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334 Carnival South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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89
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54
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beach princess.1
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We first flew from Melbourne to Sydney and stayed in the Rendevous Hotel at The Rocks, we much preferred the rooms with the view over the Harbor (You can watch the ship come in) to the older style terrace homes! Both our embarkation and ... Read more
David Hogg
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
24/5/2016 Just got back from the Carnival Spirit Fiji trip, Isle of Pines, Mystery island, Suva,Port Danarau, Noumea. The best holiday we have ever had. The level of crew professionalism and service is first class, the food and ... Read more
emjayde123
Member Since 2016
1 review
59 helpful votes
I thought I'd take the time to write a decent review of the carnival cruise (spirit) liner considering I struggled so hard to find one before our trip. All communication with carnival was efficient prior to our trip and we were well ... Read more
Wazza1950
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
17 helpful votes
I was initially hesitant at booking a cruise on a ship noted for young families. I can honestly say it was one of the best cruises I have ever done. The children were well controlled until the last night when they started to run about but ... Read more
reneecreek
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A family of 6 and never having been on a holiday before, we chose a cruise because it looked like a lot of fun. Our cabins were midships, 2 ocean suites with balconies and I have to say, the little bit extra that we paid for a balcony ... Read more

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JessicaC
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
We are family of 4 with 2 kids (they are 4 and 7) and we went on Carnival Spirit during April 2016 for a 10 day trip to South Pacific Islands including Lifou Isle, Mystery Island, Mare and Noumea. This is our first time to go on a cruise ... Read more
Terry&Yvette
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
We decided to try Carnival Spirit as the sailing fell into our annual leave time frame, WELL! What a huge mistake! We have sailed before many times on RCI and Princess, so we are comparing Carnival to these lines. Before even ... Read more
wagtail_syd
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
82 forum posts
19 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on Carnival Legend and it didn't disappoint. We sailed for 8 nights to Noumea, Mare and Isle of Pines. This time we sailed in school holidays and I was a little concerned that the ship might be jam-packed with ... Read more
cjbib2702
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Our cruise was the first for my wife and I, and our first time away from the kids so our first holiday as just a couple again. My folks are massive cruisers, they do 2 or 3 a year all over the world so we had a wealth of advice to draw ... Read more
cjbib2702
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
This was the first opportunity my wife and I have had to get away as a couple since having the kids, just as a couple enjoying each others company without distractions. A first time cruise for both of us, however we were well informed ... Read more

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Wallymoose70
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Fantastic 8 night cruise with 2 family's of 4, children's ages 6,8,12 & 16. Embarkation was smooth and easy and on time. Before we knew it we were having lunch up in La Playa Grille (buffet) for lunch. Were able to access our room ... Read more
ybb
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
19 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my 9th cruise across six cruise lines. A good cruise is always a combination of various things. The service, the ship, the itinerary, the food and the other guests. The service. At a staff level was very good, especially ... Read more
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Big_Jim_61
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
23 helpful votes
My grandmother used to go on cruises all the time and as kids, we would go down to circular quay to see her off. So, of course i always wanted to go on a cruise. The opportunity finally arrived and I had 4 set criteria when booking. It ... Read more
marksully6@bigpond.com.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Room service A1 (faultless), Food A1 the variety is exceptional Breakfast, Lunch & Diner ( pizza is 24 hr), Service on Board A1 Faultless :-), Entertainment Brilliant Although they could use more Australian music Acts, Staff on board ... Read more
fambam4
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I am writing to thank Carnival cruise line for a wonderful trip. We are a family of four and we have two kids with special considerations. One is highly anxious and the other is Aspergers and I cannot express how helpful and understanding ... Read more

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valandglenn@bigpond.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
First off we chose Legend because we had cruised on Spirit, secondly the ports of call. It was a fantastic cruise, I think the food was a little better than Spirit, mainly in the dining room, not that it was bad on Spirit just better on ... Read more
Judy451
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I recently returned, 26th March, from an 11 night cruise to New Caledonia and Fiji on Carnival Legend. I will say at the outset that we did enjoy the cruise and had some really good times. However, it could have been so ... Read more
Aussie_Kiwi_Family
Member Since 2012
1 review
85 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We are just back from our first Carnival Cruise. We've so far been on Royal Carribean and Celebrity and now carnival! We travel as a family. We got the cruise for a really good price and did the garanteed balcony option. We were ... Read more
Erixstarx
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
10 day cruise Sydney Vanuatu New Caledonia return. The bad: Queuing up for dining up to 15min and tender-boats up to 45min in heat of sun. -- lots of hidden fats (and not so hidden fats) in meals of buffet restaurants in level 9 ... Read more
Kiwi5
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
First time on Carnival Legend. Decor over the top but once you get used to it, its ok. Food amazing, buffets crazy good, never could anyone be hungry, 24 hour pizza and ice cream. The shows were very good and the adult comedy shows ... Read more
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123commins
Member Since 2016
1 review
33 helpful votes
Just completed a 10 night cruise on the Carnival legend, what a great holiday! For a budget holiday I was very impressed. As I spent a lot of time on this site researching before my cruise I thought I would give as many hints / tips to ... Read more
South Coast Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Embarkation was smooth as we booked a suite and had priority.This was the only time that the priority was an advantage. The suite was well appointed and clean. Reggie, our room steward was great and the towel animals were a delight. ... Read more
Sandrav
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed February 2016
we have sailed on carnival spirit in 2015, this time it had been to dry dock for a refurb. It's a good change, the food adds are great especially guys burgers. Could not fault the happy friendly staff, it was super clean every where. ... Read more
Louverwindows
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
28 helpful votes
Just returned from 9 nights on Carnival Spirit to New Caledonia. Travelled with 12 others aged 13,16,18,21,22, 50, 52, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80 and 83 including one disabled wheel chair young adult. It was the best family holiday for all ... Read more
okliw
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
I supplied the below comments to be posted but Carnival felt it was lacking some detail so I included specific incidents so you get a much fuller idea of my last cruise. I can’t help saying we have noticed a drop in standards ... Read more
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