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3,374 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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kim.krum@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise specifically for the itinerary - we had never done Southern Caribbean before, and we were not disappointed in our ports (Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk)! Aruba has quickly moved to one of our favorite places in the ... Read more
T Clancey
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our first time cruising and we all had a FABULOUS time. My husband and I travelled with our 2 children aged 4 and 9. Our children LOVED the kids programs. We hardly seen them as they wanted to spend all of their time with the ... Read more
hbslavings@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
A Little Background: Family of 9 from Maryland headed out on a high seas adventure! Only cruised with Carnival and for the most part it was an awesome experience. Cruising is what you make it! Port Canaveral and Embarkation: While we ... Read more
Smokinflame
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports it was stopping in. Aruba, Curaçao and Grand Turk. The ship was older and I really wish I would have paid attention to that. I believe the ship makes the cruise. The water park was ... Read more
EPhS289
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We had a great week on the Magic, travelled with a group of 22 family members for a reunion cruise. We drove to the port and parked off-site and took a free shuttle to the ship. The week began with a smooth embarkation at Port Canaveral. ... Read more

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CCLRCCL
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was our 7th cruise (5 CCL, 1 RCL), but our first traveling with our children (ages 5, 8, & 10). It has been some time since we cruised, so this review will focus on areas that Carnival has (or has not) improved in the last 10 ... Read more
Kitycruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed July 2016
I got free room and the places we went to were wonderful. The staff was great and our stewart Jaime was right on! Everyone on the ship treated us great. Casino staff was the best ever. All the ports St. Kitts, St. Martin, San Juan, Grand ... Read more
Tommyjoe99
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise because of the great value that we get from CCL. We are VIFP and enjoy the expeditious embark/disembark procedures. We were on this ship several years ago when it was fairly new. The 2.0 upgrade that it has ... Read more
ocalabunch
Member Since 2006
1 review
27 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Took this cruise with my wife and 12 year old son. My in-laws were with us in their own cabin on the same floor. We have cruised on Carnival exclusively since 2005 and our second time on the Victory. Embarkation went real smooth since ... Read more
hmajewski@sc.rr.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We had never been on a cruise and thought this would be a fun family vacation. There were 2 adults and 2 kids- ages 13 & 7. No problems getting on to the ship. Cabins weren't quite ready but we boarded a little earlier too. We ... Read more

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wrenjj
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
First and foremost, the cruise was overall very impressive and I would sail with Carnival again! The Carnival Valor just came out of dry dock earlier this year so the ship looked brand new. There were lights everywhere and the whole ship ... Read more
midwestcrisis
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
3 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we are a family of four with 2 girls ages 7 and 14 and we thought this was a good value and good length for us and Port Canaveral was very close to family for us. I wasn't expecting to enjoy this sailing as ... Read more
sunloveratlanta
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
34 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was a great itinerary - Five night Bahamas. Atlantis excursion was worth the money. Most beautiful water we saw for the entire cruise was at their beach. Nice water park with slides that all have a little something extra. The ... Read more
astrofan4ever
Member Since 2007
1 review
84 forum posts
9 helpful votes
There was 8 total in our group, it was a college graduation/birthday celebration cruise. We all flew in from Houston, Dallas and Austin the same day as the cruise. used the carnival transportation, yes it is more expensive than hiring our ... Read more
jakesmom1972
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was my 3rd cruise with Carnival. This was the best one yet! We always choose Carnival because it's affordable and fun! This boat is amazing! So much to do, so much to eat, so much sun to soak up! Embarkation and disembarkation were ... Read more

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Steveanaruss
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
21 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that this was our first Carnival cruise in about 4 years. We took a break from Carnival and sailed on NCL and RCL a few times during that period. We mainly went back to Carnival because of the itinerary of this ship, ... Read more
moniquetravels
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
My family and I chose to cruise on Carnival Magic because I wanted to see what the ship was about and how it was improved since being renovated. The remodeling the ship was beyond what I expected it to be. The embarkation and ... Read more
Dee and Bee
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We planned a family cruise for 15 people for over 1 year. We were not disappointed! Maitre 'd, Jurga, was wonderful to us and got us a wonderful table. Forget about the male maitre'd. He was awful. Can't even bother with his name! We ... Read more
ben4u46
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
The ship was nice and the service was excellent. Not good for seafood lovers. I went for the seafood but unfortunately I got none. The pools were smaller than kids wading pools. I an 70 yrs old and wanted to enjoy a cruise for the first ... Read more
dicksond
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Just returned from a 3 day cruise to the Bahamas. This was my 5th cruise, all with Carnival. I cruised each year from 2005-2008. My travel plans and family circumstance took me to other places: local beaches, Mexico, Jamaica, etc. This ... Read more

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fundshe@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
July 17-21, 2016 First Family Reunion on cruise ship and was it disappointing. I've cruised on several Carnival ships and the Victory is the worst experience ever. Ship smelled like sewage the entire 4 days, food was aweful and the staff ... Read more
jefft5301
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
79 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our 4th cruise on the Valor and the first since she came out of dry dock. We've only been on 2 Carnival ships, the Legend being the other. We really like the layout and design of the ship with the exception of the mid ship ... Read more
newNCLcruiser2010
Member Since 2010
1 review
23 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Our family loved this cruise! It wasn't our first cruise but it was our first on Carnival. We thought the food was great, we loved the main dining room food and our wait staff. Guys Burgers and the Blue Iguana were awesome too! My ... Read more
kevcruiser518
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
Embarkation from port canaveral on the Carnival Magic seemed chaotic at first but we were actually on the ship within 20 minutes and it went rather smoothly but arrive at the port as early as possible. The ship was great! we really enjoyed ... Read more
Jephph
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
24 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Took this as a family cruise...we let our (grown) kids pick it out. There was 6 of us traveling...Wife and me (mid 60's) and kids (30 ish). We are veteran cruisers...have been on Princess, Celebrity, Rccl, Norwegian, Viking, Cunard, ... Read more

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