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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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860 Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Greg Heness
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
The cruise was cheap until we boarded the ship. My wife and I have had many cruises in Europe and unfortunately i am copmparing the Carnival spirit to them. The up side was that the room was great and very clean. SAhower and ammenities ... Read more
maggiep45
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
In April this year I went on my first ever cruise. I live in Queensland but chose to go to Sydney to cruise on the Carnival Spirit, as I had heard a lot of good things about them. I boarded on 9th April and our first stop was to be Mare ... Read more
velcrohead
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I know that the captain nor anyone could do anything about the weather, but we missed one port because the captain did not wish to put his passengers at ANY discomfort. On the way back to Sydney we were stuck in a holding pattern in the ... Read more
DarylD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
This was my 6th cruise since I discovered cruising 3 years ago but first time with carnival and I am reluctant to say its my last time with carnival but certainly it is far from my first choice after my recent trip. The bad Food, ... Read more
wofftam
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Me and a girlfriend stayed in cabin 7321 on deck 7.The room had a balcony and twin beds. She doesn't pack light but the room was definitely large enough to cater for all our clothes and makeup etc.Beds are very comfortable. We both took ... Read more

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wazsal
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
59 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from a ten day cruise on the Carnival Spirit. Sydney – South Pacific – Sydney sailed March 30th and thought I’d share my views on the cruise, if that’s ok. Now my ever suffering wife thinks ... Read more
wazsal
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
59 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Just got back from a ten day cruise on the Carnival Spirit. Sydney – South Pacific – Sydney sailed March 30th and thought I’d share my views on the cruise, if that’s ok. Now my ever suffering wife thinks ... Read more
THINGS2SEE
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
We were sailing to New Caledonia however ended up in Melbourne and Hobart before retuning to Sydney thanks to Cyclone Pam (category 5) that slammed into Vanuatu leading to mass devastation and many deaths. Our Captain decided to head south ... Read more
travellingtiger
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
The Carnival Spirit is a fantastic Cruise Ship. This was my first time cruising as an adult (mid 20s) and had previously been on cruise ships as a child. My partner and I enjoyed our time on the cruise ship and will definitely be back ... Read more
Karina.P
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
My partner and I were first time cruisers. We were given the cruise as a present (Lucky! I know!) and we went feeling unsure of whether it would be something we would enjoy. We were all so excited seeing the massive ship at the docks ... Read more

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akserl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Firstly, let me say I am SO glad I did not let the negative reviews I read here prevent me from booking this cruise! I have just returned from an 8 night South Pacific cruise with my husband and two children, aged 15 and 10. Yes, I have ... Read more
COASTER1
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My two children (ages 13 & 14) and myself have recently returned from the 8 night South Pacific Cruise on Carnival Spirit and had THE BEST time!!! We were in suite 6203 which was nice and roomy with a lovely, spacious balcony. I would ... Read more
mjrichards
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from the Carnival Spirit trip that departed 10 December 2014 from Sydney. I will be honest; I was not looking forward to going on a cruise. I was worried about sea sickness, a rough ocean, other sickness, too many ... Read more
dnysvxn
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my very first cruise alongside my partner, his parents and brother. After reading multiple reviews, I went along not expecting the greatest of experiences, but my mind has definitely changed. I would most definitely come back! ... Read more
ybretty2002
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My review of Carnival Spirit cruise, travelling as a solo, balcony room, South Pacific in November, 2014. I was not prepared for the number of children on board. I know that Carnival has a big family base but I thought that as I was ... Read more

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kija56
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just recently finished the 11 day cruise to Pacific Islands and had a ball. The excursions organised by Carnival were well organised and fully covered. While I believe that not only was the cruise great value (I had an aft cabin with ... Read more
kverity
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Never again will I sail on Carnival if Carnival Spirit is any indication of the rest of the ships. The ship is old and tired and very much in need of refurbishment. The décor is old and jaded and the upholstery on the chairs, stool ... Read more
Jayn Deans mum
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed October 2014
This was our first family cruise. Myself, hubby and two boys 7 and 4. Embarkation seemed to run fairly smoothly. Our room was an Ocean Balcony room, level 8, I thought our room was nice, our room steward was lovely and made a towel ... Read more
marsy07
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
We usually cruise with Princess, but decided to branch out and try other cruise lines. I am so glad we did. For the money we normally pay on princess we were able to afford a suite on Carnival Spirit. (See cabin review below) 4226. We ... Read more
alycat444
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
27 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
After having a gut wrenching experience with our Sea Princess New Zealand cruise being cancelled on 29 September this year (same day it was due to leave), I spent 6 hours on the internet looking for another cruise. I was fortunate enough ... Read more

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dollyhouse
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
114 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Review of Carnival Spirit Sydney to New Caledonia 17 October 2014 Reason for cruise: coincided with a birthday, and the price was brilliant for a ‘guaranteed’ balcony. We have sailed 7 times before on P&O Australia, Royal ... Read more
crewsnpr
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
This was our first cruise so of course read multiple reviews good and bad but went on board with an open mind. The ship we thought was easy to navigate, the food sensational where the reviews the food was cold, bland etc came from I have ... Read more
cr0codile
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First of all, we are both in our late 60's and celebrated out 45th Wedding Anniversary on the Ship, on the first night of sailing. Friday 17th October, 2014 I don't want to go over all the information that has already been said, because ... Read more
Krazykj17
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
17 forum posts
2 helpful votes
In August 2014, my fiancé and I boarded Carnival Spirit for a 9 night cruise to the South Pacific to attend a friend's 40th birthday. There were 16 of us in the group and the party was themed 'Come as your favourite Superhero and we ... Read more
ajbanf
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
I had been wanting to try cruising for years and finally went for my 15th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately we had rough weather and I spent pretty much the whole cruise perpetually dizzy. The rough weather also caused them to cancel the ... Read more

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