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Carnival Ships Will Begin Visiting Celebration Key in July 2025

Carnival Ships Will Begin Visiting Celebration Key in July 2025

The first Carnival cruises will call on Celebration Key, the brand’s new exclusive private destination on Grand Bahama Island, in July 2025.

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the first Carnival ships will visit their new private island destination beginning in July 2025. Interested cruisers can now sign up for email updates about Celebration Key from the company.

Celebration Key is the first port destination created specifically for Carnival Cruise Line passengers. The new port will be located at Sharp Rocks Point in Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.

Related: Carnival Cruise Line Announces New Grand Bahama Cruise Port Destination Will Be Called Celebration Key

Carnival Cruise Line invites guests to be the first to know about Celebration Key updates

As Carnival Cruise Line prepares to unveil details about Celebration Key, cruise fans can register to be the “first to know” about on-sale dates and special promotions.

To receive an exclusive offer from Carnival, as well as itineraries and other Celebration Key announcements, click here.

“As the first cruise port destination being designed specifically for Carnival guests, we feel it’s important to invite them along for this special journey as we continue to work our way toward the opening of Celebration Key in July 2025,” said Carnival president Christine Duffy in a press release.

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What we know so far about Celebration Key

According to the cruise line, Celebration Key will provide a uniquely Bahamian experience with a one-mile stretch of white sand beach, recreational and leisure facilities for both families and adults, shore excursions, and Bahamian-operated retail, food, and beverage options for Carnival guests to enjoy.

The destination’s adjacent cruise pier will be able to accommodate up to two of Carnival’s Excel-class ships at the same time, allowing guests to walk off the ship and arrive at Celebration Key.

According to a recent press release, Carnival plans to announce which ships will be among the first to visit Celebration Key and open the first itineraries for sale with scheduled visits to the exclusive destination.

Update: Carnival Cruise Line Opens Itineraries Featuring New Celebration Key

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Carrie Ann Karstunen