• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • Cruise Tips
  • News
  • Deals

Carnival Magic Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1403 reviews
3 Awards

This is a great ship, crew and experience

Review for Carnival Magic to the Western Caribbean
User Avatar
LovingLifeinNC
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Rating by category

Cabin
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Ocean Suite
Had a zoo when we got back to our cabin
Monkey Jungle in the DR
Fresh eggs every morning.
Shore excursion PR rain Forest
Worth every penny    $99.00 per person.  Lasted 3 hours.  Amazing food righ

We chose this cruise for its value, ship size and itinerary. Now, if you read a lot of the reviews, you are expecting to board the Pinta or Santa Maria or a slave Ship. I was kinda expecting grumpy crew members and long lines. We in face found the opposite. Embarkation was smooth as silk. Great people working. The ship is lovely. There was nothing that didn’t work. The buffet was great. We never Waited once. The food was not Ruths Chris Steakhouse, but I was not paying those type prices. We enjoyed every meal. The Northern Lights dining room was fabulous. Food was wonderful. Our servers were on the ball and from the first night remembered our names. Cabin steward kept room tip top. Spacious and always clean.

It was amazing to watch the Captain walk around the ship talking to the guests. He was out inspecting several times. He runs a great ship

In the Dominican, we did the Monkey Jungle excursion and loved it. In San Juan we went to the Rain Forest...beautiful. We had always tried to book our shore excursions on our own before and this time did both of them through Carnival and it was much easier.

Cabin Review

Ocean Suite

Cabin OS

Great size and the balcony was wonderful.

3 Helpful Votes

Find a Carnival Magic Cruise from $249

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.