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Where Do Disney Cruises Go?

Where Do Disney Cruises Go?

Disney Cruise line’s five ships sail to destinations around the globe. Find out everywhere you can go on a Disney cruise.

Thinking of taking a Disney cruise? Disney Cruise Line’s ships visit a wide range of destinations, including Alaska, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the US Pacific coast, the Panama Canal, Hawaii, Australia, and New Zealand.

To help you plan your next DCL adventure, here’s everywhere that Disney cruises go!

At-a-glance: where does each Disney Ship sail to?

For a quick overview of what regions of the world each Disney Cruise Line ship visits, check out the chart below. Keep reading for more in-depth information about where each Disney ship will go in 2022 and 2023, and find out some sneak peeks for 2024!

Disney WishDisney FantasyDisney DreamDisney WonderDisney Magic
Northern Europe
British Isles
Canada’s Maritimes
Mexican Riviera
Panama Canal✅*
Pacific Coast✅*
South Pacific✅*
NZ + Australia
*as part of a repositioning cruise

Where do Disney cruises sail from?

Unlike many cruise lines, DCL only releases its itineraries about eighteen months in advance. For the rest of the 2022 season, 2023 cruises, and what we know so far about Disney’s 2024 season, here’s where Disney cruises will sail from:

  • Caribbean and Bahamas cruises sail from Port Canaveral, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Galveston, and New Orleans, with occasional sailings from San Juan and repositioning from New York
  • Europe cruises sail from Barcelona, Civitavecchia (Rome), Southampton, and Copenhagen
  • Bermuda cruises sail from New York and Port Canaveral
  • Alaska cruises sail from Vancouver
  • Canada cruises sail from New York
  • Mexican Riviera cruises sail from San Diego
  • Panama Canal cruises sail from Port of Miami and San Diego
  • Pacific Coast cruises sail from San Diego and Vancouver
  • Hawaii cruises sail from Vancouver and Honolulu
  • South Pacific cruises sail from Honolulu and Sydney
  • Australia and New Zealand cruises sail from Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Brisbane, and Honolulu*(*repositioning)

Transatlantic cruises sail from Miami to Barcelona, and Copenhagen to New York.

Transpacific cruises sail from Vancouver to Sydney via Honolulu, and Sydney to Vancouver via Honolulu.

Where does Disney Wish go in 2022, 2023, and 2024?

Since her inaugural voyage in July 2022, Disney Wish has been sailing three- and four-night Bahamas itineraries, round-trip from Port Canaveral.

Some of Wish‘s three-night cruises include just one port of call, stopping at DCL’s private island Castaway Cay, but many also include a stop at Nassau.

All four-night sailings call at both Castaway Cay and Nassau, and include one sea day.

Nassau’s beautiful Cabbage Beach is easy to get to for Disney cruisers – it’s just a short taxi ride from the cruise port

In 2024 and for the foreseeable future, it looks like Disney Wish will remain homeported in Port Canaveral to whisk cruisers off to the Bahamas!

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Where does Disney Fantasy go in 2022 and 2023?

Also homeported in Port Canaveral, Disney Fantasy sails seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises in 2022, plus five- and six-night Western Caribbean itineraries.

For 2023, The Disney Fantasy offers six- and seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises, along with two eight-night Bermuda cruises in April and September, and a few Bahamas itineraries.

On Disney Fantasy‘s Western Caribbean sailings, you can interact with wild stingrays at Grand Cayman’s Stingray City

Ports of call that this Disney ship visits include Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth, Tortola, St. Thomas, and San Juan. Most Disney Fantasy itineraries also include a day at Castaway Cay.

Where does Disney Dream go in 2022, 2023, and 2024?

For the rest of 2022 until the beginning of May 2023, Disney Dream will be homeported in Miami, sailing four- and five-night Bahamas and Western Caribbean itineraries. Ports include Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and Nassau. All cruises will also feature a stop at Castaway Cay.

Then Dream repositions to Barcelona, on a 13-day Transatlantic cruise. From mid-May until mid-July 2023, she sails the Mediterranean on seven- to 11-night cruises from Barcelona or Civitavecchia (near Rome).

Cruisers can visit the ruins of Pompeii on a Disney Dream Mediterranean cruise to Naples, Italy

In late July 2023, Disney Dream repositions to Southampton, running four- to 11-night Northern European cruises from Southampton and Copenhagen.

Then it’s back across the Atlantic to New York in late September 2023 for the Dream. Until early November she sails four- to six-night Bermuda cruises and Canadian Maritimes itineraries.

The Disney Dream is changing its winter home in 2023! She’ll homeport in Fort Lauderdale for the winter season into early 2024.

After repositioning via the Southern Caribbean and San Juan, Dream will return to sailing four- and five-night Bahamas and Western Caribbean itineraries. Ports include Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and Nassau. These cruises will also feature a stop at Castaway Cay.

Where does Disney Wonder go in 2022, 2023, and 2024?

Beginning in late September 2022, Disney Wonder sails to Baja California and the Mexican Riviera from San Diego. You can choose three- to seven-night roundtrip cruises to Mexico through the beginning of May, 2023.

In mid-May, the ship sails a Pacific Coast repositioning cruise, ending in Vancouver.

Disney Wonder sails five- to nine-night Alaska itineraries during the summer, starting in mid-May and ending in mid-to-late September.

See the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska on a Disney Wonder cruise

In early October 2023, Disney Wonder begins its transpacific repositioning to Sydney, Australia via Honolulu, Hawaii. She then sails shorter cruises from ports in Australia and New Zealand, including Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, and Brisbane, until mid-February 2024.

The Wonder then returns to Vancouver via Honolulu in early March 2024.

Where does Disney Magic go in 2022, 2023, and 2024?

After repositioning to New York, Disney Magic sails five- to seven-night Bermuda and Canada cruises through October 2022.

Then she sails south for two Caribbean cruises from San Juan before heading to her winter home in Galveston at the end of November. The Magic sails four- to seven-night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston until mid-February 2023, visiting ports including Progreso, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth, and Costa Maya.

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After an overnight repositioning (without passengers) to New Orleans in February, Disney Magic continues sailing four- to seven-night Western Caribbean cruises through early April 2023.

Rumor has it that Disney Magic will go into a 21-day drydock, starting on April 14, 2023.

In early May 2023, the Magic returns to service, sailing a few Southern and Eastern Caribbean cruises from San Juan before heading to Miami.

From late May through the end of September 2023, Disney Magic visits the Caribbean and the Bahamas, on three- to eight-night cruises. Ports vary by sailing, but all spend a day at Castaway Cay.

In early October 2023, the Magic repositions to San Diego, with a Panama Canal full transit stopping at Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Cartagena, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas.

Visit beautiful Cartagena, Colombia on a Disney Magic Panama Canal sailing

From mid-October 2023 until the end of November, Disney Magic sails two- to seven-night Baja California and Mexican Riviera itineraries, with ports including Catalina Island, Ensenada, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, and Mazatlán.

The beginning of December 2023 sees the Magic sail eastbound back through the Panama Canal, repositioning to Galveston to begin the winter 2023/2024 Caribbean cruise season.

Where will Disney Treasure go in 2024?

Disney’s sixth cruise ship, Disney Treasure, will set sail on her inaugural voyage sometime in 2024. DCL hasn’t released many details yet about the ship, including where Disney Treasure will sail to!

An artist’s rendering of Disney Treasure‘s Grand Hall (image courtesy of Disney Cruise Line)

But watch this space—I’ll provide updates as soon as I find out when Disney Treasure will start sailing, and where she’ll go.

Which Disney cruises go to Castaway Cay?

Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island destination in the Bahamas, offers cruisers a day of pure relaxation on its pristine beaches. Or book a fun activity for your day in port! Disney cruisers can enjoy parasailing, fishing, and water sports, or rent bikes to explore the destination.

Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, is a favorite stop for many DCL cruisers

All of DCL’s Bahamas cruises include a visit to Castaway Cay, and many of their Caribbean itineraries also include a stop at the private island.

Disney Cruise ships that visit Castaway Cay include Disney Wish, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Dream.

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More resources for your Disney cruise

I hope you enjoyed reading about where Disney cruises go! What’s your favorite Disney cruise destination? Or are you planning a DCL cruise right now? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!

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Carrie Ann Karstunen