Disney FINALLY Announces Galactic Starcruiser Opening Date!

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Star Wars fans have been anxiously awaiting any and all news regarding the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel at Walt Disney World Resort since it was first announced in 2019.

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Related: Into a Galaxy Far, Far Away: The Galactic Starcruiser Experience

As per Disney Parks Blog original announcement:

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will offer a two-night itinerary where all guests arrive and depart together, similar to Disney Cruise Line. Unlike any typical cruise, though, you can become the heroes of your own Star Wars story in a new type of immersive experience that only Disney could create.

You will cruise the galaxy in style aboard the Halcyon, known for its impeccable service and exotic destinations. Onboard, you will stay in well-appointed cabins, experience onboard dining, make a planet-side excursion to Black Spire Outpost on Batuu, and much more. Throughout the journey, you will be invited to delve deeper into your personal adventure by participating in onboard activities, interacting with characters, crew, other passengers you meet, and becoming part of the action and the broader Star Wars saga:

  • The adventure begins when you arrive at the Galactic Starcruiser Terminal at Walt Disney World and check in for your two-night experience.
  • You will be invited to enter a Launch Pod for transport into space. Through windows above, you’ll see yourself leave the real world behind as you jump to hyperspace and draw closer and closer to the Halcyon.
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Related: How Will the Galactic Starcruiser Retain Immersion for Batuu Excursions?

Not too long ago, Disney released the first actual photos of the interior of the Galactic Starcruiser hotel. Guests got to see what staterooms onboard the Halcyon will look like for the first time. The amazingly immersive experience goes beyond anything Star Wars fans have experienced before — even when they visit the Outer Rim planet of Batuu at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Now, we finally know when the out-of-this-world hotel will open to Guests — March 1, 2022.

According to Disney’s announcement today:

The inaugural voyage of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World Resort will depart March, 1, 2022! General bookings for this immersive adventure in a galaxy far, far away will open less than one month from now, on Oct. 28, 2021. Some Disney and Star Wars fans, including Disney Vacation Club members, Disney Passholders and Disney Visa Cardmembers, should be on the lookout in the coming weeks for a special booking opportunity just for you. For more information to start planning your voyage, click here.

Are you planning to be one of the first passengers onboard the Halcyon for its maiden trip to a galaxy far, far away? Click here to book a trip!

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