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79 Carnival Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


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best day ever

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected

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I choose this cruise as the Splendor was in dry dock in Singapore before relocating to Australia and thought that the itinerary would suit my wife and myself . How wrong was I . Embarkation was a disaster . The ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mzfol

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A lot of added costs!

Be prepared to cough up a lot of extra money! Everything’s got an extra price on it. Photos are an unbelievable price! Average $20-30 each printed picture of about 5x7 or 8x10. And there are ALOT of pictures being ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MichelleBails

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

We booked this cruise because it seemed an amazing deal, after booking I was really tentative about whether we'd enjoy it or not (our first time cruising) but I didnt need to worry too much! Everything was just ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Calostina

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing food experience

This was a six night cruise to Tasmania from Sydney. Compared to the other 10 + cruises we have been on: Buffet food was very poor. The food choice seemed to include a lot of sloppy stuff with little variety. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Montee Linpon

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Great first time experience with friends

Overall positive experience. Traveled with a group of girlfriends. EMBARKATION • Leaving Sydney is easy, train or bus to circular quay and 5-10 minute walk if you are not carrying a lot of luggage. ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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daliman11

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Well organised!

This was our 3rd cruise. Once on Carnival Magic and once on Celebrity Reflection. Travelled with 2 adults and 3 teenagers in two balcony cabins. Also went with my sister's family and my parents (10 people in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Nuala Swerine

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise ..... Rip off deals on ashore excursions

We chose this cruise on recommendation by friends. The checking in process was easy and flowed very well. We were quickly settled in and the fun began. The staff were just excellent. The entertainment on board was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Gusstar

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Family Fun

We choose this cruise as it appeared that it would have enough options to keep us and our teenagers (15 & 16) entertained. We were right. The teenagers immediately became part of the O2 Club and we barely saw ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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seankennaway

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Thanks Mr G!

If anything, this is definitely a fun boat. Lots of activities for everyone and a great energy. While the service is inconsistent it's generally positive. The process of getting on board was particularly ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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erikaks

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Melbourne Cup Extravaganza 2016

This Cruise was booked so we could tick one off our Bucket List the "Melbourne Cup Carnival". What better way to travel in style to the Cup than by a Beautiful Big Luxurious Ship. My husband generally drives to ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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oldie2go2

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Should be called Carnival Bogan

Thought a short cruise to Tassie and back might be a nice break for 3 fun loving cruisers. How wrong. The ship was full of grog swilling bogans. Dress codes in the dining areas meant nothing to them. The fault is ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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laraine1234

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Carnival Spirit

We chose this cruise as we only wanted to do a short cruise this time, and as we had been on the Spirit before and enjoyed it so much. This time was very disappointing as far as the food and service in the dining ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Old dear

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed ourselves

We were 1st time cruisers,2 adults and boys 19 and 15, easy to board as all crew were helpful , luggage delivered 1 hrs after. dinner at Norveau rest 1st night, food was so delicious and the desserts were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Emily21

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fun best holiday ever

Wonderful service friendly staff with a smile always. plenty of things to See and do. Food was great plenty to have. A lot of different entertainment for young and old. The shows were amazing to watch. The band ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Cruisefantastic

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent!

Just come back from a 3 night taster cruise leaving Sydney. I was a bit worried that my daughter aged 5 would not be able to use the pools as would be too cold since its winter. I did not need to worry as the 2 main ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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lucky lad

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Had a great time.

As it was my first cruise I did not know what to expect. I found the whole experience a joy. The ship is well set out with everything easy to locate. The cabin was quite roomy & well maintained with friendly & ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Ratross

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

The crew make it.

Short break. As expected, crew was friendly and efficient. Use of passenger name in conversation is a nice touch that pervades interactions. The refresher intent of the cruise was marred by unsupervised ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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efhilliard@bigpond.com

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Carnival Spirit short cruise

We went on this cruise mainly to see if our first impressions of the Carnival Spirit from last year were the same and I'm pleased to say that,if anything, we loved the cruise, the ship, even better this time. The ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Loudal

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Carnival Crooks

Hi, Just some word of advice, you need to be very careful before you decide to cruise with Carnival. The Spirit is in poor shape, in cabin furniture falling apart, gym equipment not working, mini golf course in ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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chellelh

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Love Carnival cruises.

This was our 3rd Carnival cruise, with the first 2 cruises on the Spirit. The Legend was the same ship as the Spirit, so we knew what to expect. Again, the ship was in fantastic condition, great food and lovely ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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masent

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

ROOM TO MOVE

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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danica84

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Perfect cruise in every way!

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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excell

5 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Great Value

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Catgrl500

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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ozzyvonny

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Hobart with 3 young children

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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