Cruise Line has announced that its newest ship, the 133,500-tonne Carnival Horizon,
will be the first in its fleet to feature Dr. Seuss WaterWorks, a vibrant water
park inspired by the whimsical world and words of the legendary children's
WaterWorks builds upon the line's distinction as the family cruise leader
carrying nearly 800,000 kids a year, as well as the incredible success of the
fleetwide Seuss at Sea program, an exclusive partnership with Dr. Seuss
Enterprises that features immersive onboard Dr. Seuss-themed youth, family,
dining and entertainment experiences.
Deck 12 of the 3934-passenger Carnival Horizon – which will debut in Europe in
April 2018 – Dr. Seuss WaterWorks will offer two distinctly different slides,
each promising their own ‘splash-tastic' fun.
everyone's favourite feline, The Cat in the Hat slide will feature an enclosed
raft slide offering 137 metres of heart-racing twists and turns. The
entrance resembles The Cat's famous red and white hat with the distinctive
colour pattern carried throughout the slide in alternating translucent and
Things slide is sure to be equally fun, featuring an enclosed body slide with
whimsical polka dots and special lighting effects. Named after the mischievous duo Thing 1 and
Thing 2, it offers 65 metres of exhilarating all-ages fun. Dr. Seuss WaterWorks will also include a
tipping bucket patterned after The Cat's hat, along with a splash zone with
dozens of water spray toys. Larger-than-life
images of famous Dr. Seuss characters will greet visitors as they enter the
park, with memorable Dr. Seuss phrases displayed on clear partitions around the
are designed as the ultimate seagoing playgrounds and Carnival Horizon will
take this concept to the next level with the spectacular Dr. Seuss WaterWorks
which promises fun for guests of all ages," Carnival President Christine Duffy
said. "Dr. Seuss is an iconic American
brand and we're delighted to expand our partnership with this incredible
top-deck water attraction for our guests."
Enterprises President Susan Brandt said the company was excited to build on its
relationship with Carnival by introducing its first ever water park. "Dr.
Seuss is all about family fun and togetherness and we can't wait to see our
characters come to life in this colourful and exciting space," Ms Brandt said.
WaterWorks is just one of several family-friendly features on Carnival Horizon
which will feature the groundbreaking bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called
SkyRide, an IMAX Theatre and the SportSquare outdoor recreation area with a
suspended ropes course. Carnival
Horizon will also feature the Dr. Seuss Bookville family reading and play venue
and popular Seuss at Sea activities like The Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with
The Cat in the Hat and Friends and the Seuss-a-palooza Parade and Story Time.
Horizon is scheduled to make its maiden voyage on April 2, 2018, with a 13-day
Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona – the first of four roundtrip departures
from this port before the ship repositions to the US.
more information and bookings call 13 31 94 or visit www.carnival.com.au
Carnival Cruise Line
Cruise Line is the largest cruise line in the world with more than four and a
half million guests travelling every year. The cruise line has two ships
deployed in Australia, Carnival Spirit – the largest and newest cruise ship to
be based in Sydney year round – and sister ship Carnival Legend, sailing from
Sydney each summer. With 45 activities to enjoy each day, both ships offer
fun-loving families and couples memorable and great value holidays.
Libby Moffet/Christine Allen MG Media Communications +61 2 9904 0011