Disney Magic Cruise Ship

The Disney Magic is one of two ships currently in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. This 83,000-ton ship offers a number of itineraries to both the Caribbean and European destinations. While the theme of the cruise is distinctly Disney, the understated decor and variety of activities and has helped the Disney Magic evolve into a cruise ship that appeal to all ages.

Ship Highlights

  • The Disney Magic offers large cabins with ample bathroom and storage space
  • Disney characters abound throughout the ship
  • Rotational dining provides a unique dining experience
  • The ships are elegantly understated, reminiscent of classic ocean liners past
  • Youth programs appeal to all ages, from infants to teenagers


The Disney Magic provides an innovative rotational dining experience. Passengers enjoy different dining experiences in three unique and distinctly Disney dining rooms. Wait staff rotates with the guests, so passengers receive consistent service no matter where they are eating. Each dining room provides its own flair, from the decor to the menu selections. In addition to the evening dining experience, passengers can choose from a poolside grill, a pizzeria and a large buffet-style restaurant located at the top of the ship. Adult-exclusive dining is available at Palo's for a small surcharge. Reservations are recommended.

  • Animator's Palate offers evening dining surrounded by Disney cells that come alive with color throughout the night.
  • Lumiere's offers French-inspired cuisine in a more sophisticated atmosphere
  • Parrot Cay is Disney's most casual dining room, featuring Caribbean-style cuisine
  • Palo's provides first class Italian cuisine for adults only
  • Free ice cream is available throughout the day at Goofy's Galley
  • A free beverage station is also located outside the buffet restaurant

Entertainment and Nightlife

While a casino is conspicuously absent on the Disney Magic, there is plenty of other entertainment to fill the nights. The Walt Disney Theatre offers live entertainment nightly, with Broadway-style shows featuring many favorite Disney characters. The Buena Vista Theatre is a 268-seat auditorium that features first-run movies and many Disney favorites. In addition, the ship offers six nightclubs with a variety of music and entertainment to choose from. There is also an upscale coffee bar, Cove Cafe that offers mixed drinks and coffee beverages, television and Internet service.


The cabins on the Disney Wonder are surprisingly roomy, although a few interior cabins are too compact for more than two passengers. The ship is designed with families in mind, so miniature suites complete with separate living areas and balconies are often the staterooms of choice. Bathrooms in most staterooms are split, with two sinks and a small tub for showering and bathing younger children. Cabins come equipped with basic toiletries, a blow dryer, television (playing Disney movies, of course) and ample storage for the average cruise.


The Disney Magic boast three pools; one is adult only. The Mickey pool provides a splash area for small children, while the Goofy pool is better suited to older children and proficient swimmers. Two hot tubs are included in the Goofy pool area. The ship also offers a spa with all the basic services and a well-stocked fitness room, complete with instructional classes. The Wide World of Sports also provides basketball courts, ping pong, shuffleboard and a walking track for fitness enthusiasts.

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