Member Review of the Week: A Magical Surprise

July 1, 2014 | By | No Comments

Disney Magic cruise ship in Castaway Cay
Each week, we choose five cruise reviews written by our members, one of which is showcased as the Member Review of the Week. In the spotlight this week is Cruise Critic member sunnyinchagrin‘s recent transatlantic cruise aboard Disney Magic.

Overall Impression: Slightly skeptical about spending so much time at sea, sunnyinchagrin was proven wrong after a recent transatlantic cruise aboard Disney Magic. It was a far cry from the tedious, boring voyage they feared when planning to try something new.

Onboard Highlight: Professor Chuck’s lectures — although you can’t go wrong with any of the lecturers onboard, as all programs make for a fun lesson highlighting the depths of the sea and everything you can do once onshore.
Port Highlight: Snorkeling at Castaway Cay, although sunnyinchagrin recommends purchasing your own snorkeling equipment (if possible) to save money and high rental fees.
Don’t Miss: Waking up early to watch the harbor pilot jump on and off the ship from the pilot boat.
Watch Out For: Lectures on shopping, which tend to lead to tourist traps. Sunnyinchagrin recommends sticking where the locals shop for authentic souvenirs.
More: Read sunnyinchagrin’s full review for more tips to help your pre-cruise planning.
For their efforts, sunnyinchagrin and four other Reviewers of the Week — Kathyw71, thejewgernaut, vtcruising, and Redbarnphotog — receive Cruise Critic logo items.
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