✔️ Cruise Entertainment and Activities: Included
Disney Cruise Line’s entertainment offerings are impressive! This is Disney, after all!
The ship features spectacular fireworks, professional musicals, festive deck parties, and the latest Disney movies in 3D. There are numerous activities and experiences included in the cost of a Disney cruise, including:
- Nightly entertainment
- Spectacular stage performances
- First-run and classic Disney movies on the deck or in a state-of-the-art theatre
- Immersive kids’ clubs with well-trained Youth Coordinators on hand
- Bars, lounges, and nightclubs that are exclusively for adults
- Deck parties featuring unique themes and your favorite Disney characters
- Disney Character meet-and-greets at select onboard locations
Let’s take a closer look at what is included on a Disney cruise in the entertainment and activities category.
✔️ Disney Movies and Theater Shows: Included
Movies and performances at Walt Disney Theater and Buena Vista Theatre are free on Disney cruise ships.
Walt Disney Theatre, Disney Cruise Line’s majestic performance venue, presents Broadway-caliber productions every evening. You will experience everything from original Disney musicals to full-feature films to fun variety acts with comedians, jugglers, singers, and hypnotists. This glitzy theatre at sea is the ultimate venue for live performances!
Buena Vista Theatre is a beautiful Art-Deco movie theater where you can watch the latest blockbusters during your cruise. Designed in the Art Deco style, the lavish cinema plays first-run films, popular motion picture releases, and Disney classics.
Again, there is no admission because your Disney cruise fare covers it.
✔️ Pools and Waterslides: Included
There’s no need to worry about paying to use the pools and water slides on Disney cruise ships because they’re included.
✔️ Fitness Centers: Included
All Disney cruise ships have free fitness centers with weights, treadmills, and other fitness equipment, as well as free changing rooms and showers.
✔️ Sports and Games: Included
On Disney cruises, there is free basketball, mini-golf, ping pong, shuffleboard, and board games in the lounges.
⚠️ Character Meet and Greets: Partially Included
You can’t go on a Disney Cruise without meeting your favorite Disney Characters. The standard Disney character meet and greets are free on Disney cruises; however, some character meetings will require advanced booking.
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⚠️ Castaway Cay: Partially Included
If your cruise stops at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, you’ll be happy to know that the lounge chairs, beach umbrellas, and on-island dining are included in Disney cruise fares. Moreover, participation in the Castaway Cay 5k race is free of charge.
Most arranged activities, equipment rentals, and specialty beverages will cost extra. See below for more details.
✔️ Kids Clubs (ages 3 to 17): Included
You can find free entertainment for kids, teens, and tweens at Disney’s youth clubs for kids, tweens, and teens. These themed play spaces include Edge, Vibe, Disney’s Oceaneer Club, and Disney’s Oceaneer Lab.