'Star Wars Day at Sea' Back to Disney Cruises

By ,   December 23, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Disney Cruise Line will send its passengers to a galaxy far, far away onboard 15 Caribbean cruises which celebrate Star Wars adventures at sea on Disney Fantasy.

With departure dates between January 6-April 14, 2018, all 7-night eastern and western Caribbean cruises will feature the Star Wars Day at Sea attended by such iconic characters as droids, Jedi, Stormtroopers, Wookiees.

Disney Fantasy cruise ship

The galactic adventure onboard the Milky Way-sized ship will boast a full day of Star Wars celebrations like Star Wars-themed youth and family activities, unique food and drinks, specially-themed shows and events.

Passengers are encouraged to bring costumes for cosplay gatherings in the ship's atrium lobby. Light sabers and casual attire are welcome. The grand finale is the “Summon the Force” deck party featuring music, games, stunts, fireworks and special effects, plus interactive encounters with the most heroic and formidable characters of the galaxy.

Throughout the voyage, passengers can relive the mythic journey of Skywalkers during screenings of all 9 films, including the new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as well as the latest installment in the brand new standalone series “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

At the Oceaneer Club play space, new Star Wars: Command Post invites children to enlist in “Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.” Force-sensitive kids learn the ways of Jedi and use their skills in the final face-off with Kylo Ren and Darth Vader. Kids can traverse the galaxy via flight-training simulators, as well as to interact with holographic models at Star Wars holotable which projects 3D images of Star Wars ships, vehicles and droids.

Star Wars-themed arts & crafts, activities and games will be offered throughout the day. “Star Wars Drawing Academy” will show the artists how to draw the characters. 

Star Wars Day at Sea voyages will sail from Port Canaveral, a convenient 1-hour drive from Disney World, Orlando. Western Caribbean trips depart January 6, 20; February 3, 17; March 3, 17, 31; April 14, 2018, with visits to Cozumel, Falmouth, Grand Cayman and the private island of Disney in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay. Eastern Caribbean voyages depart January 13, 27; February 10, 24; March 10, 24; and April 7, 2018, including visits to Tortola, St. Thomas, Castaway Cay.