Your Disney Cruise is only as lazy as you choose to make it — there’s always something going on, so no one will ever get bored onboard!
Disney Cruises have long been known for their abundant live entertainment — and especially for the Broadway-style performances staged nightly in the Walt Disney Theatre. There are three primary shows onboard the Disney Wish, two of which were made exclusively for the new ship.
Disney Seas the Adventure
Start your cruise out right with Disney Seas the Adventure, an embarkation celebration on the first night of your cruise (not to be confused with the sail-away party that happens earlier in the day). This nighttime performance starts out innocently enough, as Captain Minnie hands the helm over to Goofy.
The ensuing journey features a fabulous musical voyage into favorite films such as Hercules, The Princess and the Frog, Finding Nemo, Moana, Frozen II, and Brave. As the show reaches its crescendo, a cavalcade of Characters leads Guests out of the theatre and into the Grand Hall for an unforgettable sendoff — the ultimate “kiss goodnight.”
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
This one-of-a-kind theatrical adaptation of the beloved 1989 Disney animated film was created exclusively for the Disney Wish. With innovative theatrical design, dazzling special effects, and artistic choreography, the all-new script and score goes beyond the film to find new ways to delight.
Guests of all ages will delight in seeing the innovative puppets — reminiscent of those which debuted in Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Finding Nemo: The Musical and Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond! — which help bring favorite characters to life
Disney’s Aladdin — A Musical Spectacular
Already a favorite of those traveling onboard the Disney Fantasy cruise ship, Aladdin is also performed onboard the Disney Wish. After all, how could you name a ship “Wish” and not have Genie represented? Spectacular special effects and just a little magic from the lamp bring this timeless tale to the stage with music and comedy.
Pirates Rockin’ Parlay Party and Fireworks at Sea
Pirate Night holds a place of honor on many Disney Cruise itineraries, and the Disney Wish is no exception. And once again, Disney Wish’s version seems to add just a little extra to the experience you find onboard the other ships.
The Disney Wish’s version of the pirate party features a rollicking rock-and-roll soundtrack of live music, remarkable stunts, special effects, and plenty of surprises. The show is heralded by Captain Redd, descendant of the famous red-headed icon from the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. She and a band of head-banging buccaneers provide the soundtrack for an unforgettable night that includes Captain Jack Sparrow (you have heard of him?) and the industry-first fireworks display at sea.
Wonderland Cinema and Never Land Cinema
A Disney Cruise is a great way to catch up on the latest released from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm.
Onboard most Disney ships, the Buena Vista Theatre is the place to go — but continuing with the bigger and better theme, Disney Wish is home to two movie theaters: Wonderland Cinema and Never Land Cinema.
There’s no need to buy a ticket — just find a seat and enjoy the show. A nearby snack bar sells popcorn, candy, and soft drinks (for an additional charge).
Disney Uncharted Adventure
Following in the footsteps of onboard interactive experiences such as Midship Detective Agency (onboard the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy), Disney Uncharted Adventure is a new first-of-its kind experience that takes classic Disney storytelling to new heights.
The story goes that an unknown evil force has attacked the Wishing Star, splitting its magic into pieces that land in far-off realms. To bring back the Star’s powers, Captain Minnie needs Guests to help navigate the ship toward these uncharted worlds.
Guests onboard join Captain Minnie, Captain Mickey, and other favorite Disney Characters on a multidimensional search for the magic across storybook worlds. You might spot Moana, Nemo, Princess Tiana, Peter Pan, and others through your “enchanted spyglass” (which looks suspiciously like your mobile device). But don’t worry – you won’t be staring at your phone the entire time; rather, it’s a tool used to unlock magic all around the ship. Just be sure you download the Disney Cruise Line Navigator app before your cruise begins.
This versatile venue hosts action-packed physical challenges and game-show-style competitions, and is home to a sports court during other hours. Check the onboard navigator app to see what’s happening each day!