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Carnival Spirit Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1035 reviews
2 Awards

Better than expected

Review for Carnival Spirit to Australia & New Zealand
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Rating by category

Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Jun 2019
Cabin: Balcony
Traveled with children

We booked this cruise because it seemed an amazing deal, after booking I was really tentative about whether we'd enjoy it or not (our first time cruising) but I didnt need to worry too much!

Everything was just so easy, we knew not to expect 5 stars but it was a pretty solid 3. Having a balcony made all the difference and we loved sitting out watching the waves (and dolphins!). The kids enjoyed the kids clubs (ages 6 & 9) especially the planned activities. Which was brilliant because we got to enjoy the adults only area - settling in on a daybed with a mocktail and a book was bliss - really appreciated having no internet, made it much easier to just zone out totally.

Food was fine, the mexican was great and the sushi was well worth afew dollars. They poached eggs to perfection every breakfast. Everything else was just fine, even Nouveau was just ok.

Cabin Review


Cabin 8A

The cabin was decent, abit bashed up and had afew marks but was kept pretty clean and the kids loved the hokey towel animals each day.

It was amazingly quiet (from people noises - it was quite creaky but in a sort of pleasant way from the boats movement).

Would happily stay in this room again

Port Reviews

Sydney (Australia)

Sydneys lovely, nice walkability and so fun to go on the ferry to the AMAZING zoo

Willis Island

Pretty boring


The locals were SO welcoming and friendly. The township itself was pretty boring though

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