Disney Cruise Vacation Guide

We’re collecting everything you need to know for your next Disney Cruise Vacation. From what to pack to Disney Cruise Restaurants to try. If you are a newbie Disney Cruise Vacationer be sure to check out our Top 35+ Tips for a Disney Cruise. And browse Disney Cruise Destinations for current sailing locations and dates.

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Planning a Disney Cruise

If you’re ready to set sail on your first, or next Disney Cruise then get ready for magic! From fireworks at sea to all-day ice cream, Broadway shows, and amazing experiences at the port and at sea, a Disney Cruise Line Vacation is well worth it! If you’re ready to start planning, dive into our most helpful posts. 

What Disney Cruise Line Ships Are There To Choose From?

Disney Cruise Line has 5 ships,  each focused on certain port stops. Here we’re rounding up Disney Cruise Line restaurant reviews, excursion reviews, and all the other things you need to know to make the most of your trip! Check out the Disney Cruise Ships Guide for all the details. 

Disney Cruise Ship Guides

If you’ve booked your Disney Cruise and are heading somewhere magical, check out the Disney Cruise Ship Guides for each ship to learn more about staterooms, boat layout, restaurants on board, games, activities, and more! 

Disney Cruise Ship Staterooms

If you’re looking to sail with Disney Cruise Line, know that not all staterooms are the same. There are inside, oceanview, verandah, and concierge levels, all with different perks. Be sure to check out our post on How to Choose a Disney Cruise Stateroom for our best recommendations. Check out some of our Disney Cruise Stateroom Tours so far. 

What Restaurants are on Each Disney Cruise Ship?

We’ve rounded up guides for each Disney Cruise Ship Restaurant, as we sail them all. Here’s what we’ve collected so far. 

Where are the Disney Cruise Departure Points?

If you’re looking for your closest Disney Cruise Line departure city, check out the Departure Points List for all the places Disney Cruise Line currently docks board for boarding. Check out our Sailing Out of New York City with Disney Cruise Line for an example of what your departure port experience may be like. 

Where Does Disney Cruise Line Travel?

Disney Cruise Line travels all over the world, so whether you’re looking for something close to home or a transatlantic cruise, there are options for everyone! Check out all the Port Locations that Disney Cruise Line Travels. And be sure to look at our best tips for Booking Disney Cruise Port Excursions so that you can have fun at whichever port you sail to! And if you’re wondering how some of the international destinations differ from the islands, check out what makes a Disney Cruise to Europe Different? 

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Disney’s Private Island: Castaway Cay

One of the biggest perks of a Disney Cruise is the daytime stop at Disney’s Private Island, Castaway Cay! This secluded island features bike trails, an adult beach, snorkeling, water fun, and all-day dining options. And if you’re on a Disney Cruise with Teens, or interested in what there is to do on Castaway Cay for Adults, then you’re in luck. Check out all our Favorite Things to Do on Castaway Cay. 

Disney’s Private Island: Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Point

Available as part of some Disney Cruise sailing to the Caribbean, this new Disney Private Island is located at Eleuthera, Bahamas, and offers up market-style dining onshore, curated Bahamian arts and culture shops, port adventures, and a kid’s only area! Read our Lookout Cay Lighthouse Point Island Guide. 

Disney Cruise Castaway Cay 5K 

If you’re Disney Cruise Itinerary includes a stop at Castaway Cay, then be sure to check out the Castaway Cay 5K race! This self-paced 5K brings you through the trails on Castaway Cay and is perfect for both kids and adults. You can walk or run it, and simply have to sign in at the bike rental kiosk on the island to get started. Once you complete your 5K, you can collect your Castaway Cay 5K Medal to take home. We love this as a meaningful Free Disney Cruise Souvenir, and since it’s part of an experience, one that you should proudly display! While not an official runDisney marathon race, we still loved this activity as a way to see the island and give us a bit of a challenge. 

Disney Cruise Photo Tours

One of our favorite parts of any Disney Vacation is taking pictures. We love photography and can never resist the chance to capture something beautiful. And on a Disney Cruise beauty is everywhere! We’re pulling together photo tours of the boats we’ve traveled on so far so that you can get an idea of the magic that awaits on your next cruise! 

Specialty Cruises with Disney Cruise Line

As part of Disney Cruise Line’s specialty cruises, there are holiday cruises to enjoy during the holidays! So if you’re up for traveling during the holidays then be sure to check out our reviews on Disney Holiday Cruises. And if you’re trying to decide between Halloween or Christmas, read our post comparing the  Disney Halloween Cruise VS A Disney Christmas Cruise. 

Halloween on the High Seas: A Disney Halloween Cruise

Our love for Halloween doesn’t stop on land! And on a Disney Cruise, you get just as much fun as you would in the parks! From seasonal snacks to dining and activities, to special shows, costumes, and more. 

A Very Merrytime Cruise: A Disney Christmas Cruise

Christmas may be a stressful time to travel but you can get away on a Disney Cruise to stay out of the crowds. We recommend leaving early in the holiday season so you still have a cozy time at home with the family. Plus Christmas Cruises are cheaper earlier in the season. 

Disney Cruise Shirts

We’re always adding new Disney Cruise Shirts to our shop at Polka Dot Pixie Shop. So, we figured we do a roundup if you’re looking for souvenirs or a Disney Cruise reveal gift. Our shirts are Bella and Canvas, soft jersey, and unisex. We always recommend sizing up if you’re unsure. Take a look at our Disney Cruise Shirts for each ship so far. 


Disney Cruise Vacations

Disney Cruise Line Vacations for Families, and Adults! All the Disney Cruise Tips, Disney Cruise Planning, Disney Cruise Destinations and everything to know about the Castaway Club. Dive in for info on the ships, destinations, amenities, restaurants and more.

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Disney Cruise Planning for your Disney Cruise Vacation. Whether your first Disney Cruise or one of many, here are restaurant reviews, planning tips, and more.

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Disney Cruise Dining

Disney Cruise Dining. Restaurant Reviews, Snacks and our favorite coffees. Everything you need to know about dining on a Disney Cruise.

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Disney Cruise Ports

Disney Cruise Ports of Call. Every port that Disney Cruise Ships stop. From Disney Castaway Cay to Lighthouse Point, to Nassau Bahamas to Alaska.

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Disney Dream

The Disney Dream Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about the Disney Dream Rooms, Restaurants, Activities and More.

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Disney Fantasy

The Disney Fantasy Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about the Disney Fantasy Rooms, Restaurants, Activities and More.

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Disney Magic

The Disney Magic Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about the Disney Magic Rooms, Restaurants, Activities and More.

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Disney Wish

The Disney Wish Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about the Disney Wish Rooms, Restaurants, Activities and More.

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Disney Wonder

The Disney Wonder Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about the Disney Wish Rooms, Restaurants, Activities and More.

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Disney Treasure

The Disney Treasure Cruise Ship. Everything you need to know about Disney Treasure Rooms, Restaurants, Activities, and More.

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