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3,787 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews
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paba2016
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This might sound like I didn't like the cruise, but that is not the case. We sailed out of Port Canaveral and had only one stop, Nassau, Bahamas. We were able to board quickly although we were slightly early in our arrival to the port. ... Read more
Cruisinrog
Member Since 2007
1 review
23 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I don't usually do short cruises. This was my 29th cruise but only my second 3 day. I live in VA and to travel to Fl for a short cruise is just not worth it. The only reason we did this was it was my oldest son's birthday and he's never ... Read more
arabchefg
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Port Canaveral embarkation a breeze. Faster to the Fun worth every penny. Magic is a beautiful ship with plenty to do. Food choices are plentiful and yummy (not so much Guy's BBQ though). The Tandoor was the best. Dining room service ... Read more
Lightfootj
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Pros: The ports were fantastic. The crew made it easy to disembark at each port (although we did have an hour delay at Curacao). The crew and staff were very friendly. The Burgers and BBQ were fantastic. The Mongolian Wok was also ... Read more
mbarnett83
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our family cruised with Carnival about 10 years ago and chose this line again because we really enjoyed it. This time we noticed that many things had changed, much to our dismay. We boarded at Port Canaveral, just as before. The agents ... Read more
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knwhitesides
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We have been on several cruises (family of 5) Carnival and RC. We enjoyed this boat a lot!! Carnival Magic had a lot of fun dance/music parties, very-good shows, comedy shows and the food was really good (especially pizza). Cabin stewart ... Read more
sportsmom1998
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
My daughter and I choose the Magic because of its itinerary and the ship size and we were not disappointed. Embarkation The embarkation at Port Canaveral went very smoothly. We were on the boat within an hour of arrival. We ... Read more
allend3737
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We went on The Magic during a very busy time during Memorial Day Week 2017. The ship was very nice, had great amenities and shows. Guys Burgers and Pizza bar where a hit. My Soon to be three year old loved the water works portion of the ... Read more
redpage75
Member Since 2008
1 review
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were on the Magic from May 27 to June 3 (of 2017) with an eight year old girl, my husband and I (40s) and my in-laws (late 70s) and everyone had a good time. Were there flaws? Sure, but there's no such thing as a perfect hotel/cruise ... Read more
becuna
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise because we wanted to cruise from Port Canaveral and the RCCL ship did not have balcony rooms only suites. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smooth since we purchased the FTTF package which is well worth the ... Read more
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Luv4beach
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our first ever cruise and most likely our last. Ship felt dirty, outside lounge chairs where sticky on the handrails and stained from previous guest. Hair was on the deck throughout, found glass by one pool the next morning which ... Read more
jackieo34
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise due to the dates, balcony and price. It was easy getting on and off the boat. We could bring a 12-pack of soda and two bottles of wine which helped to have in the room. Room service was minimal. We ordered two ... Read more
Tazzmission1981
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was our 4th Carnival cruise (8th overall cruise). The last Carnival ship we were on was the Sunshine in 2015. Man, Carnival has really made cuts! Not many positives that I can really say. The food has gotten worse. The value ... Read more
1islandatatime55
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Where to begin. We are avid cruisers and were so excited to be on a bigger and newer ship. As far as decor and all goes, it didn't disappoint, however in all other aspects we were sorely disappointed. This cruise felt like there were too ... Read more
Barbiegator
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
1,264 forum post
9 helpful votes
We booked this cruise as we like Carnival and wanted to see Little Big Town in concert.Wow, what a show they put on. Worth $50 ticket and would love to see them again sometime.I stood in line 1 hour and ahalf before doors opened 45 minutes ... Read more
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CSJM
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Embarking and disembarking at Port Canaveral went very simple and smoothly especially with the Faster to the Fun (FTTF) which was worth every penny. The ship being as old as it is was still in excellent condition and was beautifully ... Read more
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Lasveganwhocruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
I have taken a total of 30 cruises with my wife, mostly on Carnival. My expectations were on the medium side based on previous experiences and the various reviews. I am happy to state my expectations were exceeded in nearly all of the ... Read more
ncpiggie
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
114 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We went on this ship with another couple. While we had a great time there were other ships I would have rather been on. It seems small and chopped up. The public areas are very small and crowded. The photo area was in a terrible place. ... Read more
aarofar
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Pros: updated ship looked nice, staff was generally friendly and helpful, food quality was as expected, pizza was yummy, interior stateroom seemed a little more spacious than other ships we've been on, embarkation/debarkation was very ... Read more
worcestersam
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
After 14 sailings over three years we decided to try a Carnival cruise to see why so many people say they love Carnival Cruises. After this cruise it will be difficult to find my wife and me on another Carnival cruise. The embarkation went ... Read more
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Ems036
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We had been to Bahamas twice and chose eastern Caribbean to do something different. The carnival magic was an excellent choice. From the entertainment, to the restraints, to the clubs ... Read more
cruznjude
Member Since 2013
1 review
194 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I chose this cruise because it was short and could drive to Pt. Canaveral. It was also a good value for the time and we got a nicer balcony. We didn't do much more than relax and eat. Unfortunately the food wasn't very good. Guy's ... Read more
Salem615
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
57 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Just got back from a 4 night cruise on the Liberty. Had a really nice time and thought I would share some thoughts and observations. I was very nervous because I saw some less then stellar reviews but we had a great trip and the ship ... Read more
MamaJ4
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our first time on a cruise. We researched it for a LONG time before choosing. We had a budget and with it being our first time we didn't want to be gone too long. I am prone to motion sickness (pretty bad) and was not sure that ... Read more
dwdonaldson
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had a bumpy start to our vacation when our SUV burned to a crisp on the way to Port Canaveral; however after getting onboard everything was perfect! The ship was very nice, the staff was excellent and our dinner table mates were ... Read more
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