The Carnival Legend ship was enjoying a 10-day South Pacific cruise when the shocking fight broke out at 1am on Friday.
One witness, Zac, said the brawl started after two men tangled feet, causing an angry exchange of words between two family groups.
This then escalated into a mass brawl – with Zac claiming security made the situation worse, piling into the fighting with kicks and punches.
Speaking to Australian radio station 3AW, he said: “This is all over a thong flip-flop – not a foot – a thong being stepped on and being instantly apologised …
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