CARNIVAL JUBILEE CELEBRATES THE SEA AND SHORES WITH TWO NEW ZONES
Unique Sea-Themed Venues Unveiled for Carnival’s Next Excel Class Ship
Carnival Jubilee, the newest ship in the Excel Class, will debut immersive ocean-themed experiences in two new zones: Currents and The Shores. Along with other guest favorites, the ship will also debut the fleet’s third roller coaster at sea. To take a look at all of her unique features, click here.
Currents, encompassing Deck 6 and Deck 7, is a transformative space taking guests below the waves with a playful vibe. It features innovative technology, new and exciting bar and dining venues, and live music.
When guests step into Currents, they will be transported to mesmerizing underwater worlds, both realistic and fantastical. This beautiful space changes from day to night and throughout the cruise.
The portals to the sea comprise six huge LED windows. Along with a massive wave-shaped LED ceiling, they will create a variety of immersive environments for guests to enjoy alongside unique cocktails and flavorful dishes.
Highlights of the Currents Zone:
Eight crafty octopus arms adorn this fun bar. It’s inspired by the cleverest of sea creatures who spends her time philosophizing about life underwater while enjoying a tasty libation. Unique ocean-themed drinks such as color-changing cocktails, jellyfish and layered shots, and playful items featuring sea foam, boba pearls, and unique garnishes are as visually striking as they are delicious.
Dr.Inks’ fun and quirky personality is at the center of this experience. It comes to life through her musings on the menu and her favorite books, journals, and fountain pens on display.
Guests will enjoy tasty drinks, live music, and great company as they relax and people-watch at Dr.Inks’ underwater home.
The Golden Mermaid
This ultra-stylish lounge is home to a mysterious golden mermaid who swims to the depths of the oceans to find long-lost treasures and uncovers secret cocktail recipes. Cocktails inspired by precious gemstones and metals are made with edible glitter, as well as presented in pretty glassware and adorned with graceful garnishes.
The live band on stage will provide a lively backdrop to fun conversation. And the comfortable lounge seating is the perfect place to relax with an elegant drink before or after dinner.
Emeril’s Bistro 717
The line’s Chief Culinary Officer, Emeril Lagasse, is back by popular demand with Emeril’s Bistro 717, named after Carnival Jubilee’s hull number at Meyer Werft in Germany. The venue will bring guest-favorite creole cuisine, an expansive seafood selection, and expanded raw bar created in his unique style.
Emeril’s Bistro 717 will serve a rich breakfast with dishes such as shrimp and grits, poached eggs and fixings, and sweet beignets. Guests will also enjoy lunch and dinner with seafood creations such as creole boiled shrimp, fresh oysters, stone crab (seasonally), and lobster. The menu will also feature authentic Louisiana cuisine such as Emeril’s signature jambalaya, New Orleans-style barbeque shrimp and duck, and sausage gumbo.
Additional venues in Currents include guest favorites Alchemy Bar and Carnival Kitchen.
Highlights of the The Shores Zone:
On Deck 8, The Shores is the place where the ocean meets land. This zone is inspired by the ways people enjoy the seaside including piers, boardwalks, and beaches. An impressive three-deck-high fish school art installation rises from Deck 6 all the way to Deck 8. It brings guests up from the Currents below to the surface.
Guests will stroll along the boardwalk alongside colorful and playful designs, including a fun Ferris wheel- inspired ceiling feature. There’s also casual seating areas, both inside and outside.
Guests can enjoy a fresh hot pizza at Coastal Slice or try a tasty sandwich or hot dog at Beach Buns. Marina Bar features fun nautical designs and comfortable lounge seating for enjoying coffee and cocktails inside by the boardwalk or outside by the sea.
Further, Rudi’s Seagrill and Cucina del Capitano return with indoor and al fresco seating.
Additional Zones on Carnival Jubilee:
The other four zones of Carnival Jubilee will be home to activities and venues that guests have come to love. From the transformational three-deck-high atrium that guests see when they first board to the fun for all-ages attractions that fill the top deck, the ship will also include these zones that are sure to wow.
The heart of Carnival Jubilee, this awe-inspiring area of the ship spans Deck 6, 7, and 8. During the day, it’s a beautiful space for guests to enjoy a drink from the JavaBlue Café or one of the area’s bars as they take in breathtaking ocean views.
At night, the zone transforms as movable LED screens and a stage create an innovative entertainment space with spectacular performances. Grand Central also connects guests to favorites like Piano Bar 88, The Punchliner Comedy Club, Cloud 9 Fitness Center, Cherry on Top, Bonsai Sushi and Teppanyaki, a variety of shopping venues, as well as the casino and theater.
The Ultimate Playground
BOLT, the Ultimate Sea Coaster, is the centerpiece of the ship’s top deck. This all-electric, motorcycle-inspired vehicles races along an 800-foot-long track, 187 feet above the sea achieving speeds of up to 40 miles per hour.
BOLT will soar above other popular attractions designed for fun for all ages. These include WaterWorks aqua park and SportSquare featuring a mini-golf course, full-court basketball, and a ropes course.
Beyond The Shores zone, Summer Landing will continue Deck 8’s relaxed vibe. This area is home to Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Brewhouse, which offers smoked-onboard favorites created by longtime Carnival partner, Guy Fieri, and an assortment of Carnival’s ParchedPig craft beers from the onboard brewery.
Other popular venues include the Heroes Tribute Lounge, honoring military personnel, as well The Patio – which features a pool and whirlpools – and The Watering Hole poolside bar.
This poolside zone spans Decks 16 and 17. It is home to the Carnival Seaside Theater, two-story RedFrog Tiki Bar, BlueIguana Cantina, and guest-favorite Guy’s Burger Joint. Shaquille O’Neal’s Big Chicken restaurant, Seafood Shack, Street Eats, Lido Marketplace, Circle C, Club 02 and The Warehouse Arcade ensure this area is packed with something for everyone.
More on Carnival Jubilee
Carnival Jubilee first sails from Galveston on Dec. 23, 2023. She will join Carnival Breeze and Carnival Dream operating from Galveston year-round, offering week-long Western Caribbean cruises.
In 2024, Carnival will increase its deployment in Galveston to four ships when Carnival Miracle begins operating a new series of longer cruises from the port.
SOURCE Carnival Cruise Line
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