Disney Cruise Line recently added a selection of port adventures for guests to choose when sailing to Port Canaveral (Walt Disney World) aboard the Disney Magic in 2016. The Disney Magic is scheduled to make 4 calls to Port Canaveral in the fall of 2016.
As part of these sailings, each passenger will receive a 1-day Walt Disney World Resort ticket with Park Hopper option which will be delivered to the stateroom the evening prior to the Disney Magic’s arrival in Port Canaveral. The ticket will include three FastPass+ selections that can be used at any attraction of their choosing. Guest do not need to make FastPass+ selections in advance.
Below are brief summaries of each port adventure with links for more information on each.
- The Ultimate Day for Young Families – A Walt Disney World VIP Tour Experience (PC07)
Dreams come true on a magical tour designed especially for families with children under 10 years of age.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park via Complimentary Transportation (PC04)
Start your Walt Disney World Resort day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park – transportation included in your cruise fare!
- Epcot Theme Park via Complimentary Transportation (PC02)
Start your day of Walt Disney World Resort at Epcot – transportation included in your cruise fare!
- Magic Kingdom via Complimentary Transportation (PC01)
Start your day of Walt Disney World Resort at Magic Kingdom park – transportation included in your cruise fare!
As of this publication a specific listing for a Disney’s Hollywood Studios is NOT on DCL’s website. If it becomes available I will let you know and update this posting. As it stands, the tickets are ParkHopper so if DHS is not added then I would suggest selecting the Epcot option then either taking a resort bus, take a Friendship boat or take the moderate walk over to DHS.
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park via Complimentary Transportation (PC03)
Start your Walt Disney World Resort day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – transportation included in your cruise fare!
- The Ultimate Day of Thrills – A Walt Disney World VIP Tour Experience (PC06)
Hang on to your hats during an unforgettable, multipark VIP tour through the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World Resort.
There is one additional Port Canaveral Port Adventure at this time. If more show up, I will do a separate post for the non-WDW options.
- Kennedy Space Center (PC08)
Count down to fun, exploring the past, present and future of the U.S. space program in a visit to its launch center!
2016 Sailings Featuring Port Canaveral (Walt Disney World), United States
- 7-Night Bahamian Cruise from New York
New York • At Sea • At Sea • Castaway Cay • Port Canaveral (Walt Disney World) • At Sea • At Sea
- 8-Night Bahamian Cruise from New York
New York • At Sea • At Sea • Nassau • Castaway Cay • Port Canaveral (Walt Disney World) • At Sea • At Sea
The following is the text of the email sent to travel agents booked aboard these sailings with more details on the Disney Cruise Line Day at Walt Disney World. Thank you Kristen Guillemette for passing this along.
Disney Cruise Line day at Walt Disney World
June 02, 2016
Your client’s cruise is quickly approaching and we are thrilled that they will be sailing with us.
As part of their sailing, a 1-day Walt Disney World® Resort ticket with Park Hopper® option is included and will be delivered to their stateroom the evening prior to our arrival in Port Canaveral. This ticket will include three FastPass+ selections that can be used at any attraction of their choosing. They do not need to make FastPass+ selections in advance. Your assistance in communicating this information to your clients is appreciated.
If your clients have not done so, please have them visit the Disney Cruise Line website to view all of the activities and services available to make the most of their sailing. They’ll be able to pre-reserve shipboard services, Palo – our adult dining option, and Port Adventures in the near future based upon their Castaway Club level.
- First Time Guests 75 days prior to sail date
- Silver Castaway 90 days prior to sail date
- Gold Castaway 105 days prior to sail date
- Platinum Castaway and Concierge Guests 120 days prior to sail date
If your clients choose to visit Walt Disney World at their leisure, complimentary bus transportation will be provided to and from the Port at select times beginning as early as 7:30 a.m. and returning from each park until just after park closing time. Travel to Walt Disney World will take approximately 90 minutes so be sure to advise your clients to plan their first activity no earlier than two hours from their bus departure time. Once Guests are within their pre-reserve booking window, they should sign up online for a departure time and Theme Park to start their day in the My Cruise Activities section of the online Planning Center.
Also, please keep in mind that many Disney table-service restaurants are quite popular and can book very quickly. Guests who would like to make dining reservations may do so up to 180 days in advance online at http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/reservations/dining/ or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463. Of course, there are also plenty of counter-service dining options to fit every taste throughout each of the four parks.
For additional information about the Walt Disney World Resort, please click here or contact your travel agent.
We look forward to welcoming your clients onboard in the near future!
The Cast and Crew
Disney Cruise Line