Disney Wonder: Disney Wonder Cruise Review by wolf793

Disney Wonder 4
Member Since 2011

Overall Member Rating

Disney Wonder

Sail Date: November 2011
Destination: Mexican Riviera
Embarkation: Los Angeles
This was my 5th cruise but first time on Disney. All the other 4 times were on Carnival ships. While I would not go on Disney without kids, it was great for people that are cruising with kids. We brought our 4 year old and he had a great time.

The service was world class and they do cater to children but still take care of the adults too. The food was average for a cruise, some of the best things were the chicken strips for the kids and the beef tenderloin for the adults. The only thing that we didn't even finish was the turkey in the Triton restaurant.. it was dry and chewy... like rubber. Our son's favorite was the self service ice cream machine on deck 9.

Our son went to the kids club about 6 times and he had a great time. There is a small on-board arcade called Quarter Masters that our son liked to play in but it is small and some of the games were too big for him like many of the driving games, he couldn't reach the pedals. Also, on the last day of More the cruise about 1/3 to 1/2 of the games were broken.

As far as the ports, we stayed in the popular areas and off the small side streets knowing that Mexico has some problems right now. But we did visit Senor Frogs in both ports and did some shopping. We also took a water taxi to Lover's Beach on Cabo San Lucas so that our son could swim. It was the cleanest, clearest water I have ever seen and he had a great time. The weather was great. Each day was sunny and warm (75 to 85) and we didn't hit rain until we returned to Los Angeles.

If I was to compare Carnival to Disney, I would say that Disney is much better for kids. Carnival is better for the adults who like a party cruise. Less

Published 11/23/11

Cabin review: 7A6134

The cabin was nice for a cruise ship room... it was on the small side but not too bad. It was nice to have the balcony with the glass wall so that our 4yr old could see out also.

Port and Shore Excursions

Cabo is very beautiful and is worth the $10 per person to take a water taxi tour of the arch and the rock formations. If you like to swim in the ocean, you can't beat Lovers Beach.

We have been to Puerto Vallarta 3 times before and it just seems like a poor area. Lots of people trying to sell time shares and trips and stuff as you walk through the downtown area.

Compare Prices on Disney Wonder Mexican Riviera Cruises

Read more Disney Wonder cruise reviews >>
Read Cruise Critic’s Disney Wonder Review >>

Compare Prices on Disney Wonder Mexican Riviera Cruises

Member Since 2011
Enrichment Activities
Family & Children
Fitness & Recreation
Onboard Experience
Public Rooms
Shore Excursions
Value for Money
Skip X

See Disney Wonder deals up to 82% off:

October Deals
Disney Wonder 77% Loved It

14-night Halloween On The High Seas Eastbound Panama Canal Cruise From San Diego To Galveston
See all Disney Wonder Deals >>