Carnival Cruise Line Details 2025 Alaska Season and Beyond

Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled more of its 2025-26 deployment by opening sailings to Alaska from Seattle on two ships: Carnival Spirit and Carnival Luminosa. Here are a few highlights of the new offerings available starting April 2025.

Seven-day Alaska sailings departing every Thursday on Carnival Luminosa begin on May 1, 2025 and continue through September 11, 2025. After departing Seattle, the ship cruises Tracy Arm Fjord, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Victoria, B.C.

Ahead of its Alaska season, Carnival Luminosa will depart Brisbane on April 3, 2025 on a 29-day “Carnival Journeys” transpacific sailing to Seattle, with several unique visits in-between. Destinations include Japan’s Okinawa, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Hakodate and Kushiro, as well as Anchorage, Juneau and Ketchikan.

The Alaska season onboard Carnival Spirit offers 21 week-long sailings that depart Seattle and cruise Tracy Arm Fjord and stop in ports Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Victoria. The sailings begin April 14, 2025 and continue through the summer, with the final departure on September 9, 2025. The ship will also sail an eight-day cruise departing May 5, 2025 that adds Icy Strait Point as a port of call.

Ahead of its Alaska season, Carnival Spirit will offer two “Carnival Journeys.” The first is a 14-day transatlantic cruise that departs March 16, 2025 from Barcelona and arrives in Miami, with visits in Malaga and Cadiz, as well as Ponta Delgada and Bermuda. The second is a 15-day cruise from Miami to Seattle, departing March 30, 2025, transiting the Panama Canal and visiting Cartagena, Puntarenas and Cabo San Lucas.

Carnival Spirit will conclude the Alaska season with a 10-day roundtrip “Carnival Journeys” Alaska cruise that departs Seattle on September 16, 2025 and visits seven destinations, including Tracy Arm Fjord, Skagway, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria.

Following its Alaska season, Carnival Spirit will set sail on a 15-day roundtrip “Carnival Journeys” cruise to Hawaii from Seattle. Departing September 26, 2025 the ship visits Honolulu, Kahului, Nawiliwili and Hilo in Hawaii, as well as Victoria. The ship will also sail from Seattle to New Orleans on a 16-day Panama Canal cruise that departs October 11, 2025. The itinerary includes visits to Cabo San Lucas and Puntarenas, then transits the Panama Canal and stops in Cartagena.

Additional 2025-26 deployment details will be announced soon, with more itineraries becoming available in the coming weeks.

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