How to Feel Like a Princess on a Disney Cruise

by Kayla Becker

How to Feel Like a Princess on a Disney Cruise

by Kayla Becker

Leave it to Disney to make fairytales come to life, especially on a cruise that takes you straight into storybook destinations. From exploring Nordic fjords with Disney princesses to taking your afternoon tea with the other princesses onboard, these four awesome Disney moments prove that some childhood dreams really do come true.

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Princess Gathering on Disney Magic / Disney Cruise Line / Matt Stroshane
Catherine Palace
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1. Royal Ball in St. Petersburg, Russia

The stunning city has a lot to offer, including world-renowned Russian ballet, Peterhof Palace and the iconic, onion-domed Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. 

The Disney Way to See It: Dress up like a princess for a royal ball in Catherine Palace, once a summer home to Russian czars. The 18th-century Baroque ballroom fills with dancers, and little ones are invited to take the floor, too.

Cost: The regal event is $407 for ages 10 and up, $366 for children ages 3 to 9, and free for ages 0 to 2.

The stunning city has a lot to offer, including world-renowned Russian ballet, Peterhof Palace and the iconic, onion-domed Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. 

The Disney Way to See It: Dress up like a princess for a royal ball in Catherine Palace, once a summer home to Russian czars. The 18th-century Baroque ballroom fills with dancers, and little ones are invited to take the floor, too.

Cost: The regal event is $407 for ages 10 and up, $366 for children ages 3 to 9, and free for ages 0 to 2.

Meet Kristoff, Anna, and Elsa in Norway
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2. Meet Elsa and Anna in Ålesund, Norway

On Disney’s Norwegian Fjords cruise, you’ll stop at this enchanting town that, with its with its vivid green landscape and Art Nouveau architecture, inspired the kingdom of Arendelle from the movie “Frozen.”

The Disney Way to See It: Book a trip to the charmingly Nordic Sunnmøre Village, where kids will have the chance to meet Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff.

Cost: $359 for ages 10 and up, $299 for ages 3 to 9, and free for ages 0 to 2

On Disney’s Norwegian Fjords cruise, you’ll stop at this enchanting town that, with its with its vivid green landscape and Art Nouveau architecture, inspired the kingdom of Arendelle from the movie “Frozen.”

The Disney Way to See It: Book a trip to the charmingly Nordic Sunnmøre Village, where kids will have the chance to meet Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff.

Cost: $359 for ages 10 and up, $299 for ages 3 to 9, and free for ages 0 to 2

Royal Tea
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3. Afternoon Tea Onboard

This isn’t just any afternoon tea — it’s Disney’s Royal Afternoon Tea, meaning you'll be breaking scones with the princesses and be announced on entrance like you're royalty.

The Disney Way to See It: The tea comes with an autograph book, so little girls can ask each princess to commemorate the moment as she comes by to say hello.

Cost: The tea costs $210 for children (age 3 to 12) and $69 for adults.

This isn’t just any afternoon tea — it’s Disney’s Royal Afternoon Tea, meaning you'll be breaking scones with the princesses and be announced on entrance like you're royalty.

The Disney Way to See It: The tea comes with an autograph book, so little girls can ask each princess to commemorate the moment as she comes by to say hello.

Cost: The tea costs $210 for children (age 3 to 12) and $69 for adults.

Elsa and Anna's Coronation
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4. Coronation Ceremony Onboard

Little ones get to join Elsa and Anna for a proper coronation in Wandering Oaken's Trading Post, which is part of the Oceaneer Club on the Disney Wonder.

The Disney Way to See It: The coronation — like all events in the kids club — is closed to adults, so ask your little one for details since you won't get to take pictures. 

Cost: Complimentary.

Little ones get to join Elsa and Anna for a proper coronation in Wandering Oaken's Trading Post, which is part of the Oceaneer Club on the Disney Wonder.

The Disney Way to See It: The coronation — like all events in the kids club — is closed to adults, so ask your little one for details since you won't get to take pictures. 

Cost: Complimentary.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
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5. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Aspiring princesses get the royal treatment at this beauty parlor for kids, where her very own fairy godmother will transform her with a new hairdo, makeup, and glittery nail polish.

The Disney Way to See It: Upgrade to the Castle Package and your little one will also get a costume and accessories, including a crown and a wand, plus an invitation sent to your room with a glass slipper — very Cinderella.

Cost: Appointments start at $59.95, and the Castle Package is $194.95.

Aspiring princesses get the royal treatment at this beauty parlor for kids, where her very own fairy godmother will transform her with a new hairdo, makeup, and glittery nail polish.

The Disney Way to See It: Upgrade to the Castle Package and your little one will also get a costume and accessories, including a crown and a wand, plus an invitation sent to your room with a glass slipper — very Cinderella.

Cost: Appointments start at $59.95, and the Castle Package is $194.95.

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