Disney Cruise Line describes itself as “where magic converges the sea.”

Since 1998, Disney has espoused many of the same talents it squanders in its captivating movie-making to create a real-life setting on its first four carries that brooms guests apart to a world-wide where almost anything feels possible.

With its original class of carries, Disney established “magic” portholes in interior staterooms, fireworks occasions at sea, decorates that “move, ” rotational dining rooms that change and four age-specific kids guilds where adolescents actually want to spend their time.

Given the opportunity to design the first all-new Disney ship in 10 years, and eventually determined the stage for the next class of carries at Disney Cruise Line, Disney Imagineers had both an exciting opportunity and an nearly Herculean task with creating a whole new level of magical on the first of these new carries, Disney Wish.

There are very high hopes and expectations for Disney Wish, which is likely to be the fifth ship to join Disney Cruise Line where reference is starts on its maiden voyage on July 14 from Port Canaveral, Florida.

This is a delay of over a few months from its original early June sailing date, but with the ship’s float-out just completed as structure was continuing Germany , now is a good time to look back at what we’ve already learned about this carry and looking for its first passenger sail this summer.

Recent float-out of the Disney Wish.( Photo courtesy of Disney Cruise Line)

Thanks to the magic of technology, and access to top-secret mock-ups and research illustrations of food, here’s what we know about the Disney Wish.

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There will be a’ hidden’ layer of magic

Disney leaved TPG a sneak peek at an all-new way that clients can become a part of the story of the ship — and even self-control some of what happens on board — via the Disney Uncharted Adventure interactive game.

This game continues the Disney tradition of using technology to unlock new ways to tell stories. The technology may be complex, but what glistens front and core is the story and the occult it creates.

Before you even leave home for your Disney cruise, you’ll learn a bit about how your telephone will transform into a “spyglass” from Captain Minnie herself. Then, once you are on your cruise, you’ll be able to actually join an interactive adventure to help recover cases of a fractured wishing stellar that have arrived in the world countries of Moana, Peter Pan, Princess Tiana and Nemo. You can do as little or as much of this adventure as you want.

While you do need a smartphone to participate, this isn’t a game you play by yourself staring down at your device.

Instead, this adventure for the entire family takes you all around the ship as you end parts of the quest. Using your spyglass, you’ll appreciate menu cards transform into words from Princess Tiana, you’ll find “hidden” constellations in the sky and perhaps even bring the glass slipper to life in the magnificent hall.

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Those who participate in the Uncharted Adventure game will have the ability to unlock a veiled bed of occult all around the ship. This will all conclude with a big finale on the last night of your cruise when you’ll get to help battle the evilest hag in the oceans and seas in an epic live event.

The Star Wars: Hyperspace Lounge makes “youre going to” another galaxy

I’ll spare you the “out of this world” puns to describe the adult-focused Star Wars: Hyperspace Lounge that will be on Disney Wish.

However, having now seen the mock-up of the actual “windows” that will look out into space, I can confidently say that this will fulfill the dreams of those who have always wished to experience a galaxy far, far away.

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Ships from all timelines of the “Star Wars” right will fly across seven observers that aspect such insanely high resolutions that it really looks like Star Destroyers, TIE Fighters, the Millennium Falcon and more are right outside. The Imagineers worked closely with Lucasfilm to unlock the entire library of carries. Every ship that whizzes by has a name, a fib and a locate in “the worlds largest” “Star Wars” universe. You can expect to take that climb through hyperspace to a different part of the galaxy every seven minutes or so.

And to keep things as pleasant and immersive as possible, future directions you fly on the screens is indeed the same direction the Wish is heading, generating it an even more realistic feel.

But this space isn’t just about what is happening “outside, ” there’s a whole lot going on inside the high-end, sophisticated lounge as well.

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While Star Wars: Hyperspace Lounge will be open to lineages during the day, this yacht-styled lounge is exclusively a arrange for adults to kick back and enjoy galactic-themed concoctions at night.

You’ll enter via a area that will be dark and serve as a “palate cleanser” from the rest of the ship. Then, formerly inside, everything from the custom-designed furniture to the liquor bottles and specialty cocktails to the tap administers for the brew is likely to be themed accordingly.

As a child of the 1980 s who lived and breathed all things from a galaxy far, far away, I’m more than ready to throw my mane in space buns and say an otherworldly drink from this gold-laden lounge with views of the universe beyond.

And fine, I’ll bring my children now during the day, too.

The firstly Disney attraction at sea will tell two different floors

If you’ve voyaged on Disney Dream or Disney Fantasy, you’ve likely suffered the AquaDuck waterslide. The Disney Wish will likewise furnish an experience that takes place in a waterslide tube on the top deck, but while both are waterslides in a certain sense and both wrapping board ships, the AquaMouse is not the AquaDuck by another name.

Disney is calling the AquaMouse the “first-ever Disney attraction at sea, ” which is a big statement for a company that knows attractions.

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The AquaMouse will peculiarity picture situations, illuminating influences, a gloom passageway, an original soundtrack and more than 60 sea impressions for a two-minute ride that covers 760 feet of tubing above the upper decks … and there will be two completely different knows accessible.

Disney said it is still figuring out how the different storylines will be available, but it’s possible that the one storyline( Port Misadventures) will be posted on the first day of the sail while the second storyline( Swiss Meltdown) will be available on the second largest epoch of the cruise and then on the following schedule of altering days.

These registers are done in the same style as the newer Mickey shorts and what is featured at Hollywood Studios’ Mickey& Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The animation incidents take place across variou 85 -inch screens during the course of its 75 seconds “youre ever” traveling up the passageway … while you get robbed in a raft built for two.

At the high levels of the indicate, clients will blast out of the tunnel and embark on a wild water ride around the upper floors. This ride will also include a series of acceleration blasters and, lastly, the grand finale: a soar loop over the edge of the ship.

This ride will be open to cruisers 42 inches and taller( and for an extra perk, you won’t have to carry your own raft to the start of the move ).

Experiencing a preview of what will be on Disney Wish in Florida.( Photos by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy) New rotational restaurants

The first four Disney cruise ships revolutionized dinner at sea by introducing a trio of themed eateries whatever it is you — and the suffice crew — rotate throughout the darkness of your cruise.

Disney Wish will maintain the rotational dining format, but with a lineup of all-new dining experiences.

Related: Preview of food to be served on Disney Wish

Worlds of Marvel

When it’s your turn to dine in the Worlds of Marvel, which is likely to be the first-ever Marvel cinematic dining adventure, you’re going to have a role to play in saving the universe as you dine at one of the 120 counters, each containing its own “quantum core.”

Between courses of your snack inspired by the Marvel cinematic cosmo, there will be a three-act event that is the beginning with Ant-Man and the Wasp doing a demonstration of what your quantum core can do. Spoiler alert: Don’t be too appalled if menu can change size!

( Photo by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy)

During the prime segment of the dinner work, the screens all around the room will foreground the technology used by the superheroes, such as Captain America’s shield and the vibranium that comes from Wakanda.

But then, the real excitement awaits you toward the end of your meal.

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I won’t give away the ending, but you can expect a supervillain, as well as some extra the assistance of the “good guys” such as Captain Marvel and Captain America. And you’re also going to need to use your quantum core in the battle against evil, so don’t fill up too much on dessert until you save the ship.

Food preview from Worlds of Marvel.( Photo by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy) Arendelle: A Frozen Dining Adventure

Next up there is Arendelle: A Frozen Dining Adventure. This will be Disney’s firstly “Frozen”-themed theatrical dining event. The testify makes lieu just after “Frozen II” and celebrates the participation of Kristoff and Anna with “immersive live entertainment” performed in the round in the dining room.

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The Arendelle menu will be Nordic-influenced( but don’t worry, I’m sure they have chicken tenders and macaroni stashed away for emergencies ). During our times with the Disney Imagineers, we learned that this experience will have live music and very well may have a same feeling to Tiana’s Place aboard Disney Wonder.

Food preview from Arendelle.( Photo by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy) 1923

And lastly, there’s the brand-new 1923 restaurant, which is named after its first year the Walt Disney Company was founded.

This restaurant will peculiarity the most wonderful of the golden age of Hollywood, with the mode of the furniture inspired by what was actually in Walt’s office. The menu will pay tribute to the company’s Californian seeds and it will have a more intimate feel by being split into two equal fractions that reflect each other.

Food preview from 1923.( Photo by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy) Additional dining options

Your list of places to eat aboard Disney Wish is actually even longer than those three included rotational dining restaurants.

For those willing to spend a little extra( and lucky enough to snag certain reservations ), the adults-only diners on Wish will be the” Beauty and the Beast” -inspired Palo Steakhouse, which integrates the best of high-end Italian cuisine with a steakhouse, along with Enchante, peculiarity a menu crafted by the same chef who was behind the menu at Remy, which can be found on board the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.

Connecting both of these luxe dining options will be The Rose, a lounge that will offer wine, small bites and other adult-focused components designed for pre- or post-dinner enjoyment.

But, naturally, it’s not all just for the adults on Disney Wish. There will likewise be a Marceline Market( identified after Walt Disney’s hometown in Missouri) featuring 10 food stalls and a liquid center. Each of these terminals is likely to be themed to Disney movies such as “Tangled,” ” Ratatouille ,”” Alice in Wonderland ,” “Zootopia” and more.

On the upper floor, you’ll find even more alternatives including Mickey’s Smokestack Barbecue, Donald’s Cantina, Daisy’s Pizza Pies, Goofy’s Grill and Sweet Minnie’s Ice Cream.

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Upgraded rooms and suites

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( Image politenes of Disney)

I’ll sleep in Cinderella’s coat closet if that’s what it takes to get on Disney Wish, but thankfully that’s not necessary. I’ll freely admit to being a sucker for a suite at sea and Disney concierge service amenities , but all of the hovels on Wish look really nice from what we’ve seen so far.

Disney Wish cabins will have a more tamed and upscale vibe than the rooms on Disney’s four existing carries, with a fairy story aesthetic with prospers of gold and disguised surprises, such as special illuminate influences over the pullout child’s bunk bed.

In total “theres been” 1,254 rooms, of which 70% will have a balcony( Disney calls these verandahs) and 451 will have connecting openings. There will be a record-high 76 concierge suites and staterooms on board ships( double the figure on other Disney barrels ).

The one-bedroom concierge suites will have a separate living room, walk-in closets, two 43 -inch videos and two lavatories, with the employer lavatory featuring a rain shower, bathtub and doubled vanity.

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New to Disney Wish will be seven ocean-view rooms situated over the connection — a first for Disney Cruise Line. These offices will have an extended living place with floor-to-ceiling windows gaping over the arc and out across the ocean.

And if all that isn’t enough, “theres been” four sovereign collections with a” Sleeping Beauty” theme — two of which facet a wildernes two-story floorplan. Hey, it’s free to dream, isn’t it?

So, let’s fantasize about the immerse tub, private hot tub, two master bedrooms, spiral staircase and two-deck-high stained-glass frieze. Maybe they’ll just let me live in this suite’s jaw-dropping bathroom for a few days.

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For cruisers who enjoy booking a room with access to the Concierge Lounge, Disney says it will be more than triple the size of lounges on previous Disney carries with a “full bar, savory lighter pierces … an outdoor terrace with incredible views” and a special area for kids.

There will likewise has become a private sunlight deck with two whirlpools, a wading pool and a barroom, which is great news as historically the prime Disney pool areas can get pretty crowded.

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Slide into the reimagined girls squad

For households, one of the best parts of a family cruise with Disney Cruise Line is that kids often actually want to go to the complimentary boys sororities. This causes grown-ups a chance to have a booze , not hurry-up through dinner and precisely enjoy a few moments to themselves.

Now, your boys will be able to check into the Oceaneer Club from the Grand Hall on Deck 3 and then enter the club’s hub area from a magical slide that takes them from Deck 3 to Deck 2.( Mothers, this slither entryway leans you on the same deck as Star Wars: Hyperspace Lounge for speedy be made available to that intergalactic adult beverage .)

Disney Wish will retain the cruise line’s trio of babies guilds: Oceaneer Club( ages 3 to 12 ), Edge( 11 to 14) and Vibe( 14 to 17 ). There’s likewise the colorful Small World Nursery open to the littlest baby and toddler marines( the fee for that is not included ).

The main teenagers club, Oceaneer, will furnish a Marvel Super Hero Academy where babies can design( and practically fly in) their own super suit.

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This club will likewise room Rapunzel’s Art Studio, Belle’s Library and Anna and Elsa’s Sommerhus where there will be a variety of recreations with Olaf serving as the host. Additionally, there’s a Disney Imagineering Lab where kids can design and virtually travel their own roller coasters and more — same to how the real Imagineers take their notions from blue-sky ideas to actual attractions.

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( Image kindnes of Disney)

The tween society, Edge, is located on Deck 5. It will have a New York City-inspired loft hangout gap with a faux-grass picnic place, photo walls and an entrance hide behind a formulated piece of art.

And the teen golf-club, Vibe, makes its inspiration from a Parisian loft, offering a lot of places to hang out, watch movies, gratify new people and play games.

In addition, tweens and teenages can meet up at The Hideaway to listen to music, take a spin on dance floor or been actively involved in a karaoke contest all in an upscale, hip space.

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Variety of adults-only seats

While the kids are at the variety of clubs designed for them, adults can take advantage of seats for the 18 -and-over crowd. In fact, that’s one of the reasons why I cherish Disney cruises so much — the boys wishing to the teenagers pleasures, which means we get to enjoy some amenities designed for us, too.

So far, we’ve learned that the adult neighborhood called the Quiet Cove will have an infinity pool, poolside prohibit and cafe. Additionally, we know that for the first time, the Senses Spa will have an outdoor space to unwind while taking in the fresh ocean air.

For the adults, there are still also be a pub referred the Keg& Compass, themed after a Norwegian sailor’s map room from the 1800 s, that will have three habit aircraft liquors you can only get on Disney Wish.

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And if you want to get all fixed up, there will be a bright and airy Untangled Salon for haircuts, blowouts, coming your hammers done and more.

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( Image generosity of Disney Cruise Line) How to book the Disney Wish

While cabins aren’t currently available for booking on the newly rescheduled July 14 maiden voyage, you can book cabins on voyages as early as July 22 at expenditures starting around $3,000 for double occupancy or $5,000 if voyaging as their own families with two adults and two kids.

If you aren’t in a rush to committee and are looking for a more affordable toll, you can book a compartment for four parties in early 2023 for about $3,000 and double occupancy from about $1,700.

Once it arrives from Germany, the Disney Wish will be based out of Port Canaveral and will sail a mixture of three- and four-night sails to the Bahamas, including a stop at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

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View of Castaway Cay in the Bahamas.( Photo by Summer Hull/ The Points Guy)

Bookings commonly require 20% down with the full amount due closer to sailing. You can book instantly with Disney Cruise Line or via a hurtle agent and potentially get goodies like an onboard sailing credit.

Tush indication

Walt Disney himself formerly said, “We don’t look backward for very long. We keep moving forward , opening up brand-new entrances and doing brand-new things.” The created in Disney Wish exemplifies this forward progress by charting its own path with a new style for staterooms, all-new diners, a different layout, more consortia, new ways to unlock “hidden magic” and beyond.

But it doesn’t leave the past perfectly in its aftermath. The exterior of the ship will obstruct that same modern classic motif, you’ll still have access to beloved Disney personas and there will still be Broadway-caliber proves and presentation on board.

While it is taking a little bit longer than Disney had hoped for, when Wish first opens its openings for clients to enter its Grand Atrium in July, it will offer more occult than Disney’s ever been able to bring to life before in a sit” where spell meets the sea, ” and we can’t wait to check it all out.

Featured image courtesy of Disney.

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