Among some of the activities and amenities include: closed circuit TV & satellite TV, Blue Riband Library, card room, Galleria Shopping Mall & duty-free shops, Virtual World arcade, Children's World, 3 outdoor swimming pools, 6 whirlpools, Camp Carnival, massage & loofah rooms, full equipped Nautica/Spa & Health Club, padded jogging track, aerobics room, beauty salon & barber shop, conference room, jewelry shop, shuffleboard, volleyball & ping pong, photo gallery.

Some of the dining options the Carnival Paradise offers include: Elation Dining Room - formal dining, Destiny Dining Room - formal dining, Paris Restaurant - casual buffet-style, 24-hour pizzeria, snack bars.

There is no shortage of entertainment options aboard the ship. The Carnival Paradise offers: The Normandie Theatre with Vegas-style shows, America Bar - piano bar, Majestic Casino - one of the largest at sea,  Unites States Bar - piano bar, The Leonardo Dance Club, Queen Mary Lounge, Rex Dance Club, Rotterdam Bar, The Criterion Lounge, Paradise Bar, Blue Riband Library, Carnival Blvd, Cafe Ile de France.