Category Archives: Castaway Cay

Another Island In The Works

One of the many advantages to going on a Disney Cruise is the stop at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas. With the fleet going from four ships to seven, they may soon need more space.  According to a report out of the Bahamas, Kim Prunty, VP of Communications for Disney Signature Experiences, confirmed yesterday that the cruise line does have interest in adding another signature private destina

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts

Disney Cruises are among the best in the industry. Here are some fun facts provided by Disney Cruise Line that you may find interesting. • The Disney ships are painted in Mickey Mouse-inspired colors –black hull, white superstructure, yellow trim and two giant red funnels, each with the Disney Cruise Line Mickey Mouse logo. • Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to have yellow lifeboats, instead of t

Bike Riding on Castaway Cay! #DisneyCruise

Re-post in case you missed it! As most of you know, last weekend we took our very first Disney Cruise aboard the Disney Dream. It’s only been a week and we are already ready to go back. Disney Cruise Line does an amazing job, both on the ship and off. Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, offers guests activities, in addition to just having some fun in the sun on the beach. One such activity is bik

Castaway Cay

Details on Castaway Cay below! One experience of every Disney cruise around the Caribbean includes a stop at Castaway Cay (pronounced key). This private island is an exclusive port for the Disney Cruise line and was purchased on a 99-year land lease from the Bahamian government. The island is located near Gorda Cay, which was once used as a stop for drug runners. Construction to redevelop the island took approxim

Get Ready for the Next Castaway Cay Challenge with Disney Cruise Line

From Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. After this year’s Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, I had the awesome experience of cheering on Disney cruisers competing in our inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge. I had a blast chatting with the runners before and after the race, hearing their stories about how far they’d traveled to be there, how many runDisney medals they had

Castaway Cay Challenge Part of Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Open for Registration

Do you want to run the Castaway Cay Challenge?  There are still some spots available.  From Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Once again, runners in the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna have the exclusive opportunity to participate in the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge! Registration for these January 2016 events opened today, marking the second year t

More Than 700 Compete in Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge

From Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. January 14th, was an exciting day for Disney Cruise Line and runDisney! More than 700 runners completed the inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge, earning the highly prized medal for this first-ever competition. This event was the first of its kind to be held amid the swaying palm trees and turquoise waters of a private island paradise.