The Big Red Boat was the original Disney cruise package. It was known for offering value cruises to the Bahamas, which could be combined with a Walt Disney World vacation. But the parent company got into financial trouble and went out of business.
Big Red Boat catered to young, moderate-income couples and families. The goal was to offer a fun vacation at affordable costs. There were three- and four-day cruises from Port Canaveral and Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida. The comfortable ship had all the amenities.
Disney Cruise Line has taken the place of the Big Red Boat and offers Disney cruise packages. The Disney-owned line offers family cruises with even more style and amenities.