BIG News from Disney Cruise Line

BIG News from Disney Cruise Line

Coming Fall of 2023, Disney Cruise Line has announced some new changes including new ports, new destinations, and the return of Halloween on the High Seas and the Very Merrytime Cruises.

What’s New?

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Disney Cruise Line treats guests sailing in the fall to a wickedly good time as the Disney ships transform into a ghoulish wonderland during Halloween on the High Seas cruises. For this extra-spooky celebration, each ship boasts its own signature Pumpkin Tree. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

Seasonal Favorites are returning

Starting mid-September through October 2023, Disney Cruise ships will welcome the return of Halloween on the High Seas.  Guests will meet Mickey and Friends in costume, trick or treat on board and enjoy a “Mouse-querade” at sea!


From early November through December 2023, guests will once again have the chance to sail on Verry Merrytime Cruises.  Celebrate the holidays with characters in their Christmas best, a tree lighting on board, and even special guests – Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Disney Dream

Beginning Fall of 2023, the Disney Dream will be sailing for the first time from New York to Bermuda.  You will be able to choose from 4-5- or 6-night cruises that include that Disney special magic onboard as well as Bermuda’s stunning beaches and rich culture while in port.  

According to Disney, the Dream will also be offering a “special 4-night cruise to the Canadian seaport city of St. John” before setting sail from its brand-new home in Ft. Lauderdale on November 20

This is the first time any Disney cruise ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale.  From there, the Dream will have both 4- and 5-night cruises to both the eastern and western Caribbean.  Where would you like to go?  Ports for these cruises include Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Nassau and of course Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. 

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Disney Magic

Beginning mid-October, according to Disney, the Magic will find a new home on the west coast in San Diego.  From there, guest will be able to take 2-to-7-night cruises to both Baja and the Mexican Riviera.

Photo Credit: Disney Destinations

Port Canaveral

The Disney Wish and the Disney Fantasy will continue to sail from Port Canaveral.  The Wish will offer 3- and 4-night cruises to the Bahamas, while the Fantasy not only sets sail to either the eastern or western Caribbean, but it will also offer 7-night cruises to guests looking for more time to enjoy all that Disney Cruise Line has to offer. 

Bookings are open NOW for these cruises offered in the Fall of 2023!

If you are thinking about a Disney Cruise reach out to our friends at DizN Vacations. Their experienced and knowledgeable travel advisors can help you build the trip of your dreams. You can also submit a free no obligation quote request to start planning your vacation right away.


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