Adventures by Disney (ABD) provides group guided family vacations to various domestic and international destinations. The company is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products's New Vacation Operations division. Disney Parks is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
Adventures by Disney provides 37 planned trips on six continents.
By 2015, Adventures by Disney expanded its destinations to span six continents. Also in 2015, Adventures by Disney introduced several shorter four- and five-day "Long Weekend" itineraries in New York City, Nashville, San Francisco and Wyoming.
On April 13, 2015, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced that Adventures by Disney will have river cruise vacations. AmaWaterways will host the river cruises while Adventures by Disney will guide and storytell with the group. Danube River cruises are expected to start in 2016. AmaWaterways and the company added a Rhine River cruise in 2017 on the new AMAKristina ship with six trips.
In 2016, Disney added a seven-day Central Florida tour that includes three days at Disney World with some backstage access, a day at Kennedy Space Center, a night at Disney Springs and additional days with kayak, boating and a BBQ.
In 2018, Disney will be adding six departures to their river cruises that take travelers to the villages that inspired Beauty and the Beast, a new 8 Day/7 Night vacation to Iceland where guests will experience the history and culture of Iceland.
On an Adventures by Disney vacation, guests are taken on expeditions that often feature activities designed for families, kids (or 'Junior Adventurers'), as well as multigenerational-families where during their trip a professional photographer will take pictures of families during the vacation at no extra charge. Two Disney-trained adventure guides (cast members) look after a group of no more than 44 guests on an adventure, and are described as being 'part concierge, guide and storyteller'.
Disney now also offers a Guaranteed Departure Program which guarantees a trip will never be cancelled 70 days before departure. Guest can choose from specific dates from each trip that is apart of the Guaranteed Departure Program.
River cruising allows guests to sail down rivers in famous cities and countrysides.
|Rhine River cruise||8 days||7 nights||Basel, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Rudesheim, Cologne, Amsterdam|
|Rhine River cruise: food and wine||8 days||7 nights||Basel, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Rüdesheim, Cologne, Amsterdam|
|Rhine River cruise holiday||8 days||7 nights||Amsterdam, Cologne, Rüdesheim, Mannheim, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel-St. Johan|
|Rhine River cruise Amsterdam extension||2 days||1 nights||Amsterdam|
|Danube River cruise||8 days||7 nights||Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary|
|Danube River cruise: holiday||8 days||7 nights||Germany, Austria, Hungary|
|Danube River cruise: Prague cruise extension||3 days||2 nights||Czech Republic|
While on a Disney Cruise, guests can have experiences exclusive to Disney Cruises, like going to Disney private island Castaway Cay or have opportunities to see the most popular sites on the world at each stop on a trip.
|7-Night Magic of Northern Europe cruise||8 days||7 nights||Denmark, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden|
|11-night Magic of Northern Europe cruise||12 days||11 nights||England, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Denmark|
|5-night Mediterranean Magic cruise||6 days||5 nights||Barcelona, Cannes, Livorno (Florence), Civitavecchia (Rome), At Sea|
|7-night Mediterranean Magic cruise||8 days||7 nights||Barcelona, At Sea, Naples, Civitavecchia (Rome), Livorno (Florence), Villefranche|
|10-night Mediterranean Magic cruise||11 Days||10 Nights||Barcelona, Villefranche, Florence, Olbia, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Palma|
|7-night Magic of the Fjords cruise||8 days||7 nights||Copenhagen, Stavanger, Alesund, Geiranger, Bergen|
Guests have the chance to experience the most historic and popular sites that North America has to offer. Whether it be seeing a broadway show in New York City, or seeing Americas National Parks, guests have very different options when choosing a North American adventure, and also different ways to explore. Guests can explore on foot, while biking, canoeing, or even in the tour bus.
|Alaska||8 Days||7 Nights||Anchorage, Talkeenta, Denali National Park, & Girdwood|
|Arizona & Utah||8 Days||7 Nights||Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley, Moab, Arches National Park|
|Disneyland Resort & Southern California||6 Days||5 Nights||Disney Backstage, Hollywood, Disneyland Resort|
|Montana & Alberta, Canada||7 Days||6 Nights||Glacier National Park, Banff National Park, Lake Louise|
|Montana||7 Days||6 Nights||Yellowstone National Park, Big Sky|
|New York City Long Weekend||4 Days||3 Nights||Broadway, Times Square, Lower East Side, Harlem|
|SanFrancisco Long Weekend||4 Days||3 Nights||Fisherman’s Wharf, Napa Valley, Muir Woods, The Presidio, Angel Island|
|Philadelphia & Washington D.C.||7 Days||6 Nights||Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C.|
|Winter in Wyoming Long Weekend||5 Days||4 Nights||Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park|
|Wyoming||7 Days||6 Nights||Jackson Hole, Brooks Lake, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks|
On adventures in Central and South America guests will see and learn about ancient ruins in Peru, see species that only live in the Galapagos Islands, and even zip-line through Costa Rica. While experiencing all these opportunities guests also learn about the cultures, and people that live within these countries.
|Ecuador: Amazon & Galapagos Islands||12 Days||11 Nights||Quito, Napo River, Galápagos Islands, Guayaquil|
|Costa Rica||7 Days||6 Nights||San José, Caño Negro, Arenal Volcano National Park and Guanacaste|
|Ecuador & Galapagos Islands||9 Days||8 Nights||Quito, Otavalo Valley, Galapagos Islands, and Guayaquil|
|Peru||9 Days||8 Nights||Machu Picchu, Lima, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco|
While on a European adventures guests have the chance to see some of the places that inspired Disney movies like Beauty and the Beast, and also scenes where The Sound of Music was shot. On adult exclusive trips they will get the chance to go to Germany during the famous Oktoberfest. Families can also go on a river cruise and see some of the most famous sites Europe has to offer. Or if they prefer to stay on land, families will get to see old castles from medieval times, the coats of Italy, or see the hidden gems of Paris and London.
|Spain: Barcelona Short Escape||4 Days||3 Nights||Barcelona|
|Italy & Amalfi Coast||8 Days||7 Nights||Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Capri, Naples, Florence, Tuscany, Lucca, Pisa, Siena|
|Denmark: Copenhagen Short Escape||4 Days||3 Nights||Copenhagen|
|England & France||8 Days||7 Nights||London, Paris, Windsor, Versailles|
|France||7 Days||6 Nights||Paris, Normandy|
|Germany||9 Days||8 Nights||Munich, Nuremberg, Rothenberg, Bamberg, Berlin|
|Greece||10 Days||9 Nights||Athens, Delphi, Santorini, Crete|
|Iceland||8 Days||7 Nights||Reykjavik, Vik, Akureyri, Húsavík, Lake Mývatn|
|Ireland||8 Days||7 Nights||Dublin, Killarney, Dromoland Castle|
|Italy & Switzerland||8 Days||7 Nights||Lake Como, Lucerne, the Alps, Zermatt|
|Italy||8 Days||7 Nights||Rome, Tuscany, Florence, Venice|
|Norway||8 Days||7 Nights||Bergen, Flåm, Geiranger, Oslo|
|Austria & Czech Republic||9 Days||8 Nights||Prague, Salzburg, Vienna|
|Scotland||8 Days||7 Nights||Edinburgh, Inverness and The Highlands|
|Spain||9 Days||8 Nights||Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Marbella|
|Disneyland Paris Vacation||6 Nights||5 Nights||Disneyland Paris|
On these adventures guest will get to stay on a Game Reserve in Africa and see animals like elephants and lions in their natural habitat. In Australia guests will get to see the Great Barrier Reef and explore the city of Sydney. Lastly, on an Asian adventure guests get to see all the ancient and modern cities in China, as well as have the chance to go t Disneyland Hong Kong.
|Australia||11 Days||10 Nights||Sydney, Ayers Rock, Palm Cove, Great Barrier Reef, and Gold Coast|
|Vietnam, Loas, and Cambodia||12 Days||11 Nights||Saigon, Hanoi, Luang Prabang, and Angkor Wat|
|China||12 Days||11 Nights||Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Guilin, and Shanghai|
|South Africa||10 Days||9 Nights||Cape Town, Knysna and Kapama Game Reserve|