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Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1437 reviews
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Our dining table. Very nice.
Half Moon Cay really lovely. DO THE BICYCLE TOUR in the morning! It was a lot of fun and then we hit the beach. Also not expensive. Only do if you can ride a bike though! Great day.
The ship’s main pool. Wish it had more!
Dominican Republic was my favorite island with its topography, people and beauty.
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"We went to the steakhouse on embarkation day and we were given a free bottle of wine which made our dinner almost free; that was a nice perk and dinner was pretty good.I can't tell you how many times I've been on a Carnival cruise and I'm a Platinum VIFP member, but this is the 1st time that I knew the Italian restaurant was open for lunch for free; I will do that again!..."Read More
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Good value for a quick trip!

Review for Carnival Magic to Bermuda

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zaylyn2590
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

I chose this cruise as it left from a port than was about 1.5 hours away. Drove from Philly to NYC. Paid $160 for parking at the terminal. My two daughters ( ages 5 and 12) went with me. We dropped our bag at the terminal, parked, and went into the terminal. Went through the checkpoints rather easily and quickly. No issues, Waited about 20 minutes in the terminal before we boarded the ship. Rooms ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Pleasantly surprised, but ended up with Covid.

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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vickylexi
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

We took this cruise because of the Casino promotion made it a deal difficult to pass. We had no high expectations. We usually cruise with Royal Caribbean, and the only other Carnival cruise (the one that gave us the casino promotion) was horrible. But actually it was an awesome cruise! Entertainment was fantastic - much better than on RC Adventure of the seas or NCL Escape. And the Magic is ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


It was the Walmart Cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Slider2022
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I told my wife it was as if Carnival pulled the ship up to Walmart, lowered the gangway and shouted " Ok, get on." This is my ninth cruise, the second with my wife and the first with my twin, 12 yr old girls. We left out of NYC. I have never seen a more crowded ship in my entire life. I have no idea how Carnival can expect to accommodate 3200 guests in just two very small pools, pools no ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Awesome cruise, awesome crew

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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mar214
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I cruised on Magic from NYC on 7/18/2022. We were happy that everything about this cruise was great! Embarkation was easy and on time, food in all the venues was good, crew absolutely outstanding! Ryan Rose is one of the best CDs we have sailed with - how he keeps that energy level up is a complete mystery. Staff kept the ship spotless - always cleaning, wiping windows, etc. We ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


I would not take this cruise again

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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quadski5
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise last minute, due to airline cancellations I did not want to risk leaving out of Florida and having our flight cancelled. Our time that we selected for the medical review was not honored, so we had to wait in line to get processed while at the pier. It was not that bad waiting. We got an inside aft cabin due to last minute booking, we brought a nightlight so it was not that ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Disappointed

Review for Carnival Magic to Bermuda

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MeeMee60
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Just came back from a quick cruise with family. It was our first cruise back since before covid. Not sure short staffed, covid changes or cutting back; but long long lines everywhere. Big events with a lot of people in the evening and no food to be found or just pizzeria and Deli open with an hour wait or more. If you had the drink package long lines to get a beverage. The quality of food was ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Could Have Been Better

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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cruise501
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first cruise in over 3 years. The price point was great but the cruise had its ups and downs. We have cruised from NYC before and the terminal and parking are horrible. As we arrived for our scheduled time, we were directed outside the terminal where we waited in an endless line for well over an hour, then in several more lines once we got in the terminal. There was no social ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Good Itinerary, But Crowded and Fun Was Lacking

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Pajay1962
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised on Carnival 2x previously, as well as Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. Previously, Carnival really did meet the term "Fun Ships", as there were a lot of outdoor activities around the pools during the day and a lot of varied activities inside at night. We chose this ship due to the timing of our vacation this year as we really had limited weeks we could go as a family, so this fit the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


No customer service

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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CruisedudeNY65
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I've only cruised with Norwegian and wanted to try another line. I booked a premium balcony suite which is an aft corner cabin. Supposed to be a wrap around balcony. A bigger balcony. Decent balcony, small room. We arrived to our room and my partner asked if I smelled something. I didn't. I was outside mostly as we waited for our luggage. It arrived and we went for drinks and then to our ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Vista Balcony


Some Good, Some Bad, A Lot of Ugly

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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biggieboy
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

We chose this cruise as a way to honeymoon without flying as we live close to the port. The price at the time was around $600 per person in an aft-view cabin, which was a good deal for us. However, knowing what we know now, we would have probably paid extra to some other cruise. Good: entertainment, most of the service, main and specialty dining food quality, drink quality, Grand Turk, and ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


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