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Carnival Cruise Line

Information about Carnival Magic
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Carnival Magic started sailing in 2011. Former names: none. The Carnival Magic is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Magic has 1845 cabins.

You can expect between 3690 to 4428 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Magic has a space ratio of 29.4. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 35.2.

The Carnival Magic has 1386 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2009- Carnival Dream
2011- Carnival Magic
2012- Carnival Breeze


There are 35 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

14 Decks

There are 14 on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

49% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

The abbreviation Carnival uses for this ship is MC. Maiden voyage was on May 1st, 2011.

Activities and entertainment are designed for many interests. Group participation favorites include the Hasbro Game Show and The Liars Club, plenty of board games, shuffleboard, dance lessons, casino tournaments, and a great kids program.

During March 2016 drydock the ship added Guys Burger, BlueIguana Cantina, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Red Frog Rum Bar, Alchemy Bar, Pizzeria del Capitano.

Completed during Dry Dock 5/03/21-5/24/21 routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements. New red, white and blue hull design and paint scheme. Non-Smoking Casino and Bar added (replaced the Conference Room)

There are 1845 staterooms on board, with the largest being the Grand Suites.

Dining options on board include:

Southern Lights Restaurant-1248-seat aft Dining Room,two fixed dinner seatings and “Anytime Dining”)
Northern Lights Restaurant-948-seat forward Dining Room,two fixed dinner seatings, open seating
breakfast and lunch; “Seuss At Sea” themed breakfasts for $5 cover charge
Sushi and More Bar-sushi bar, complimentary; serves as salad bar during the day
Lido Marketplace buffet restaurant-self-service restaurant with various complimentary takeaway
Prime Steakhouse-reservation-only specialty restaurant, serving seafood and prime beef
Cucina del Capitano-Italian restaurant; offers complimentary lunch and a la carte dinner/surcharge;
serves as pasta bar during the day
SeaDogs-complimentary hot dogs, toppings
Guy’s Burger Joint-fast-food bar
Bluelguana Cantina-Mexican eatery
Pizzeria del Capitano - since 2017
Chefs Table- $75 per person

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Showtime Theater, the Magic Atrium, the Casino, the Spotlight Lounge, and the Vibe Disco and Nightclub. There are also plenty of lounges and bars to visit.

Children and teens can enjoy activities in the Circle C, which offers video games, parties, movies, and planned activities. There is also a teens only lounge called Club O2, and a video game arcade. Camp Carnival is a kids play area, and there is also a waterpark play area with 2 water slides and aquapark.

Adults and children of all ages can enjoy time at the SportsSquare complex which offers a mini golf course, ping-pong tables, and multi-sports court. There is also a Seaside Theater, which is a huge LED screen outdoors that shows movies, and has a stage for live performances. There are also plenty of pools and jacuzzis to use day and night.

Carnival Magic Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2011
Years Old 12
Tons 130,000
Speed 22.5 knots
Length 1,004 feet
Beam 122 feet
Total Cabins 1,845
Crew 1,386
Expected Passengers 3,690 to 4,428
Expected Space Ratio 29
Total decks 14
Decks with cabins 9

Carnival Magic Features


  • 3 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 13 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area
  • Chapel space is available upon request

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Smoking Policy

  • All staterooms and suite accommodations are entirely smoke-free, including balconies
  • Cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas, in the nightclub and in certain areas within the casino and casino bar
  • Cigar and pipe smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas.
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  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.

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