Among some of the activities and amenities include: Galleria Shopping Mall & duty-free shops, card room, 2 children's playrooms, 1/8 mile jogging track, fully equipped Nautica/Spa & Health Club, beauty salon & barber shop, 2 outdoor swimming pools, children's pool, 6 whirlpools, jewelry shop, radio room, closed circuit TV & satellite TV, photo gallery, shuffleboard, VCR rentals.

Some of the dining options the Carnival Sensation offers include: Fantasy Dining Room - formal dining, Ecstasy Dining Room - formal dining, Sea View Bar & Grill - buffet with snacks, 24-hour pizzeria, Joe's Cafe.

There is no shortage of entertainment options aboard the ship. The Carnival Sensation offers: Fantasia Lounge - main show lounge Vegas-style shows, Touch of Class - piano bar, The Oak Room, Club Vegas Casino, Michelangelo's Lounge, Kaleidoscope Dance Club, Polo Lounge - piano bar, Plaza Lounge, Sensation Boulevard, Mirage Bar.