Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Third Mate

7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Thanksgiving cruise

Sail Date: November 25, 2013

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Oceanview

I found the cruise to be about what I expected.  The food in the evening dining room was excellent.  The buffet food wasn't good at all.  Camp Carnival, which is the main reason we sail Carnival, wasn't good on this ship. The location of the 10 - 12 year old group was in a huge, empty room.  My kids barely went there at all.  The weather turned out to be bad, and we were not able to go to the Private Island, which was certainly not Carnival's fault, but it is still disappointing.


The Thanksgiving meal was still turkey and dressing, and it was a fun trip.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Buffet food was bad, but main dining room was excellent.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Children's Programs
Very unusual. Camp Carnival is usually outstanding.
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Jacksonville, Florida
The people were very nice and helpful, especially since were starting coming onto the ship hours after expected.
Nassau, Bahamas
Weather was just horrible. We stayed on ship.
Little Stirrup Cay (Cruiseline Private Island), Bahamas
Weather was too bad for tenders.

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