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Galveston Cruise Ships

Right now, five ships sail from the Galveston port during the year, each one with its own unique characteristics.

 

Carnival Freedom

Carnival Freedom

The Carnival Freedom calls Galveston home year-round. The ship comes in at more than 950 feet long, can hold nearly 3,000 passengers, and boasts a staggering 13 decks. It is truly a city upon itself. On board you’ll find the usual amenities, including bars, a casino, and pools (including Carnival’s Seaside Theatre to watch movies under the stars). Foodies will also be happy to know Carnival Magic has over a dozen dining options — everything from Guy’s Burger Join to the ubiquitous buffet.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 952 feet
  • Passengers: 2,980
  • Crew: 1,150
  • Decks: 30
  • Year Launched: 2006

View thousands of photos taken on board the Carnival Freedom by travelers like you.

Carnival Liberty

Carnival Liberty

Carnival Liberty is the sister-ship to the Freedom, coming in at 952 feet long and carrying more than 2,950 passengers. And all those cruisers will be well taken care of considering the ship has a crew of 1,100. The ship was last updated in 2011, where it was updated to include Carnival’s Fun Ship 2.0 upgrades.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 952 feet
  • Passengers: 2,974
  • Crew: 1,160
  • Decks: 13
  • Year Launched: 2005

View thousands of photos taken on board the Carnival Liberty by travelers like you.

Carnival Breeze

Carnival Breeze

Carnival Breeze is the sister to Carnival Magic, one of the most popular ships to sail from the island. The ship is over 1,000 feet long and can carry nearly 3,700 passengers. The Breeze is a relatively new ship, having come into service in 2012. She has all the latest amenities, including Guy’s Burger Joint, RedFrog Rum Bar, and the WaterWorks water park.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 1,003 feet
  • Passengers: 3,690
  • Crew: 1,386
  • Decks: 15
  • Year Launched: 2012

View thousands of photos taken on board the Carnival Breeze by travelers like you.

Liberty of the Seas

Liberty of the Seas

The Liberty of the Seas is the largest ship ever to sail from Galveston and part of Royal Caribbean’s Freedom class of ships. All told, she comes in at 1,112 feet and can hold nearly 5,000 passengers at maximum capacity. The ship includes 18 decks, 10 different dining options, and an entire waterpark with a FlowRider surf simulator. Having come from drydock in early 2016, the Liberty of the Seas has the feeling of a new ship for her passengers.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 1,112 feet
  • Passengers: 3,798 (4,960 max capacity)
  • Crew: 1,360
  • Decks: 18
  • Year Launched: 2007

View thousands of photos taken on board the Liberty of the Seas by travelers like you.



Photos: James Willamor, Roman Hofer