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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 watch idiots wearing dressing gowns and no-one said a word. The cabins have no tea/coffee facilities or robes. (although you can request a robe). Not even a bottle of wine can you take onto the ship. The bar prices start at $9 for spirits and $7.50 for beer. WORSE, YOU GET CHARGED 60c EXTRA IF YOU HAVE WATER IN YOUR DRINKS. That's right, 60c for water in your scotch. And what happened with the entertainment? Other than a good female escape artist all other entertainment was done by the ship dancers and singers. Another choice was to listen to a second rate comedian spouting sexually filled innuendo rubbish to a PG audience including dozens of small children. "Ask your Dad to explain it later". Never again for us

Should be called Carnival Bogan

Carnival Spirit Cruise Review by oldie2go2

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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 watch idiots wearing dressing gowns and no-one said a word.

The cabins have no tea/coffee facilities or robes. (although you can request a robe). Not even a bottle of wine can you take onto the ship. The bar prices start at $9 for spirits and $7.50 for beer. WORSE, YOU GET CHARGED 60c EXTRA IF YOU HAVE WATER IN YOUR DRINKS. That's right, 60c for water in your scotch.

And what happened with the entertainment? Other than a good female escape artist all other entertainment was done by the ship dancers and singers. Another choice was to listen to a second rate comedian spouting sexually filled innuendo rubbish to a PG audience including dozens of small children. "Ask your Dad to explain it later". Never again for us
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