2 cruise ships the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic
4/12/1997 is when half the bow of the cruise ship made its 2 day 200 mile journey to be married to the stern half of the ship
2,100 crew members work and live on Disney Cruise Line’s two ships and at Disney’s private island Castaway Cay
2,100 crew members hail from six different continents and are of more than 60 nationalities.
13,000 square foot welcome center is located in Cape Canaveral.
10 foot mouse ear archway is used as the entrance to the ships.
25% larger staterooms are on the cruise ships, which on average then, the Disney Cruise line uses, the cruise line industry standard.
2.5 years the Disney ships are brought into dry dock for a cleaning and overhaul
12 hours are needed to lift the ship out of the water when entering dry dock
2 weeks is how long the ship typically stays in dry dock
650 contractors will help overhaul the ship while in dry dock
1,000 crew members will also help with the dry dock cleaning procedure
83,000 tons is the tonnage of one ship.
25.3 feet is the ships draft.
21.5 knots is the ships cruising speed and 24 knots is the maximum speed.
875 staterooms are used by the crew.
73% of the staterooms have outside views; 60% of those have private verandahs.
1,850 telephones are aboard each ship.
500,000 gallons of fresh water are made each day by the onboard desalinization plant
82,000 gallons of portable water are stored on aboard each ship.
20,000 gallons of diesel fuel is stored onboard each ship.
50 feet per gallon is the mileage of the cruise ship
14 tons is the weight of each anchor.
18.8 tons is the weight of a propeller.
15.448 is the horsepower of 1 engine, the horsepower of all 5 engines is 77.243
18 foot propeller helps move the ship, well there is 2 of the 18 foot propellers.
950 crew members are on each cruise ship.
1,200 tons of seawater is distilled each day into fresh water.
3 colors are the official colors of the cruise line; they are Red, Yellow and dark blue.
5,390 pillows are on board the Disney Cruise ships.
78 minute show unfolds at the restaurant Animator Palate, as the restaurant comes to life with color.
4 pools are on board each ship. The Mickey pool for all guests, the Goofy pool for families, the Adult pool for guests over 18 only, and the Crew pool for crew
15,000 square feet of space is dedicated just for the kids area on each ship, this is 5 times larger than any other cruise ship.
877 seats are in the Walt Disney theater presents “Broadway” like shows on the cruise ships.
1,367 miles of cable onboard would be enough to run an extension cord between Texas and Michigan
20 performers on each ship, known as the Disney Cruise Line Main Stage Repertory Cast, that calls the Walt Disney Theatre their home.
3 different live stage shows are conducted in the Walt Disney Theatre during a 3-night cruise.
22 technicians support all the entertainment offerings and performances aboard from video productions to launching fireworks at sea.
3 decks are used for the stage on this vessel and includes state-of-the-art staging, rigging and lighting. The Walt Disney Theater is one of the most technically
advanced performance venues afloat.
14 showings of first-run films, including Disney Digital 3D movies every cruise in the Buena Vista Theater
50 Youth Activities Counselors, are on each ship this is the largest in the cruise industry.
100 activities and entertainment programs are presented by the youth counselors to 5 different age groups throughout a typical cruise.
9am to 1am daily is the hours of operation for youth activity areas. This means that during a 3-night cruise there are 45 hours of youth activities programming available.
100 Disney Cruise Line crew members on the food and beverage team who have been certified at “Level 1” by the Court of Master Sommeliers, which is unique to the industry.
300 members of the Disney Cruise Line’s shipboard culinary team, many of whom, were trained at the world’s top culinary institutes.
2,300 towel animals in the shape of elephants, stingrays, dogs, monkeys and swans are created on a 3 night cruise by the housekeeping staff
10,000 beds are made on average on a 3-night cruise by the housekeeping team
7,800 pieces of chocolate are used by the housekeeping team when they turn down guest beds on a 3-night cruise.
5,600 pieces of luggage are transported to and from each stateroom by the housekeeping team on each 3-night cruise
1 funnel is functioning on the cruise ship, the other is for decoration
½ of the rooms on the Disney Wonder have their own private verandahs
24’ x 14’ movie screen sits high above the family pool
32 step light level meter is on the movie screen which adjusts the movie brightness during the day and at night
3 themed restaurants, where guests rotate to a different restaurant each evening, all the while keeping their same servers and table mates.
3 Mickey Mouse inspired colors are used to paint each Disney Ship, the colors are black hulls, white super structures, and yellow trim and 2 giant red funnels
each with the Disney Cruise line Mickey Mouse Logo
7 notes of the “When You Wish Upon a Star” song melody is used as their horn signals.
4 captains are on every Disney cruise ship and they are; the ship’s captain, Captain Mickey, Captain Hook and Captain Jack Sparrow.
405 tons of aluminum, plastics, paper and non-traditional recyclables are saved from conventional waste streams each year. That's the equivalent of over 27 school buses or 12 humpback whales.
$2.88 million worth of electrical equipment will be installed at Berth 93 to provide shore-side power for Disney Cruise Line vessels scheduled to regularly visit the Port of Los Angeles. The equipment, purchased from North Hollywood-based David Wholesale Electric, will generate electricity for the 6.6-kilovolt system operated on Disney’s cruise ships.