Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Carnival Splendor will receive four new restaurants when the ship undergoes a huge upgrade towards the end of the year.
New Carnival Splendor Dining Options
Carnival Splendor is to receive four new restaurants as part of a huge upgrade before repositioning to Australia this December. Some popular favorites already seen on many other Carnival ships based from the United States will be added.
To cater to the Australian market the cruise line is introducing a brand new concept which cruisers will appreciate. Enhancements will also be made to current venues to make Carnival Splendor like new for its year-round service down under.
Jennifer Vandekreeke, Vice President Carnival Cruise Line Australia, said:
“Delicious dining is a core part of every guest’s cruise holiday experience. While planning for Carnival Splendor’s entry into the Australian market; fresh, delicious and varied dining options was top of our list.”
Carnival has detailed the new venues which will be added including the fleet-first Masala Tiger venue are detailed below:
This brand new modern dining concept created with the adventurous Australian palette in mind offers a fresh and authentic dining experience boasting delicious Tandoori-style cooking.
Enjoy the sea breeze with a beautiful selection of chargrilled meats and veggies, naan fresh from the oven, and curries. The best part? The menu changes daily and is included in the cruise fare. Masala Tiger will be located in the tranquil adults-only Serenity™Retreat, also featuring a nearby bar and the Carnival Deli.
Guests can enjoy the finest aged beef, seared to exact specifications to lock in the flavour at the precise temperature of 555 degrees Fahrenheit.
Set in an intimate and elegant setting and offering a delectable menu of some of the best cuts of mouth-watering steaks, Farhenheit 555 is the ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion or indulging in a romantic evening. This upscale steakhouse comes at an additional charge.
Pizzeria del Capitano
A taste of Italy on the high seas, Pizzeria del Capitano pays homage to the Italian heritage of many Carnival Captains. The pizzeria offers delicious hand-made pizzas made with imported Italian flour, fresh mozzarella and delectable toppings all included in the cruise fare.
A celebration of the sea’s delicious offerings, Seafood Shack is a New England-style seaside spot, where guests can tuck into a Lobster BLT, a tasty serving of fish and chips or enjoy oysters in the fresh ocean air, all available at an additional charge.
Vice President Carnival Cruise Line Australia added:
“The arrival of Carnival Splendor will offer our Australian guests more dining experiences than ever before. The ship will be jam-packed with delicious international flavors tailored for the Australian market and local favorites. What’s not to love about tasty poolside burgers, mouth-watering steak cooked to your liking, hot fish and chips or fresh naan and tandoor skewers that burst with flavor?”
Carnival Splendor Dry Dock
The vessel will begin its dry dock on October 30, 2019, and will be completed by November 24, 2019. The almost month-long operation will see the entire ship refreshed and a new WaterPark park will be added.
There will be two waterslides, the yellow Twister Waterslide will offer plenty of twists and thrills at 104 meters long, the green yet to be named slide will offer an 11.3-meter free fall drop featuring a capsule floor opening and a slingshot curve into a large swirling bowl.
The ship will be the largest ever to homeport year-round in Australia. Carnival Splendor will sail a wide range of seven, eight, nine and ten-day cruises departing from Sydney, Australia.
The Carnival cruise ship is 113,300 gross tons with a guest capacity of over 3,000 at double occupancy spanning 14 decks.