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New Cruise Ships Coming in 2024

If you love cruising, then you’re in for a treat as 2024 is set to be a year of innovation, extraordinary onboard experiences and incredible itineraries. With so many new cruise ships being introduced, you’ll have a wide selection of destinations to choose from. So whether you’re travelling with the family or on a romantic cruise with a loved one, you’re bound to find a 2024 cruise that will tick all the boxes!

New Cruise Ships 2024

Ship Cruise Line Launch Date
Sun Princess Princess Cruises February 2024
Silver Ray Silversea Cruises May 2024
Queen Anne Cunard January 2024
Icon of the Seas Royal Caribbean January 2024
Disney Treasure Disney Cruise Line Summer 2024
Explora II Explora Journeys Summer 2024
Carnival Firenze Carnival Cruise Line May 2024


Sun Princess

sun princess

First up is the extraordinary Sun Princess, a brand-new ship from Princess Cruises, setting sail in 2024. The largest addition to Princess Cruises' fleet, it departs from Port Everglades in Florida and offers a wide range of extraordinary features on its 21 decks, including Park19, a brand-new exciting family activity zone, remarkable entertainment in The Dome, and a variety of tempting eateries, including favourites like Alfredo's Pizzeria. The Sun Princess is certain to be well-liked by families, couples, and solo travellers alike because it offers itineraries throughout Europe, the Mediterranean, and beyond.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 175,500
  • Guest Capacity: 4,300
  • Crew: 1,550
  • Total Cabins: 2,150 (1,518 balcony cabins)


Silver Ray

silver ray

Silver Ray is a superb choice for you if you're looking for a luxurious getaway in 2024. The sister ship of Silver Nova, it offers a wealth of opulent amenities, including the Otium Spa, the classy Dusk Bar, unique entertainment in the Venetian Lounge and a variety of delicious cuisine in restaurants like La Dame. In 2024, Silver Ray provides luxurious cruise vacations to the Mediterranean, Greece, South America, and other amazing locations.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 54,700
  • Guest Capacity: 728
  • Crew: 556
  • Total Cabins: 363 (all cabins have balconies)


Queen Anne

Queen Anne

In January 2024, Cunard's much-anticipated new ship, Queen Anne, departs from Southampton. The Queen Anne has several amazing attractions, like the magnificent Bright Lights Society Bar, the Royal Court Theatre, and the Top Deck Wellness Studio. Queen Anne also boasts the well-known White Star Line service and offers a beautiful blend of modern and historic accents. Offering itineraries through 2024 and beyond to places including Asia, Australia, and the United States, Queen Anne offers something to suit everyone's interests.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 113,000
  • Guest Capacity: 3,000
  • Crew: 1,225
  • Total Cabins: 1,331 (744 balcony cabins)


Icon of the Seas

icon of the seas

Royal Caribbean's magnificent Icon of the Seas is another brand-new cruise ship setting sail in 2024. It can accommodate a staggering 7,600 people, which will make it the largest cruise ship in the world and feel like a futuristic metropolis at sea. You'll discover a wide range of amazing attractions and services on board, including captivating entertainment in Absolute Zero (the largest ice rink at sea), the beloved FlowRider the Overlook Lounge, Category 6 Waterpark, and 20+ restaurants. Offering a wide selection of Caribbean cruises, Icon of the Seas is anticipated to be one of the world's most incredible cruise ships, and one that will be popular with families internationally.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 250,000
  • Guest Capacity: 5000 - 7,600
  • Crew: 2,350
  • Total Cabins: 2,805 (1,815 balcony cabins)


Disney Treasure

disney treasure

Disney Treasure, the newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, will be a hit with families when it embarks on its maiden voyage in 2024. A ship that will sit within the beautiful Wish-Class, it is propelled by LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and provides amenities for both adults and children.

The Neverland Cinema, Buena Vista Theatre, Senses Spa & Salon, and popular restaurants like the Animator's Palate and Enchanted Garden are among the top attractions onboard. A wide range of voyages to places like the Caribbean are available aboard the new Disney Cruise ship throughout 2024, 2025 and beyond.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 144,000
  • Guest Capacity: 3,500
  • Crew: 1,555
  • Total Cabins: 1,254 (948 balcony cabins)


Explora II

explora 2

Explora II is another opulent cruise ship that is embarking on its maiden voyage in 2024. The second ship from Explora Journeys is sure to wow with its exquisite collection of lavish facilities, including 6 distinct restaurants such as Fil Rouge (which serves French-inspired cuisine), 4 pools, and entertainment in the Journeys Lounge. The ship offers a luxurious sailing experience from beginning to end. Canada, the Mediterranean, and South America are among the incredible places Explora II is sailing to.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 64,000
  • Guest Capacity: 933
  • Crew: 700
  • Total Cabins: 461 (all cabins have balconies)


Carnival Firenze

carnival firenze

Last but not least, Carnival Firenze. Carnival Firenze is the last option. A brand-new cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Line, it has a variety of amazing amenities, including the very popular Dive-in Movies and the thrilling WaterWorks waterpark. Along with the outstanding entertainment provided at the Piano Bar and the Punchliner Comedy Club, there are also mouthwatering restaurants onboard, including Bonsai Sushi, the Seafood Shack, and the Chef's Table. Mexico and the US are currently on the itineraries for Carnival Firenze.

Key Stats:

  • Gross Tonnage: 135,156
  • Guest Capacity: 4,126
  • Crew: 1,424
  • Total Cabins: 2,136 (969 balcony cabins)


New cruise ships 2025


New Cruise Ships in 2023

Cruise ships setting sail in 2023, include Scenic Eclipse II (sister ship to Scenic Eclipse that set sail in 2019), MS Santa Cruz II, Emerald Sakara (sister ship to Emerald Azzurra), and Celestyal Journey along with:


Cruise ships that were new in 2022