13 Facts About Disney Magic


Disney Magic is the first cruise ship owned and operated by Disney Cruise Line, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

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Originally, from 2000, Disney Magic had been undertaking weekly cruises to Castaway Cay and Caribbean islands out of its home port in Port Canaveral, Florida.

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In June 2005, Disney Magic was dispatched to the West Coast as part of Disneyland's 50th Anniversary celebrations and as a test for California expansion.

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In May 2007, Disney Magic started her inaugural Mediterranean cruises out of Barcelona, Spain.

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In May 2012, Disney Magic was relocated to New York City, where she sailed 8-night cruises to the Bahamas, New England, and Canada.

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In June 2013, Disney Magic was re-positioned to Barcelona, Spain for the summer.

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Disney Magic was put in for an overhaul at Navantia shipyard, Cadiz, Spain.

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In October 2013, Disney Cruise Line completed renovations to Disney Magic including updates to the ship's cabins, lounges, restaurants and spa and introduced new features including; "Marvel's Avengers Academy", a play area based on Marvel's Avengers characters, the AquaDunk and the AquaLab, consisting of a pool and waterslide.

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Club Disney Magic Junior replaced the Mickey Mouse Club and other changes were made.

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In 2016, the Disney Magic sailed Disney Cruise Lines' inaugural Northern Europe itineraries, homeported in the port of Dover, 70 miles from London, England.

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Disney Magic's sailed to Norway, the British Isles, and the Baltic Sea during her brief three month season.

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Entertainment on Disney Magic includes live Broadway-style shows with many Disney characters at the Walt Disney Theater, the Buena Vista movie theater, which features both Disney films and first-run movies, several night clubs and lounges, several pools, and many Disney-themed parties and celebrations, including a Sail-Away Celebration, Pirate Night, and sometimes a Marvel or Star Wars Day at Sea.

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The Disney Magic's restaurants include Lumiere's, Rapunzel's Table, and Animator's Palate .

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