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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review by Goose999

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jul 2019
  • Destination: the Bahamas

Absolutely awful cruise to go on as a honeymoon, should have just spent the entire week in Charleston instead of getting on the boat.


Drinks should not include 18 percent gratuity for just grabbing a beer out of the cooler and should not be around 8 ish per beer.

Toilets had no water in them and I had to fill the toilet with water just to get everything down.

Breakfast was awful, lunch selections good, service at dinner all but two nights was terrible and should not have charged us the extra server tip. Definitely not worth the money.

Not enough selection of engaging events for mid 20 year olds when it rained all day when we were at seas on those specific days.

Did not purchase alcohol package and glad we didn’t bc you can’t even use it at half moon cay.

Had our drinks confiscated from us at the beginning and they didn’t give a damn about returning them to us at the end of the cruise. 1 bottle of wine per person and they couldn’t even return it to us.

Lunch on half moon cay was decent but had to stand in a line forever to get it.

They sit you like a foot from dinner guests and we personally like space when we eat. Don’t want to listen to others conversations.

Things advertised on website are not the same as what is actually on ship.

Laundry rooms suck and do not dry clothes even though they advertise as being new.


Nice room stewards

Half moon cay is beautiful

Overall: would not recommend this to a young couple who have other bills to pay, they will stick you with every little thing they can. Will not be going on carnival again. Nothing is engaged towards our age group when weather doesn’t allow you to lay by pools. If someone from carnival sees this they should just refund our money bc it was not geared towards our age group as we walked around bored the two days it rained when we were at sea.

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