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Simply walking around Carnival Spirit is like taking a trip around the world. Legendary Carnival Cruise Lines' designer Joe Farcus seems to have been inspired by every design style he could think of. The ...
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856 Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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emjayde123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 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
0 forum posts
0 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
JessicaC
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 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
0 forum posts
10 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
Wallymoose70
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 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

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ybb
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
11 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
5 forum posts
12 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
masent
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Recently my girlfriend and I went for a trip on the Ship - "Carnival Spirit" - my experience on the boat was for the most part excellent. Entertainment was very similar with the three acoustic style acts - rather bland whilst all ... Read more
danica84
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
What a great cruise we had to New Zealand on the Carival Spirit. I was travelling with 3 other adults & 2 kids. The staff on this ship are amazing!! giggles Emma the cruise director was very welcoming as was Desi the Matried in the ... Read more
Louverwindows
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
24 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

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ozzyvonny
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
79 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I’m an older experienced cruiser who took 3 young grandsons, ages 4, 7, and 9 on a 5 night cruise to Hobart. We shared a quad balcony room: a king bed and bunks for the older boys. Embarkation: Very efficient, and welcoming. ... Read more
ozzyvonny
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
79 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Embarkation was a simple, quick process, with plenty of helpful staff to look after us. I'm elderly, and took my 3 grandsons, aged 4, 7, and 9 on a 5 night cruise. Our stateroom was cosy but cramped for 4 people. For a longer cruise ... Read more
excell
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
20 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My wife and I wanted to Visit NOMA museum in Hobart and decided to take are young 16year old and his mate along We took a Grand Suite for ourselves and originally booked cabin view room for the kids but weekend and upgraded them to Balcony ... Read more
taniap
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We went on a 5 night Sydney to Tasmania cruise with myself, my partner and our 3 year old son. This is the first cruise I have done. Although it was a okay experience overall, there are a few reasons why I would not cruise like this again ... Read more
Catgrl500
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Our party consisted of myself, my boyfriend and his two teenagers. We had cruised before, around the Hawaiian Islands on the Pride of America, so were looking forward to another great cruise. However, overall I was really disappointed. ... Read more

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lisajane
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Firstly I would like to say we had a great time on the cruise but now we've ticked that box would be unlikely to do this again. Perhaps we will try a shorter cruise. I am worried that this will become the new 'Bali Bogan Holiday' for ... Read more
MACCA -Adelaide Hills SA
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Loved the our first ever cruise 2.5 years ago on Carnival Spirit & after finding out about the 44 million dollar upgrade, we wanted to go again. This time we cruised with 20 family members (16 newbies). Upon embarking, all were blown ... Read more
nixster74
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My father invited us to join him on a 10 day cruise to the South Pacific, which we happily accepted. Having cruised on the Queen Mary 2 and Norwegian Jade, we'd had very good experiences on both ships. We had high expectations of the ... Read more
rachelsimmonds
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
So grateful for this amazing experience being our first ever cruise and something that we have wanted to do ever since we left Africa. It is a massive ship with plenty to do for all ages or time to just chill out and relax. The staff ... Read more
yolhanson
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
It's hard to know where to begin. The overall experience was very good. Carnival Spirit is a big ship with plenty for adults and children to do. STANDOUT GOOD POINTS: The food is excellent in all areas. Service is friendly, ... Read more

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sharpies666@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I cannot fault the staff , the food , the entertainment. My 3rd cruise and must say this was the best. You can't go wrong on this ship. Rooms were quite roomy and very neat and clean. A balcony is a must! Amenities were clean and in ... Read more
Jendaz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Had wonderful time on New Caledonia cruise. 2 parents with 17,15,12 year old boys. Room with balcony great, interior room with 2 beds good size. Friends had 4 bed interior cabin too cramped. Worth extra money for better room. Stage shows ... Read more
Marilyg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We had 13 family members on board. We loved the cruise. Cabins were roomy everything very clean. Staff were fantastic. The dining attendent Irene knew our names in one day. Brought additional meals. Made sure the kids found something they ... Read more
Bombala family
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
31 helpful votes
We travelled as a family of 4 to celebrate a 40th birthday, our kids are 9 and 12 years old. My review is a list of things I wrote down that nobody told me would be ideal or necessary on your first cruise. So I hope it is helpful. Some ... Read more
Lilly Bee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First time cruisers, We are a family of 4 , we brought along our 20 and 17yr old and they had their own cabin. We flew from Adelaide to Sydney and had pre booked the ship transfers from the airport which is highly recommended as by ... Read more

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