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Beginners Guide to the Disney Dream Cruise Ship

Elyssa Esposito

by , Digital Integration Specialist

I’m so excited to pass along the next pocket guide in the Disney Cruise Line series, the Disney Dream! The Dream joined the fleet in 2011 with 14 decks of onboard activities for the whole family to enjoy. Here are some of the offerings you’ll find onboard the first ship in the Dream Class:

1. Welcome Aboard 

As you embark on your Disney Dream adventure, crew members will greet your party by name, and you’ll be welcomed into the atrium by a bronze-sculpted Admiral Donald Duck. Be sure to look up as you won’t want to miss the one-of-a-kind Art Deco chandelier embellished with crystals.

2. Signature Dining

Rotational dining ensures that guests can enjoy all three themed dining experiences while on board. Your party and service team will rotate to a different table service restaurant each night. As part of your rotational dining experience on the Disney Dream, you’ll savor flavors from around the world at Enchanted Garden, dine in the center of a classic Disney fairytale at Royal Palace, and embrace your inner artist at Animator’s Palate!

3. Broadway-Style Entertainment

It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that the Walt Disney Theatre proudly presents a musical production of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast on board the Disney Dream. You can also catch a showing of Disney’s Believe, a heartwarming story of a family who comes together through the power of Disney magic, or attend “The Golden Mickeys,” a Hollywood-style award show featuring dazzling performances that pay homage to the magic of Disney storytelling. 

4. Adult-Exclusives 

If you’re an avid Disney cruiser, you may be familiar with the exquisite Italian cuisine at Palo. But did you know that the Disney Dream is home to two adult-exclusive dining experiences? Indulge in a luxurious evening at Remy and treat your tastebuds to carefully crafted French-inspired fare surrounded by elegant, “Ratatouille”-inspired décor. 

For late-night drinks, dancing and entertainment, visit The District. This adults-only area is home to a collection of lounges and nightclubs for every taste and mood, featuring District LoungeEvolutionSkylinePink: Wine and Champagne Bar, and Pub 687

5. Just for Kids

While adults take advantage of the nightlife on board, there are several themed spaces for the rest of your crew to enjoy age-appropriate, supervised fun. For an imaginative experience that is exclusive to the Disney Dream, Jedis-in-training can learn to pilot the Star Wars: Millennium Falcon at The Oceaneer Club!

To learn more about additional offerings and planDisney tips, be sure to swipe through our planDisney Pocket Guide:

You can also download a copy of the Disney Dream planDisney Pocket Guide here.

Stay tuned for more planDisney pocket guides as we explore all the Disney Cruise Line ships, and don’t forget to check out our past editions on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder. Complete your pocket guide collection with the Disney Resort hotel pocket guides to help you plan your next vacation ashore! For more fun tips and great advice for planning your next Disney vacation stop by @planDisneyPanel on Instagram, @planDisney on Twitter, or planDisney.com. We look forward to answering your planning questions.

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