Carnival Breeze

Carnival Breeze current position

Carnival Breeze current location is at Gulf of Mexico (coordinates 27.33355 N / -92.07473 W) cruising at speed of 17.5 kn (32 km/h | 20 mph) en route to MXCOZ>USGAL. The AIS position was reported 12 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Carnival Breeze

Carnival Breeze current cruise is 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean. Prices start from USD 504 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 18 Apr, 2024 and ends on 22 Apr, 2024.

Date / TimePort
18 Apr 15:30    Departing from Galveston, Texas hotels
20 Apr 09:00 - 17:00    Cozumel, Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya
22 Apr 08:00    Arriving in Galveston, Texas hotels

Specifications of Carnival Breeze

Year of build2012  /  Age: 12
Flag state Panama
BuilderFincantieri (Monfalcone, Italy)
ClassCCL DREAM
Building costUSD 740 million
Speed23 kn / 43 km/h / 26 mph
Length (LOA)306 m / 1004 ft
Beam (width)37 m / 121 ft
Gross Tonnage128052 gt
Passengers3690 - 4428
Crew1386
Passengers-to-space ratio29
Decks14
Cabins1845
Decks with cabins9
Last Refurbishment2017
Sister-shipsCarnival Dream, Carnival Magic, Costa Diadema
Christened byTracy Wilson Mourning
OwnerCarnival Corporation & PLC
OperatorCarnival Cruise Line

Carnival Breeze Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Mar 30 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $524
2024 Apr 04 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2024 Apr 08 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2024 Apr 13 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $474
2024 Apr 18 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $504
2024 Apr 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2024 Apr 27 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $484
2024 May 02 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $494
2024 May 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $519
2024 May 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $509
2024 May 16 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $514
2024 May 20 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $614
2024 May 25 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $714
2024 May 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $584
2024 Jun 03 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $704
2024 Jun 08 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $794
2024 Jun 13 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $699
2024 Jun 17 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $744
2024 Jun 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $729
2024 Jun 27 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $724
2024 Jul 01 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $804
2024 Jul 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $719
2024 Jul 11 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $709
2024 Jul 15 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $759
2024 Jul 20 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $714
2024 Jul 25 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $684
2024 Jul 29 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $669
2024 Aug 03 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $564
2024 Aug 08 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $499
2024 Aug 12 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $439
2024 Aug 17 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $419
2024 Aug 22 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $454
2024 Aug 26 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $419
2024 Aug 31 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489
2024 Sep 05 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2024 Sep 09 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $409
2024 Sep 14 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2024 Sep 19 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $419
2024 Sep 23 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2024 Sep 28 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2024 Oct 03 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2024 Oct 07 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2024 Oct 12 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2024 Oct 17 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $434
2024 Oct 21 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $384
2024 Oct 26 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2024 Oct 31 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2024 Nov 04 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2024 Nov 09 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2024 Nov 14 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2024 Nov 18 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2024 Nov 23 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $609
2024 Nov 28 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $549
2024 Dec 02 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2024 Dec 07 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $409
2024 Dec 12 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2024 Dec 16 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2024 Dec 21 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $759
2024 Dec 26 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $669
2024 Dec 30 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $849
2025 Jan 04 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2025 Jan 09 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $379
2025 Jan 13 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Jan 18 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Jan 23 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Jan 27 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Feb 01 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Feb 06 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Feb 10 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Feb 15 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2025 Feb 20 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $434
2025 Feb 24 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2025 Mar 01 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $464
2025 Mar 06 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $509
2025 Mar 10 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $779
2025 Mar 15 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $529
2025 Mar 20 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2025 Mar 24 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $479
2025 Mar 29 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2025 Apr 03 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2025 Apr 07 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2025 Apr 12 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489
2025 Apr 17 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2025 Apr 21 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2025 Apr 26 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $439
2025 May 01 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2025 May 05 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2025 May 10 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $499
2025 May 15 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $479
2025 May 19 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $549
2025 May 24 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $669
2025 May 29 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $644
2025 Jun 02 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $689
2025 Jun 07 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $709
2025 Jun 12 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $664
2025 Jun 16 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $719
2025 Jun 21 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $719
2025 Jun 26 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $664
2025 Jun 30 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $729
2025 Jul 05 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $729
2025 Jul 10 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $674
2025 Jul 14 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $729
2025 Jul 19 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $729
2025 Jul 24 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $664
2025 Jul 28 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $709
2025 Aug 02 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $634
2025 Aug 07 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $524
2025 Aug 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $544
2025 Aug 16 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $479
2025 Aug 21 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $474
2025 Aug 25 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $429
2025 Aug 30 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2025 Sep 04 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2025 Sep 08 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Sep 13 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Sep 18 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2025 Sep 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Sep 27 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Oct 02 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2025 Oct 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Oct 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $419
2025 Oct 16 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2025 Oct 20 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Oct 25 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Oct 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2025 Nov 03 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Nov 08 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Nov 13 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2025 Nov 17 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2025 Nov 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $569
2025 Nov 27 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $539
2025 Dec 01 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Dec 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $389
2025 Dec 11 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2025 Dec 15 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $589
2025 Dec 20 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $499
2025 Dec 24 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $799
2025 Dec 29 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $839
2026 Jan 03 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2026 Jan 08 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $404
2026 Jan 12 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2026 Jan 17 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2026 Jan 22 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2026 Jan 26 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2026 Jan 31 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2026 Feb 05 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2026 Feb 09 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $399
2026 Feb 14 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $424
2026 Feb 19 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $434
2026 Feb 23 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $414
2026 Feb 28 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $474
2026 Mar 05 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $519
2026 Mar 09 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $829
2026 Mar 14 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $539
2026 Mar 19 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $459
2026 Mar 23 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489
2026 Mar 28 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $499
2026 Apr 02 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489
2026 Apr 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $509
2026 Apr 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489
2026 Apr 16 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2026 Apr 20 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2026 Apr 25 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $469
2026 Apr 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Galveston $489

Carnival Breeze Review

Review of Carnival Breeze

The 2012-built Carnival Breeze cruise ship is the 3rd Dream-class vessel in the CCL-Carnival fleet, together with Carnival Dream (September 2009), Carnival Magic (May 2011) as well as Costa Diadema (2014).

The vessel (IMO number 9555723) is currently Panama-flagged (MMSI 354842000) and registered in Colon.

History - construction and ownership

Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) is a US shipping company, trademarked brand and subsidiary of Carnival Corporation (shipowner). CCL was founded in 1972 as an independent company by Ted Arison (1924-1999, co-founder of NCL Norwegian).

CCL has the Corporation's largest fleet as number of vessels and GT-tonnage (ship sizes/volumes and passenger capacities). In 2023, CCL had ~9% (by revenue) and ~19% (passengers) share of the cruise industry's worldwide market. In 2024, the parent company (Carnival Corporation) had ~51% stake in the US$64+ billion industry.

Carnival Breeze cruise ship

The 3690-passenger ship Carnival Breeze was launched on June 3, 2012. This ship introduced the line's first complete "Fun Ship 2.0" concept. It is a fleetwide initiative concentrated on food, drink, and amusement, allowing Carnival cruise passengers to tour, taste and laugh their way through new onboard places. Breeze is the first Fun Ship in decades that was not constructed by Joe Farcus - the man that dreamed in neon and polished marble. Much of what is found on the Carnival ships Dream and Magic is on the Breeze too.

Decks and Cabins

Carnival Breeze staterooms (1845 total) include 54 Suites, 851 Balcony, 227 Oceanview and 713 Iside cabins, in all 34 grades. Most staterooms are sized 170-185 ft2 / 16-17 m2. Most cabin balconies are sized 35-45 ft2 / 3-4 m2. Deluxe Oceanviews are with two separate washrooms and advertised as "Family cabins" having max capacity 5 passengers. Cove Balcony (located beneath the lifeboats on Deck 2) have partially enclosed verandas.

CCL Breeze ship also has 368 connecting ("Family" cabins), 79 "Cloud 9 Spa", 35 wheelchair-accessible, and "Cove Balcony" cabins (located on Deck 2/by the lifeboats). The largest are the Grand Suites (345 ft2 / 32 m2 plus 85 ft2 / 8 m2 terrace) with max occupancy 4 passengers.

The boat has 14 decks, of which 9 are with cabins.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Breeze is the line's first Carnival cruise vessel to feature a stand-alone sushi restaurant - Bonsai Sushi. It is decked out with koi kites, Bonsai trees and artwork made by graffiti painters Erni Vales. The restaurant offers sushi, sashimi, and rolls along with bento boxes and "sushi vessel". Pricing is a la carte, from 1 dollar for appetizer­sized pieces to 15 dollars for sushi for a couple.

Follows the complete list of Carnival Breeze restaurants and food bars.

  • Sapphire Restaurant (2-level forward Dining Room, entertainment options are the “Punchliner Comedy Brunch" and “Seuss At Sea” for kids)
  • Blush Restaurant (2-level aft Dining Room)
  • Ocean Plaza (lounge area) served by the Plaza Cafe (patisserie)
  • Bonsai Sushi Bar (Japanese restaurant)
  • Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ (barbeque and grill restaurant)
  • RedFrog Pub (live music, serving the ThirstyFrog Red beer /private label draft beer)
  • Alchemy Bar (added 2017)
  • Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse (specialty restaurant, with “Chef’s Table” dining)
  • Guy’s Burger Joint (poolside burger bar)
  • Guy’s Pig and Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse (added 2017) open-air complimentary BBQ restaurant on Promenade Deck.
  • BlueIguana Tequila Bar (poolside Mexican bar)
  • Bluelguana Cantina (poolside Mexican fast food bar)
  • Lido Marketplace (self-service buffet restaurant)
  • Pizza Pirate (24-hour pizzeria restaurant)
  • RedFrog Rum Bar (also serves the ThirstyFrog Red draught beer)
  • Cucina del Capitano (Italian Trattoria)
  • SeaDogs (hot-dogs station)

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Breeze was the first in the Carnival Cruise Lines fleet to debut the new multi­dimensional Thrill Theater which combines a high­definition projection system with original special effects. Carnival Breeze is also the fleet's first to present the high­tech Playlist Productions shows that combine LED staging and special effects with live performances. Also on Breeze: The Game Show Hasbro, based on the popular TV series Family Game Night produced by Hasbro Studios and presented on The Hub, a network for kids and their families. The children are also catered for on Deck 11 in Camp Carnival play area.

Carnival Breeze cruise ship

Other parts of the cruise liner coddle tweens and teens with Wii video games, dance floors, and more. There are also “Dive­In Movies at the Seaside Theater” outdoors with free popcorn and blankets. Fun lovers of all ages will appreciate the 214­-foot long Twister waterslide, not to mention PowerDrencher dump bucket, 3 pools, and 7 hot tubs. At SportsSquare, the ship has the 230­foot SkyCourse ropes course, where guests can choose between beginner and intermediate courses above the top deck.

The following official YouTube video reviews Carnival's Dream-class vessels (Breeze, Dream, Magic) as facilities and onboard amenities.

 

Follows the complete list of Carnival Breeze lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens, and adults.

  • Ovation Theatre (3-level show lounge, with “Playlist Productions” and “Hasbro Game Shows”)
  • The Library Bar and Lounge (cocktail bar)
  • Conference Center
  • Thrill Theatre (5D cinema room)
  • FunHub (Internet room)
  • Circle C (kids club lounge)
  • Club O2 (teens club lounge)
  • Warehouse (Video Arcade)
  • The Fun Shops (duty-free shopping arcade)
  • Cherry on Top (candy shop)
  • Winner’s Luck Casino
  • The Lanai (outdoor seating promenade with cantilevered whirlpools)
  • Liquid Disco and Nightclub
  • Piano Bar 88 (lounge)
  • Limelight Lounge (live entertainment)
  • Camp Ocean (formerly known as "Camp Carnival" - youth activities program)
  • Carnival Cloud 9 Spa (wellness complex)
  • Carnival WaterWorks (water-play outdoor area with AquaPark, Twister waterslide, DrainPipe waterslide)
  • SportSquare (outdoor sporting area with a mini-golf course, “Skycourse” rope course, Sports Park Bar, combined court)
  • Jogging Track
  • Seaside Theatre (outdoor cinema with large-size LED screen)
  • Serenity (adults relaxation area served by Serenity Bar, with 2 cantilevered Whirlpools and sunbathing area).

Itineraries

Carnival Breeze cruise liner spent its inaugural cruise season in Europe, starting with a 12-night maiden voyage on June 3, 2012. Followed a set of 12-night itineraries in the Mediterranean Sea out of Barcelona Spain (through Oct 25, 2012). Next was the 13-night Transatlantic crossing (Nov 6 – Nov 21) to Miami, where the ship was home-ported for year-round, alternating 6- and 8-night Caribbean cruises from Miami FL.

The current Carnival Breeze itinerary program is based on departures from Port of Miami Florida. On its Florida round-trips, the ship visits popular islands and ports of call in the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean. Starting December 2016, the ship will be leaving from Port of Galveston Texas to Western Caribbean and Florida-Bahamas ports of call.

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Breeze is the last of Carnival's Dream-class liners (Fincantieri Monfalcone-built), with sisterships Dream and Magic, and also Costa Diadema. Carnival Breeze debuted on June 3, 2012 (Inaugural Cruise) with Mediterranean cruises, and in the fall was relocated to Caribbean and Bahamas. Breeze is designed with a large wellness complex (sized 2206 m2), cantilevered whirlpools and exterior promenade (half a mile long). Amenities also include a corkscrew waterslide, adults-only "Serenity" deck, "Cloud 9 Spa", WaterWorks (aqua park), Seaside Theatre. Cabins for families can accommodate up to 5 passengers. New on the Breeze ship was the Bonsai Sushi restaurant. Previous Carnival vessels offered only rolled out nightly fee-free sushi "carts".

The ship arrived for the first time in the USA (PortMiami) on November 21, 2012, and the maiden Caribbean voyage (8-day Southern Caribbean itinerary) departed on Nov 25th. The christening ceremony was held on December 10th and led by godmother Tracy Wilson Mourning (1970-born broadcast journalist, motivational speaker, philanthropist, designer, author). Breeeze was homeported in Miami thru November 2016 when started roundtrips from Galveston Texas. There were three different itineraries: Western Caribbean (to Jamaica/Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, Mexico/Cozumel), Western Caribbean (to Belize; Roatan, Mexico/Cozumel) and Bahamas (to Nassau, Freeport, Key West Florida).

The liner's namesake is the Windstar-operated superyacht Star Breeze (1989-built as Seabourn Spirit).

Carnival Breeze refurbishment 2017 review

The ship's 2017 drydock refurbishment (April 16-29, in Freeport Bahamas) resulted in the following deckplan changes:

(Promenade Deck 9) Alchemy Bar was added (Carnival's “cocktail pharmacy” lounge with professional mixologists and made-to-order drinks).

(Promenade Deck 5) "Guy’s Pig & Anchor Barbeque Smokehouse" is a complimentary, open-air complimentary restaurant located on the Lanai Promenade. The Smokehouse is designed by Guy Fieri (Food Network). Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse's menu features BBQ favorites, like pork butt, blue ribbon chicken, sliced smoked beef, smoked Andouille sausage, Guy Fieri's traditional sides and gourmet burgers, a variety of BBQ sauces, hot sauce bar. Signature menu items are named Mac Daddy Mac'n Cheese, Old Skool Potato Salad, Scratch-Made Slaw, Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey, Molasses Baked Beans with Bacon and Burnt Ends.

Various technical enhancements were also implemented, including shoreside power capabilities. Routine maintenance works included new hull coating. The crew area was also renovated.