MIAMI — Carnival Magic’s 2021 schedule includes two transatlantic crossings, a series of European voyages, a summer schedule from New York and Caribbean sailings from Port Canaveral.
Carnival Magic will also be among the newest and largest Carnival ships to sail from New York.
In total Carnival Magic will sail from four cities across two continents visiting 33 different destinations in Europe, the Caribbean, Bermuda, The Bahamas, New England and Canada in 2021.
Here’s a look at the highlights …
TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGES FROM MIAMI AND BARCELONA, SPRING EUROPEAN SCHEDULE
Carnival Magic will reposition for its 2021 European schedule with a 14-day transatlantic voyage departing Miami on March 13 and arriving in Barcelona on March 27, 2021, calling at Bermuda; Ponta Delgada and Lisbon, and Malaga and Valencia.
The ship will then undergo a two-week-long dry dock followed by a series of seven- and eight-day Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona through April 25. These voyages call at some of the region’s most popular destinations, including Valletta and Marseilles, as well as Livorno, Civitavecchia (Rome), Naples and Messina. Details on the dry dock will be provided in the coming weeks.
Carnival Magic will then return to the U.S. on a 12-day transatlantic voyage from Barcelona to New York May 3-15, 2021, calling at Cartagena and Malaga, Funchal (Madeira) and Halifax.
SUMMER SAILINGS FROM NEW YORK
Beginning June 17, Carnival Magic will kick off a summer schedule from New York operating four- to nine-day voyages to Bermuda, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, Canada and New England. The schedule runs through Sept. 24, 2021.
The program includes four-, five- and seven-day voyages to Bermuda, a four-day eastern Canada cruise, week-long fall foliage sailings to New England and eastern Canada, and seven- and eight-day Caribbean departures featuring top destinations like Amber Cove, Grand Turk, the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay, San Juan, St. Maarten, and St. Thomas.
Carnival Magic’s New York season also includes a nine-day Carnival Journeys voyage featuring tropical ports throughout the eastern Caribbean as well as special onboard programming and activities.
ISLAND-INTENSIVE CARIBBEAN SCHEDULE FROM PORT CANAVERAL
In November 2021, Carnival Magic will shift to Port Canaveral for a winter schedule of six- and eight-day Caribbean voyages from the Space Coast.
Two different six-day itineraries are offered – one visiting Amber Cove, Grand Turk and Half Moon Cay or Nassau while another features Cozumel, Belize and Costa Maya. Eight-day eastern Caribbean cruises call at St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan, and Grand Turk, while eight-day southern Caribbean voyages feature Aruba, Grand Turk, and Curacao or Bonaire. There are also seven-day voyages visiting sunny, tropical destinations in the eastern and western Caribbean. The program runs through April 23, 2022.
One of the largest ships in the Carnival fleet, Carnival Magic introduced many of the line’s signature elements now featured on across the fleet, including the Caribbean-themed RedFrog Pub, the Cucina del Capitano family-style restaurant and SkyCourse, a suspended ropes course with breathtaking views to the sea 150 feet below.
The ship also offers hundreds of balcony staterooms and suites – perfect for watching the passing scenery – along with a luxurious Cloud 9 Spa, the Ocean Plaza indoor/outdoor dining and entertainment promenade and a WaterWorks aqua park with two slides, a tipping bucket and a kids’ splash zone.