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Melbourne Carnival Spirit Cruise Reviews

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Average South Seas tour
"We took this cruise because it was departing from Melbourne...……..the ship itself is old and the décor is dark.... our stateroom was very comfortable and the housekeeping men were fabulous and friendly nothing..."Read More
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Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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stevesmith111
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

If our taste buds could make memories, we will have to get some therapy because our one and only meal on board left a horrible taste in our mouth. Everywhere we looked for lunch was deep fried , frozen or just not great Chefs who specialise in food would not be involved in this display of un healthy food. Carnival you really have to change the photos of the food and the description you are ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)

Traveled with children


Dissapointed

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DebbieDozer
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Have been on spirit before ..4 times encouraged a group of 9 to go on this cruise and asked to b seated in the middle area of dining .Bottom level so we could see everything that was going on..And was put in a corner behind a service area where we could see nothing..Asked again and was moved 3 tables away ..The food in the buffet at breakfast and lunch was nearly always burnt and hard..The laundry ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Friendly crew

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Juliej85
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this cruise because it didn’t involve going to an airport. Easy embarkation for my 77 year old mum. Driven straight to the door of the ship. However on disembarkation private cars were not allowed on the pier. Wasn’t informed there was a shuttle bus until after my mum had walked 700 metres. Good to know for future cruises. Whatever you do, don’t miss the 88 keys show. The lead male ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Average South Seas tour

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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biggerred
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We took this cruise because it was departing from Melbourne...……..the ship itself is old and the décor is dark.... our stateroom was very comfortable and the housekeeping men were fabulous and friendly nothing was to much trouble for them'. The food in the buffet was poor meat was tough, chicken tough and fish over cooked. pizza was average, Mexican excellent, sandwich bar great, burgers ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Disgusting staff food ship cleanliness

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Ruffles1961
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Any person or persons thinking of going on this ship Think again Company lied about the ports cancelled and the cyclone we went through Food like slop Cold tasteless 2 hours to clear plates from piggy Buffet Coffee machines didn’t work Toilets dirty Dinning room same food every nigh Cold staff rude and disgusting Entertainment what entertainment Guest ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Truly Disappointing

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Swing1313
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Bridge version. In my opinion the Ship need to be scrapped and Carnival need to invest into further training for staff, lack of maintenance has caused ship to be an eye sore. Rust, corrosion, wear and tear is certainly no priority on this ship. Cleaning is done at an absolute minimum standard. Process are not enforced or sustained. Dirty windows throughout. Furniture torn and damaged. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


All good for first cruise - will go with Carnival again but would change things

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nicolepuleleech
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I chose Carnival cruise because it was a family fun holiday ship. Overall cruise was great. Ship was great. Staff were great. Entertainment was fantastic. Art auctions were great. Food was fine and at times great. Grumps and don't bother with: Don't pay for the priority boarding. You get on the ship fast enough when you first board and when you disembark. As for propriety boarding on ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


Cruise to Sydney visiting Tasmania for the first time.

Review for Carnival Spirit to Australia & New Zealand

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By The Bay
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We are a couple in our early 60's who had first cruised on our honeymoon in the mid 70's. Having taken a two night sampler on Dawn Princess, we followed up by another cruise on Dawn Princess to view the total eclipse of the sun in November 2012. This cruise we traveled from Newcastle to Melbourne by train, with overnight stops at Campbelltown and Albury where we were able to visit my wife's ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


Here's the truth , fantastic family cruise!!

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Jardi D
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I now know why there are bad reviews for this ship on this and other sites , it's the passengers not the carnival spirit !! Our embarkation in Melbourne was problem free and we were able to access our stateroom after a drink and walk around. The stateroom was a reasonable size for 2 adults and 2 children and had good storage. The bathroom was adequate with good water pressure and plenty of hot ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)

Traveled with children


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Experienced cruisers and we loved it

Review for Carnival Spirit to Australia & New Zealand

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Daliss
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Experienced cruisers are often hard to impress but we were impressed with the Carnival Spirit. My husband and I had cruised before but this was our first cruise with our 2 year old daughter. THE SHIP OVERALL - I liked the decor, very 'Las Veags' but hey, that's cruising with Carnival for you! The theatre and dining rooms were lovely and the ship was large enough that I never felt overcrowded ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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