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Carnival Begins 2023 Norfolk Reservations

Carnival Mardi Gras
Carnival Magic will have the new hull design of Carnival Mardi Gras. Credit: Wikimedia Creative Commons license

Carnival Cruise Lines has begun taking reservations for 11 cruises that embark from Norfolk, Va., beginning in the summer and fall of 2023.

The four- to eight-day cruises on Carnival Magic will visit Bermuda, the Bahamas and Canada and New England. The Canada and New England cruises are a first for the Norfolk port.

Reservations opened today for a series of four- to eight-day sailings from the Half Moone Cruise Center in Norfolk, Va. Passengers will sail aboard Carnival Magic.

Itineraries include:

Carnival Magic is in dry dock for upgrades and enhancements including a new hull design modeled after the company’s new Mardi Gras ship.

Norfolk is one of 14 cruise ports where Carnival docks ships in the United States.

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