Adventures by Disney Discounts & Info

LAST UPDATE: 1/24/24

Adventures by Disney is Disney’s luxury package tour business. Guests of Adventures by Disney travel in small groups limited to 40 participants, and are led by two Disney-trained Adventure Guides. Each adventure is filled with immersive, interactive experiences you might never have tried if you were traveling on your own. Local experts provide authenticity and character by sharing knowledge and stories. All of Adventures by Disney’s itineraries are designed around family fun. When a tour includes an experience that might not appeal to children, Disney will often offer a supervised experience that the kids can do separately. (Adventures by Disney recommends that participating children be age 6 years or older.) There are a few adults-only departures each season that forgo the extra kids’ activities.

You can expect impeccable service as well as a few surprises along the way. Vacationing is almost effortless. Travel, activities and scheduled meals during your adventure are planned. Luggage is handled for you and hotel check-ins are pre-arranged. Many of the tours and experiences are not available to the general public, such as after-hours museum visits or special exclusive tours to areas that are usually off-limits. The accommodations and food are first-class; it’s a premium family tour experience in all respects. To get a sense of what a trip is like, read about Sarah and Don’s September 2023 Adventures by Disney trip to the Canadian Rockies

Adventures by Disney also offers Private Adventures, which can be booked for up to 12 friends and family members. Private Adventures feature many of the highlights from Adventures by Disney guided group tours, combined with unique experiences specially designed for a smaller group. Based on the itinerary, you will either have one local Private Adventure Guide who will be assigned to you for the entirety of your trip, or a different local Private Adventure Guide that will be assigned to you for each destination city. Booking dates are flexible, pending the seasonality of certain destinations, and there is no minimum travel age for most itineraries. There may be some activities within a Private Adventure vacation that a child may not be able to join based on age; when that happens Adventures by Disney will do their best to provide an alternate activity. There are itineraries available in 11 different countries.

Listed below are any Adventures by Disney discounts that are currently available. While discounts on Adventures by Disney vacations are not common, there are ways to save, plus occasional “extras” that are worthwhile. You’ll also find useful details and links below to more information about these adventures.

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Adventures by Disney Offers and Discounts for Everyone

Book Early and Save on Select 2025 Adventures by Disney Small Ship itineraries!

Book early and save $500 or more per person on select 2025 Adventures by Disney Small Ship itineraries. This offer is good select departures February 16 through December 27, 2025.* This offer can be combined with Small World Vacations’ Extra Savings Offer

Book by 4/15/24.

*The offer is valid on select Small Ship Adventures only. A limited number of spaces are available on each applicable departure date at this rate and some stateroom categories are excluded on certain itineraries. Valid on new bookings only. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts or promotions. Offer is subject to change without notice.

Get Extra Savings on Adventures by Disney Vacations

Save up to $1,000 on your Adventures by Disney vacation when you book with Small World Vacations! Get $100 – $1000 in savings, depending on the cost of your vacation. This offer comes direct from Small World Vacations and can be combined with some promotional offers from Disney.

Costco Member Rebates

Costco members can get rebates on Adventures by Disney packages, which are made in the form of a Costco gift card. When you call Costco Travel to book Adventures by Disney, they actually just transfer you to the Adventures by Disney reservations center to do the actual booking. The Disney reps are pleasant, but it’s not nearly the same level of knowledge and service you get from an excellent, dedicated travel agent.

Group Rates

For select destinations and dates, Disney may offer special group rates if you have 15 or more people traveling together. Group rates are available only to select destinations, and only for a few select departure dates.

2025 Adventures by Disney Season

2025 Adventures by Disney Small Ship Adventures

The 2025 Adventures by Disney Small Ship Adventures went on sale to Adventure by Disney guests who have taken 3 or more adventures on January 16, 2024; all previous Adventures by Disney guests on January 17, 2024; DVC Members, Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club Members and Golden Oak residents on January 18, 2024; and to everyone else on January 19, 2024.

New for 2025, there will be a 7-night Holland & Belgium River Cruise and a 7-night Holland & Belgium: Tulip Season Cruise. The Holland & Belgium itinerary includes time in Amsterdam; a Kinderdijk canal and windmill bike ride; a Rotterdam City Market tour; and several tours and activities to choose from in Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp and Delft. There will be 4 departures, including one adult-only trip on September 6, 2025. The Tulip Season itinerary will be offered on April 13-20, 2025 only (during tulip season), and include a similar itinerary as the regular Holland & Belgium trip, but also visit the Hoorn Tulip & Bulb Fields; the Floralia Flower Exhibition at Grand Bigard Castle; and the Keukenhof Gardens.  

Special itineraries offered are Rhine River Cruise: Christmas Market, Danube River Cruise: Christmas Market and Danube River Cruise: Magical Holidays. Special adult-only itineraries offered are Danube River Cruise: Oktoberfest and the Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine.

See the 2025 Adventures by Disney Small Ship itineraries.

2024 Adventures by Disney Season

Select 2024 Adventures by Disney land itineraries went on sale to Adventure by Disney Insiders who have taken 3 or more adventures on May 9, 2023; all Adventures by Disney Insiders on May 10, 2023; DVC Members, Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club Members and Golden Oak residents on May 11, 2023; and to everyone else on May 12, 2023.

New for 2024, Adventures by Disney will offer trips to Columbia, New Zealand and the Eastern Canada Maritimes. The 7-night Columbia itinerary includes visiting Bogota to see the Paloquemao Market and colonial architecture of the historic city center; snorkeling among the Rosario Islands; a tour of a coffee farm in the Coffee Region and more. The 7-night Eastern Canada Maritimes itinerary visits Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Activities include a low-tide walk at the Bay of Fundy; riding horses; a visit to the Anne of Green Gables Museum; a visit to the Millbrook Cultural Heritage Centre along with biking, canoeing and kayaking. The 11-night New Zealand itinerary includes a tour of the National Kiwi Hatchery; a visit to Te Puia Geothermal Park; a Hangi dinner with a Maori family; riding the TranzAlpine Train into the Southern Alps and participating in the America’s Cup Experience in Auckland.

New for 2024, Adventures by Disney will offer an Adriatic Expedition Cruise. This 7-night round-trip itinerary starts in Venice and makes stops at 7 ports in Croatia and Montenegro: Korčula, Primošten, Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Hvar and Rovinj. Highlights include: kayaking along the Pakleni Islands; a visit to Predjama Castle and Postojna Cave in Slovenia; biking through vineyards and lavender fields of the UNESCO Stari Grad Plain; and walking the cobbled streets of Old Town Kotor. There will be 2 Adriatic departures in 2024.

Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruises travel to unique, off-the-beaten path locales aboard a boutique-style ship. These smaller ships make it easier to access out-of-the way destinations as well as change course to respond to weather or to take advantage of a wildlife sighting. During your trip you will have your Disney Adventures guides and naturalists who provide information-sharing sessions and accompany you ashore. On select dates, special guests, including animal and photography experts will join you group and offer hands-on workshops and interactive presentations. Each voyage is equipped with Zodiac watercrafts.

Adventures by Disney Short Escapes are shorter itineraries that can be booked as standalone getaways or as add-ons to other vacation plans.

In 2024, Adventures by Disney will offer European river cruises and adult-exclusive river cruises. You can read more about the river cruises below.

See the 2024 Adventures by Disney itineraries.

2024 Adventures by Disney River Cruises

The 2024 Adventures by Disney River Cruises went on sale to Adventure by Disney Insiders who have taken 3 or more adventures on January 17, 2023; all Adventures by Disney Insiders on January 18, 2023; DVC Members, Gold & Platinum Castaway Club Members and Golden Oak residents on January 19, 2023; and to everyone else on January 20, 2023.

New for 2024, there will be a Danube River Cruise: Magical Holidays trip December 29, 2024 through January 4, 2025. The itinerary begins in Germany, travels to Austria where the traditional Schönbrunn Christmas market transforms into a New Year’s market and then continues to Hungary.

Special adult-only itineraries include Danube River Cruise: Oktoberfest and the Rhine River Cruise: Food & Wine. There are also 2 Christmas Market Cruises in late December, one each on the Danube and Rhine, open to families.

Other special itineraries offered are Rhine River Cruise: Christmas Market and Danube River Cruise: Christmas Market.

See the 2024 Adventures by Disney River Cruise itineraries.

Adventures by Disney Cruise Packages

Adventures by Disney now offers Cruise Package on select Disney Cruise line sailings. The Adventures by Disney Cruise Packages include 2 Adventures by Disney guides available onboard and in port; special VIP privileges; private onboard receptions; unique onshore activities; early debarkation at each port; all meals, snacks and water while in port; a photo CD with all ship photographer pictures, all Adventures by Disney guide photos and an Adventures by Disney slideshow.

  • If you are interested in booking an Adventures by Disney Cruise Package, we recommend filling out a quote form with Small World Vacations. They give you full service, including a personal travel agent you can contact by email or direct phone number and we recommend them wholeheartedly! Best of all, it costs you nothing to use them, PLUS they give you FREE onboard credit for any Disney Cruise Line booking of over $1000 total fare, good toward most onboard activities and extras such as spa treatments, shore excursions or even your bar tab.

Disney Vacation Club Member Trips with Adventures by Disney

No Disney Vacation Club-exclusive Adventures by Disney 2024 itineraries have been announced at this point.

You must be a Disney Vacation Club member, but can book any special departures listed above with either DVC points or cash.

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