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February 8, 2020

Carnival’s Mardi Gras: February 2020 Updates

Since the announcement of BOLT, I got excited about Roller Coasters and Cruises together.  With two past trips on cruises and 137+ roller coasters credits, I can’t wait for more.  I have been following the cruises update lately and figure I will go ahead and share some latest updates of what’s going on with Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras.

Mardi Gras Overview

Mardi Gras will be the largest Carnival Cruise Line ship ever constructed and the first in North America to be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), part of the Carnival’s green program.    It was announced that the new XL-class ship will be delivered in Fall 2020.  While it’s currently under construction in [...]

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January 9, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras introducing BOLT – First Sea Coaster

Two of my favorite things just merge into one; Cruise and Roller Coasters. Carnival Cruise Line just announced a brand-new ship with the familiar name from their first ship that came out in 1972; Mardi Gras. Not only it’s paying homage to their first ship but it’s going to be a whole festival on there. Mardi Gras will be the first ship ever with an onboard rollercoaster: BOLT!  Check out the preview:

BOLT will be the fastest and first roller coaster at sea! Four riders will be strap in and zoom around the open-air course 187 high above sea level in motorcycle-style train throughout the course. While this coaster has similar concept of Alpine Coaster as far as you get to [...]

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