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Port Canaveral (Orlando) Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

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"Two diamond members here .great price was our reason for this cruise . we over all enjoyed it with the exception of rude people everywhere , especially when using the elevator. People would pack into the elevator..."Read More
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FINALLY!!!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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excarrier
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have had 7 cruises cancelled and frankly I thought this one would be also. I booked this cruise as I was excited about going to Bimini; what a letdown. They need to develop their tourism as there isn't anything to see or do there except go to the beach. It looked like a flat "ribbon of land" island that was mostly residential and the houses looked nice and new. We walked down to the Hilton ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


The service was brilliant, entertainment was good, ship was okay, but the destinations were subpar.

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Lotusmoon138
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 7th cruise on Carnival. Although the Carnival Magic was not a bad ship, the layout was strange compared to all the others I've been on and not to my liking; most of the hot tubs were cold, the ones on the Serenity deck were always full and this was on a cruise only 70% full. The main pool was small and seemed out of place. On a positive note, it had lots for kids to do and also had ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Carnival Magic - The Magic Has Returned

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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josebetzy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I selected this cruise for the price and to return to cruising even with COVID. We completed COVID testing at a CVS. Receiving our negative test, a sigh of relief...lets go cruising. Our cabin was on Lido Deck, interior. Boarding was very quick (from start to sitting waiting to board) was about 15 minutes. There were many protocols in place but none that affected our cruise. We took ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Interior


Better than Ever Before

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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DigbyDumbledore
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I’d like to start off by saying how impressed I was with this ship and the staff. Granted, they were sailing at around 50% capacity making it very spacious everywhere, but the crew were more helpful than any other main cruise lines I’ve been on. Boarding from parking to sitting at a bar with my first glass of champers took 1.5 hours (this included completing the muster drill and a quick spa ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Crowded Ship Rude people

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Southern

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BasicSailor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Two diamond members here .great price was our reason for this cruise . we over all enjoyed it with the exception of rude people everywhere , especially when using the elevator. People would pack into the elevator before you could even get off. The ( i wanna be first crowd ruled on this ship) . Just amazed me that so many people will try to pack into an elevator with covid still being a problem ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Only went to 2 Ports not 3 , like want paid for

Review for Carnival Magic to Bahamas

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So21355
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I always enjoy going on Carnival Cruise Line. I've been crusing for years, but I was disappointed that we didn't go to Bimini. Captain said bad weather but it was only raining. Guests were very disappointed and they only gave us a $15.96 credit . What an insult! The captain's english language was poor , we couldn't understand him when he made announcements. Nassau is looking pretty ruff, but they ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Music, Music, Music!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Bahamas

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fan1965
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

First time on the Magic, a beautiful, smaller ship and with the 60% capacity or so, you felt as if you almost had a private cruise. No waiting for elevators, and quick, efficient service in the main dining room. The room was only cleaned once a day, but that was fine. My wife and I love music and love to dance and we had our fill on the Magic. To start they had a fantastic dance band with a ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


8-12 Magic- a few tips and tricks

Review for Carnival Magic to Bahamas

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basketballdad
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Great to be back on a ship. Here are a few tips 1. The BBQ place has limited hours... and great food. Be sure to hit it. 2. On embarkation day the Italian place is open and free 3. There are small rooms with ironing boards and irons for free. My white shirt for formal night was wrinkled and I just asked the cabin steward where the launderette (sp?) place was. 4. On the private ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ship is Not Ready

Review for Carnival Magic to Bahamas

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liitlem
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My Review Your trip 30 years in the making Carnival Magic - 5 Day – August 7 -12th 2021 The Bahamas From Port Canaveral (Orlando), FL Start: Day 1: Port Canaveral (Orlando), Day 2: Fun day at Sea, Day 3: Half Moon Cay, Day 4: Nassau, Day 5: Bimini, End: Port Canaveral (Orlando) The 1st voyage for the Carnival Magic ship since the COVID-19 stoppage. There were four of us - ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Fun & enjoyable

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Western

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Kat18
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Our friend was in slot tourney. Steak house was amazing, extra $ for going there. Italian restaurant was ok for little money. Casino was always packed, which was expected. Ashtrays in casino are gold, and hard to find.....slow on wait staff.....only 1 learned my name, and I tip for every drink. Clean ship, great room steward! I got my ship on a stick/thingie on a dingie/vessel on a ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


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