Disney Magic Activities & Services

Cruise Line:  Disney Cruise Line

Activities & Services

Disney Magic offers an almost endless array of fantastic entertainment that is sure to be loved by every guest onboard. Guests can behold Broadway-caliber, song-and-dance spectaculars starring favorite Disney characters, or watch first-run films in the Buena Vista Theatre. There are uniquely themed nightclubs and lounges where both children and adults can listen to live music, dance, or participate in fun games and activities. And thanks to the fresh, expertly prepares cuisine made available 24 hours a day, dining aboard the Disney Magic is sure to satisfy the appetites of the entire family.

Disney Style Family Fun includes:

  • Original Disney stage productions
  • Movies on deck
  • First-run films
  • Delightful Disney dining
  • Deck parties plus fireworks at sea on most voyages
  • Family clubs with game shows, karaoke and family dance parties
  • Splashtacular pools, plus slides and splash zones
  • Activity-filled sports deck

Tipping Policy

It is customary to give gratuities in recognition of service, which guests will be treated to in abundance aboard the ship. As a guideline, Disney suggests the following, but gratuities are always at guest's discretion:

Per Guest Per Cruise:


  • Dining Room Server - $12.00
  • Dining Room Asst. Server - $9.00
  • Dining Room Head Server - $3.00
  • Stateroom Host/Hostess - $12.00


  • Dining Room Server - $16.00
  • Dining Room Asst. Server - $12.00
  • Dining Room Head Server - $4.00
  • Stateroom Host/Hostess - $16.00

  • Dining Room Server - $28.00
  • Dining Room Asst. Server - $21.00
  • Dining Room Head Server - $7.00
  • Stateroom Host/Hostess - $28.00

Additional Services:

  • Dining Manager - At guest's discretion
  • Room Service - At guest's discretion
  • Palo - Gratuity included
  • Vista Spa & Salon - At guest's discretion
  • Babysitting - Gratuity not expected
  • Port Adventures - Optional; not included in port adventure price

Guests can choose to pre-pay gratuities for their party up to three days before their vacation begins by contacting Disney Cruise Line; or, for the convenience of guests who have not pre-paid, the suggested gratuity amounts will be added to their onboard account, based on the length of the voyage as shown above.

Guests wishing to modify or make changes to the gratuity amounts, or wanting to pay in cash, can stop by the Guest Services desk onboard at anytime during the sailing.

Please note: a 15% gratuity is automatically added to bar, beverage, wine and deck service tabs. All gratuities can be charged to the guest's room.

Public Rooms
  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Movie Theater 
  • Show Lounge 
  • Game Arcade 
Stateroom Amenities
  • Television / Radio 
  • In-Stateroom Movies 
  • Private Safe 
  • Direct Dial Phone 
  • Hair Dryer 
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator 
  • Showers and/or Bath Tubs 
  • Sitting Area 
  • Suites 
  • Spacious Closet(s) 
  • Internet Access 

    Wireless Internet Access

    Guests can enjoy the flexibility and freedom of connecting to the Internet from their own personal wireless-ready laptop at convenient WiFi hotspots onboard. Specific information about WiFi hotspots can be found in the shipboard newsletter.

    Internet Cafés

    Each Disney Cruise Line ship features internet cafés where guests can check email, surf the Internet, and share vacation memories while out at sea.

    Disney Magic offers the following options:

    • Promenade Lounge on Deck 3, Aft, offering an Internet café with computer stations
    • Cove Café (adults only) on Deck 9, Midship, offering WiFi-enabled café laptops, available at a fee

    Please note: External equipment such as cameras cannot be hooked up to the onboard computers. Computers are not equipped with any Microsoft® Office applications; attachments from email accounts associated with these applications will not open and cannot be sent. The computers also do not allow program or software uploads and downloads.

  • Character Greetings 
  • Karaoke 
  • Evening Entertainment 
Other Facilities
  • Elevators 
  • Beauty Salon 
  • Boutique(s) (duty-free) 
  • Self-Service Laundromat There is a self-service Guest Laundry Room with coin-operated washers and dryers, along with detergent and ironing equipment. For safety reasons, the provided irons or steamers may be used in the laundry room only; personal irons cannot be brought aboard.
  • Concierge Desk 
  • Infirmary / Medical Center There is a health center onboard, and a physician and nurse are on call 24 hours a day to provide basic medical services on every cruise. The physician and nurse are employed by a company independent from Disney Cruise Line. Standard prevailing fees will be charged for all physician and nurse services.
  • Safe Deposit Boxes 
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry 
  • Business Services 
  • Laundry Service (nominal fee) Onboard laundry and dry-cleaning services (with stateroom pickup) are available for a charge.
Sports, Health & Fitness
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool(s) 
  • Full Service Spa 
  • Aerobics and/or Cardio Instruction 
  • Weight Machines 
  • Cardio Equipment 
  • Volleyball 
  • Shuffleboard 
  • Ping Pong 
  • Basketball 
  • Fitness Center 
  • Yoga and/or Pilates Instruction 
  • Whirlpool(s) 
Children & Teens
  • Dedicated Children's Center 
  • Outdoor Children's Play Area 
  • Dedicated Teen Center 
  • Teen Programs 
  • Children's Pool 
  • Youth Counselor Staff 
  • Babysitters Available 
  • Youth Programs 
  • Dining Style: Flexible Dining Options  
  • Alternative Specialty Restaurant(s)  
  • 24-hour Room Service  
  • Al Fresco Dining 
  • Café/Coffee Bar 
  • Casual Dining Venue(s)  
  • Dining Style: Formal Nights and Casual Evenings 
  • Formal Restaurant(s) 
  • Rotational Dining Rotational dining is the Disney Cruise Line way of making sure that every guest experiences each themed dining environment on board. Every evening, you dine with the same tablemates and have the same servers as you "rotate" to one of three main restaurants: Animator's Palate, Enchanted Garden, or Royal Palace. Guests will receive a schedule when they board, which tells them exactly when and where to go, so they can experience the unique atmosphere of each restaurant. Children's menus are available in the restaurants.

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