Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

big boat, lots of people

Sail Date: June 30, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

A cruise is always fun, and we did enjoy ourselves. The trip just did not compare to other cruises. The best experience was in the "southern lights" dinning room, food was good and the service was personable. The Magic is a big boat, it seems to me that mostly what was added was cabins, we always had to wait on elevators, lines were everywhere and the theater was full for every performance. Food at venues other than the main dinning room fell under the quantity over quality heading. Also in other cruises I never felt the boat move, in the Magic we felt motion while underway. I feel that maybe we are just outside of Carnivals target market, as our expectation of service levels is greater that others.
Ship Quality
lots of ship motion and generally overcrowded
Food and Dining
The dinning room was good food at other places, not so much
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
overall service levels were mixed
Children's Programs n/a
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
however we booked before cruise and did not use carival's excursions
Galveston, Texas
boarding and disembarkment were well organizrd
Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
enjoyed Zip lining and beach
Belize City, Belize
visited Goff's caye, very nice
Cozumel, Mexico
water and snorkling were excellent


Good for families and young adults.

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