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178 Disney First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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JimBallz
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The Disney Dream is a beautiful ship with lots to do and see. We went on a four night cruise which was perfect for us ... Read more
Commander n
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We loved the ports on this cruise, Antigua and Grenada were beautiful Friendly Islands, but time on the ship was not ... Read more
lberinger@jps.net
1 Review
Member Since 2016
2/10
Full disclosure: Travelers include a 5-year-old energetic grandboy and a 58-year-old adventurous grandmom. This was ... Read more
knachman
1 Review
Member Since 2016
20 Forum Posts
I had cruised one time before on Carnival and was definitely underwhelmed. My husband and kids had never cruised ... Read more
coloradomouse
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
A frank review from a veteran cruiser, to include 5 Disney cruises. First of all, as always, attentive service is a ... Read more

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ro_rdez
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first vacation with our 10 month baby, we chose the perfect plan for him by going on a Disney cruise. The ... Read more
cruiseabuser
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Our family took the Very Merrytime Cruise out of Galveston, with port stops at Key West and Castaway Cay. We drove to ... Read more
Hnorc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
For first time cruisers, we tried our best to prepare by listening to the advice of prior cruisers. However, nothing ... Read more
disneyfan123
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Awesome and relaxing, best describes the 4 night cruise our family just took on Disney Magic. My husband and I are not ... Read more
Disneylover1012
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our 1st Disney Cruise was on the Dream which left Monday, 11/23 and returned Friday, 11/27. This was over Thanksgiving ... Read more

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Cruzing Mike
1 Review
Member Since 2015
15 Forum Posts
11/15
I was always curious about taking a cruise with my family but just never did it. I had a relative that went on a DCL ... Read more
Aschaufele
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Let me start by saying my family and I stayed in 8016, a two bedroom suite on the concierge level, and I would highly ... Read more
DeDisney
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I just got off a week long trip on the Disney Fantasy Cruise today (Saturday). This cruise line went to Mexico, ... Read more
LRG23
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
My family went on our very first cruise ever on the Fantasy (Halloween on the High Seas)!!! It was absolutely ... Read more
SGREEN0920
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My family of 4 had an absolutely wonderful vacation aboard the Disney Fantasy! This was the frist cruise of any kind ... Read more

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Carol-d
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My mother, son (6) and I went on the Disney Fantasy to the Eastern Carribean and had a fabulous time. This was first ... Read more
luvincruising
4 Reviews
Member Since 2010
78 Forum Posts
This was our first Disney cruise. We booked it in May 2014. After reading reviews from here and in other disney ... Read more
sam16261
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I thought the disney dream cruise was absolutely amazing. The food service was superb. Our waiter and waitress were ... Read more
NickyMc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have just returned from a cruise on the Disney Dream (9/28-10/1/2015) There were 13 of us all together. We had a man ... Read more
jferna01
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We did our first Disney Cruise and expectation were high but it actually turned out to be an average cruise. In my ... Read more

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Cathyandsteveg
4 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Disney Cruise June 23-June 30 2012 Our son and his family invited us to join them on a Disney cruise to celebrate ... Read more
dreamer31
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We are Disney veterans and do the parks almost every year so when we decided to go on a cruise Disney was the obvious ... Read more
mividajp
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
234 Forum Posts
Our cruise consisted of myself, my husband, our 3yo daughter, my parents-in-law, and our two nephews 2yo and 4yo. This ... Read more
Milly R
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our family took their first cruise last week on Disney Wonder from Vancouver to Alaska. We had no idea what to expect ... Read more
ALRhinebeck
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We took this cruise for a five day stint as first time cruisers for any cruise line. Before reviewing anything at all, ... Read more

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