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Canary Islands Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Canary Islands
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

86

Very Good

59

Average

54

Poor

42

Terrible

32

Cruise type

Family Cruises

277

Senior Cruises

201

First-Time Cruisers

106

Romantic Cruises

102

Spring Break Cruises

68

277 Canary Islands Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Icantthinkofone avatar

Icantthinkofone

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dancing With The Captain !!

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Remember this song ?There was no land in sight !!!! October 25th was quite a nice day to embark on our 11 night cruise to the Canaries I have been on this cruise many times and couldn't wait to sail. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Piermaster

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess you will not be missed.

Sapphire Princess Canaries October 2019. Our fourth time on this ship in two years and in view of its final departure from Southampton this cruise was a real anti climax. Check In and boarding at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kaz2y5

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Average holiday for way above average cost

We were first time cruisers, family of 5 trip including Gran and daughters 22 & 3. The ship is lovely and cabins are clean and comfortable we were well looked after by our steward. Food in both dining room & ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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scowat

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great First Time Indy Experience

It's been a few years since we were last on an RC ship, onboard the Anthem, which was an amazing ship and experience. It was also one where most folk we spoke to would always say, "it's great, but it's not the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lottie114

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers

Just got back from our first ever cruise and I dont think I could go back to a "normal" holiday. Absolutely amazing! Ship was amazing and staff were so attentive. Bars got very full at night and not enough seats but ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mrs Batty

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very tatty ship

We wanted an early spring cruise to visit the Canaries where we have been several times before. Been on Ventura the sister ship but Azura is not the same level of ship. Water damage to buffet ceiling tiles, which ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Taffkar

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never again

I’ve been on it before, not so cheap and cheerful, this time the quality of the food and entertainment has seriously gone down, I’m a vegetarian, last time the food was good, a nice variety of dishes, this time ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Susanford69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff

Just back from an enjoyable week on the Zenith. The staff on this ship make the experience very enjoyable. Smallest ship we have been on, but that made it all the more friendly as bumping into the same people ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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traveltrev

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hospital Bay pretty good for dealing with food poisoning !

We have only been on three previous cruises, all on small ships with quite personal service so this one at 1,500 passengers was big for us ! Our ports of call in the Canaries and Madeira were all fascinating, we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Stansfield

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

SUPERB CRUISE

We are fairly recent cruisers and wanted a winter sun break and booked this cruise in January on line. The weather was superb and we were told by the crew the best they have had for several years. We flew from East ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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yvettelisa

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pullmantur Zenith Christmas cruise 2018 - Fantastic value for money

We saw this cruise for £549 for 7 nights all inclusive and after reading bad reviews, thought why not, we were already going to stay for 2 weeks in Gran Canaria and this was cheaper than an all inclusive hotel, so ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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didgyc

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First time with Marella

We are quite experienced cruisers now, but never with Marella and if im honest I was a bit dubious given some of the reviews, but we were very pleasantly surprised. Yes the boat and decor is getting a bit tired in ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Suepersuey

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Budget cruise so go with low expectations.

Having read previous reviews I was very concerned about our holiday. Embarkation was excellent and the ship is extremely clean and the staff are amazing. Reception staff less so - unhelpful when we complained about ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Jillnich

1 Review Written

First time on a cruise; not too keen overall.

Went with my mum and sister; chosen by my mum as she had not been to the Canary Islands before. Places included Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma, Madeira, Morocco and Lanzarote. The most positive part were the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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stubarb50

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great value

Read so many negative comments about the boat. Don't believe everything you read. Crew and staff 10/10 could not fault anyone Food 10/10 there was always something you could choose from. There was plenty ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Hollers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A beautiful busy ship!

First time on Indy and highly impressed. Embarkation was seamless as was all service once aboard. After the recent refurb, the ship was radiant and fun to explore. Was told cabins had not been refreshed but ours ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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tiggs1603

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Exceeded my expectations

A wonderful first time cruise for my family on the cruise ship Ventura sailing from Southampton to the Canary Islands. We all had a wonderful time, food was very good most of the time, waiter service & cabin crew ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Deb jordan

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Worst ship ever been on

We chose it for the destination The food was awful 2* is being generous. The breakfast was the same very day greasy hard bacon cheap nasty sausage never changed . Every day was a stir fry or some obscure meat like ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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scifimonkey

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

2nd timers on Ventura find it mostly lives up to our memories.

Chose this cruise as we had only been to lanzarote of the Canary Islands before and non of the other ports except Lisbon ( and then only on a business trip) the fact we had been on Ventura before (back in 2010 for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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KAT1476

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise Amazing!

This was our 1st cruising experience and what a fantastic time we had. From the moment we arrived in Gran Canaria the Tui staff were friendly and helpful. Our luggage was put outside our cabin. The cabin was clean ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Prosecco princess

1 Review Written

Staff and food first class

We chose this particular ship as we had sailed previously with Thompson on the Dream. We were not disappointed as all the staff from bar to cabin stewards were amazing. A few special mentions to Glenny, Kumar and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Aqua Viola

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very good food, very good resorts, good atmosphere

Having read other reviews, i was expecting a downmarket experience with good, if that, food. Having experienced it, I have quite a different reaction. The food was very good, English food (e.g. a full English or ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Brandysam

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The dream - or as we now call it the nightmare !!!!

We had been on another Tui cruise with different ship last year so was hoping to the same experience how wrong we were Had to carry our own luggage on board as we had missed flight due to the bad weather. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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TWhaley

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise in the Canary Islands - 17/3 to 24/3

We have just arrived back from our first cruise, and we loved every minute of it, the organisation from putting your luggage through at the beginning of your journey and then having your luggage delivered to your ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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darknightsdespiser

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Slightly better than expected!

For context, we are Princess people and have also cruised with P and O and NCL. Chose this cruise due to itinerary, date and regional flight. Knew it would not be as special as Princess and so it turned out but ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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