Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Experience
2-3 cruises

Review
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Helpful Votes
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3 out of 5

So-So Bahama Cruise

Sail Date: August 11, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The ship was older but very clean. The crew was very nice. We were very irritated at the constant attempts to sell drinks from the first thing in the morning till the last show at night.

Pros: Food was great.

Cons: The stop at Freeport was a joke. Nothing to due unless paid extra for an overpriced excursion. Every two minutes someone on the ship is trying to sell you a drink.

Recommends Carnival Fascination? Yes!

Ship Quality
Very clean
Cabin / Stateroom
A little cramped but very clean.
Entertainment
The major shows were very good but there were some that were very unorginized and were a waste of time.
Food and Dining
Best part of the trip.
Service and Staff
All very friendly and helpful.
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Freeport is a waste of time. It is a shipping center with all kinds of industrial activity like forklifts and crains loading and moving cargo. There are only a few small shops and no beach unless you go on one of the overpriced tours. Not even a place to put your feet in the water.
Don't Miss: The chance to stay on the ship.
Nassau, Bahamas
More to do here but not what I expected. We had to pay for a ferry boat to take us across the port to the beach. After they dropped us off we had to walk over a mile to a small beach that was very crowded. When we finally got there we had to constantly be watching out for the vendors driving thru the crowded beach on jet skis. They would come flying up in the areas where people were swimming and run the jet skis up on the beach. Other times they would try to show off by spinning around thru the crowds. There were also three boats pulling banana tubes loaded with people that would come driving right up thru the crowds. Kids swimming all around the boat props. A wonder more people don't get hurt.
Don't Miss: The beach. The water is very clear.


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