Castaway Cay, Bahamas


Castaway Cay is a Disney Cruise line’s private island and privileged only for Disney cruise guests. It is an exclusive port for the Disney Cruise Line ships in the Bahamas, near Great Abaco Island. Disney’s Castaway Cay is a tiny 3.1 mile long and 2.2 miles wide island, but offers plenty of activities like waterslides, parasailing, kayaking, a stingray interaction, bike and walking trails, open-air massages, water play areas, fishing, and more.

These photos are from our first ever cruise, Disney Wonder Cruise to Bahamas in the second week of November 2010.

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Quick Facts and Tips

  • Make sure you have valid passports, visas and other documents. Check with Cruise lines
  • Port of Call: Castaway Cay
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April
    • High season: December to March
    • Hurricane season: July to October
  • Clothing
    • Weather is warm, so pack lightweight casual t-shirts, shorts, sundresses, tank tops, capris, skirts, swimsuits, rain gears and a light jacket for the cool evenings
  • Always carry your stateroom key: to disembark or board the ship and for rentals
  • Best things to do
    • Enjoy the beach
    • Take a shoreline stroll
    • Take photos with your favorite Disney characters to make wonderful souvenirs
    • Rent a bike or use a free shuttle to roam around
    • Go for kayaking, parasailing, sailboats, and fishing charters (available for rent)
    • Rent a Beach Cabana to relax

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