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We chose this cruise for the route (we're from Florida & needed some cool air) and also for Circle C which is a kids camp for 13-15 year olds (just 1 of the many camps thru age 18). This was like my 13yr old son's 1st overnight camp experience since the kids, guided by a wonderful counseler Jenny, sometimes stayed out 'till 3Am @ the Kid levels & etc.. anyway, he had a blast & made so many friends. Again, the camp staff & Jenny were awesome!! Hubby & I were never bored..always looking @ the days activities & definatley eating to much. We're fairly picky eaters but could not find fault w/any of the buffets or main dining & we tried everything! The staff in Paris were just about the best you can find & I recommend all the soups & ofcourse Lobster night which is the formal 2nd night. Lido had on-going buffets + grills +chinese .. just unbelievable choices. Would rate the food 3&1/2***+ stars & even the pizza place(seemed like 24 hour)was fabulous. Shows exceded expectations. Saw them all @ the 10ish hour (we had late dinner seating)& then mozzied to the next round of shows starting @ 12A. The magicians Kevin & Carusso are a must see & the dancers are amazing. Comedians too funny- amazing entertainment. Noticed people of all ages getting around easily & having a great time. Even though the ship was full (3500 passangers),we rarely waited in line- just hit the buffets @ 1:15 instead of noon. Noticed older ppl getting around pretty well & there's always helpful ppl on all levels. Good ship to take your parents on cause they'ld love the shows, the decks & the casino. Our cabin was balcony 6th floor & there's just a ton of fog in Canada & @times about 65F degrees in July. St John & Halifax are worth looking into b-4 you book & decide on day excursions. We just kind of walked around unplanned but heard from our table friends that the St Johns Waterfalls & the bus tour of Halifax was amazing. Do not hesitiate- this is a relaxing & fun cruise. The Cons however: *cannot bring your own wine on board so spent way too much on bar wine. *Lost big @ the Casino- just wondering what the odds are on the boat. *This is not always a sun cruise (I like the fog)but don't bet on sunny days. *The ports (St John & Halifax)are just scary looking (industrial)from the port but get better as you roam in-land. Either plan ahead for those days or just take short walks. The nearby shopping is surprisingly affordable. Hope you enjoy your smooth cruise to visit our peaceful Canadian friends in the North. I would do it again in a heartbeat - good Job Carnival email w/Qs

Carnival Triumph Canada Just returned 8/1/09 Loved it!

Carnival Triumph Cruise Review by catluvee

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We chose this cruise for the route (we're from Florida & needed some cool air) and also for Circle C which is a kids camp for 13-15 year olds (just 1 of the many camps thru age 18). This was like my 13yr old son's 1st overnight camp experience since the kids, guided by a wonderful counseler Jenny, sometimes stayed out 'till 3Am @ the Kid levels & etc.. anyway, he had a blast & made so many friends. Again, the camp staff & Jenny were awesome!!
Hubby & I were never bored..always looking @ the days activities & definatley eating to much. We're fairly picky eaters but could not find fault w/any of the buffets or main dining & we tried everything! The staff in Paris were just about the best you can find & I recommend all the soups & ofcourse Lobster night which is the formal 2nd night. Lido had on-going buffets + grills +chinese .. just unbelievable choices. Would rate the food 3&1/2***+ stars & even the pizza place(seemed like 24 hour)was fabulous.
Shows exceded expectations. Saw them all @ the 10ish hour (we had late dinner seating)& then mozzied to the next round of shows starting @ 12A. The magicians Kevin & Carusso are a must see & the dancers are amazing. Comedians too funny- amazing entertainment.
Noticed people of all ages getting around easily & having a great time. Even though the ship was full (3500 passangers),we rarely waited in line- just hit the buffets @ 1:15 instead of noon. Noticed older ppl getting around pretty well & there's always helpful ppl on all levels. Good ship to take your parents on cause they'ld love the shows, the decks & the casino.
Our cabin was balcony 6th floor & there's just a ton of fog in Canada & @times about 65F degrees in July. St John & Halifax are worth looking into b-4 you book & decide on day excursions. We just kind of walked around unplanned but heard from our table friends that the St Johns Waterfalls & the bus tour of Halifax was amazing.
Do not hesitiate- this is a relaxing & fun cruise. The Cons however: *cannot bring your own wine on board so spent way too much on bar wine. *Lost big @ the Casino- just wondering what the odds are on the boat. *This is not always a sun cruise (I like the fog)but don't bet on sunny days. *The ports (St John & Halifax)are just scary looking (industrial)from the port but get better as you roam in-land. Either plan ahead for those days or just take short walks. The nearby shopping is surprisingly affordable.
Hope you enjoy your smooth cruise to visit our peaceful Canadian friends in the North. I would do it again in a heartbeat - good Job Carnival email w/Qs
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Cabin 6392
Balcony room 6th floor- Super location, very quiet, Big closets. You will not run out of space for unpacking & bathroom was pretty nice w/great water pressure & unlimited hot water. Fanastic crew on 6- so nice.

Gave rates a 3 cause drinks get pricey & 3 for shore excursions b/c didn't try
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