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There's no doubt Disney Cruise Line has a soft spot for Disney Magic, the ship that gave the line a name in the cruise industry. And, as of fall 2013 -- when the ship received its 15th-birthday refurb -- ...
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world1a
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
2 forum posts
Eastern Caribbean, 7-night - February 14, 2009 The Magic is a wonderful ship and, although I'm not a big fan of Mickey and the gang, we had a great Eastern Caribbean cruise experience. In fact, that could be the name for DSL's next ... Read more
stompper3
Member Since 2001
1 review
Sailed February 2009
I (40 something), my wife (30 something), and my child (2 1/2 something) grabbed a last minute trip with Disney two days before it sailed. This will be our second cruise as parents, the first was with RC. The child is not potty trained and ... Read more
clarice1
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed January 2009
We drove to Port Canaveral from Texas. We took our time (2 full days) in case we ran into any car trouble. Stayed the night before at the Marriott in Cocoa Beach which turned out great because they let us leave our car there for the ... Read more
fortheloveofthesea
Member Since 2009
1 review
90 forum posts
Sailed January 2009
We flew into Orlando the day before we set sail, rented a car and drove to Cape Canaveral to spend the night. We dined at a local restaurant Gregory's (excellent) and stayed at the Marriott. The next day we spent some time at Cocoa Beach ... Read more
savysailor55
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
1 forum post
My wife and are are experienced cruisers. Disney wasn't on our radar screen until we accidentally came across an "Internet special" for a 7 night West Caribbean cruise targeted toward Florida residents able to travel at the last minute. ... Read more

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Tom _Ryan
Member Since 2009
1 review
Great Snorkeling on a Dime on the Disney Magic (Western Caribbean) by Tom Ryan - Author of the undersea thriller A Sword for Pizarro If you're still on the proverbial fence as to whether or not a Disney Cruise is for you, let me ... Read more
FamCruise5
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2008
My family took a Disney cruise over Thanksgiving. Our boat was the Disney Magic. We flew into Orlando the day prior to leaving and stayed at the Hyatt at the airport. Staying at the airport hotel worked out perfect. We were able to gather ... Read more
Ngilly
Member Since 2004
1 review
26 forum posts
Sailed October 2008
Our Disney cruise before Halloween was a week of relaxation, laughter and pure disney joy. During one of the days on the sea I caught a ship tour learning about the design and decor of the Magic. I appreciated the crew staff's thorough ... Read more
MiamiTravelGirl
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed September 2008
My DH (28) and I (32) sailed the special 5 night Magic cruise on September 1-5, 2008. We had previously sailed 4 nights on the Wonder in 2006 and loved it so much we decided to cruise with them again. We have no children so I cannot ... 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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lvsatman
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
382 forum posts
Sailed August 2008
We sailed on the Disney Magic on August 3, 2008 for seven nights. There were a total of four of us in our group. Myself, 37, my wife, 39, son, 14, son's friend, 15. My wife has been on two previous cruises, one with Carnival and one with ... Read more
Steve Perez
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2008
So you are searching for a special cruise and notice that Disney is very expensive. This was our first cruise and it was tremendous. Email for details but I can tell you that there are spa specials throughout the week and excursions are ... Read more
Airtita
2 reviews
Sailed June 2008
OK - 1st off, I was skeptical on what was so "Magical" about a Disney Cruise and went with a "Okay, don't tell me; show me!" - after all, this was costing 3 times as much as the VOS I did 2 months ago in a suite! We were a party of 7 ... Read more
Garywhit
2 reviews
My wife, daughter and I just got off the Disney Magic yesterday. Here is my blunt review of the ship. First if you have kids, they will love the ship. Out of the 9 cruises I have been on the Disney Magic has the best childrens program of ... Read more
sammy_and_mikeys_dad
1 review
Sailed April 2008
Our recent cruise on the Disney Magic was truly magical. It was the 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise, with stops at St. Maarten, St. Thomas, and Castaway Cay (of course). My wife and I had dinner at Palo the first night at sea, which ... Read more

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Abby18
1 review
Sailed March 2008
Me and my family of four went on this cruise for our second time in March. We love disney, and the cruise line is even better. The cruise is amazing, the rooms are very nice, we had a balcony and it is so nice to sit out in the morning or ... Read more
Summerfeet
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
107 forum posts
Sailed March 2008
My children and I cruised Disney Magic for the first time a week ago. The state of the ship was excellent. The decorations were in keeping of Disney but not over powering. The staterooms were comfortable and well laid out. I was ... Read more
Marjorie Burchett
1 review
We live on the West Coast but wanted to go somewhere warm for our kids' Spring Break earlier this month. We have almost 5 year old twins and had heard a lot of great things about the Disney cruises. We had been on 3 previous cruises with ... Read more
Lora Merrill
1 review
To begin with we are DVC members and love our program! So, we set out three weeks ago to book a cruise on Disney, talk about last minute. We started the vacation on Thursday before the cruise date of Saturday to be sure we did not miss our ... Read more
MESH
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
111 forum posts
We did back-to-back Western followed by an Eastern Caribbean Cruise, because we enjoy cruising on the Disney Magic. Obviously, we are what you would call Disney fanatics. During the first week we went with friends, and stayed for the ... Read more
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Cohiba
Member Since 2009
1 review
36 forum posts
Sailed February 2008
Well this was our first time on the Disney Cruise Ship,after reading many posts on here before hand I had an idea what to expect.Most reviews were quite accurate but,overall it was a positive experience. The kids sure had a blast,it was ... Read more
blackbelt07
1 review
Sailed February 2008
My husband and our 3 kids sailed on the Disney Magic just this past week while the schools were closed for the President's Day break. This was our 3rd Disney cruise, but our first on the Magic. We had cruised twice before on the Wonder. ... Read more
pcumby
1 review
Sailed January 2008
This was my first cruise on Disney, but my second Cruise. We did a Celebrity cruise in the winter of 2000 on Mercury. I will be referring to our trip on Mercury quite a bit during my review for comparison. Our cruise was from Port ... Read more
uwccc
1 review
Sailed December 2007
Overall, DCL does it right. This was our second cruise, first on Disney, and first with a child along. We were upgraded from a cat. 6 to cat 5. Our stateroom was great, the veranda is the only way to go. Our overall feeling was that it was ... Read more
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marcogilbert
Member Since 2004
7 reviews
8 forum posts
Sailed December 2007
This was our first Disney cruise. We cruise with Celebrity (Summit) before without the kids but this time we took our two boys (5 and 11). Cabins: We booked a category 11 cabin about 16 months in advance (#6569) but we were upgraded to ... Read more

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