Disney Wish

The Disney Wish was built at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, the same shipyard responsible for the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. The Disney Wish, the fifth ship in the Disney Cruise fleet, will showcase the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver. The ship will be powered by liquified natural gas, or LNG, one of the cleanest-burning fuels available. At approximately 144,000 gross tons and 1,254 guest staterooms for a maximum 4000 passengers, the ship will be slightly larger than the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. Most of the ship’s 1,254 staterooms will offer an ocean view — including 877 (70%) with a spacious verandah — and there will be 451 connecting doors that adjoin rooms to accommodate larger families.

DCL Disney Wish Rendering
The Disney Cruise Line fleet has the most beautiful ships at sea and the Disney Wish, setting sail in summer 2022, will be no exception. This rendering depicts the magnificent exterior of the fifth Disney ship that will elevate family cruise vacations to a whole new level. (Disney)

The new builds were announced by Bob Iger during the 2016 Walt Disney Company Annual Meeting of Shareholders. During a June 2018 Port Canaveral meeting, it was mentioned a third Disney Cruise ship would homeport at Port Canaveral beginning January 2022. Then, during the 2019 D23 Expo, Bob Chapek announced the ship will be named the Disney Wish.

The Disney Wish is the part of the cruise line’s Triton Class which was confirmed as the project name for Disney Cruise Line’s LNG-Powered new builds via drawings for Port Canaveral’s cruise terminal 10 renovations.

20190123 Port Canaveral Project Triton Class CT10 Waterside Project

On April 8, 2021, Captain Minnie was announced as the centerpiece of the Disney Wish’s bow.

Disney Wish Captain Minnie Bow Scrollwork

Disney Cruise Line revealed the many details planned for the launch of the Disney Wish during the Once Upon a Disney Wish grand reveal prevention on April 29, 2021. 

Delivery of the Disney Wish was originally slated for late 2021 with sailings embarking in the early part of 2022. However, as a result of the pandemic, the dates slipped initially to a spring 2022 delivery with the maiden voyage scheduled for June 9, 2022. Then, in February 2022, it was announced there will be a second delay pushing the Maiden Voyage to July 14, 2022. It is worth noting, only this second delay impacted sailings as the first occurred well before the inaugural season went on sale.

On February 11, 2022, the Disney Wish floated out of Hall 6.

Ship Stats

  • Ship’s Registry: Bahamas
  • Home Port: Port Canaveral, Florida
  • Classification Society: Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
  • Gross Tonnage: 144,000 tons
  • Length: 1,121 feet (241.8m)
  • Length Between Perpendiculars: 982.9 feet (299.6m)
  • Breadth: 128 feet (39.0m)
  • Draught (Load Line): 28.2 feet (8.6m)
  • Height: 221 feet
  • Speed – Cruising: 19.5 knots • Max: 23 knots
  • Fuel – Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Propulsion – 5 MAN 12V 51/60 12600KW • 2 ABB Azipods
  • Bow Thrusters – 4-3000 KW (each)
  • IMO Number : 9834739
  • MMSI Number : 311001098
  • Call Sign : C6FG4
  • Capacity (Max) – Passenger: 4,116 • Crew: 1,606 • Total: 5722
  • Passenger Decks – 15 (Disney Wish Deck Plan)

Disney Wish Staterooms – Total: 1,254

  • Inside: 121 (10%)
  • Outside 1,133 (90%)
    • Verandah: 948 (70%)
    • Oceanview: 185 (20%)
    • includes 53 concierge staterooms and 23 concierge suites

Fun Facts

Construction Milestones

Neptun Werft – Rostock, Germany
Floating Engine Room Construction

  1. March 2020 – Floating Engine Room Unit (FERU) Construction Begins – Neptun Werft – Rostock, Germany
  2. June 2020 – Floating Engine Room Update 1
  3. August 2020 – Floating Engine Room Update 2
  4. September 11, 2020 – Disney Reveals the Disney Wish will be delayed
  5. October 15, 2020 – Disney reveals Disney Wish Maiden Voyage targeted for Summer 2022
  6. October 24, 2020 – Floating Engine Room Flout out Neptun Werft Rostock, Germany
  7. October 30, 2020 – Disney Wish Floating Engine Room Unit Kiel Canal Conveyance
  8. November 1, 2020 – Disney Wish Floating Engine Room At Port of Emden
  9. November 4, 2020 – Disney Wish Floating Engine Room Arrives at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany

Meyer Werft – Papenburg, Germany
Major Construction

  1. November 4, 2020 – Disney Wish Floating Engine Room Arrives at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  2. November 28, 2020 – New Blocks of the Disney Wish Spotted Inside Hall 6 at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  3. November 29, 2020 – New Section of the Disney Wish Arrives at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  4. November 28, 2020 – New Blocks of the Disney Wish Spotted Inside Hall 6 at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  5. December 12, 2020 – Disney Wish FERU Floated In Hall 6 at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  6. January 11, 2021 – Meyer Werft Webcam Update
  7. January 13, 2021 – First Disney Wish Funnel Arrives at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  8. January 15, 2021 – Disney Wish Boat Deck Block at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany
  9. January 18, 2021 – Meyer Werft Webcam Update
  10. February 22, 2021 – Disney Wish Bow and Keel Blocks Kiel Canal Conveyance
  11. February 24, 2021 – Disney Wish Bow and Keel Blocks Arriving at Meyer Werft
  12. February 25, 2021 – Disney Wish Mid Hull Segment Arriving at Meyer Werft
  13. March 26, 2021 – Disney Wish First Megablock Float Out at Meyer Werft – March 26, 2021
  14. March 26, 2021 – A Daytime Look at the Disney Wish Megablock Meyer Werft – March 26, 2021
  15. March 27, 2021 – Disney Wish Keel Blocks Kiel Canal Conveyance
  16. March 31, 2021 – Disney Wish Mid-Hull Segments Arrive at Meyer Werft
  17. April 8, 2021 – Keel Laying Ceremony
  18. April 16, 2016 – Disney Wish Captain Minnie Bow Block Conveyance
  19. May 2, 2021 – Disney Wish Keel Block & Superstructure Conveyance
  20. May 8, 2021 – Disney Wish Keel Block & Superstructure Arrive at Meyer Werft
  21. May 11, 2021 – Disney Wish Stern Blocks Arrive at Meyer Werft
  22. May 25, 2021 – Disney Wish Mid-Aft Section
  23. June 16, 2021 – Disney Wish Second Funnel Arrives at Meyer Werft
  24. June 19, 2021 – Disney Wish Aft Blocks Arrive at Meyer Werft
  25. June 24, 2021 – Disney Wish AquaMouse Taking Shape at Meyer Werft
  26. July 4, 2021 – Disney Wish Radar Mast Conveyance
  27. July 5, 2021 – Disney Wish Radar Mast Moving Closer to Meyer Werft
  28. July 8, 2021 – Disney Wish Middle Section Repositioned at Meyer Werft
  29. July 10, 2021 – Disney Wish Construction Update and Middle Section Float In at Meyer Werft
  30. August 14, 2014 – Disney Wish Exhaust Pipes Lay in Wait Outside at Meyer Werft
  31. September 8, 2021 – Disney Wish Gets Her Stripe
  32. October 24, 2021 – A Stern Look at the Disney Wish
  33. November 24 2021 – Disney Wish Construction Update – Moving Forward with the Interior Work (Timelapse)
  34. December 5, 2021 – Disney Wish Lifeboats Arrive at Meyer Werft
  35. December 21 2021 – Disney Wish Construction Update – Painting Time-lapse Reveals Captain Minnie in the Bow Filigree (Timelapse)
  36. December 30, 2021 – The Current State of Construction of the Disney Wish at the Meyer Werft Shipyard
  37. January 15, 2022 – Disney Wish Radar Mast Sections Arrive at Meyer Werft
  38. January 21, 2022 – Disney Wish Construction Update – Azipod Installation Time-lapse
  39. February 6, 2022 – Disney Wish Inside Hall 6 at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany Ahead of Float Out

Meyer Werft – Papenburg, Germany
Float Out and Beyond

  1. February 11, 2022 – First Look at Rapunzel on the Stern of the Disney Wish Ahead of Float Out 
  2. February 11, 2022 – Disney Wish Float Out: Live Stream
  3. February 11, 2022 – Disney Wish Float Out: The Beautiful Float Out Movie and Fireworks
  4. February 11, 2022 – Disney Wish Float Out: The Captain and Her Ship – A Timelapse from Disney Cruise Line
  5. February 12, 2022 – Propulsion & Lifeboat Testing
  6. February 21, 2022 – Walt Disney Imagineering Shares More on the Rapunzel Stern Figure
  7. February 26, 2022 – Mickey Emblem Lowered from Forward Funnel
  8. March 11, 2022 – First Testing of the AquaMouse
  9. March 16, 2022 – Smoke Stacks Staged for Installation – Additional Lifeboats Arrive
  10. March 22, 2022 – “Disney Wish” Name Installed on the Hull
  11. March 23, 2023 – Mickey Reinstalled on Funnels – Horn Testing… The Real Horn
  12. March 24, 2022 – Radar Installations and Other Pre-Conveyance Preparations
  13. March 28, 2022 – Final Preparations Underway Ahead of Ems River Conveyance
  14. March 30, 2022 – Ems River Conveyance – March 30, 2022

Sea Trials

  1. April 8, 2022 – Disney Wish Begins Sea Trials from Eemshaven – A Different Look at the River Ems Conveyance from Disney
  2. April 12, 2022 – Disney Wish Completes First Round of Sea Trials – April 8 – 12, 2022
  3. April 21, 2022 – Disney Wish Completes Second Round of Sea Trials – April 15 – 20, 2022
  4. May 28, 2022 – Disney Wish Completes Third Round of Sea Trials with Mickey Maneuver – May 22 – 28, 2022

Itineraries

Click here for a detailed itinerary or here for the daily sailing schedule.

Current Itinerary

4-Night Bahamian Cruise from Port Canaveral
  1. Mon 8/8 Port Canaveral, Florida
  2. Tue 8/9 At Sea
  3. Wed 8/10 Nassau, Bahamas
  4. Thu 8/11 Castaway Cay
Current date in BOLD.

Current Location