• On Sep 18, 2017
    Tania from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are taking a cruise next week from New York City to Bar Harbor, Maine. I understand we will be "tendering" to town. I was wondering if we can return to the ship at anytime? Are there tenders available throughout the day?

    Ahoy, Tania!

    You must be so excited to cast off on the BOO-tiful Disney Magic for a SPOOK-tacular sailing to Canada and New England next week! You'll have five nights to experience this MAGICal vessel and some very interesting ports of call. I'm sure you've been checking the weather forecast to know what to expect, but also keep the Disney Cruise Line Packing List handy in the coming days as you gather everything you'll need while out at sea. 

    Tania, Disney Cruise Line makes tendering very easy because they are super organized with the process! You'll receive specific instructions in your stateroom the day before you arrive in Bar Harbor, and you'll also hear helpful disembarkation information if you attend the show in the Walt Disney Theatre the night before. Once the tenders begin picking up Guests around 8:00 a.m., they will offer continuous return transportation until the last tender, which will be around 6:00 p.m. (The exact time of the last tender will be listed on the front page of your cruise newsletter.) The downtown area is within walking distance if you are planning to explore before or after a scheduled Port Adventure. If you are participating in a Port Adventure with Disney Cruise Line, you'll most likely meet on the ship and disembark together on the same tender. When the excursion is over, you'll be free to return to the ship on your own. 

    Thank you for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Tania! We hope you'll cruise back over if you have any other last minute questions.

    Have a MAGICal time and bon voyage!

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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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