Disney Cruise Line’s ‘Disney Magic‘ cruise ship is a spectacular choice for families looking for that Disney cruise adventure. Fully equipped with outstanding innovations including imaginative inside retreats and extraordinary entertainment this ship boasts the ultimate Disney experience. Step aboard this beautiful, sleek ship with a plethora of fun facilities, fulfil the Disney dream and you will never want to leave.
Onboard the Disney Magic you’ll find something exciting happening around every corner! Guests of all ages can indulge and enjoy the imaginative recreation facilities and world class entertainment that this ship is adorned with. The Wide World of Sports Deck is the perfect place to get involved in some friendly family competition; the massive open air area includes basketball courts, ping pong tables and a football net for a penalty shoot out. Kids, teens and adults are all invited to join in with fitness and sports activities available for all ages. If you haven’t had enough on the sports deck, the fully equipped fitness centre will get you working up a sweat featuring cardio equipment and weight machines. Love to splash? There’s plenty of opportunity for some water adventures; if you’re feeling brave climb your way to the ships highest point on the AquaDunk before braving the 3-story body slide, if you’d prefer something a little more relaxed the AquaLab boasts a fantastic water playground to please every member of the family. There are three freshwater pools included on the Disney Magic, but be sure to check out Goofy’s Pool – the number one destination for fun! While the kids enjoy a splash, the Quiet Cove Pool is the ideal adult’s only retreat.
The Disney Magic cruise ship boasts an outstanding selection of entertainment options that can provide laughter and fun for every member of the family. While onboard you’ll be sure to catch some first class entertainment including Twice Charmed, an original twist on the Cinderella Story and Tangled The Musical in spectacular venues such as the Buena Vista Theatre and Walt Disney Theatre. What Disney Magic cruise would be complete without the chance to meet some of Disney’s most beloved characters!
No matter the party, age or occasion there’s something for us all on this stunning ship! Disney Magic offers a great range of clubs and settings where everyone can have fun. Disney’s Oceaneer Lab focuses on those ages 3-12; here they can play and learn at sea with imaginative and themed activities and games. Vibe is an ace chill out zone exclusive to teens who want to watch TV, listen to music and take part in games more suitable to their age. “It’s a small world” is hosted by Huggies® and allows the young ones to play and rest while parents relax.
Onboard Disney Magic the dining is as innovative as the entertainment with a vast array of delightful options to choose from. Enjoy a touch of enchantment at Lumiere’s; an exciting dining venue inspired by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! At Pete’s Boiler Bites you can get stuck into some tasty treats including burgers, hot dogs and tacos for lunch or dinner while Pinocchio’s Pizzeria serves delicious slices of sizzling pizza any time of day. Cabanas – the beach boardwalk boasts fresh food favourites for lunch and dinner as well as nightly table service. Other eateries include Animators Palate which serves up a unique dinner show starring Disney characters of course!
Disney Magic’s staterooms boast fantasy and comfort with families at the centre of the design. These spaciously appointed spaces come complete with premium plush mattresses, Frette® cotton linens and premium bath towels for your comfort. Make the most of the modern features including a 22″ LCD flat-screen TV, refrigerator, climate control and Wi-Fi and don’t forget to use the little added luxuries including H20 Plus® spa, bath and shower products. The Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom features porthole vistas so you can enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean 24/7. Spoil yourself with a verandah cabin or a one or two bedroom suite.
The New Orleans Hilton Riverside’s desirable setting overlooking the mighty Mississippi river in the trendy Warehouse and Arts District of New Orleans puts you right in the heart of the action. The hotel is within walking easy walking distance of the French Quarter, Jackson Square, Audubon Aquarium and many Riverwalk attractions making the New Orleans Hilton Riverside the perfect choice for your Big Easy stopover.
Guest rooms and suites are spacious and comfortable with superb amenities including Hilton Serenity Bedding, Flat Screen TV with * on demand movies and premium channels, *high speed internet access, coffee making facilities, mini fridge, ironing sets, and in room safes. Bathrooms have shower or shower /tub combos with complimentary toiletries and hair dryer. Treat yourself to an Executive Suites for stunning views of the Mississippi River, Spanish Plaza or downtown New Orleans and enjoy exclusive access to the Executive Club, free breakfast and evening appetisers.
A great choice, the Hilton Hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi in the Marketplace and river Bends Café allowing you to surf the net to your heart’s content and keep your social media up to date to let the folks back home share in your New Orleans fun. A well-equipped fitness centre as well as access to basketball, squash and indoor tennis courts means that it’s easy to keep your exercise routines on schedule, and after a busy day exploring New Orleans it’s nice to chill out by the outdoor pool and soak up some of that famous Louisiana sunshine.
Hearty “Hilton Breakfasts” and a wide selection of lighter choices are served at Le Croissant from early till mid-morning while the River Blends Café located close to the main lobby serves quick breakfasts, deli sandwiches and Starbucks coffee from early morning to evening – perfect for guests on the go!
Drago’s Seafood, the hotel’s signature restaurant is something of a New Orleans institution that’s popular with hotel guests and savvy locals alike. Family run, and with an extensive menu featuring a great range of seafood options including the signature Charbroiled Oysters it’s rightly famous for its great food and traditional Louisiana welcome at affordable prices.
Guests enjoy casual dining throughout the day at the Marketplace the hotel’s one stop grocery shop and casual dining retreat. It’s just the place to stock up on essentials and choose from the great selection of Starbuck’s favourites, pastries, snacks, Panini’s and other treats in store – jump start the day with a freshly brewed coffee before heading out to explore all the “Big Easy” has to offer.
The Piano Bar’s a great place to spend an evening – with its friendly bar staff and a wide selection of craft cocktails, select beers and extensive wine list to hand it’s the perfect spot to get together with friends to begin planning tomorrow’s trips!
The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is your perfect base camp to discover all that the “Big Easy” has to offer with easy access to streetcar lines, historic attractions, nightlife and restaurants. – the hotel is right next to Harrah’s Casino and the River walk, a historic walking area filled with things to see and do including the shoppers paradise at the Riverwalk Marketplace Mall.
No trip New Orleans would be complete without a trip to the French Quarter that’s just a short four block stroll from the hotel, often referred to as the heart and soul of the city it’s sure to be high up on your holiday to do list. Explore the narrow cobblestoned streets and take in attractions like Jackson Square, Faulkner house and the Cabildo part of the Louisiana State Museum. Mule drawn carriages, Streetcars and Steamboat Cruises are great ways to explore the area further. In the evening take a stroll down Bourbon Street, the famous or should we say infamous party hub of the city – its packed with lively bars, street performers and fortune tellers.
The National World War II Museum houses an impressive and poignant collection of artefacts from WW II including uniforms, weapons and fully restored aircraft from the time, make sure you take in the moving 4D theatre experience narrated by Tom Hanks.
Enjoy authentic jazz music and much more on Frenchman Street; shop until you drop on Magazine Street, an area filled with high-end retail outlets, antique shops, art galleries and fantastic bars and restaurants, take a ride across the city on a vintage streetcar.
Spend a day amongst sharks, electric eels and other marine species at Audubon Aquarium, take a day trip through the local Bayous and swamps on an airboat, flat boat or kayak, join up for a cemetery tour and visit Lafayette Cemetery #1, the backdrop to scenes from “Interview With a Vampire” – New Orleans truly has something for everyone.
For an unforgettable adventure, Disney Magic will not fail to help you create astounding memories with an amazing range of entertainment, amenities and dining all tailored to families. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 to book your Disney Magic and New Orleans cruise and stay.