Disney Cruise Line Celebrates Summer 2023 with Family Adventures in Alaska, Europe, the Bahamas and Caribbean
Highlights include the Disney Dream’s first call to Europe and sailings from Southampton
(April 27, 2022) – Disney Cruise Line will offer families a variety of enchanting cruise holidays in summer 2023 and for the first time ever, families will have the opportunity to sail around the Mediterranean and British Isles on the Disney Dream during its first season in Europe. Summer 2023 will also feature cruises to new and favourite ports of call around the world. From the majestic glaciers of Alaska to the sun-kissed Greek isles, pink sand beaches of Bermuda and picturesque fjords of Norway, these summer destinations will sparkle with adventure and excitement.
“We are thrilled to have five ships at sea in summer 2023 with a wide array of destinations for families to enjoy,” said Sharon Siskie, senior vice president & general manager of Disney Cruise Line. “These Disney Cruise Line sailings will take families on summer adventures in ways that only Disney can do, delighting guests of all ages with dazzling entertainment, world-class dining, unique character encounters, the ease and indulgence of carefree days at sea and the uncompromising guest service that defines a Disney vacation.”
Bookings open May 9, 2022.
Disney Dream Marks Inaugural Season in Europe
For its first-ever summer season in Europe, the Disney Dream will call on a wide variety of destinations among the most treasured in the world including the popular UK port of Southampton.
With sailings anywhere from four to 11 nights, the Disney Dream will sail from Barcelona and Rome to picturesque ports of call throughout the Mediterranean, including a first-ever seven-night sailing to the Greek Isles with stops in the ever-popular ports of Santorini and Mykonos.
Late summer/early fall departures will see Disney Cruise Line return to Southampton where the Disney Dream will feature cruises to a wealth of destinations including Spain,
France, the British Isles, Norway and Iceland. Sailings from Southampton will be especially popular with UK guests, with shorter duration sailings of 4 nights on August 26th and August 30th.
New ports of call include the postcard-worthy La Rochelle, France and two new ports in Norway – Skjolden, home to a wealth of natural attractions, and Sandnes, a small city just outside the metropolis of Stavanger known for its outdoor activities.
Tropical Escapes to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida
Sun-splashed tropical isles throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean will await guests on three Disney Cruise Line ships from Florida in summer 2023.
For its first full summer of sailing, the Disney Wish will homeport in Port Canaveral near
Orlando for a series of three- and four-night Bahamas cruises to Nassau and Disney’s
private island oasis, Castaway Cay. The Disney Wish will feature exciting new additions
including Disney’s first “Frozen”-themed theatrical dining experience and AquaMouse, a
wild water adventure and first-ever Disney attraction at sea.
Port Canaveral will also be the departure point for the Disney Fantasy for sailings ranging in length from five to 10 nights and calling at popular ports in the eastern and western Caribbean, as well as the Bahamas and Castaway Cay.
The Disney Magic will make its summer home in Miami for an assortment of exciting destinations.
Finally, the Disney Wonder will be showcasing the breath-taking natural beauty of Alaska on five to nine-night sailings from Vancouver, Canada.
On Sale Dates:
Adding a layer of exclusivity, Disney Cruise Line’s valued Castaway Club members at each level will have a dedicated day to book these new itineraries before they go on general sale.
- Platinum Castaway Club member: Monday, May 2nd 2022
- Gold Castaway Club member: Tuesday, May 3rd 2022
- Silver Castaway Club member: Thursday, May 5th 2022
- General Public: Monday, May 9th 2022
Pre-register your interest here!