Disney Cruise Line to Offer Magical Hawai’i and South Pacific Cruises

Disney Cruise Line is bringing the magic of a Disney vacation to families and fans in Australia and New Zealand during limited-time “Disney Magic at Sea” cruises that immerse guests in Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars stories beginning in late October 2023.

Repositioning cruises for the Disney Wonder will be the first South Pacific voyages for Disney Cruise Line, giving guests the chance to experience destinations like Fiji and Samoa.

The cityscape of Sydney, Australia reveals a long bridge extending across a harbor to a bustling metropolis

The Disney Wonder will embark on these “Disney Magic at Sea” cruises through Feb. 2024, ranging from two to six nights and departing from four home ports: Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia; and Auckland, New Zealand. 

13-Night South Pacific Cruise from Honolulu ending in Sydney
Embark on a one-of-a-kind vacation at sea to Sydney, Australia on a 13-night cruise—with 14 sunsets—departing from Honolulu, Hawai’i. Experience the best of Oʻahu before sailing over the international date line (where you’ll “lose” a day but not a sunset) to the exotic isles of American Samoa, Fiji and New Caledonia. While sailing the Pacific blue, enjoy award-winning entertainment, exciting deck parties, imaginative dining, Character encounters and more. In Australia, spend time exploring a host of fascinating destinations, including the Sydney Opera House, botanical gardens, golden-sand beaches and a vibrant dining scene.

Docked boats and tall buildings line Honolulu Harbor

15-Night South Pacific Cruise from Sydney ending in Honolulu
Cast off on the journey of a lifetime with this 15-night cruise sailing through the South Pacific and over the international date line, where you’ll experience the same calendar day twice amid 14 sunsets. Explore Sydney’s stunning botanical gardens, golden-sand beaches and cosmopolitan city center—home to a beautiful harbor and the iconic Opera House—before setting sail through the mighty Pacific Ocean. Along the way, dock at American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia and the Hawaiian island of Maui. While at sea, delight in award-winning entertainment, exciting deck parties, imaginative dining, Character encounters and more.

A Disney cruise ship docked next to the glass and steel Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver

10-Night Hawaiian Cruise from Vancouver ending in Honolulu
Say “Aloha!” to an enchanting 10-night Hawaiian cruise departing from Vancouver, British Columbia. Drop anchor at Hilo, Honolulu, Nawiliwili and Kahului, where carefree leisure, recreation and adventure await. Trek to lush jungles, discover secret waterfalls, kick back on a gorgeous beach or explore the colorful marine life under the waves. Plus, enjoy the exceptional hospitality you’ve come to expect from Disney—award-winning entertainment, festive deck parties, imaginative dining, freshwater pools and waterslides, kids clubs, Character encounters, exciting Port Adventures and so much more.

10-Night Hawaiian Cruise from Honolulu ending in Vancouver
Drop anchor at Kahului, Hilo and Nawiliwili during a 10-night sailing from Honolulu to Vancouver, where the best of the Aloha spirit awaits—from lush jungles and secret waterfalls to stunning beaches and a laid-back island vibe. Then voyage through the Pacific in style while enjoying magical amenities and activities only Disney can create—including award-winning entertainment, festive deck parties, themed dining, sparkling pools, kids clubs, Character encounters and so much more. After your cruise, enjoy time to explore the parks, gardens and big-city charm of beautiful Vancouver.

Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House next to an array of modern glass and steel skyscrapers

Adventures by Disney
Make your vacation even more magical by spending a few extra days in Sydney either before or after your South Pacific cruise. Become part of the story while a local, Disney-trained Adventure Guide share their knowledge of local people, customs and places during carefully planned excursions. Your expert guide will also ensure that your trip is not just loads of fun but hassle-free as well. From checking you in to your luxury hotel to recommending dining options and not-to-be-missed experiences, every detail of your extended visit in this magnificent city will be handled with the utmost care.

“Disney Magic at Sea” bookings open September 29 for Australia and New Zealand and repositioning sailings open October 6 for the general public.

Guests that are Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club and select other affinity groups may take advantage of the following extended early booking windows for the repositioning cruises:

  • Oct. 3, 2022: Platinum Castaway Club Members & Golden Oak Members
  • Oct. 4, 2022: Gold Castaway Club Members
  • Oct. 5, 2022: Silver Castaway Club Members, eligible Disney Vacation Club Members and Adventure Insiders
  • Oct. 6, 2022: All Guests

Additionally, guests onboard the repositionaing sailings arriving or departing from Sydney will have exclusive access to a special Adventures by Disney itinerary. The Sydney Escape offers a 4-day, 3-night adventure, where guests will explore some of the best this magnificent city has to offer, making it the perfect pre- or post-adventure for their South Pacific Disney Cruise.