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Activities & Entertainment

DCL Onboard Activities & Entertainment

The Disney Cruise Ships are the destination, but there is so much to do onboard for guests of ages!

 

Adults Only Activities

 

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Mention the word "Disney" to most people and the first word that comes to mind is "children". Happily, Disney Cruise Line recognizes that adults need their own cruise experience. They have designed the ship and activities so that adults have their own exclusive sections to enjoy. Click Here for more information

 

Children's Activities

 

Disney Cruise Specials and Discounts For Kids

Fulfilling the needs of children and families is one of the things that Disney does best, and the Disney Cruise Line ships are no exception. Children may choose to participate in the organized programs of the Oceaneer Club and Lab, or enjoy a variety of activities that are available throughout the day. Slipping and sliding down the chute into Mickey's Pool, splashing and having fun in the sun in Goofy's Family Pool, stretching in a morning workout at Goofy's Family Fitness, family line dancing and ping pong are some of the many physical activities that you'll find aboard these magnificent ships.
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Fun for the Whole Family

D Lounge

D Lounge is located on Deck 4 midship and is a great place for families to hang out and play games together.  Disney Cruise staff have 20 different activities planned throughout the day and night, so there should be something for everyone in your family to enjoy.  Some examples are:

Disney Cruise Line Stage Shows

Each evening at the Walt Disney Theatre, a special show is offered for your entertainment.

Disney Wonder:

On the Disney Wonder there are the Broadway caliber productions of The Golden  Mickeys, Disney Dreams and brand-new show, Frozen, A Musical Spectacular.

Disney Magic:

On the Disney Magic there's "Tangled: The Musical", "Disney Dreams" and "Twice Charmed, An Original Twist on the Cinderella Story." On some voyages you may be treated to a "Prem-Ear" of a new blockbuster Disney movie, or a variety show. 

Disney Dream:

The Disney Dream presents 3 stage shows.  "Disney's Believe", is a 50-minute show featuring over 20 popular characters like Cinderella, Peter Pan, Mary Poppins and Belle.  It tells the story of a busy father who learns a lesson about the important things in life, like spending time with his daughter. "The Golden Mickeys: A Timeless Tribute" is a popular show from the Wonder and the Magic, but has a few new twists onboard the Dream. The Little Mermaid's Ariel performs an aerial ballet and the Tangled characters, Rapunzel and Flynn Rider perform a romantic duet. "Villains Tonight" is a musical comedy starring such Disney villains as Ursula, the Evil Queen, Captain Hook and Scar.

On November 6, 2017, the Disney Dream will premier a brand-new Beauty and the Beast musical production!

Disney Fantasy:

The Disney Fantasy presents 3 stage shows - "Disney's Believe," "Disney Wishes," and "Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular."  "Disney Wishes" is a 45-minute musical tells the story of three friends celebrating high school graduation with a trip to Disneyland. The friends are learning about growing up and what to expect in the future, which leads to several musical numbers with Disney characters. The show involves scenes and characters from "Tangled," "Lilo and Stitch," "Jungle Book," and many others. "Wishes" ends with the song "Breakthrough" from the Disney Channel movie "Lemonade Mouth."

"Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular" is a musical comedy with many of the classic scenes and songs from the film. At times, performers will be in the aisles of the theater, making guests feel like they're a part of the show. A new song, "To Be Free," is included and was written for the show by Alan Menken, who composed the original score.

There's also the Buena Vista Theatre on board which plays first-run Disney movies morning, afternoon and night, some in Digital 3-D.  The theater is decorated in the Art Deco style of the 1920s and 1930s.

 

Onboard Shopping
When that urge for Disney Cruise Line merchandise strikes, the Magic has four retail shops that offer exclusive DCL merchandise as well as a variety of other products and duty-free goods. Onboard Shopping Information
Disney Cruise Line Onboard Movies
In your stateroom, you can watch movies on the All Movie channel or the Disney Animated movie channel. You also have the option of watching first run Disney films in the Buena Vista Theater (these can be live action or animated).

Disney Cruise Recreational Activities

Just because you're on a cruise ship, doesn't mean you can't keep up with your workouts!  All the Disney ships are equipped with top of the line recreational areas.  There are pools for every age group - from the Mickey Pool for the littlest ones, to the Quiet Cove Pool for adults only.  Every kind of sport you can imagine is available - basketball, shuffleboard, ping pong, soccer, volleyball, and even golf!  If you just want a traditional workout, visit the Fitness Center and check out the weight machines and ellipticals.  Aerobic and yoga classes are offered and personal trainers are available if you need a little guidance. 

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Computer Terminal Locations, Accessing the Internet
If your laptop is wireless ready, you can bring it onboard and use it to surf the 'net and have full access to your personal files. Click here for more information
Disney Cruise Line Personal Navigators

Each night in your stateroom, you will receive a personal navigator, a newsletter-type document which outlines all activities on the ship (as well as shore excursions) for the next day. Navigators Infomation


 

 

Seasonal Activities


 

Halloween on the Disney Cruise Line


Halloween on the High Seas

NOTE: NO WEAPONS ALLOWED. If you plan on being a pirate, leave your plastic cutlass at home as no weapon, real or fake, is permitted.

Halloween on the High Seas 2017

 

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Thanksgiving Day

A Thanksgiving feast will be served. Mickey and Minnie will be meeting and greeting guests while dressed in traditional Thanksgiving garb. Kids will enjoy holiday crafts and the jumbo LED screen Funnel Vision will feature the NFL football games being broadcast that day.

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Very Merrytime Cruises

 

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Frozen Day

Relive the magic of Disney's Frozen with cool festivites aboard the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder.  The special day will also include a Frozen-themed dining experience and the "Freezing the Night Away with Anna, Elsa and Friends" Deck Party, where guests can dance to their Frozen favorites, play reindeer games with Sven or sing along with Olaf.

 

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Star Wars Day at Sea

 

Celebrate the ways of The Force with a special deck party, photo opportunities and fireworks! Kids can take part in an onboard version of Jedi Training Academy and special food and beverages will be served.

 

 

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Marvel Day at Sea

 

Experience activites featuring your favorite Marvel characters on select sailings on the Disney Magic from New York in 2017 and Miami in 2018.

 

Meet your favorite super heroes, including the Disney Cruise Line debut of Black Panther and Loki, plus Star-Lord, Gamora and Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, Doctor Strange, Black Widow, and Hawkeye. Guests are even encouraged to bring their own super hero costumes for a costume celebration in the atrium.

 

To meet Spider-Man, Iron Man or Black Panther, guests will need to sign up for a designatated time during their sailing to meet them. Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Doctor Strange, Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot and Loki will also be available for special encounters during the cruise, but pre-registration isn't necessary.

 

Not to be left out, even your favorite Disney characters will dress up to honor their favorite Marvel super hero. Don't miss the fun with super hero Mickey, Minnie, Daisy, Goofy, Pluto, Chip and Dale up on deck!

 

At the Marvel's Avengers Academy in the Oceaneer Club, younger guests will take part in Marvel-themed games, activities and crafts, plus Spider-Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Thore will teach them what the true qualities of being a hero are.

Doctor Strange will host an interactive show in that allows children train in the “fundamentals of the Mystic Arts.” In completion of this training his new young apprentices will receive a certificate to prove their knowledge in the Mystic Arts! After their training a battle breaks out, and Doctor Strange needs the help of his new apprentices to defeat the Dark Dimension!

Guests will be able to catch the latest and fan favorite Marvel movies while onboard, plus viewings os some Marvel television shows from Disney XD. When Thor: Ragnarok debuts on November 3, 2017, the Disney Magic will host a PremEAR at Sea!

 

The cruise staff is brushing up on their Marvel trivia as well. They'll host trivia competitions throughout the day, plus teach you how to draw your favorite super heroes.

 

In case that isn't enough, guests will enjoy special food & beverage items and merchandise during their cruise, plus an action-packed deck party and show featuring over a dozen Marvel super heroes!

 

Marvel Cruises 2017

 

Marvel Cruises 2018

 

 

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