In early 2023, Disney Cruise Line will return to top tropical destinations in the Bahamas – including Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay – as well as the Caribbean and the Mexican Riviera, delighting Guests of all ages with one-of-a-kind vacations at sea. As Disney Cruise Line announces early 2023 itineraries, you’ll find a variety of enchanting itineraries will set sail coast-to-coast from U.S. home ports including Miami and Port Canaveral, Florida; New Orleans; Galveston, Texas; and San Diego.
Early Booking Opportunities
Castaway Club Members and select Disney Guests can take advantage of the opportunity to book early 2023 itineraries before they go on sale to the general public on October 21, 2021.
The following groups can book on the dates listed.
- Thursday, October 14
Disney Cruise Line Platinum Members
Golden Oak Club Members
Club 33 Members
- Friday, October 15
Disney Cruise Line Gold Members
- Monday, October 18
Disney Cruise Line Silver Members
Disney Vacation Club Members
Adventures by Disney Insiders
- Thursday, October 21
Vacations to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida
Disney Cruise Line will create even more fun in the sun like never before with an array of departures from the Sunshine State in early 2023, visiting tropical destinations throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean. Two ships will sail from Port Canaveral near Orlando, Florida, and a third ship will depart from Miami. Every cruise from Florida includes a visit to Disney’s private island oasis, Castaway Cay.
The Disney Wish
Departing from Port Canaveral, the Disney Wish will sail into 2023 with three- and four-night voyages to Nassau, Bahamas and Castaway Cay Cruises aboard Disney’s newest ship combine enchanting new entertainment and storytelling, with the unparalleled service and magical moments that guests love when sailing with Disney.
The Disney Fantasy
Also from Port Canaveral, the Disney Fantasy will begin the year with seven-night sailings to several favorite destinations in the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Plus, one unique eight-night sailing includes two days in beautiful Bermuda, where guests can sunbathe on the island’s pristine pink sand beaches, enjoy exhilarating water sports or explore the island’s spectacular underground Crystal Caves.
The Disney Dream
From Miami, the Disney Dream will embark on an assortment of four- and five-night cruises to locales including Grand Cayman, Nassau, Castaway Cay and Cozumel, Mexico. Even more private island enjoyment is on deck with one special five-night cruise that includes two stops at Castaway Cay.
On all Florida departures, guests can delight in a voyage that provides something for every member of the family, combining the adventure and relaxation of tropical destinations, the ease and indulgence of an ocean cruise, and the world-class entertainment and service of a Disney vacation.
Tropical Escapes from Texas and New Orleans
The Disney Magic
In January and February, the Disney Magic will sail from Galveston, Texas, on a variety of four-, five-, six- and seven-night itineraries to the Bahamas and Western Caribbean. Tropical ports of call on these sailings include Grand Cayman as well as Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico.
In February and March, the Disney Magic is also “going down the bayou” for the first time during a debut season in New Orleans. Departing from the heart of The Big Easy, along the mighty Mississippi River, the four-, five- and six-night sailings will call on the tropical destinations of Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
Before or after their Disney cruise, Guests can venture into the Crescent City to savor the distinct flavors of famous New Orleans cuisine, revel in the sweet melodies of world-renowned jazz music and recognize the iconic sights and sounds that inspired the beloved animated film “The Princess and the Frog.”
All early 2023 Disney Magic voyages include two or three days at sea to enjoy the unlimited fun, entertainment, relaxation and memories onboard.
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Baja Peninsula Getaways from San Diego
The Disney Wonder
The Disney Wonder will return to the West Coast, sailing from San Diego in April and May. Cruises to Baja, Mexico and the Mexican Riviera will transport guests to sunny shores filled with vibrant culture, glittering sand beaches, active outdoor adventures, and exciting water activities.
Sailings from San Diego will range in length from three to seven nights. Some sailings to the Baja peninsula will call on the charming coastal city of Ensenada. Ensenada is known for its turquoise blue water and rugged mountainous terrain. Many departures will include a visit to Cabo San Lucas, a favorite destination with dramatic rock formations and white sand beaches.
In addition, seven-night itinerary will sail to Mazatlán, the “Pearl of the Pacific,” filled with breathtaking natural wonders, thriving culture and colorful history, and to Puerto Vallarta. Here you’ll find the beautiful seaside escape nestled along the curve of the Banderas Bay and also bordered by the stunning Sierra Madre mountains.
Book Early to Save
There are so many reasons to book your cruise early, but the biggest reasons is that you have access to the best Disney Cruise Line pricing. As the Disney ships fill up, the price increases. Booking as soon as itineraries are released, is the best way to ensure that you get the lowest price. Booking early also gives you access to the best stateroom and dining time availability. You can choose best stateroom and dining time that works for you. It also allows you to pay for your cruise over a longer period of time. You can break those payments up into smaller chunks.
The Magic for Less Travel is currently offering up to 5% of your cruise price back as an onboard credit. It is our gift to you for trusting The Magic for Less with your vacation planning. Use this credit to pay for spa treatments, merchandise, drinks, gratuities, shore excursions, and other onboard activities. In addition, you can advantage of The Magic for Less Travel’s complimentary concierge services and plan your next cruise with an expert.
Check out the Disney Dream at Castaway Cay
There are so many things to do on a Disney cruise that it is impossible to show all of them. We were on the Disney Dream and went to Disney’s private Island Castaway Cay. We tried to put together clips of some of our favorite places on the ship and on the island. Let us know your favorite thing to do at Castaway Cay or what’s on your bucket list!