Every Disney cruise vacation is crafted to create a custom blend of unparalleled experience for families to share and memorable moments for individuals of every age to enjoy at their own pace. While the whole family thrills to breathtaking Disney productions, movies on deck, first-run films (including some in digital 3D), delightfully different Disney dining experiences, music, parties and more in a club dedicated to families and the Family Beach on Disney’s private island – it’s always easy to find your own favorite things, too.
Star Wars Day at Sea in 2016 & 2017
Occurring one day during each of 8 Disney Fantasy sailings in 2016 and 15 sailings in 2017, kids and parents alike will enjoy a deck party, meet-and-greets with favorite Star Wars characters, themed youth activities, merchandise, and fun food and drink options. You'll also see exclusive at-sea screenings of the Star Wars films and the new Disney XD animated series, Star Wars Rebels. Star Wars Day at Sea will be on Disney Fantasy cruises sailing on the following dates:
2016: Jan. 9, 23; Feb. 6, 20; March 5, 19; April 2, 16.
2017: Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1, 8, 15.
Departing from Port Canaveral, the seven-night Western Caribbean itinerary includes stops at Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay. The eastern Caribbean itinerary includes Tortola, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.
Land of "Frozen"
On select Disney Magic and Disney Wonder sailings to Alaska and Europe, you'll be transported to the land of "Frozen" when the ship is transformed into a winter wonderland for one day. Family fun throughout the day will include:
- Memorable moments with Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf
- "Anna's Chase for the Chocolate" scavenger hunt
- "Do You Want to Build a Snowman" activity where kids take on Elsa's magical powers to make snow and ice
- "The Maypole Swirl and Twirl" for families to learn a traditional Scandinavian dance spinning and braiding giant ribbons
- "Frozen" themed dining experience, including a menu inspired by traditional Nordic fare and special dishes inspired by the film
- "Freezing the Night Away with Anna, Elsa, and Friends," a family-friendly interactive deck party featuring the royal sisters of Arendelle
Guests on Norway itineraries on Disney Magic will have the opportunity to join new Port Adventures that bring the fairytale setting of Arendelle to life in the port of Alesund, Norway.
Nightclubs and Lounges
Disney Cruise Line offers a vast array of uniquely themed bars, nightclubs and lounges. Adults are invited to relax with a cocktail, mingle over mixed drinks, listen to live music or dance the night away in a variety of themed areas. Throughout the day, some of these lively areas can play host to a variety of entertaining activities and games where everyone in the family can participate. At night, many spaces become the exclusive playground for adults.
Disney Magic - After Hours
Home to 3 nightclubs and lounges, After Hours is an entire haven of nighttime entertainment. From a piano bar to a sports pub, each venue offers a unique experience for adult Guests to enjoy.
Disney Wonder - Route 66
Home to 3 nightclubs and lounges that cater to adults in the evening. Decorated with a carpet that looks like a road map, dusty-looking billboards and vintage postcards.
Disney Dream - The District
Home to 5 lounges and nightclubs which intertwine. Each venue has a unique look, sound and feel, providing adults a range of fun options that play to all senses.
Disney Fantasy - Europa
Home to a variety of sophisticated lounges and nightclubs. From the whimsical to the cosmopolitan, each venue in Europa is distinctly inspired by the very best in European travel.
Alcoholic beverages and sodas offered for additional fee at onboard bars and lounges.
A Disney cruise offers you what no other cruise line can - memorable experiences with Disney Characters. You don't have to visit a Disney Park to meet and greet favourite pals. Disney Characters love to cruise! Be on the look-out for Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Captain Hook and more - as they make their way both around the ship and appear at designated places. Plus, on all Disney cruises, a final farewell reception lets you share goodbye hugs and snap some last-minute pictures of your favourite Characters, Crew Members and stars of the Live Shows before your cruise vacation draws to an end.
Ship: Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy
A thrilling, transparent tube, water coaster which propels Guests on an exciting journey off the side of the ship, through the Forward Funnel and down 4 decks into a lazy river. A cruise industry first, this elevated coaster travels 765 feet and features an exciting drop. Designed for adults and children at least 42" or taller*, this exciting ride affords breathtaking views of the ocean and ship below - that is, if you're brave enough to keep your eyes open!
*Height appropriate Guests age 6 and under must also be accompanied by a Guest at least 14 years or older. Single riders must be at least 54" tall.
Ship: Disney Magic
Thrill-seekers will want to head straight for the new AquaDuck, a breathtaking water slide that begins with a near-vertical drop and then loops riders out over the edge of the ship and back!
On all Disney Ships, there are 2 large, state-of-the art theatre venues that screen first-run films and other popular motion pictures. In a cruise industry first, both theatres also screen 3-D digital movies. Equipped with the latest digital 3-D projectors, experience the fun and excitement of both new and classic films during your cruise with some special surprises - adding a fourth dimension to your Disney cruise movie-going experience.
Goofy's Sports Deck
Ship: Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy
An all ages, open-air activity centre. It's the perfect place for kids, teens and adults to partake in active recreational fun. Start with a whimsical, Disney-themed course with 9 interactive holes and a goofy twist. Quirky golf clubs, some crooked and bent, will challenge golfers to stay on course. Digital sports simulators provide a variety of state-of-the-art virtual sports-gaming experiences that include soccer, golf, tennis and basketball, for an additional fee. Realistic graphics and sounds, invite you to kick, swing, throw and compete, without having to chase a ball. Finally, enjoy a basketball court that can be easily re-configured into a mini-soccer pitch or volleyball court. 2 mini-sized courts offer little ones a chance to play at their pace.
Wide World of Sports Deck
Ship: Disney Magic, Disney Wonder
A massive open-air activities area featuring basketball and volleyball courts. In this dynamic environment, you're sure to find a friendly pick-up game to join, or a volleyball or soccer net to practice your shots. Kids, teens and adults of all ages are invited to enjoy this outstanding place for fun activity and fresh air. This deck is also a wonderful place for gazing out at the ocean to enjoy sweet sea breezes and sweeping, panoramic views from the highest vantage.
An expansive exercise facility with a breathtaking ocean view. Make the most of the state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment and weight machines, as well as numerous classes and seminars offering aerobics, yoga and Pilates instruction. For a fee, you can schedule a one-on-one 60-minute session with a personal trainer. Reservations may be set up at the Fitness Centre once onboard.
Guests of the Fitness Centres must be 18 years of age and older.
Senses Spa & Salon
Ship: Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Magic
Tranquility, pampering and relaxation in an ocean-view sanctuary providing therapeutic and personal care services for men and women. This immaculate setting offers spa treatments, massages, body wraps, facials, aromatherapy, manicures, pedicures, hairstyling and blowouts, plus teeth whitening at the Smile Spa, and a barber shop for traditional men's grooming services.
Guests of the Senses Spa & Salon must be 18 years of age and older.
Ship: Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Magic
A separate spa exclusively for teens ages 13 through 17 (inside Senses Spa & Salon) boasts a tranquil oasis with dedicated treatment rooms and seating area exclusive to teen Guests. Offering a wide variety of spa services and treatments, including facials, massages, and manicures, it's the perfect place for teens to relax, rejuvenate and indulge in soothing beauty treatments created just for them; such as a Heavenly Massage, Hot Chocolate Wrap and Ice Cream Manicure and Pedicure.
Vista Spa and Salon
Ship: Disney Wonder
A blissful adults-only retreat offering services for women and men. Discover lavish comforts in a pristine 10,700 square-foot environment designed to stimulate the senses. Enjoy a wide range of pampering treatment packages from herbal wraps and botanical skin therapies to special massages that utilize ancient techniques. You can even sink into deep serenity in our rainforest-themed aromatherapy steam rooms or a sauna fashioned after a Roman bath.
Spa Villas Treatments are offered in elegant Mediterranean-inspired suites with open-air verandahs where you can discover a tranquil oasis. Once there, select from a rich range of spa packages for individuals or couples. Then, match your inner glow by discovering our salon services which include hairstyling, make-up and teeth-whitening, to name just a few.
Guests of the Vista Spa & Salon must be 18 years of age and older.
Shops aboard Disney Cruise Line ships feature an amazing selection of tax- and duty-free goods. Find exclusive merchandise, Disney apparel, luxury goods, collectibles, specialty candies, gourmet treats and more. In addition, Ports-of-Call Shopping Experts are worldly advisors on all Disney ships who can direct you to the best boutiques, marketplaces and shopping districts at each port of call. See their seminars "live" or catch them on your stateroom TV.
Note: purchased liquor cannot be consumed onboard; it will be delivered to your stateroom on the last night of the cruise.
Internet and Cellular Services
Offering you convenient ways to stay connected to your friends, family and the rest of the outside world during your days at sea. Check email, keep up with your favourite sites and place calls to the mainland with incredible ease. Options like onboard wireless Internet connectivity, an Internet cafe, ship-to-shore calling and innovative Cellular At Sea phone service let you share your amazing vacation experiences as they happen.
Portable Wave Phones enable Guests to contact members of their party while onboard the ship or ashore at Disney Castaway Cay. All staterooms offer two phones (four phones with suite categories) for complimentary use during the length of the cruise. Guests can rent an additional phone from Guest Services for US$3.50 per day.
The Wave Phones are also used by Youth Clubs. Parents with children participating in activities are now never more than a text message or phone call away. All Guests are encouraged to utilize the Wave Phones for staying connected with their party. However, Guests can opt out and have service disconnected in their staterooms.