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Disney Magic

About Disney Cruises

An extension of the superb experience on land, Disney Cruise Line offers some of the most family-friendly cruise ships at sea, with opportunities to meet princesses or Mickey and the gang, while also offering adult-friendly experiences. Pricing is at a premium.

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  • Who goes on Disney cruise ships?

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Disney Wonder

4 Night
Alaska Cruise

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Disney Wonder

7 Night
Alaska Cruise

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Disney Wonder

5 Night
Alaska Cruise

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Disney Fantasy

7 Night
Caribbean - Eastern Cruise

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AmaWaterways

3 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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13 Night
Transatlantic Cruise

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7 Night
Caribbean - Western Cruise

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9 Night
Alaska Cruise

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5 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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4 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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6 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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Cruise Critic Favorite

4 Night
Australia Cruise

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10 Night
Hawaii Cruise

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4 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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5 Night
Bahamas Cruise

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Disney Cruises Tips, Activities, and Overview

Who goes on Disney cruise ships?

Most of your fellow passengers will be families and multigenerational groups, but you'll also find a sprinkling of honeymooners and couples without children (especially on Alaska itineraries) who appreciate the oversized staterooms and underutilized adults-only areas.

It's important to know that Disney's load factor is the highest in the industry (remember: lots of kids), so a 2,500-passenger ship may, in fact, be carrying 4,000.

Do I have to dress up on a Disney cruise?

Most of the time, no, but there are optional formal and semiformal nights when most people do go dressier. Also, expect the kids to want to dress up -- as pirates, princesses and other Disney characters. During the day, the dress code is always casual; at night it's usually the same, though you can't wear swimwear and tank tops in the dining rooms, but you can wear jeans or shorts. On the optional formal and semiformal night, you'll find many people glitzing it up.

Is everything free on Disney cruises?

No. Cruise fares cover meals in the main dining rooms and buffet, soft drinks served at meals and at each ship's beverage station in the buffet and on the pool deck, character meet and greets, and Youth Club activities, big stage production shows and showings of first-run as well as classic Disney movies.

Additional costs include: shore excursions, Wi-Fi, laundry, spa and salon services, babysitting in the ships' nurseries, onboard photography service, alcoholic beverages and specialty dining venues: Palo (on all ships) and Remy (on Dream and Fantasy).

What are Disney’s most popular activities?

The most popular activities on a Disney cruise ship vary by age. Kids (and their parents) love being able to interact with Disney characters in a much smaller environment than the theme parks; characters may call kids by name during the cruise and there are scheduled meet-and-greet sessions on the ship and the private island. On two ships, kids and adults alike flock to the AquaDuck, the first-ever water coaster on a cruise ship, and cruisers of all ages love hanging out poolside, as well as the festive deck parties and once-per-cruise fireworks found on all ships.

Adults like the adults-only spaces, including pools, sun decks and bars (varies by ship).

Why go with Disney?

  • Family-friendly cruises with roomier-than-average staterooms
  • Nostalgic ships offer elegance with subtle nods to Disney
  • Most Caribbean itineraries stop at the line's private island Castaway Cay

Best for: Disney fanatics, both with and without kids, who love the pixie dust and entertainment options -- and will pay a premium for it

Not for: Adults looking for a kid-free getaway, families looking for a budget vacation or anyone who can't stomach constant Disney branding

Disney Cruise Line Cruiser Reviews

Never do Disney Fantasy Concierge Level again

I have allergies and on the other cruises the chef in the main dining room came out the first night we talked for about 5 minutes and I had breakfast lunch and dinner meals that were to die for.For the first 2 days I just had the plain salmon and plain bake potato because they said I could have nothing else.Read More
Miss-Lizzie

few6-10 Cruises

Age 64s

Over the top pricey - Last time with Disney

Unfortunately this will be our last Disney Cruise.Pricing on Disney is out of line, and most on ship shops are diamonds, jewelry, and pricey.Read More
L0v3Nature

couple2-5 Cruises

Age 76s

A Mixed Bag of Adventure and Disappointment

With a few adjustments, especially in the buffet quality and trivia sessions, the Disney Wonder could offer a more uniformly enjoyable cruise experience.Our recent cruise to Alaska aboard the Disney Wonder was a journey of highs and lows, where the beauty of Alaska and the charm of the Disney experience sometimes clashed with unexpected shortcomings.Read More
sd duderino

many10+ Cruises

Age 50s

exceeded our expectations

The character meet and greets were a favorite as well as the interesting kids activities and family games, such as trivia and drawing tutorials.There wasn't one thing that disappointed our family on this cruise and we would definitely do it again.Read More
Artemis595

oneFirst Time Cruiser

Age 45s

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