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Disney Magic First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Family Cruises

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First-Time Cruisers

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Entertainment Cruises

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Romantic Cruises

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29 Disney Magic First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


lulife avatar

lulife

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

I will let you decide..

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I wanted to see Italy, and due to costs for a family of 4 , seeing all the different ports , a cruise seemed the less expensive way to travel, allowing us to try out each spot so we could make a return trip for a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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cheermom2four

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome relaxation

My husband and I decided to take our first cruise ever on the Disney Magic without our kids. Honestly, we hardly even noticed the kids on the ship the entire cruise. Disney sure knows how to keep them occupied. ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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disneyfan123

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Vacation!

Awesome and relaxing, best describes the 4 night cruise our family just took on Disney Magic. My husband and I are not too much into cruises but wanted to do this at least once. Now this will be a vacation idea we ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Aschaufele

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruise outstanding; wedding ring left in room and never found; disappointment.

Let me start by saying my family and I stayed in 8016, a two bedroom suite on the concierge level, and I would highly recommend it to anyone! The accommodations were fabulous, felt extremely spacious, and well ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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jferna01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average Disney Cruise

We did our first Disney Cruise and expectation were high but it actually turned out to be an average cruise. In my opinion it was overpriced for what was provided. The only advantage of Disney is having the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Jeff75kim

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Trip; Just What You'd Expect From Disney!

This was our first cruise and our family had a terrific time on the Disney Magic. The ship is 17 years old and the condition and cleanliness of the ship was impeccable. The staff was just what I expected from the ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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tsgatormom

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dream Vacation with our daughter

We recently took our first family cruise on the Disney Magic with our 9 year old daughter. Having never cruised before, I had a lot of concerns regarding how our family would do on a ship for 7 nights. We prepared ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Disney2014

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing and Magical experience

We are a family of 4 with 2 children aged 6 and 10. We planned to start our holiday in Barcelona staying for 2 nights prior to the cruise.We stayed in a lovely hotel called Groupotel Gravina, 5 mins walk away from ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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sjring

1 Review Written

A magical cruise

Just returned from a sailing on the Disney Magic on it's 3-night Bahamas itinerary (Port Canaveral - Nassau - Castaway Cay - Port Canaveral). The 3-night cruise is a nice introduction to someone new to cruising, it ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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shiner6

6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First timers expectations exceeded

We booked this family cruise last year with only about 2 months to go! I was in sore need of a vacation and the price was very attractive, even received a balcony upgrade! We thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. My ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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magicman1613

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A fantastic first cruise for the family

It is fair to say that this review is written by a first time cruiser and a disney fan however I will try to keep this as objective as possible.My wife and two daughters aged 3 1/2 and 18 months booked through ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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CruisingCala

1 Review Written

I've got the Magic in me!

This trip contained many 'firsts' for our family. It was our first vacation as a multi-generation family, our first cruise, our first time to another country, and the first time we tried so many different foods! ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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shiner6

6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise ever on Magic

My first cruise on Disney Magic last December has left me with wonderful memories. I would never even have considered such a vacation if it hadn't been for the reviews I read on this site. We live in Weatherford, ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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adisneygirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disney is the only way to go, even without children

Granted, this was our first cruise, so I don't have much to compare it to, other than reviews from other cruise lines. But I must say that Disney will be the only cruise line I go on. Me and my husband went ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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WeLove2Fly

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Experience on Disney

We have taken 2 day ferry boat rides in Asia and Europe and mostly disliked the experience. This was our first "cruise" and we loved it. First, the Disney Magic is just a beautiful ship. Designed with graceful ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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yaya4Kylie!!

1 Review Written

Disney Brings the Magic!

As a first time cruiser, I really did not know what to expect, with the exception of what my friends had shared with me. These friends planned the cruise and we traveled together - making the trip especially fun! ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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nolaphile

1 Review Written

Ultimate family vacation

Our family returned from our Disney Magic Western Caribbean cruise two weeks ago and we had an amazing time! Our family consists of my husband and I (in our late 30s) and our children-12, 10, 7 and 4. I really ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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emya

1 Review Written

Disney Magic Lived Up To Its Name for First-Time Cruisers

For two adult, childless, first-time cruisers (26 & 30), who are admittedly huge fans of Disney, this cruise was the BEST. We had a great vacation and don't regret a second of it. We were able to do as much or as ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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heatherbelle

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

It didn't feel like Disney but it was!

I had always wanted to go on a cruise, but somehow we had never got round to it. Well the Magic was in Europe and was relatively cheap compared to flying to WDW so I booked it. We flew from the UK (LBA) to ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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clwalkermn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Was there Magic?

On this cruise, we sailed with another couple along with one of their parents and a single friend of ours. Two of the group had never been on a cruise before. The other two had been on Holland America but not on ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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3Hiebs

1 Review Written

Amazing MAGICal Vacation

My family (husband, myself & then 9 year old son) had never been out of the country (other than Canada) & never been on a cruise. We are not "Disney people", my son & I have never been to Disney World or anything ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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NCTraveller4

1 Review Written

Fantastic First Cruise

Disney did a superb job from start to finish, including a last minute change of port due to a local strike. Everyone, and I mean everyone, in the crew was helpful, welcoming and incredibly friendly. The kids loved ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Carlo

2 Reviews Written

It's time to remember the magic!

Just back from the Western Mediterranean Cruise. Just amazing all round. In fact, we worry that we'll measure any future cruises with other lines against it, and they'll come up wanting.... From the moment you ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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karajeboo

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic for Disney lovers and non-lovers alike!

Still not sure if we love cruising, or if we love DCL, but without a doubt this was our greatest family vacation ever! And we have had some wonderful trips. Let me describe our family - DH and I are in our 40's ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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clarice1

1 Review Written

Disney Magic Jan2009

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2009


Disney Magic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.3
Dining4.54.2
Entertainment5.04.5
Public Rooms4.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.04.1
Family5.04.2
Enrichment3.04
Service4.54.6
Value For Money4.03.8
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