An all inclusive Disney cruise is one of the most fantastic family holidays that you could possibly hope to take. These amazing floating resorts are the equivalent of getting the full Disney experience whilst cruising the amazing ports and islands that you will visit on your itinerary.
The Disney cruise ship experience was launched in 1998 when the Disney Corporation decided that there was a market to take the Disney experience out into the cruise market with a package that would entertain the whole family on these floating resorts. There are two Disney cruise ships that have been specially designed and built in the style of the great ocean liners of the twenties and thirties, the Wonder and the Magic and they each provide a unique experience for all the family. In fact, there are two more of these ships to be launched in 2011 and 2012 due to the demand of these type of package holidays.
They depart from Port Canaveral in Florida in the USA, which you find an hour west of Orlando, and both the Magic and the Wonder can take up to 2700 passengers at any one time, however the Disney dream, due to launch in 2011 will be able to take up to 4000 passengers and 1500 crew.
What do you get with all inclusive Disney cruise packages?
The whole point of taking an all inclusive Disney cruise is that everything is provided for the family on board the ship. So what is provided for the family and what can you expect from your package?
With all Disney packages, your kids can eat and drink at any time they want. There are no restrictions on meal times and the other food activities include deck parties, champagne brunches, and high teas for adults, and theme dinners.
There are also fantastic swimming pools available on board the ships, where you will find an adults only swimming pool, a swimming pool for all the family which is usually called 'Goofy's Pool' and a kids only swimming pool usually called 'Mickey's Pool'. They also provide fun 'dive-in' movies, which provide family movies while you swim at night.
There are also fantastic kid's programmes ranging from Flounders Reef nursery for ages 12 weeks to three years up to the Oceaneer Lab for ages 8 to 12 to special programmes and activities for teens.
There are also sports courts and a soccer area for sporty types, dance parties, regular organized family games like bingo, trivia challenges and a studio sea family nightclub with karaoke and game shows for all the family. You will also fine the Walt Disney Theatre will show performances such as 'The Golden Mickey's' which is a dance show with all the old favorite Disney characters. They seat up to a 1000 people and also show other live shows and also first-run movies.
Where does an all inclusive Disney cruise take you?
These types of all inclusive Disney cruises can book three to four night packages that sail out to the Bahamas and Naussau and then back again, through to seven night cruises to the Caribbean. If you are in Europe Disney also offer Mediterranean cruises and a northern Europe cruise, so you can enjoy an all inclusive Disney cruise in both continents whether ever you choose to go.