Carnival Luminosa cruise ship to sail from a USA port for the first time

   April 11, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

A Carnival ship is due to sail from an American port for the first time next month after the liner relocates from Australia (

Carnival Luminosa joined the CCL-Carnival Cruise Line fleet in November 2022. The vessel was transferred over from sister cruise line Costa and converted into a Carnival Fun Ship.

The SPIRIT-class liner has been sailing from Australia but is expected to reposition to Seattle WA for the 2023 Alaska season. It will be the first time that the liner has sailed from a U.S. port.

Carnival Luminosa is scheduled to arrive in Seattle on May 4th, 2023, after a 22-night voyage from Brisbane. From Seattle WA, the ship will offer 7-night cruises to Alaska with port calls in JuneauKetchikan, Skagway, Tracy Arm/Endicott Arm, and Victoria B.C.

An 8-night voyage on June 28th will add a port call in Sitka.

Carnival Luminosa cruise ship

The ship’s last roundtrip Alaskan journey will depart on September 7th, 2023. Carnival Luminosa will then offer a 30-night voyage to Alaska and Japan prior to arriving back in Brisbane on October 15th, 2023.

Luminosa is the 5th Spirit class ship from Carnival. She is 92,720 GT in size and carries up to 2,826 guests.