Disney Cruises to Alaska
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Disney Cruise Line Alaskan Cruises

Mom Approved Guide to Disney Cruises to Alaska

If you are considering a sailing on a Disney Cruise to Alaska, we hope you are ready for big adventure, plenty of opportunities to relax, incredible dining, storytelling magic, unparalleled service and the breathtaking beauty of Alaska!

This page is intended for those wanting to do a little more research on Alaska Disney Cruises before discussing or booking their family cruise with their Mom Approved Travel Cruise Planner, as a quick, skimmable overview. Please note, this is not a comprehensive guide with every single detail, but an overview of what we have found most parents are interested in researching before they book an Alaskan Disney Cruise with our MAT Advisors. Details can feel overwhelming and your expert MAT Advisor will happily simplify your choices and take away the overwhelm of booking a memorable Alaskan cruise for your family and find the best value for your people and your cruise dollars!

Daisy Duck on deck of DCL ship in Alaska
Minnie Mouse dressed in coat on DCL ship on Alaska cruise
Mickey Mouse dressed in yellow raincoat on deck of DCL cruise in alaska

Disney Cruise Itineraries sailing to Alaska

When does Disney Cruise Line sail to Alaska?

Disney Cruise Line sails to Alaska five months out of the year during May, June, July, August and September for the summer. 

How long are Disney Alaskan Cruises?

Usually, Alaskan sailings for Disney Cruise Line range 5-9 nights, with the majority of sailings being 7 night itineraries.

What Disney ship sails to Alaska?

For the 2024 and 2025 Alaskan cruise seasons, the Disney Wonder will sail Alaskan itineraries for Disney Cruise Line. Her size is condusive for sailing the inside passage and the Disney Wonder has incredible onboard entertainment, dining and fun for everyone!
Learn more: Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wonder: dining, entertainment, adult spaces and more.

When is the best time to book a Disney Cruise to Alaska?

With Disney Cruise Line, booking sooner is better. Prices do not decrease, and they do not go on sale. Ever. Shoulder season sailings in the months of May and September will be the most budget friendly months.

What itineraries are available for 2024 and 2025 Disney Cruises to Alaska?

5 Night Alaskan Cruise From Vancouver available for the 2024 and 2025

  • Glacier Viewing (Stikine Icecap) Alasksa
  • Ketchikan, Alaska

7 night Alaskan Cruise from Vancouver available for 2024 and 2025

  • Glacier Viewing (Stikine Icecap), Alaska
  • Icy Strait Point, Alaska
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Ketchikan, Alaska

7 night Alaskan Cruise from Vancouver available for 2024 and 2025

  • Glacier Viewing (Stikine Icecap), Alaska
  • Skagway, Alaska
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Ketchikan, Alaska

8 night Alaskan Cruise from Vancouver available for 2025

  • Glacier Viewing (Stikine Icecap), Alaska
  • Skagway, Alaska
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Sitka, Alaska
  • Ketchikan, Alaska

9 night Alaskan Cruise from Vancouver (ends in Victoria) available for 2024 and 2025

  • Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Glacier Viewing (Stikine Icecap), Alaska
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Icy Strait Point, Alaska
  • Sitka, Alaska
  • Victoria (British Columbia), Canada

A Cruise to Alaska with the Disney Difference

An Alaskan cruise with Disney Cruise Line has the perfect mix of fun, adventure, relaxation, and magic of storytelling only Disney can provide for families. The legendary service, entertainment, dining and fun of a Disney cruise coupled with the natural wonders of Alaska on carefully crafted family-friendly excursions  make memories that will truly last a lifetime.

Whether you are sailing with your family or on a large multi-generational sailing, there are activities that will make everyone happy…. even Grandpa! Disney Cruise line has absolutely INCREDIBLE kids clubs with engaging activities for the kids, special spaces for tweens and teens, and sophisticated adult-exclusive areas, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds, spending time with the family and going on a date night!

Learn more: Disney Cruise Line Trip Planning

Little things like complimentary hot chocolate on deck for glacier day and being able to have warm cookies and milk delivered before bed for the kids via complimentary room service don’t hurt either!

Disney Wonder in port with snowy Alaskan mountains in background
Ketchikan sign over street in town
Northern Lights from deck of disney cruise
family cuddling sled dog puppies while on Disney cruise excursion
Olaf playing with children at kids club on Disney Wonder in Alaska

Common Alaskan Disney Cruise Ports of Call

Each Disney Cruise Line Alaskan itinerary is thoughtful crafted to showoff the Inside Passage of Alaska and allow cruisers to experience some of the most family friendly, historic and beautiful ports Alaska has to offer. 

In each Alaskan port destination, excursions have been carefully selected to give a wide variety of options for multi-generational families so that the can experience the magic of Alaska together. Disney knows families have different desired activity levels and interests, which is why in nearly every port stop you can find options for the thrill-seekers, the nature watchers, the culture and history buffs, the culinary lovers, lovers of art and of course… sled dog puppies. 

Here are some of the common ports of call for Disney Cruises to Alaska; itineraries and length of sailings vary. Your Mom Approved Travel Advisor will help you navigate through all the things and ensure best itinerary and value for you and your family.

Feeling lost, overwhelmed or ready to book? Reach out to our Mom Approved Travel Advisors at Mom Approved Travel, an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.


Your MAT Advisor can setup a pre-cruise stay in Vancouver before you depart from the Port in for your Alaskan Disney Cruise. Vancouver is British Columbia’s largest city and has several options for sightseeing and hotel options to settle in prior to your sailing.


This small town is steeped in history from the Gold Rush of 1890’s and was the setting of Jack London’s classic novel,  “The Call of the Wild.” Visit museums, ride the Yukon Railroad, pan for gold, explore Glacier Point, play with Sled Dog puppies, zipline and more in Skagway. 

Icy Strait Point

Experience the private cruise port of Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, a lively fishing community and Tlingit village where you can experience thrilling, nature-focused and cultural excursions.

If you are brave enough, zoom on a 5,330 foot long ZipRider or indulge in culinary experiences, kayak or ride ATVs, or look for wildlife on a catamaran. Icy Strait Point has something for all activity levels and interests.


Established in 1883 with a single salmon saltery, Ketchikan has grown to Alaska’s 5th largest city with a population of around 7600 people, as in know as the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Here you can experience natural wonders of the Misty Fjords, learn about the cultural heritage of Native Alaskans, visit the Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery and Eagle Center, watch a lumberjack show, fish, go on a wildlife cruise, kayak, hike, zipline or enjoy culinary experiences. There are many family-friendly excursion options to choose from.


Alaska’s state capital has a wide variety of options for every interest available for your day in port ranging from active options like experiencing the Mendenhall Glacier, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and sled dog experiences to more laid back options like riding the Mount Roberts Tramway, visiting the Alaska State Museum, visiting a hatchery, viewing incredible gardens, whale watching and wildlife viewing.


When you visit the quiet fishing community of Sitka, located in the heart of the largest temperate rainforest in the world (the Tongass National Forest), you have a wide variety of port activities to choose from! Wildlife and natural encounters are prevalent in Sitka ranging from Wildlife quests, visiting Eagle Rescue Centers, bear sanctuaries, or you can dry snorkel, kayak, bike, hike or cruise. Culinary excursions are also available.


DCL Disney Wonder sailing through alaskan strait

Glacier viewing is usually in the top 3 for most families when we ask about activities they want to do on their Alaskan cruise. Depending on your itinerary, you may visit Stikine Icecap or drift by the 600 foot Hubbard Glacier. You won’t be the same after seeing these in person – gorgeous!


Engage in wildlife or whale watching, explore the beautiful city of Victoria, Butchart gardens, Craigdarroch Castle and more!

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