Jingle all the way to Castaway Cay, Disney's private island, decked out just for the holidays. Enjoy a barbecue lunch, games, Character experiences and an adults-only beach. Back onboard, celebrate the season with winter wonderland decor, holiday parties, festive activities and more on itineraries departing during Christmas.
Departs Port Canaveral, Florida
Port Canaveral is located approximately an hour away from Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando. For your most magical vacation, be ready to embark Disney Dream and enjoy the festive season during Christmas.
Start your Disney cruise vacation on an upbeat note at a high-energy deck party. Jumpstart your vacation to lively beats and interactive dance numbers at the deck party. Join in the offical cruise countdown punctuated by a mighty roar from the ship's horn. Then kick up your heels, clap your hands and party down! Mix and mingle with other guests while enjoying a show that features some of your favorite Disney Characters, including, Captain Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Chip 'n Dale.
The jubilant deck party builds anticipation as images of the fun to come are featured on the Funnel Vision - you might even see yourself on the big screen! It's a magical introduction to your vacation as confetti and streamers rocket through the air, shooting skyward while the Pinocchio classic "When You Wish Upon a Star" bellows from the ship's blow horn. And as the party comes to an end, you know the fun is just beginning. So, be sure to check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter—to explore all the excitement that awaits you on your cruise vacation.
Experience the Old World colonial charm and island recreation at this important commercial and cultural center in the tropics. Nassau, the capital of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is the largest city on New Providence Island. You can get a taste of Nassau's old history by exploring its plethora of landmarks.
In Nassau's framed Old Town, you’ll find the city's Parliament Building. This structure is painted a unique shade of pink and helmed by a statue of Queen Victoria—a remnant and reminder of the island's British colonial past. A tour around the island—paid or self-guided—will reveal interesting old forts to explore, including the historic Fort Fincastle.
Feast on a pirate-themed dinner followed by a "Pirates in the Caribbean" show and deck party. Enjoy trivia, games and meet-and-greets with Characters dressed in pirate garb on very famous Pirate Night. Get the party started early with a fun family game show in the afternoon. Kids can indulge their inner adentures with activities at the youth clubs—and don’t forget to take a picture of your own pirate family with Mickey and his crew!
Disney Castaway Cay
Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island is reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line Guests on Bahamian and Caribbean cruises. Castaway Cay visitors find an island completely outfitted for premium family leisure. Ample amenities include sprawling beaches, sparkling lagoons teeming with curious sea life, splash-worthy water play areas, scenic walking trails, open-air BBQ dining locations serving complimentary meals, 2 shops featuring Castaway Cay gifts and souvenirs, free tram transportation around the island and more.
Take advantage of Disney Character Greetings, including a Dance Party with Lilo and Stitch. When you’re ready for some solo time, supervision for children ages 3 through 12 by Disney counselors is available at Scuttle's Cove, an on-island kid’s club.
Port Canaveral, Florida (Disembark)
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Cruise Line: Disney Cruise Line
Cruise Ship: Disney Dream
Let your imagination set sail. Be front-and-center at original Broadway-caliber live shows, dine on artfully prepared meals in wondrously themed restaurants and make a splash on the AquaDuck. Combining classic beauty and modern luxury with legendary Disney storytelling, the award-winning Disney Dream invites you to embark on an unforgettable voyage where dreams really do come true.
Capacity: 4,000 passengers
Maiden Voyage: 2011
Passenger Decks: 14
From Port Canaveral, Florida to Port Canaveral, Florida
Dates (3 nights)
2018 departures are available from December
- Onboard accommodations
- Broadway-caliber live shows
- Themed deck parties
- Fun-filled youth clubs
- Adult-exclusive nightclubs and lounges
- Wide variety of gourmet and casual dining
- Disney Character experiences