,000 facials in the Cloud 9 Spa

See a gallery of my pictures from Carnival Sunshine here

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Long way down: Will you brave the Twister? (Picture: Carnival)

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