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Carnival Triumph Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 23, 2007
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was my second time on the Triumph. All in all, it is a good cruise value and a lot of fun. We were in a group of eleven and everyone had a great time. The food is good, not great. The deck lunch lines get long; also the ice machines did not supply us with enough ice (on decks where free iced tea and lemonade is served 24/7) Fitness room whirlpools/spas were not functioning or even filled.
Casino is large and fun; outside deck 3 is a great place if you want a little peace and quiet and some Carribean breezes. Great napping spot!
Entertainment is OK; the "talent show" is fun at week's end.
3 out of 5
Went to 7 mile beach which is gorgeous, but you don't snorkel there. Next time I'd seek out snorkeling instead.
Don't Miss: snorkeling, apparently
3 out of 5
The "ruins" were not that impressive. We hired a driver on shore and went there and two other beaches. Would try something different next time.
Don't Miss: I missed it.
3 out of 5
The "ruins" were not that impressive. We hired a driver on shore and went there and two other beaches. Would try something different next time.
Don't Miss: I missed it.
3 out of 5
Went to 7 mile beach which is gorgeous, but you don't snorkel there. Next time I'd seek out snorkeling instead.
Don't Miss: snorkeling, apparently
5 out of 5
Again, we booked something on our own on the internet. Went to Dunn's River (more treacherous than we thought!) and then inner tubing down White River with a local group. We had a blast doing this, but have since read about the tourist attack in Jamaica and wondered if we had been taking a risk. Anyway, you get your own tube and go a couple of miles with guides. Halfway you stop and can jump off a ledge into the water--lots of fun. Photos are taken and are available to purchase.
Don't Miss: Dunn's River, even if touristy
5 out of 5
Again, we booked something on our own on the internet. Went to Dunn's River (more treacherous than we thought!) and then inner tubing down White River with a local group. We had a blast doing this, but have since read about the tourist attack in Jamaica and wondered if we had been taking a risk. Anyway, you get your own tube and go a couple of miles with guides. Halfway you stop and can jump off a ledge into the water--lots of fun. Photos are taken and are available to purchase.
Don't Miss: Dunn's River, even if touristy

Pros: Service, Food, ammenities all pretty good. Having a balcony: the best!

Cons: Ice availablility, spas not working in Fitness center

Recommends Carnival Triumph? Yes!

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