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10 day cruise Sydney Vanuatu New Caledonia return. The bad: Queuing up for dining up to 15min and tender-boats up to 45min in heat of sun. -- lots of hidden fats (and not so hidden fats) in meals of buffet restaurants in level 9 -- swimming pools are miniature size; the adult pool approx. 6.5m x 2.8m plus a shallow 15cm deep larger surround; pool in kids area 8m x 2.8m plus shallows and pool; and 3rd pool in combined kids & smokers area same like other kids pool. -- smokers area appears very much bogan. ----- most window panes are smudgy and dirty obstructing any views - and by design of ship appear to be extremely difficult to access to clean. -- ceiling height in most areas VERY LOW THE GOOD: Free fine dining restaurant EXCELLENT SERVICE, good meals, good fun. -- ALL STAFF ON SHIP ATTENTIVE FRIENDLY -- CABINS ARE LARGE IN SIZE Drink prices are high but ok - standard beer can $7.50 craft beer draft pint $8,75 bottle of wine from $34, drinkable wine around $45 upwards. Free soft drinks, soft serve ice team, coffee tea, chilled water and ice cubes available at various dispensers. Check in and out procedures excellent fast. Interior Decor of ship "Gothic", main lobby is out of Batman movie. Exterior of ship is old, boxy, corrosion but you hardly ever see the exterior close up.

Gothic Cruise

Carnival Legend Cruise Review by Erixstarx

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2016
  • Destination: South Pacific
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
10 day cruise Sydney Vanuatu New Caledonia return.

The bad:

Queuing up for dining up to 15min and tender-boats up to 45min in heat of sun.

-- lots of hidden fats (and not so hidden fats) in meals of buffet restaurants in level 9

-- swimming pools are miniature size; the adult pool approx. 6.5m x 2.8m plus a shallow 15cm deep larger surround; pool in kids area 8m x 2.8m plus shallows and pool; and 3rd pool in combined kids & smokers area same like other kids pool.

-- smokers area appears very much bogan.

----- most window panes are smudgy and dirty obstructing any views - and by design of ship appear to be extremely difficult to access to clean.

-- ceiling height in most areas VERY LOW

THE GOOD:

Free fine dining restaurant EXCELLENT SERVICE, good meals, good fun.

-- ALL STAFF ON SHIP ATTENTIVE FRIENDLY

-- CABINS ARE LARGE IN SIZE

Drink prices are high but ok - standard beer can $7.50 craft beer draft pint $8,75 bottle of wine from $34, drinkable wine around $45 upwards.

Free soft drinks, soft serve ice team, coffee tea, chilled water and ice cubes available at various dispensers.

Check in and out procedures excellent fast.

Interior Decor of ship "Gothic", main lobby is out of Batman movie.

Exterior of ship is old, boxy, corrosion but you hardly ever see the exterior close up.
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Cabin Review

Balcony
Cabin 8C 526
Spacious,
Lots of storage,
Small old TV
GOOD BATHROOM with ventilation
Servicing Stewart excellent
Always immaculate clean and airy
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