Disney Magic

The Disney Magic was the first ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet which set sail in 1998 following a partnership with Premier Cruise Line which ended 5 years earlier. The Disney Magic was built in two parts at Fincantieri shipyards in Marghera and Anconda, Italy. Final construction took place in Marghera and the Disney Magic first set sail from Venice on July 1, 1998. The bow features Sorcerer Mickey leading the way and Goofy finishing up the paint job on the aft name plate. The interior design is art deco with a modern, sleek flare with straight lines and slender forms.  In September and October 2013, the Disney Magic underwent a transformation in Cadiz, Spain that saw many spaces re-imagined.

Disney Cruise Line's Disney Magic • A Magical Key West Night
A Magical Key West Night

Ship Stats (October 10, 2013 – Present)

  • Ship’s Registry: Bahamas
  • Gross Tonnage: 84,000 tons | Length: 984 feet | Beam: 106 feet | Draft: 25.3 feet | Height: 171.5 feet
  • Speed – Cruising: 21.5 knots • Max: 24 knots
  • Capacity – Passenger: 2,713 • Crew: 950
  • Passenger Decks – 11
  • Staterooms – Inside: 262 | Outside – Verandah: 384 Ocean View: 229 || Total: 875

Ship Stats (1998 – 2013)

  • Ship’s Registry: Bahamas
  • Gross Tonnage: 83,000 tons | Length: 964 feet | Beam: 106 feet | Draft: 25.3 feet | Height: 171.5 feet
  • Speed – Cruising: 21.5 knots • Max: 24 knots
  • Capacity – Passenger: 2,713 • Crew: 950
  • Passenger Decks – 11
  • Staterooms – Inside: 256 | Outside – Verandah: 362 Ocean View: 259

Fun Facts

  • Lobby Statue: Helmsman Mickey
  • Godmother: Patricia Disney, former wife of Roy E. Disney.
  • First Sailing Venice Sailing: July 1, 1998
  • Arrived at Port Canaveral: July 15, 1998
  • Christened: July 28, 1998
  • Maiden Voyage: July 30, 1998 – 4-Night Bahamian Cruise
  • Ship Builder: Fincantieri (Marghera, Italy)
  • Hull Number: 5989 – Data Sheet
  • Sister Ship: Disney Wonder

Cruise Planning

Dry Dock History

  1. 2003 – Norfolk, Virginia (14-Nights)
  2. 2005 – Norfolk, Virginia (14-Nights)
  3. 2008 – Norfolk, Virginia (21-Nights)
  4. 2010 – Norfolk, Virginia (14-Nights)
  5. 2013 – Cadiz, Spain (48-Night) [Re-Imagination]
  6. 2015 – Cadiz, Spain (14-Night)
  7. 2018 – Freeport, Bahamas (14-Night) [Rapunzel’s Royal Table added]
  8. 2020 – Cadiz, Spain (14-night)

Itineraries

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Current Itinerary

5-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise from New York to San Juan
  1. Sun 11/10 New York
  2. Mon 11/11 At Sea
  3. Tue 11/12 At Sea
  4. Wed 11/13 At Sea
  5. Thu 11/14 Antigua
Current date in BOLD.

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