In early 2023, Disney Cruise Line (DCL) 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, with one-of-a-kind vacations at sea. A variety of 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. Bookings open to the public on Oct. 21, 2021.
DCL will feature an array of departures from Florida in early 2023, visiting destinations throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean. Two ships will sail from Port Canaveral near Orlando, and a third ship will depart from Miami. Every cruise from Florida includes a visit to Disney’s private island oasis, Castaway Cay.
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 new entertainment and storytelling, with the service and magical moments that guests love when sailing with Disney.
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, the ship will feature one eight-night sailing that includes two days in Bermuda, where guests visit pink sand beaches, enjoy water sports or explore the island’s underground Crystal Caves.
From Miami, the Disney Dream will embark on an assortment of four- and five-night cruises to 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.
In January and February, Disney Magic will sail from Galveston on a variety of four-, five-, six- and seven-night itineraries to the Bahamas and Western Caribbean. Ports of call on these sailings include Grand Cayman. Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico.
In February and March, Disney Magic for the first time will sail from New Orleans. Departing from the heart of the Big Easy along the Mississippi River, the ship will feature four-, five- and six-night sailings calling on 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 world-renowned jazz music and recognize the iconic sights and sounds that inspired the animated film “The Princess and the Frog.” All early 2023 Disney Magic voyages include two or three days at sea to enjoy the entertainment, relaxation and memories onboard.
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 places with a vibrant culture, sand beaches, outdoor adventures and 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 coastal city of Ensenada, known for its 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.
Seven-night itineraries will sail to Mazatlan, the “Pearl of the Pacific," filled with natural wonders, thriving culture and colorful history, as well as to Puerto Vallarta, the beautiful seaside escape nestled along the curve of the Banderas Bay and bordered by the Sierra Madre mountains.