Disney Dream Overview

By Cruiseline.com Staff - Updated Aug. 27, 2019

Disney storytelling meets cruising luxury on Disney Dream. From restaurants that seamlessly blend animation with world-class food to full-scale stage productions of Beauty and the Beast and The Golden Mickeys at the Walt Disney Theater, Dream offers the kind of magical experience for children only Disney can provide.

While younger kids will be thrilled to meet their favorite Disney characters throughout this family-friendly ship, parents will appreciate Dream's kids, tween, and teen clubs, which offer supervised, age-appropriate activities for cruisers 3 to 17 in designated kid-friendly activity centers. In 2018, the ship received several upgrades, including new interactive Star Wars-themed children's areas and the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, which gives kids character makeovers.

Disney Dream has plenty for adults, too. With the little ones 6 months and older entrusted to the ship’s It's a Small World Nursery, parents are free to soak in one of Dream's oceanview hot tubs, grab a glass of bubbly at Pink, the ship's champagne bar, or dance the night away at the caterpillar-to-butterfly-themed Evolution.

Departing from Florida's Port Canaveral, Disney Dream cruises offer 3- to 5-day round-trip sailings to the Bahamas, including a stop at Castaway Cay, Disney's private island where passengers are treated to water sports and a host of other outdoor activities.

Disney Dream Highlights

  • Walt Disney Theater featuring productions of The Golden Mickeys and Beauty and the Beast
  • Disney character experiences and photo opportunities
  • Kids' programs including the Oceaneer Club/Lab (ages 3-12), Edge (11-14) and Vibe (14-17)
  • It's a Small World nursery (6 months - 3 years)
  • Adult-exclusive dining at Remy and Palo
  • Kid-friendly activities including: Midship Detective Agency, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, and Arr-Cade
  • Pirates in the Caribbean deck party
  • Donald's and Mickey's pools with the AquaDuck watercoaster and toddler splash area
  • Pink champagne bar
  • Skyline bar and lounge

Before You Book

Why Sail on Disney Dream: With Disney in its name, it should come as no surprise that Dream is a family-friendly ship. From kid-pleasing touches from ship-wide interactive artwork to princess-themed dining, this vessel was designed to appeal to young cruisers and their families.

You Should Know: Disney ships are designed to appeal to children and multigenerational groups. Although the ship has several adults-only spaces, cruisers looking for a quiet, laid-back vacation with more varied entertainment and activities would probably prefer a different cruise line.

Disney Dream Ship Stats

  • Price:
    $$$$
  • Size: XL
  • Total Passengers: 4,000
  • Total Crew: 1,458
  • Passenger to Crew Ratio: 2.74
  • Built: Jan 2011
  • Refurbished: Jan 2018
  • Number of Decks: 14
  • Total Cabins: 1,250
  • Cabin Categories: 31
  • Gross Tonnage: 128,000
  • Length: 1,115
  • Beam: 121

Cabins

1250 cabins and 31 cabin categories.

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Inside Cabin Inside
4.5
(23 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 178 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $308/night
Oceanview Cabin Oceanview
5.0
(34 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 223 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $322/night
Balcony Balcony
4.6
(211 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 266 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $344/night
Suite Cabin Suite
4.7
(10 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 903 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $831/night

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Dining

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Palo Palo
5.0
(6 Reviews)
Funnel Vision Funnel Vision
5.0
(3 Reviews)
Frozone Treats Frozone Treats
5.0
(3 Reviews)
Remy Remy
5.0
(2 Reviews)

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Onboard Activities

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AquaDuck AquaDuck
5.0
(8 Reviews)
Currents Bar Currents Bar
5.0
(2 Reviews)
Jogging Track Jogging Track
5.0
(1 Review)
Funnel Vision Funnel Vision
5.0
(3 Reviews)

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Amazing Disney Cruise as Always by royaltymore

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

Over cruise was great. They treated my daughter like a princess for her birthday cruise and I would definitely cruise with Disney again. They staff is great and the service is exceptional.

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Halloween cruise by cas0748

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Singles/Friends

The security drill was extremely disorganized so be prepared.

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Can't wait to do another Disney Cruise by zellerfam

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

We loved this cruise. We WILL be booking another Disney cruise - we put our deposit down while we were onboard. Next one will be longer, though - we loved it that much!

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360 Disney Dream Tips

KAllred72
Feb 05, 2015

Definitely take clothes to dress up for Pirate night, just makes it more fun!!

christiw97
Aug 13, 2014

Don't miss the buffet when you first get on the cruise before it leaves port. They had all you can eat shrimp, crab claws, prime rib, lamb chops and more.

tatolulu
Sep 13, 2014

The breakfast on the cabana was fast not to many Waiting on line.

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