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25 Fun Facts About the Disney Magic

Disney Magic Cruise Ship

  1. Maiden Voyage: July 30, 1998 – 4 Night Bahamian Cruise
  2. Passenger Capacity: 2,400
  3. Gross Tonnage: 84,000 Tons
  4. Length: 964 ft, Beam: 106 ft, Draft: 25.3 ft
  5. Speed: Cruising Speed 21.5 Knots – Max Speed 24 Knots
  6. Crew: 950 Cast Members on board at all times
  7. Godmother of the ship is Patricia Disney, Former wife of Roy E. Disney
  8. Goofy is painting the back of the ship – Each ship has a different character
  9. The Magic is longer than Main Street U.S.A at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World
  10. There are 877 Staterooms – Inside: 256, Oceanview: 259 and Verandah 362
  11. The ship horn whistles “When You Wish Upon a Star”
  12. Lobby Statue is Helmsman Mickey Mouse
  13. On an average 7-Night cruise, over 71,500 eggs and are consumed
  14. The ship can make 1,200 tons of fresh water from seawater each day
  15. The ship has 11 decks
  16. One anchor alone weighs 28,200 pounds 
  17. On arrival day, cast members will transport approximately 10,000 suitcases
  18. The Disney Magic was built in two halves about 100 miles apart
  19. The Magic was the first cruise ship to ever have split bathrooms for guests
  20. The Disney Magic was just recently renovated in October of 2013. Some of the new highlights include; The AquaDunk water slide, new Brazilian-themed restaurant, a new kid’s club, new splash zone water play areas and new adult nightclubs.
  21. Wood is used throughout the whole ship, which is rare for newer ships
  22. On average there are over 86 nationalities of cast members
  23. 70% of staterooms have a view of the Ocean and 60% of them have a private verandah
  24. All pools are filled with freshwater and are heated to 75 Degrees
  25. The Walt Disney Theatre can seat 977 guests and expands three decks

– Cody Woodbrey

Creating Magical Vacations
Cell: 435-757-0838

 

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25 Fun Facts About the Disney Fantasy

Disney Fantasy

  1. Maiden Voyage: March 31, 2012
  2. Passenger Capacity: 4,000
  3. Gross Tonnage: 130,000 Tons
  4. Length: 1,115 ft, Beam: 136 ft, Draft: 26 ft
  5. Cruising Speed: 23.5 Knots
  6. Crew: 1,450 Cast Members on board at all times
  7. Ship Cost: $900 Million
  8. Dumbo & Timothy are located on the stern of the ship, weighing over 2,300 pounds. Dumbo is just over eight feet tall and has a wingspan of seven feet. Timothy is a little smaller with the height of 2’6″.
  9. It took 747 days or 17,928 hours to build the Disney Fantasy
  10. Godmother of the Fantasy is Mariah Carey
  11. Mademoiselle Minnie Mouse is the featured statue in the main atrium. She is dressed in vintage fashion with a parasol and streamer luggage at her side.
  12. Ship Builder was Meyer Werft (Papenburg, Germany)
  13. There are 1,250 Staterooms – Inside: 150, Oceanview: 199 and Verandah 901
  14. The ship horn whistles 7 different musical tunes; “When you Wish Upon a Star”, “makes no difference who you are”, “Yo Ho”, “It’s a Small World”, “Be Our Guest”, “Hi Diddle Dee Dee” and “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.”
  15. There are over 5,336 beds on board
  16. In 1 month, over 15,776 cans of Coca-Cola will be consumed
  17. The Fantasy’s Art Nouveau-inspired chandelier cascades downward from a massive, illuminated stained-glass flourish on the ceiling in vibrant hues of greens and blues. The chandelier itself is more than 10 feet in diameter, a one-of-a-kind work of art evoking a peacock in stained glass and more than 60,000 clear Swarovski crystal beads.
  18. The adult nightlife district Europa features five clubs and lounges that treat the senses to a taste of Ireland, England, France and Italy plus stunning skylines and signature cocktails inspired by Russia, Greece, Hungary and Spain.
  19. Muppet Pepe the King of Prawn is the star of the ship’s new Midship Detective Agency game, and has his very own stateroom. Located down the hall from the Oceaneers lab, the door to stateroom 5148 ½ is decked out with Pepe’s activity schedule, photos of his Muppet friends and notes from guests.
  20. Staterooms are 25% larger than the current industry average
  21. The AquaDuck is raised so to create more space on the upper-deck to party and relax.
  22. The Aqualab is the newest addition to the Disney Cruise Line. This 1,800-square-foot get wet area on Deck 12 is filled with pop jets, geysers and bubblers.
  23. Disney is the only Cruise Line that shows first run movies
  24. Each of the main restaurants on board can hold up to 696 guests; Enchanted Garden – Deck 2, Animator’s Palate – Deck 3 and Royal Palace – Deck 3
  25. Disney was the first cruise line to be granted special permission from the U.S. Coast Guard to have their lifeboats painted yellow, instead of the traditional orange. Disney made this request in order to keep the color theming of the ship consistent.

– Cody Woodbrey

Creating Magical Vacations
Cell: 435-757-0838