Know Before You Go: Initial Australia & New Zealand Protocols Published

Disney Cruise Line publishes Know Before You Go details for the recently announced Australia & New Zealand voyages.

Know Before You Go Australia New Zealand 20220911

Disney Magic at Sea
Guests can now experience the magic of Disney Cruise Line in New Zealand and Australia with our brand-new, limited-time Disney Magic at Sea sailings beginning October 2023. Featuring enchanting entertainment and fun-filled activities for every member of the family and touches that are uniquely Disney, these special sailings aboard the Disney Wonder range in length from 2 to 6 nights and will depart from 4 homeports: Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia, as well as Auckland, New Zealand.

Health and Safety Measures
Our focus remains on creating magic for all on board while operating our ships in a responsible manner. The health and safety of our Crew Members and Guests are top of mind. While protocols may change, we are currently sailing with multiple layers of health and safety measures, considering guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other medical experts. Guests can view all current requirements on our Know Before You Go overview page, or for our Disney Magic at Sea requirements, come back here for the most up-to-date details.

At all homeports and ports of call, Disney Cruise Line adheres to the local laws, regulations and protocols in place, including those related to health and safety. Guests should review and stay up to date with any cruise-specific requirements, restrictions or recommendations that may be in place for travel to these destinations. Guests should visit the sites listed below to learn more about the government entry requirements and guidance for Australia and New Zealand.


Australia Department of Health Cruise Travel Guidance
Australian Department of Homeland Affairs

New Zealand
New Zealand Government Advice for Cruise Ship Passengers

Requirements for Cruise Passengers Visiting Australia and New Zealand
Last Updated: September 11, 2022
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