LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Grand 1, the most luxurious watercraft at Walt Disney World Resort, offers a pampered VIP boating experience on the waters of Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake just outside Magic Kingdom. A personal captain and deckhand launch the 52-foot Sea Ray yacht from the marina at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Morning and afternoon excursions on the Grand 1 offer guests a spectacular view of Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Wedding Pavilion and several Walt Disney World resorts, including the rustic Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and its faithful geyser that erupts in a shower of steam and water every hour.
For an elegant evening voyage, romantic music sets the mood as the sun sets over the gabled roofs of the Grand Floridian. On select nights, guests can view “Wishes,” a magnificent fireworks display above Magic Kingdom from the boat deck or the dining and salon areas that feature panoramic, wrap-around windows.
For the ultimate cruise, the Grand Floridian private-dining staff can whip up anything from an evening snack to a gourmet five-course meal with fine wine pairings. A private-service butler can also cater to guests’ every need.
As many as 18 guests can sail for $699 per hour plus tax, including charter fee, boat captain and deckhand. Dining service and private butler are available for additional fees.
Reservations for the Grand 1 can be made by calling 407/939-5227.