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Disney Cruise Line is celebrating the success of its inaugural season in Australia and NZ following 32 magical sailings that set sail from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland from October 2023 – February 2024.

This morning, the Disney Wonder’s last Australian voyage of the season docked and the ship will later today sail out of Sydney Harbour on route to Honolulu, US.

Due to popular demand, these magical sailings will return to local shores! Disney Cruise Line will return from October 2024 through February 2025 with two-to-seven night ‘Disney Magic at Sea’ sailings aboard the Disney Wonder, sailing from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland. 

Disney Magic at Sea sailings bring the magic of Disney to one amazing holiday experience. While on board, Disney Cruise Line guests encounter favourite characters from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, plus enjoy spectacular entertainment. Children can express their creativity in the immersive Youth Clubs, while Adults have their own exclusive spaces to rest and relax, including the adults-only Quiet Cove pool.

Guests also enjoy incredible dining experiences onboard with imaginative restaurants including Tiana’s Place, where guests can meet Princess Tiana herself and enjoy a taste of New Orleans cooking, and Animator’s Palate, an interactive dining experience that celebrates Disney animation. The popular onboard dining offering also includes 24-hour room service and delicious quick-service delights.

During Disney Cruise Line’s first season in Australia and NZ, guests enjoyed more than 1,178,820 meals. Soft-serve ice-cream proved a popular treat with guests enjoying nearly 250,000 scoops, while pizza remained a favourite snack with more than 266,400 slices devoured across the season.



FUN FOOD FACTS | Disney Magic at Sea – 2023/2024 Australia/NZ Season  

During Disney Cruise Line’s inaugural 2023/2024 sailing season in Australia and NZ, guests onboard enjoyed at total of:

  • 1,178,820 meals
  • 249,750 scoops of soft serve ice-cream
  • 222,000 cups of coffee
  • 199,800 eggs
  • 566,100 bread rolls
  • 33,300 buckets of popcorn
  • 266,400 slices of pizza