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Old 25 Apr 07, 02:28 PM  
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update IllumiNations / Wishes cruise wanted & offered - *2018 & 2019*

Just add to this thread if you are looking for a cruise to share or if you have space available that you'd like to share.

Please add date(s) you are looking for or have available, including how many places available / required.

It may be useful if you could state the age and gender of the kids to get a good match.

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If any information is incorrect or places have been taken, please reply to this thread to enable updates.

WISHES SPECIALITY CRUISES

Depart from the Grand Floridian, Contemporary, Polynesian, Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness.

Basic Cruise

21 foot pontoon boat with driver.

The price includes water, soda and snacks.

Up to 8 guests - $292.88 tax included

Decorations can be added for an extra charge.

Premium Cruise

25 pontoon boat with driver.

The price includes water, soda, snacks and audio feed for Wishes soundtrack

Up to 10 guests

Total cost including tax for premium wishes cruise is $346.13 price on 5/4/11


Decorations can be added for an extra charge



EPCOT ILLUMINATIONS CRUISES

Basic Cruise
Pontoon boat and driver.
The price includes water, soda and snacks.
Up to 10 guests - $325 Plus tax

Celebration Cruise
Pontoon boat and driver.
The price includes water, soda, snacks, and decorations.
Up to 10 guests

The price of this cruise has increased to $346.13 including tax as at 13th April 2011.

BREATHLESS - Not currently in service

"Breathless" is a reproduction of a 1930 mahogany Chris Craft boat, which is available from the Yacht and Beach Club Resort marina.

Seats maximum of 6 guests.

IllumiNations cruises - $308.85 tax included
Any other time - $101.18 per 30 minutes, tax included


GRAND 1 YACHT

Grand 1, the most luxurious watercraft at Walt Disney World Resort, offers a pampered VIP boating experience on the waters of Seven Seas Lagoon just outside Magic Kingdom. A personal captain and deckhand launch the 45 foot Sea Ray yacht from the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Morning and afternoon excursions on the Grand 1 offer guests a spectacular view of Magic Kingdom, Disney's Wedding Pavilion and several Walt Disney World resorts, including the rustic Wilderness Lodge and its faithful geyser that erupts in a shower of steam and water every hour.

For an elegant evening voyage, romantic music sets the mood as the sun sets over the gabled roofs of the Grand Floridian. And on select nights, guests can view "Wishes," a spectacular fireworks display above Magic Kingdom.

For the ultimate cruise, the Grand Floridian private dining staff can whip up a gourmet evening snack with fine wines. A private service butler also can cater to your every need; it is an experience not to be missed.

Dining service and private butler are available for additional fees.

There is a minimum 60 minute booking and it is available at Disneys Grand Floridian Resort & Spa with a maximum of 18 guests.
$520 for 60 minutes, $780 for 90 minutes, $1040 for 120 minutes

Reservations for Grand 1 can be made by calling 407- 824 -2682 90 days in advance and there is a 24 hour cancellation policy


Please Note: Prices are Subject to change just add to this thread with any price updates

HOW DO I BOOK?

Reservations can be made from 180 days out


Call 407-WDW-PLAY (407-939-7529) and then press #1, takes you straight through to boat bookings

From UK - Dial 00 1 407 939 7529 then press #1, takes you straight through to boat bookings at 12:00 midday.




Annual Pass Holders receive discount on the speciality cruises



WANTED - 2018




April


Slayleyhall Is anyone planning a cruise between 29th April - 9th May, would be interested in sharing. We are a family of 4 with 2 kids

May / June


KimboDisney I also would be willing to share an Illuminations boat any time during June 13th to June 21st . There will be 3 of us, I am a teacher and my two sons, ages 14 and 20. If anyone books a cruise and wants to share please PM me.

Stitchesmumanddad Im on my own from 8th to 16th May - so if anyone has spaces for a little one on either cruise Im there please

iLaura Hiya - I know this is early but myself and DH (32 and 33) will be looking for someone to share a Wishes Cruise with. We will be there between 6th June and 19th June 2018. Happy to share with families, I'm a Primary School teacher so more than happy to have children aboard.

Kelfie Hi , I am travelling 6th - 27th May 2018 - I am looking to share Epcot Illumination cruise. (3 of us, myself and 2 boys 9yrs/14 yrs) I know far in advance as obviously would need to secure it 1st.

Emily Blunt I know this is early however myself and DH (32 and 33) will be searching for somebody to share a Wishes Cruise with. We will be there between 6th June and 19th June 2018. Upbeat to impart to families, I'm a Primary School instructor so glad to have kids on board.

July / August

Mrs sun Would love an illuminations cruise for 3 anytime between Aug 29th - Sept 12.



Florida virgin I am looking for a Magic Kingdom Cruise, 21st - 31st Aug 2018 - 2 ad 1 child.

September / October

Sunny1 we are looking to share the Illuminations cruise, we are hoping to book for Monday 17th Sept but can be flexible with dates between 14th - 21st Sept.

We are a family group of two responsible adults and 3 kids in their early 20's.I believe the boat seats ten so looking to share with another family with similar age "older kids".I am happy to book and make all the arrangements


lisa12000___ Only in Disney for a couple of nights 24th -26th September and looking to do an illuminations cruise on the 24th or 25th if anyone is interested

Milpston 31st October to 18th October I would like to book a cruise for fireworks preferably between 13/10 and 18/10 as we will be onsite for our 1st 7 nights but also happy to do one up to and including 2/11.
I would like the 10 person one with piped in music if they are still doing it?

We are a family of 5. My Wife and I will be 39 & 38. Kids will be 16, almost 4 and 17 months. Looking to share the cruise and cost if anyone is interested

November / December

smedley Considering booking a happily ever after cruise sometime between the 2nd and 14th November. We are 4 adults looking for another group who might be interested in going halves

OFFERED - 2018
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Hi,

Some of the prices may be out of date so please let me know of any recent actual prices quoted so that we can maintain accuracy.

Please don't quote other sites apart from official Disney sources as these are often out of date also.
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1989 ~ Off site
1994 ~ EuroDisney ~ Santa Fe
1999 ~ Off site
2001 ~ CBR (Aruba) ~ Poly (Tahiti)
2003 ~ WL & HRH
2004 ~ Pop Century, RPH, CSR, PBH, Contemporary
2006 ~ DLP ~ Newport Bay
2007 ~ POR ~ HRH ~ GF
2008 ~ All star sports, BCV, RPH, Vero Beach, VWL
2010 ~ OKW ~ BCV ~ HRH ~POP Century ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL
2013 ~ AKL ~ HRH ~ BCV ~ Vero Beach ~ VWL

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2006 ~ DLP ~ Newport Bay
2007 ~ POR ~ HRH ~ GF
2008 ~ All star sports, BCV, RPH, Vero Beach, VWL
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Just to advise - I've just booked a cruise today and they now ask for prepayment at time of booking. It was $318 for 8 person boat .
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Was the $318 including tax?
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number to call from the UK 180 days out is 0800 085 0582, open from 12 noon Illuminations is as at 02/02/17 $371 for the ten people
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The boat is now 371.69 we have booked it
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2006 ~ DLP ~ Newport Bay
2007 ~ POR ~ HRH ~ GF
2008 ~ All star sports, BCV, RPH, Vero Beach, VWL
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Hi guys would be interested in joining an illumination cruise in December between 12th and 20th if anyone has any space - 2 adults😎
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Please could you remove my post. Thank you

Price is still $371.69 including tax for the illuminations cruise as of booking today.
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