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22 Disney Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews
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ldwspdx2000
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
This service is the first and foremost thing I remember from our 14 day cruise through the Panama Canal. The crew provided much better service than I have experienced at almost any Disney resort. I did not receive one bit of ... Read more
BobnDonna
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
89 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this Panama Canal cruise so we could visit my niece and family in San Diego, the have a leisurely journey back home to Port Canaveral, twenty minutes from our house. It was a really good cruise, nine sea days and four ports. ... Read more
jamess2000
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 17th Disney cruise and it came up short in some areas-food quality, entertainment, and excursions in ports. The quality of the food served was not up to par and less than we have experienced on past cruises with Disney. ... Read more
swatts1
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
231 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just got back today from a 14 day Panama Canal crossing. In typical Disney fashion, everything was well organized from the check in to the disembarkation. Nobody does it as well as Disney. The Wonder is heading to Spain tomorrow for ... Read more
CalgaryMac
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
33 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This is our second cruise with Disney. I love being on the sea so this trip offered quite a few days of sailing without a stop at a port. Embarkation was easy and relatively quick. When we saw the lines, my heart sank but it was really ... Read more
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Glynno
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
305 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Got offered a deal on Disney Wonder East Bound Panama Cruise 23 Nov 2015 - bit worried as I am not a great lover of Disney - or children - perhaps that's why I have a Grumpy T shirt. My wife wanted to go - so off we went. Had a good few ... Read more
Missy822
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
The cabin was clean and our steward was polite. The common areas and restrooms were kept clean as well. My problem was with the wait staff. This was my 5th cruise with Disney, I am a DVC Member, and this may be my last. For those that ... Read more
MunFam
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Positives: -Very few children on the Canal Crossing which meant the characters got to know the children by name. -Our room location, experience was great. -Although every room was sold, most rooms were only 2 pax, so the ship ... Read more
Shelly2004
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
We have sailed on five different lines- but keep coming back to Disney, with and without the kids. Panama was our tenth Disney Cruise. People sometimes look at me and ask "why?" It's just better. The boats are kept immaculately (I've been ... Read more
SummerTraveler
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
56 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise was a repositioning cruise for the Wonder from the West Coast thru the Panama Canal to Florida. Hurricane Odile was traveling up the Mexican coast as we were getting ready to go down the coast from San Diego. As we found out on ... Read more
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bobski24
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 helpful votes
We wanted to see the Panama Canal & this Disney repositioning cruise was a perfect fit. Because this was a 15 day cruise, late in the school year there were only about 300 kids on the cruise. I don't believe all the cabins were filled ... Read more
Robot RN
Member Since 2012
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed May 2014
Our first cruise with DCL was a magical experience. We had a last minute reservation which I was slightly worried about because we couldn't choose a cabin, it was assigned at the terminal. The cabins are the biggest we've ever had for ... Read more
Meerkat92064
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
This was our second DCL cruise and we traveled with another couple - all without children. From an adult perspective, this cruise has a lot to offer even if it seems to be very much pointed towards families with kids. We found the small ... Read more
melvinhank
Member Since 2013
1 review
The Disney Wonder had the BEST Entertainment we have ever experienced on a Cruise. This is the first Disney Cruise we have taken. This was our 22nd Cruise and Holland is our favorite line. The production of shows offered on our Cruise was ... Read more
CarlyJax
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2013
We flew into LAX and had no trouble finding our Disney Rep. and onto the bus for our cruise. Check in was relatively simple because we were returning cruisers....all of our information was already there! Do not remember having it like that ... Read more
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DeckLife
Member Since 2013
1 review
94 forum posts
This 14-day cruise was the second cruise for my husband and me, who are in our 60's. The first was 7 days on Carnival this past spring. Here are my impressions and comments. As first-time Disney cruisers, we read a lot ahead of time on ... Read more
Activated95b
Member Since 2008
1 review
105 forum posts
2 helpful votes
In terms of family experience - I was extremely impressed. We sailed with a set of three year old boy-girl twins and the children's programs were excellent. Another thing that I really liked was the fact that I didn't have to worry about ... Read more
Jiima
Member Since 2013
1 review
35 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Disney Wonder sailed from Miami Florida to Los Angeles via the Panama Canal on Monday, May 6, 2013 . This repositioning cruise was our first cruise on Disney. Overall we had an excellent cruising experience on the Wonder and would ... Read more
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dvandkq
Member Since 2013
1 review
We have just recently returned from the 14-day Panama Canal repositioning cruise aboard the 'Disney Wonder', and all we can say is "WOW!!!". Our first cruise experience was a 7-day Alaska/Glacier Bay/Inside Passage cruise aboard a ... Read more
Lanfarm
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed December 2012
This was our first experience with Disney Cruise Lines and we loved it! We took a trip on the Carnival Victory in September to the southern Caribbean and enjoyed the time together but the ship, crew, food, entertainment, etc., didn't come ... Read more
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628Terry
Member Since 2015
1 review
This was our 7th cruise on DCL and our 5th on the beautiful Disney Wonder. It did not disappoint and ranks as one of our favorite cruises. We left San Diego to go through the Panama Canal. This was our second DCL cruise to the Panama ... Read more
jah272
Member Since 2003
5 reviews
Sailed August 2008
My wife, 6 year old daughter and I sailed on the Disney Magic from Los Angeles to Florida on the Eastbound 2008 Panama Canal 15 day voyage. We had a great time, detailed below. Embarkation- LA was not as smooth as Disney's port Canaveral ... Read more

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