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About Your Ship: Carnival Inspiration
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Departs Long Beach (Los Angeles) aboard Carnival Cruise Lines - Carnival Inspiration
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Bars, Clubs & Lounges

Lounges & Bars
    Lounge
    Violins Bar
    Las Vegas Style Lounge
    Candlelight Lounge    Virtual tour
    Pool Bar
    The Patio Bar   Virtual tour
    Verandah Pool Bar
    Atrium Bar
    Grand Atrium Plaza
    Cigar Bar
    Chopin Lounge    Virtual tour

    Music & Dancing
      Piano Bar
      Rhapsody in Blue Piano Bar   Virtual tour
      Dance Clubs
      Avant-Garde   Virtual tour
      Rock and Roll Dance Club    Virtual tour

      Teen Spots
        Teen Lounge
        Club O2
        Arcade
        Video Arcade

        Casino & Gambling

        • Monte Carlo Casino   Virtual tour
        • Over 140 slot machines
        • 15 Gaming Tables: Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, 3 Card Poker, Let it Ride, Roulette, Craps and Texas Hold'em
        • Tournaments: Blackjack and Slots
        • Card and game lessons can vary by itinerary
        • Currencies accepted: U.S. Currency and Sail & Sign® accounts
        • Card Room
        • Casino Hours may vary due to cruise Itinerary

        Spa

        • Spa Carnival ®
        • Steam Room
        • Sauna
        • Wide variety of body treatments
        • Salon
        • Additional charge for each spa treatment

        Sports & Fitness

        Fitness
        • Fitness Center: features state-of-the-art equipment   Virtual tour
        • Exercise Classes: Aerobics, Step Classes, Yoga, Resistance training, spinning, Circuit training, and more. Exercise classes vary by ship itinerary.
        • Personal Training
        • Personal training and some exercise classes are an additional fee
        Sports
        • Jogging Track: 10-laps = 1 mile
        • City Sports Park: 9-hole mini-golf course
        • Ping Pong
        Pools
        • Lido deck whirlpools (2)
        • Lido Pool: outdoor, resort-style pool
        • Carnival Waterworks   Virtual tour
        • 3 waterslides and spray park
        • Serenity: adults-only sunbathing area and whirlpools (2)

        Shops

        Galleria Shopping Mall
        • Visit the duty free shopping mall   Virtual tour
        • Logo clothing, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor, and sundries
        • Photo Gallery: photos and video services
        • Formalities: tuxedo rentals, cards, stateroom decorations, stateroom deliveries: wine/champagne, chocolates, flowers

        Leisure

        Shows
        • Paris Lounge   Virtual tour
        • Dance Shows
        • Broadway Musicals
        • Vocalist Shows
        • Comedians
        Parties and Theme Nights
        • Deck parties are cruise specific based on destination or itinerary
        • Pool parties
        • Captain's Celebration: "Meet and Greet" and "Farewell"
        • Past Guest Reception: offered on cruises 5-days or longer
        • Late Night Deck Party
        Music & Dance
        • Dance Classes
        • Karaoke
        • Live Bands
        • DJs
        Contest & Tournaments
        • Backgammon Tournament
        • Bridge and Card games
        • Bingo
        • Trivia games
        • Scavenger Hunts
        • Lido Deck and Pool Games
        • Couples and Lovers Game
        • Battle of the Sexes
        • Games vary and are up to the discretion of the cruise director
        Other Features
        • Art Auctions
        • Shore excursion briefings
        • Internet Access/WiFi
        • Port preview lectures
        • Library   Virtual tour
        • Conference Center
        • Movies
        • Laser Tag: $5 per guest for 5 minute game (price subject to change)
        • ATM machine

        Enrichment

        • Golf lessons
        • Health and Wellness instructors

        Kids & Families

        Family Activities
        What is a vacation with out a little family game time? Carnival Cruises wants to promote fun filled vacations for the whole family by offering a selection of family activities.
        • Family Welcome Aboard Parties
        • Ice Cream Eating Contests
        • Kids Talent Show
        • Family Scavenger Hunt
        • Family Arts and Crafts
        • Family Name that Tune
        • Family Karaoke
        • Cookie Decorating
        • Teddy Bear Workshop
        • Family Water Wars

        Camp Carnival

        Camp Carnival is a year-round program that includes a wide range of fun activities designed for three different age groups - Toddlers (Ages 2 to 5), Juniors (Ages 6 to 8) and Intermediates (Ages 9 to 11). All are supervised by staff that's either college educated in a related field or have professional child-care experience.
          Toddlers (Ages 2 to 5)
          • Sing-a-longs
          • Play dough sculptures H2O Ocean Activity
          • Picture Bingo
          • Story Time
          • Kid's Talent Show
          • Face Painting
          • ExerSeas Indoor Ball Games, Parachute Games, Kids Aerobics
          • PS2's, Gameboys
          • Slide Equipment
          • Night of Fun Parties (additional fee)
          Juniors (Ages 6 to 8)
          • PlayStation 2 and Gameboys
          • Spin Art, Sand Art and Candy Art
          • Face painting - during themed activities
          • Kids Talent Show
          • ExerSeas - Ball Games, Mini Olympics, Water Balloon Games
          • Edu-Cruise Activities - feature rockets, turtles and Knight's Night
          • H2O Activities - make your own Ice Cream, Goop and Cosmic Catch
          • Karaoke
          • Drawing, water colors
          • The Mini Late Night Party (additional fee)
          Intermediate (Ages 9 to 11)
          • Kids Disco
          • DVD Bingo
          • PlayStation 2 and Gameboys
          • Music Jeopardy
          • Water Color Activities
          • Pizza Pig-Out: make own pizza's
          • ExerSeas - feature basketball, water balloon and volleyball
          • Swimming under the stars
          • T-shirt decorating
          • Late Night Party (additional fee)
          Babysitting
          Camp Carnival offers babysitting services for children 6 months to 11 years each evening from 10 PM to 3 AM for an additional fee. This service offers a "slumber party" atmosphere for your children with movie time, cartoons and room service snacks.
          • Each evening 10 PM to 3 AM
          • $6 per hour for the 1st child of a family (pricing subject to change)
          • $4 per hour for each additional child in same immediate family (pricing subject to change)
          • Babysitting is done in the children's playroom.
          • Please Note: Carnival doesn't offer any in-cabin babysitting services.

          Circle "C"

          Circle "C" is the ultimate young teen program for kids ages 12 to 14 years of age. The facility features a dance floor with high-tech sound and lighting system, the latest in video gaming, and 42-inch plasma TV's that display movies and music videos. The Circle "C" program also offers a full schedule of activities and a chance for kids to meet up with people their own age in an inviting and vibrant lounge. A list of some of the activities offered follows:
          • Talent Show
          • Video gaming consoles
          • Dance Parties
          • Lat Night Teen Hang
          • Late Night Movies
          • Video game tournaments
          • Scavenger Hunts
          • Karaoke
          • Sporting Activities - including dodge-ball, basketball, mini-golf
          • Carnival Twister Waterslide Races

          Club O2

          This unique club is designed and dedicated for teens ages 15 to 17 years old features its own teen director and special teen activities. The lounge offers a place for teens to hang out; meet knew friends, listen to music, play video games or just chill out away from the parents. No kids or adults are allowed. Club O2 is a non-smoking and a non-alcohol lounge. A list of some of the activities offered follows:
          • Music World
          • Amazing Gaming
          • Lounge Life
          • Scavenger Hunts
          • Pool Functions
          • Sporting Events - volleyball, basketball, ping pong and more
          • Video Game Tournaments
          • Theme Parties: Hip-Hop night, Punk Rocker Night


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