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Carnival Magic Cruise Review by miketcruise11: Carnival Magic - Nice Ship, but needs help with Direction of Passenger


miketcruise11
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Cabin 4.0
Dining 3.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities 3.0
Entertainment 3.0
Family & Children 1.0
Fitness & Recreation 3.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Rates 4.0
Service 3.0
Shore Excursions 3.0
Value for Money 3.0

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Carnival Magic - Nice Ship, but needs help with Direction of Passenger

Sail Date: August 2013
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Galveston

We thought the Magic was a Nice ship. Clean and well appointed.

Where we ran into problems was the LACK of Authority and/or supervision taken by the Ships Staff & Crew.

This is a Family Cruise Ship, and we have a 6-year old of our own, so we knew going in, that this ship would be full of children.

There is very little supervision / support staff on this ship that ensures passengers are following rules.

We went to use the 9-hole miniature golf course as a family during our first day at sea. There were at least 120 kids (ages 5 to 14) running around swinging putters throwing golf balls, pushing/shoving each other, yelling, screaming. Seriously it was a nightmare. Not a single Carnival Staff/Crew Member was doing anything about it. It was this way in the sports square almost the entire cruise.

Oh and they have a wonderful Ropes Course that is only open about 5% of the time. It only opened for 3 hours when the ship was parked in port. They More said it cannot be opened more than that because of wind. a very very small percentage of guests will actually get to use the ropes course.

-workout facility/gym is very small for such a large ship. Had to wait 20 minutes each day to get on and elliptical or treadmill.

Main Dining facility - food - very average

buffet and other food was good, but nothing great.

Of course drinks are ridiculous, but that's the same on every cruise. $6.00 beers.

Overall, nice cruise ship, but way too crowded with kids. (and again we have a 6 year old) Less


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Cabin review: Carnival Magic Balcony Spa 12033

nice "very plain jane" stateroom. small balcony with NO cover

Port and Shore Excursions


Deluxe Sail, Snorkel and Beach Party

(3)

30 minutes on the beach, barely enough time to put the towel down.


nice beaches


beautiful scenery

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