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  • On Aug 12, 2022
    Nicole from CA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    is childcare available onboard

    Hey there, hi there, Nicole! Welcome aboard!

    Disney Cruise Line has some of the most comprehensive programs for children I've ever seen at sea. From youth clubs that operate all day long, featuring age-appropriate activities and fun, to actual nursery care, you'll find that no matter what your child's age, there is some type of childcare.

    The "it's a small world" nursery! offers quality care from expert Disney cast members for children ages 6 months to 3 years (the minimum age on some itineraries is 1 year old). They have activities, they can feed and change your little one, and even supervise during nap time. Nicole, I cannot recommend enough that you book your nursery time in advance. It's a smaller facility, with an additional fee, and it can get really busy. You'll want to try to secure your spot before you board.

    Disney's Oceaneer Club and Disney's Oceaneer Lab give kids ages 3-12 a space to call their own. With activities, dance parties, character interaction, and much more, you do not need a reservation for kids here. You can drop them off any time during operating hours - which is usually from 9 AM until midnight. There is no additional fee for the kids to go and enjoy the activities, so go and enjoy some adult-exclusive dining or one of the many adult-only lounges

    I hope your planning from here on out is smooth sailing, Nicole!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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