History of Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Magic has arrived in Norfolk to begin what will be the largest cruise season ever from a Virginia port.
Dream Cruises is home to Norfolk through the end of October, offering a variety of Caribbean, Bahamas, and Bermuda cruises to bring a wonderful vacation to the Old Dominion.
Carnival Magic Updates in Norfolk
Carnival Magic he arrived at Norfolk without visitors, having settled quietly after his last voyage Port Canaveral it ended on May 12. The ship then left Port Canaveral and headed north along the Atlantic coast, moving to its new home port – Norfolk, Virginia.
Departing on Sunday, May 14, the ship has now set off on its maiden voyage from its destination The longest Carnival season from Virginia.
This first trip is a 6-night trip to The Bahamas, visiting Nassau, Bimini, and Freeport, as well as giving guests one day at sea to start the cruise and another to end the trip, which must meet all ships. .
“It’s great to be back in Norfolk, home for this long season over the next five months,” said Carnival Magic Captain Bruno Palomba. “All of our members of the Carnival Magic team look forward to welcoming guests on board and ensuring they have a great vacation.”
The maiden voyage is one of several holiday routes the ship will offer from Norfolk over the next five months.
Trips range from 4- to 10-nights, with different locations. Short-haul cruises usually go to The Bahamas or Bermuda, while long-haul cruises are offered on Eastern Caribbean cruises and a special Canada/New England cruise in the fall, departing October 14, 2023.
Depending on the itinerary and date of travel, Carnival Magic will take Virginia surfers to amazing places like Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Grant Turk in Turks and Caicos, and more.
Of particular interest is the June 14, 2023, 10-night only trip from Norfolk. This long cruise will visit five different ports of call, including St. Thomas and St. Maarten, as well as offering guests four full days at sea.
Choose a route that will be visited again Half Moon Cay, Carnival Cruise Line’s secret destination in the Bahamas.
In total, Carnival Cruise Line expects to welcome 100,000 guests through Norfolk this year Carnival Magic26 cruises will end on October 27, 2023.
To be happy Carnival Magic
Carnival Magic started in 2011 and it is 130,000 tons. The ship has 1,845 staterooms in various categories, and can accommodate 3,690 guests based on double occupancy or 4,724 passengers when fully booked with all accommodations.
On the grounds, guests can enjoy many popular amenities, including large and small entertainment venues and live music, Carnival Waterworks water park and SplashZone, and SportSquare with ropes, 9-hole mini-golf, ping pong tables . , is a multi-sport arena for volleyball, basketball, and soccer.
For guests who want to relax on their own Carnival Magic cruise, the 22,700-square-foot Could 9 Spa offers a variety of beauty treatments, massages, other treatments, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Guests can also relax in Serenity’s adults-only lounge, or enjoy a peaceful stroll along the ship’s outdoor walkway.
To stay motivated in all kinds of situations, Carnival Magic it has Carnival Deli, Pizzeria, Mongolian Wok, and many other delicacies, including Prime steakhouse, sushi bar, and Italian restaurant Cucina del Capitano.
Around 1,400 staff members from around the world are on board to ensure that every guest has a wonderful and magical time, no matter when or where they travel.
After the next few months in Virginia, Carnival Magic will return to Florida at the end of October, homeporting from Miami at least until April 2025. Additional ships from Norfolk have not yet been announced, but Carnival Cruise Line is committed to offering new sailings from Virginia in the future.