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 Carnival Magic

Second ship of the Dream class, the Carnival Magic offers many new venues including Cucina del Capitano (Captain's Kitchen) Italian restaurant and the exciting Red Frog Pub. The Red Frog Pub offers its very own house ale, Thirsty Frog Red, as well as Caribbean-themed bar food.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Jimmy Taylor 67 3 Western Caribbean

    We have been on 2 other cruises prior to this but this doesn't even come close to either of those. The overall planning is a total disaster and the cruise director should be tossed overboard. The...read more

    25 users found this review helpful.
  • Pat Allen 49 1 Western Caribbean

    This was my first cruise however there were 12 adults and 5 kids on our group and collectively the adults have taken over 30 cruises. The ship is big and beautiful but Carnival has not figured out...read more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Carol McVay 71 15 western Caribbean

    This was our first Carnival cruise. The allure of a big new ship sailing from Galveston won us over. We decided to give Carnival a try. Overall, based on my pre-mind set on Carnival, I was...read more

    41 users found this review helpful.
  • Donna 52 22 Key West and Bahamas

    Just returned from the Carnival Magic 11-20-11-27 out of Galveston. It was the WORST cruise ever. Thought going on this ship as inauguration would be great, but was not. We have been on over 20...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Ryan 23 6 Mediterranean

    We had a great time aboard the Carnival Magic. The ship itself is new (as of 2011) and enormous. To be honest there are more than a few decks I never even got around to visiting. The ports of call...read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Dan 61 10 Western Med

    Carnival has managed to make a large ship feel small and a new ship feel old -- no small feat! The ship is poorly laid out and is not big enough for the 4500 passengers we traveled with. Although...read more

    10 users found this review helpful.
  • Gary Inzana 60 5 Western Mediteranean

    Overall experience was OK., but we will probably not take another Carnival Cruise is this is representative of the Cruise line. Our group consisted of husband and wife and our three young adult...read more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Marilyn Keys 60 4 Mediterranean

    The Carnival Magic is a beautiful ship overall. What we missed on this ship as compared to other ships we have sailed on is a lack of activities during the day. While it's true that many passengers...read more

    24 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival
  • Capacity (double occupancy):3652
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:
  • Inaugurated:2011
  • Space Ratio:35.6
  • Gross Tonnage:130000
  • Crew:1367
  • Length:1004