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Galveston Cruise Ships

Right now, three ships sail from the Galveston port during the year, each one with its own unique characteristics. Click the links below to read more about each of these vessels…

Carnival Magic
Carnival Triumph
Navigator of the Seas

Carnival Magic

Carnival Magic

The Carnival Magic calls Galveston home year-round. The ship comes in at more than 1,000 feet long, can hold 3,700 passengers, and boasts a staggering 14 decks. It is truly a city upon itself. The Magic is the second-largest ship in Carnival’s fleet. On board you’ll find the usual amenities, including bars, a casino, and pools. There is even a waterpark! Foodies will also be happy to know Carnival Magic has over a dozen dining options — everything from BBQ to the ubiquitous buffet.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 1,004 feet
  • Passengers: 3,690
  • Crew: 1,367
  • Decks: 14
  • Year Launched: 2011

View thousands of photos taken on board the Carnival Magic by travelers like you.


Carnival Triumph

Carnival Triumph

Carnival’s Triumph is the sister ship of the Magic, albeit somewhat smaller and somewhat older. The Triumph, however, is no slouch. The ship is nearly 900 feet long and can carry more than 2,750 passengers. And all those cruisers will be well taken care of considering the ship has a crew of 1,100. Passengers will quickly notice that the ship has a “cities of the world” theme, focused on sparking your imagination of world travel. Themes of restaurants, public areas, and bars on the ship include Rome, New Orleans, and Monaco.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 893 feet
  • Passengers: 2,758
  • Crew: 1,100
  • Decks: 13
  • Year Launched: 1999

View thousands of photos taken on board the Carnival Triumph by travelers like you.

Navigator of the Seas (Royal Caribbean)

Navigator of the Seas

The Navigator of the Seas is the sister ship to the Mariner of the Seas. Both are part of Royal Caribbean’s Voyager class of ships. What you’ll find are two almost identical ships. This includes 15 decks, just as many bars and lounges, along with dining options like the Windjammer Cafe, the main dining room, Johnny Rockets, and Jade Sushi. If you want to get some sun, you’ll be able to lounge next to one of the ship’s 10 pools. Navigator of the Seas is scheduled to be updated in 2014.

Here are just a few stats about this vessel:

  • Length: 1,020 feet
  • Passengers: 3,114
  • Crew: 1,213
  • Decks: 15
  • Year Launched: 2002

View thousands of photos taken on board the Navigator of the Seas by travelers like you.


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