• On Jun 21, 2023
    Chaina from GA 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 professional photography offered during the excursions? If so, is that through DCL or the private vendors? Will excursion photos be included in our photo package or does that only include pictures taken on the ship?

    Ahoy, Chaina, and welcome to planDisney!

    You’ve come to the right place! My pals and I are delighted to help you plan your picture-perfect Disney Cruise Line vacation. You don’t have to worry about missing out on any pictures with Captain Minnie and her Pals because the Unlimited Photo Package begins the moment you enter the terminal. Photographers are on hand to capture your onboard memories, including in the dining rooms, on deck, and even at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay

    You'll want to reference the Daily Activity Schedule within the Disney Cruise Line Navigator app once you are on the ship to take a peek at all the photo opportunities. It’s recommended that you refresh the app twice each day for the most up-to-date information. I like looking for the Magic Shots. You never know who might unexpectedly show up in your photos. On our last cruise, which stopped at Castaway Cay, my son had Sebastian from “The Little Mermaid” smiling on his palm. Stop by Shutters Photography Shop for information on how to view and download your photos from the app. 

    Some Port Adventures do offer pictures. For example, if you plan to flip your fins with any dolphins, a photographer will probably be walking around, ready to capture your interaction. However, since independent vendors run Port Adventures, you would have to purchase any pictures they take separately. They will not be included in your Unlimited Photo Package. It’s always a good idea to take extra money or a credit card on Port Adventures for snacks and souvenirs.

    Chaina, I hope you have a wonderful time at sea, making memories to last a lifetime. Sail back to planDisney if you think of any last-minute questions. We are here to help! 

    SEAS the adventure!
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Meet the Panelist: Tracie, Florida

Ahoy! Just like Moana, I feel the irresistible call of the sea. I think the best vacation is aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship – thankfully, my family agrees. Whether savoring gelato in Italy, snorkeling in Mexico, or basking in the sea breeze on deck, each destination fills us with memories to last a lifetime. I look forward to helping your family plan a Disney Cruise Line adventure brimming with cherished moments!

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