Thinking about going on a Walt Disney Cruise? My family has been on a number of Disney Cruises, and we’ve always had a great time. It’s such a fun experience for families, and there really is something for everyone. I especially enjoy the service, because once I step on that ship, I don’t have any worries. Everything is taken care of for me, from meals to activities.
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If you are considering a Disney Cruise with your family (or even without kids), we’ve got you covered with loads of articles about preparing for and taking one. Although I haven’t yet achieved platinum status with the Disney Castaway Club, I’ve been on eight different cruises – ranging from a 3-night cruise to a 7-night cruise. I’ve been on three of the four Disney Cruise Line ships.
This post is a collection of all of the different posts that we’ve written. In addition to tips for planning a Disney Cruise, we’ve also written guides to the ships, reviews of some of the itineraries, and overviews of a few of the excursions that we’ve taken. We always welcome feedback so definitely leave us a comment if you have a favorite itinerary or excursion that we haven’t included. This page will be continuously updated as well write more posts about Disney Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line Tips and Reviews
Before you go on a Disney Cruise, or even plan a cruise, you’ll want to read our Disney Cruise Line Review: Why You Should Go On a Disney Cruise. If you aren’t completely convinced, this should help you figure out if a Disney Cruise is for you.
Once you decide to go on a Disney Cruise, you’ll want to read these Things To Do Before Your Disney Cruise, Disney Cruise Line Tips for First Timers, and this Advice for Those Going on a Disney Cruise. This post about how to budget for a Disney Cruise will provide information about what is and isn’t included in a Disney Cruise.
Did you know that many guests on the Disney Cruise Line decorate their cruise door? This post will help you learn about Decorating Your Disney Cruise Line Stateroom Door. You’ll also want to learn about fish extenders. If you’ve never been on a Disney Cruise, you are probably wondering what in the world a fish extender is – this post will let you know Everything You Need to Know About Disney Cruise Line Fish Extenders. Don’t forget the food – learn about the Delicious Treats on the Disney Cruise Line.
Whether you are traveling with your kids, or without, you’ll want to learn about all of the adult things to do on the Disney Cruise Line. The kids’ clubs are fantastic, so you are likely to have plenty of free time.
Once you go on a Disney Cruise, you’ll be a member of the Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club. It’s free to join, and there are benefits as you increase levels.
Disney Cruise Line Ships
Here’s an overview of the updates that were made on the Disney Dream during their dry dock a few years ago.
Disney Cruise Line Itineraries
I often recommend that families start out with the three-day Bahamian cruise itinerary on the Disney Dream. It’s a great way to see if cruising works for your family, and you can also combine that trip with a trip to Walt Disney World for a land and sea adventures. We have a review of cruising on the Disney Dream, so that you can learn more about what that trip looks like.
Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures / Excursions
My favorite port to visit is Disney’s private island – Castaway Cay. Here are the things to do at Castaway Cay. Most of the Caribbean itineraries include a stop at Castaway Cay. We’ve also been on several other port adventures, including Magens Bay St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Atlantis, Paradise Island, the Cozumel Highlights, Ruins, and Discover Mexico Cultural Park Excursion, and Cruising to Grand Cayman on the Disney Cruise Line
To learn more about the Disney Cruise Line, visit their website. If you are cruising out of Port Canaveral and flying into MCO, we recommend staying at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport. Check prices and reviews here.