Would you like to be among the first to experience Lighthouse Point, Disney Cruise Line’s new island retreat in The Bahamas? This new destination will celebrate both the breathtaking beauty and vibrant culture of The Bahamas. Or, you can set sail on an incredible adventure exploring the history of Europe, the wilderness of Alaska or the tropical islands of the Caribbean. All of these magical adventures and more await you on the summer 2024 Disney Cruise Line itineraries. Plus, you’ll enjoy the world-class entertainment, gourmet dining and award-winning attention to detail Disney Cruise Line is best known (and appreciated) for!
Although destinations like Alaska and Europe tend to be at the top of bucket list destinations, we think this new exotic locale of Lighthouse Point will quickly join your list of “must visit” destinations.
Lighthouse Point, Disney Cruise Line’s new island destination in The Bahamas, on the island of Eleuthera will welcome families for the first time in June 2024. Lighthouse Point was designed with families in mind, imbued with the color and energy of Bahamian artistry and developed with sustainability and conservation.
On June 6, a three-night preview sailing on the Disney Magic from Fort Lauderdale will give cruisers a sneak peek of Lighthouse Point with limited access to some areas of the island.
A seven-night inaugural cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy from Port Canaveral, Florida, on June 8 will allow you to be among the first to make a splash in the crystal-clear waters of this new beach retreat. This ultimate Disney Cruise Line island destination itinerary will feature not one, but two stops at Lighthouse Point … and that’s not all! One day of sun-drenched serenity at Castaway Cay also awaits your family on this once-in-a-lifetime sailing.
After the inaugural cruise, Lighthouse Point will be a featured stop on select three-, four- and five-night sailings to The Bahamas and Caribbean on the Disney Magic out of Fort Lauderdale throughout the summer. These South Florida-based itineraries will vary stops between Lighthouse Point and Castaway Cay, with five special sailings including both Disney Cruise Line island destinations.
Can you think of anything better than sailing the Mediterranean with Captain Mickey and Captain Minnie at the helm? Those dreams can come to life in next summer as the Disney Dream returns for the second time to exciting European destinations in the Mediterranean, Greek Isles, British Isles and popular locales in the Norwegian Fjords and Iceland.
These sailings will feature a number of new ports of call, including Valencia, Spain; Haugesund, Norway; and Hamburg, Germany, along with three Mediterranean destinations that will return for the first time since 2014: Catania, Italy; Kusadasi, Turkey; and Valletta, Malta.
Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises from Barcelona and Civitavecchia (Rome) will range from five to 11 nights, while northern Europe and British Isles sailings will offer itineraries anywhere from three nights to one 12-night voyage that includes the Norwegian fjords, three days in Iceland and an overnight stay in Reykjavik.
Cruises to Alaska from Vancouver, Canada, will return on the Disney Wonder from May through September 2024, offering more chances for your family to experience the natural splendor and adventure of “The Last Frontier” with five-, seven- and nine-night sailings. Majestic wildlife and stunning scenery in iconic places like Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and glacier viewing along the Stikine Icecap will blend with Disney’s world-class entertainment, dining and guest service to create a family-friendly vacation that celebrates the spirit of Alaska both on land and on board.
The Bahamas and Caribbean
In addition to the inaugural season of Lighthouse Point sailings from Fort Lauderdale on the Disney Magic, the Disney Fantasy and Disney Wish will sail to sun-kissed islands throughout The Bahamas and Caribbean in summer 2024. All sailings on these Port Canaveral-based ships will feature a visit to Castaway Cay, a Disney’s original private island paradise in The Bahamas that offers something for everyone in the family, from fun and relaxation to adventurous water activities.
The Disney Wish will continue to offer three- and four-night sailings to the Bahamas out of Port Canaveral while the Disney Fantasy will visit popular ports in both the eastern and western Caribbean on seven-night cruises. One five-night Disney Fantasy voyage in July will visit Nassau and feature two stops in Castaway Cay, while a special 10-night southern Caribbean sailing will give your family another opportunity to visit Lighthouse Point with additional visits to the islands of Antigua, St. Lucia, Dominica, Tortola and Castaway Cay.
Summer 2024 Disney Cruise Line bookings open to the general public on March 30, 2023, with early access for Castaway Club members.
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