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43 Carnival Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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This was our second cruise and both cruises have been on Carnival Spirit. We chose to do a sampler cruise with another ... Read more
Disappointing Greg Heness
04/15
The cruise was cheap until we boarded the ship. My wife and I have had many cruises in Europe and unfortunately i am ... Read more
This was my family's first cruise with Carnival and overall we had a good time. I'll start with the parts we enjoyed. ... Read more
Tassie Long Weekend 3littlepigs
04/15
We are just off the Tassie 4 day sailing. I was warned about the unattractive decor but still got a shock. It is ... Read more
04/15
Expected Better from Carnival . I have been on Princess Cruises several times before AAA++ and wanted to try a ... Read more
My wife and I have never been on a cruise ship before this, and as its booming here in Australia, and a number of our ... Read more
12/14
My wife and I and two other friends boarded the ship in Sydney/Australia to take cruise to Fiji, New Caledonia and ... Read more
Never again will I sail on Carnival if Carnival Spirit is any indication of the rest of the ships. The ship is old and ... Read more
11/14
In October we sailed the Legend from Sydney on a 10 night family cruise. Earlier this year we cruised on the Celebrity ... Read more
A holiday we had all been looking forward too, a break with family and friends, we are a group of 3 families consisting ... Read more
Not rated
03/14
Having not being on a cruise before my husband and I were using this 3 night cruise at sea as a test to see if we liked ... Read more
i recently went on the carnival spirit on the 3rd of March to the 12th with my partner. i got a little worried reading ... Read more
02/15
Seasoned cruises of more than 225 nights with several cruise lines operating out of Australia we decided to try ... Read more
04/14
Having previously only sailed on P&O or Princess lines we found the Carnival Spirit very closed in. I have tried ... Read more
03/14
This was our first time with Carnival. Stateroom was excellent but we paid a premium for it. Dining in the Empire room ... Read more
Carnival Spirit krainbow29
03/14
For a first time cruise, 5 nights was perfect. This ship has a lot of activities and it did take a while to figure out ... Read more
02/14
For the most part this was a very nice cruise. We did not partake of all that was on offer, but what we did do was ... Read more
02/14
Both my husband and I along with our best friends decided we would try our first cruise with carnival cruises. What a ... Read more
As a first time cruise couple we didn't really know what we were in for. Yes, we had heard some stories from friends ... Read more
This was our first cruise and it was exiting. Being self employed for the last 25+ years this was something to look ... Read more
This was our first cruise as a family of 4. We have a 2.5 year old girl and a boy that's nearly 6. I was a little ... Read more
Carnival Spirit was my 8th cruise but my first as an "adult" onboard. I went with my boyfriend and another couple. We ... Read more
A Mixed Bag Kowcop
07/13
Embarkation was efficiently done and the whole process took 15 mins with lots of Carnival staff around to assist if ... Read more
We are a couple in our early 60's who had first cruised on our honeymoon in the mid 70's. Having taken a two night ... Read more
Tasmanian Bliss Glenn & Leanne K
03/13
The wife and I have enjoyed two excellent cruises from Sydney with P&O previously (Jewel 2010 & Pearl 2011). This time ... Read more

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