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Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews for Cruises for the Disabled Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

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6 night Carnival Spirit, ok cruise
"Carnival Spirit review 12-11-22 Boarding pretty good, smooth and fast except for a long wait sitting at one point in the process.Nice bathroom, good counter and shelves...."Read More
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6 night Carnival Spirit, ok cruise

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KayakOtter
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Carnival Spirit review 12-11-22 Boarding pretty good, smooth and fast except for a long wait sitting at one point in the process. 10 am check-in time but not onboard till 11. Cabin 5231 Jay our room steward very nice and did a great job. Room ok but both of us hit tv shelf with head ouch. Thermostat difficult. Cabin Door very very heavy. Nice bathroom, good counter and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


Lovely crew but the food was horrific!

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LilyLilyLily
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We cruise every Halloween (and then some) and can always find something to eat that is different and nice. Not this time. We are easy to please, but....this was bad. I heard so many people making the same comments that I am leaving here, it was a common theme! The bad: The food was not good The "buffet" was extremely limited - and recycled. I know its a small ship but having 5 items is just ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


A lot of added costs!

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Mzfol
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

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 taken- photographers are everywhere trying to pump this money making machine... whilst also talking you that you can’t take photos with your own phone of your family/child with the ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Better than expected

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MichelleBails
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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 so easy, we knew not to expect 5 stars but it was a pretty solid 3. Having a balcony made all the difference and we loved sitting out watching the waves (and dolphins!). The kids ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Disappointing food experience

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Calostina
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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. Not even any roast meat carvery. Luckily the salad bar was OK. Long lines at buffet and poorly organised food serving made it very frustrating. Dining room food was hit and miss. ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


Fantastic Family Fun

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Gusstar
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 them, other than for dinner, for the entire 8 days. The fabulous thing about the cruise is we were able to give them their freedom without the usual worries that come with them going to ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite Quad

Traveled with children


Thanks Mr G!

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seankennaway
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 patchy. The number of times I was ordered to produce my passport and green card prior to actually needing to was completely fun busting. Service at the bars vary. Some of the staff ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Traveled with children


Melbourne Cup Extravaganza 2016

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erikaks
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 our holiday destination, this time he was able to sit back and travel in style. We travelled to the port via a train journey and exited the train at Circular Quay where we were ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Vista Suite

Traveled with children


Should be called Carnival Bogan

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oldie2go2
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 the lack of control by the crew. Why, on formal nights, are people permitted in the dining areas wearing shorts, sleeveless shirts, thongs and baseball caps? Even in the casino you could ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Carnival Spirit

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laraine1234
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 room was very disappointing compared to other cruises we have been on. For this reason we feel it will be some time before we choose the Spirit again. The entertainment on board was ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


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