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393 Carnival South Pacific Cruise Reviews
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Harrie$
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We left Sydney in great spirits and all of us were all looking to a great time together.( We traveled with 7 adults and 1 grand child) We weren't to be disappointed as we got on board, the staff was so friendly and very helpful we felt ... Read more
tsaunders05
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
We are a family of 5 and have never cruised before. Our cruise with Carnival Spirit was the most Incredible experience. We are already planning our next one. The food was great..... and endless. We went to all of the shows and trivia ... Read more
Cruiser3885
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We found the crew to be excellent. They were friendly, helpful and informative if you asked them a question. Any regular crew members recognised you and called you by your first name. We stayed in a balcony room. The beds were ... Read more
wanaka
Member Since 2010
1 review
59 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first cruise with Carnival. We selected this cruise as it fit in with our available free time from work commitments. First off, I will mention the good things about the cruise. Embarkation, we made out own transfer ... Read more
Heni Pewhairangi
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We, a group of 22, were all first time cruisers and we absolutely loved it! We didn't know what to expect so we were all a tad nervous. However, Carnival and it's staff made it a trip of a lifetime. Embarkation - if you don't ... Read more
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iamlmj
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Overall we had an enjoyable cruise, however we wont travel with Carnival again mainly due to the decor and entertainment (unless they have a major refurb or we want to take the kids on a cruise in which case there is no better ship imo). ... Read more
jspqld
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
297 forum posts
7 helpful votes
2nd time on Carnival Legend, ok but not as good as first time couple of years back. Embarkation was quick and easy once the service started, nice surprise for the usually bad Sydney opt. Inside the ship is clean and in good ... Read more
Andrew Murray
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise through friends who had booked. Ours was a balcony cabin on deck 5, with a double for the adults and bunks for the kids. The first complinment must go to the our cabin staff who each day were so cheerful and ... Read more
RS200
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
Thought we would try another cruise line for a change. Carnival Spirit had a small five day cruise from Sydney to Moreton Island,and return. First the good news. Getting from the airport to the ship was made easy by electing to use ... Read more
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dollyhouse
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
135 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Cruise number 14 for us, a quick last minute (3 days prior to sailing) booking on a 4 day cruise to Moreton Island. Price was better than land accommodation for the same time period. Have sailed once before on the Spirit on its first ... Read more
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mail4geetanjali@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we loved it. Embarkation went pretty smoothly and we did not have to wait for long. The ship was beautiful and clean.The luggage was delivered to the room before 5 pm. Our room steward Rick was great. The ... Read more
Scyl
Member Since 2017
1 review
41 forum posts
Sailed August 2016
Embarkation was fine, nothing impressive, but I never felt like I was bored waiting, maybe I was just too excited at the time? Disembarkation was a bit more painful, we chose the last slot to disembark, but I think the machine broke ... Read more
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Seanna
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I chose this cruise for my Birthday and after 16 cruises this would be my first where I would actually have a cake and celebrate it on the day. I also chose Carnival as I had in the past had such great times. Embarkation was smooth ... Read more
filbin1406
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
WOW what an amazing holiday We departed from Sydney on the 30/08/2016 on the carnival spirit getting on the ship was so easy and quick our rooms were ready within the hour and our bags delivered no later that 5pm The ship was ... Read more
hotshotgdh
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
37 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We are both retired seniors and this was our sixth (6) Cruise on the Carnival Spirit.and our first as "Platinum members of the VIFP Club". WOW, What a difference this "perk" makes!! We embarked as Priority guests and ... Read more
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elenashugai
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Where do i start? From port cancelled due to weather and instead of offering replacement carnival US instructing the ship just to sail to Syd for 3 full days at-sea? Or should i start from thick cloud of cigarette smoke around the kids ... Read more
Lesley Kennedy
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Got a great price for balcony room. Cabins bigger than expected and serviced beautifully. Dining room - awesome food & service and entertainment mid dinner was fantastic. The ship was awesome, clean and friendly staff. ... Read more
Carol Merrett
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
My husband and I were first time cruisers so didn't know what to expect. We booked the cruise because we thought it was good value. We were on the Carnival Spirit that left Sydney to the South Pacific for 12 nights. We had a balcony on ... Read more
deanna1963
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have done three P and O cruises and felt it was time for a change. Carnival seemed like a good option as we are sailing with a shy 12 year old. The cabin was a premium balcony and very spacious. There was plenty of room for our ... Read more
Shirlmo
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Having done two previous cruises we were offered a great deal for this cruise This was supposed to take us to Isle of Pines, Mystery Island, Suva, Port Denerau and then Noumea. Our first stop became Noumea, owing to a mechanical issue. ... Read more
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Travellingourmet
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Our second trip on the Spirit, first was three years ago. She has had a refit since then and has new eating options. Main atrium, dining and theatre are still the same. Embarkation was painful as always and things weren't helped by a ... Read more
markcoinoz
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We are a couple in our late 50's who wanted to taste our first ever cruise. The Carnival Spirit was the one recommended to us by friends. We had booked a balcony cabin 7239 mid-ship close to the lift. It was very quiet and yet we were ... Read more
CindersDreamtime
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose a cruise as our first international family holiday because we wanted it to simply be easy. Family of 5, Children aged 13,11 and 9. Embarkation took a while as there was a problem with their computer system. Our scheduled time ... Read more
brad.gross@bigpond.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
COMPARED TO P & O Service ========== AVERAGE Food ============ BELOW AVERAGE Ship ============ SLOW Cabin =========== GOOD Ports =========== ONE BAD ONE Entertainment ==== BELOW AVERAGE Service on deck was ... Read more
farmnanna
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Booked directly with Carnival next time I think I will use a travel agent. Two adults and two children under 10. This ship is targeted at the family market. Sailed July 2016 check in was relatively easy on line which saved time at ... Read more
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