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Old 10-30-2012, 02:43 PM   #1
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Can two ships dock at Castaway Cay

Debating on January 3 or 4 night on Dream. We just got off the 3 night Dream on Sunday and we are scared we will miss Castaway Cay again. The advantage of the 4 night would be if the Captain couldn't dock there on the 1st try we would at least have the sea day to try again (which I have heard has happened before). It looks like the Wonder is scheduled at Castaway Cay the sea day of the 4 day Dream Cruise. Question is....... Can two ships be docked at Castaway Cay?
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:55 PM   #2
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Simple answer, nope.
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nope, only one dock.
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:12 PM   #4
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They told me on the phone they could.... but I have doubts
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:28 PM   #5
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Maybe they could tender the second ship in? I thought that I had heard that was an option at some point
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:30 PM   #6
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Maybe they could tender the second ship in? I thought that I had heard that was an option at some point
They won't tender and they island can't handle that many people.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:02 PM   #7
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When we were on the Magic last July a CM told me Magic and Fantasy were both docked there ONCE before. He said it was rare. He was really excited because all the Magic CM's got to go aboard Fantasy and try the Aquaduck. I don't think it's the norm.
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I doubt that they were both docked at CC. There simply is not room for both ships there. The Magic and Fantasy were both docked next to each other in Cozumel on the MV and there were many CMs going between the ships.
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I doubt that they were both docked at CC. There simply is not room for both ships there. The Magic and Fantasy were both docked next to each other in Cozumel on the MV and there were many CMs going between the ships.
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. There is no place for two ships to dock there.

And to the OP, I don't think you would enjoy the island if two ships were able to dock anyway. It gets pretty full with just the Dream docking there. There just isn't enough room to add another ship full of people on the beach, eating areas, etc.
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As above, there is docking space for one ship only. And the island facilities were expanded to allow 4000 guests to have adequate space. There is no way they could handle one classic and one new ship (6500-6700 guests if full ships).
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i thought there was a picture somewhere of the two, but, as other folks have said, no room for all the peoples!
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i thought there was a picture somewhere of the two, but, as other folks have said, no room for all the peoples!
There have been rare instances of two of the ships docked at other ports--we saw the Magic and Wonder together once. They just can't do it at Castaway, and when it happens elsewhere it is usually due to a schedule change.
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If there were pictures of two ships at CC, it was with one docked and one simply passing by. They have looked like they were really close, but the one doing the cruise-by was only there for picture ops.
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:07 PM   #14
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It is not uncommon for the peri at Nassau to host two Disney ships. Our Magic cruise in April had us tied up alongside the Dream in Nassau. Many CMs used this opportunity to visit each others ship. And it made a great photo op !
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:06 PM   #15
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That's what I thought, I think we are going to do another 3 night and a day at the park. We'll just hope for good weather. Thanks!
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