Disney Cruise Line Announces Itineraries for 2021

Mickey Mouse in New Orleans.

Disney Cruise travelers will delight in the Southern charm of New Orleans, and Disney fans will find magic around every corner as they recognize the iconic sights and sounds that inspired the beloved animated film “The Princess and the Frog.” (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

A Return to New Orleans and Tropical Destinations Highlight the Disney Cruise Line Schedule for 2021

Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will return to New Orleans for a limited-time engagement in early 2021. Sailings from New Orleans will head to the Bahamas and Caribbean, including visits to Disney’s private island paradise: Castaway Cay. A lineup of popular itineraries will continue across the Disney fleet with cruises to tropical destinations from Texas, California and Florida.

Bookings open to the public on Thursday, October 3, 2019. You can find with further details on the itineraries from January through May 2021 on the “Ports and Itineraries for 2021” page of disneycruise.com.

Disney Cruise Line Heads Back to The Big Easy in New Orleans

With New Orleans departures proving popular in the past, the Disney Wonder will return to the bayou from late January through February 2021 with a series of magical voyages. A pair of four- and five-night cruises to the Western Caribbean will kick off the season from New Orleans. The five-night cruise will includee a visit to Progreso, Mexico, which is a new port of call for Disney Cruise Line on the Yucatan Peninsula. This quaint Mexican town is filled with treasures for families to explore together, from ancient Mayan ruins to hidden swimming holes filled with crystal-clear water.

There will also be three seven-night sailings to the Bahamas (with a stop at Disney’s Castaway Cay), plus a 14-night Panama Canal cruise, to round out the departures from New Orleans in early 2021.

There is no experience more unique than taking in all of the flavors and flair of the Big Easy, both onboard the Disney Wonder and ashore. In true Disney style, The sounds and sights of New Orleans will come to life at Tiana’s Place restaurant, where families will be transported to an era of southern charm, spirited jazz and street party celebrations with live music and other surprises. All of this is inspired, of course, by the classic Disney animated film “The Princess and the Frog.” Before or after their cruise, guests can savor New Orleans’ distinct cuisine, visit family-friendly museums and parks, and take in the sounds of world-renowned live jazz music.

Disney Cruise Line, Galveston, Texas.

Disney Cruise Line sails from Galveston on a variety of itineraries to the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Guests sailing to the Bahamas will experience tropical beauty with a stop at Disney’s private island paradise, Castaway Cay. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Disney Cruise Itineraries from Texas and California

The Disney Wonder will also return to the popular home ports of Galveston, Texas and San Diego, California in early 2021. Guests sailing from Texas will enjoy the white-sand beaches of the Western Caribbean on a series of four- and six-night cruises to Grand Cayman and Cozumel. There will be one seven-night departure that will feature stops at Key West, Nassau and Castaway Cay.

Following the season in New Orleans, the Disney Wonder will head to the West Coast for a variety of sailings to Baja and the Mexican Riviera, departing from San Diego. Fun family adventures will include hunting for gold aboard a pirate ship in Cabo San Lucas, embarking on an off-road adventure in Ensenada or sunbathing on glittering sand beaches on cruises ranging from three to seven nights.

Castaway Cay, Disney Cruise Line

Castaway Cay is Disney’s private island paradise in the tropical waters of the Bahamas, reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests. In a setting of crystal-clear turquoise waters, powdery white-sand beaches and lush landscapes, the 1,000-acre island offers one-of-a-kind areas and activities for every member of the family. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Bahamian and Caribbean Getaways from Florida

The fun doesn’t end there. Disney Cruise Line will have three ships sailing to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida in early 2021 — and every cruise will include a day at Disney’s private island paradise: Castaway Cay. This award-winning destination is reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests and is the ultimate escape for everyone in the family. A day at Castaway Cay offers opportunities for adventure and relaxation in a lush, tropical setting filled with classic Disney storytelling.

  • From Miami, the Disney Magic will sail three-, four- and five-night Bahamian and Western Caribbean cruises.
  • From Port Canaveral, the Disney Fantasy will sail seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries.
  • From Port Canaveral, the Disney Dream will sail three- and four-night Bahamian cruises.

With a variety of Disney Cruise Line options from Florida, you can experience spectacular Disney cruises full of fun and relaxation – featuring Broadway-style shows, immersive themed dining, imaginative kids clubs, character encounters and spaces for everyone in the family.

Learn More or Get Started with your Disney Cruise Booking

To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, visit disneycruise.com, call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500.


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