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Walt Disney World Outage Leaves Hundreds Feeling Stranded

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The ferryboats at Walt Disney World Resort provide a unique and enchanting mode of transportation for guests visiting the magical world of Disney.

These ferryboats offer a delightful journey across the waters, connecting various key locations within the expansive resort. Guests can board these charming vessels to cross the Seven Seas Lagoon, offering picturesque views of surrounding attractions such as Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

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The experience of riding one of these ferryboats adds an extra touch of magic to a visit to Walt Disney World Resort. As Disney Resort guests embark on their voyage, they can bask in the beauty of the resort’s surroundings and enjoy a moment of relaxation amidst the hustle and bustle of the theme parks.

The gentle swaying of the boat and the soothing sounds of the water create a tranquil atmosphere, allowing guests to unwind and appreciate the unique charm of Disney’s water transportation system.

Unfortunately, for guests visiting today, this convenience was not an option.

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Ferryboat Closure Causes Transportation Congestion

The ferryboats are not just a means of transportation but also a form of entertainment in themselves. The lively atmosphere onboard, with cheerful music playing and friendly crew members ready to assist guests, adds to the overall experience. Children and adults alike are captivated by the charm of the ferryboats, making the journey a memorable part of their Disney vacation.

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, a temporary closure of the Disney ferryboat service was implemented earlier today. This closure has impacted the transportation options available to guests at Walt Disney World Resort.

Visitors relying on the ferryboat service are advised to make alternative transportation arrangements during this period. The closure of the ferryboat service has led to adjustments in the travel plans of guests visiting the Magic Kingdom Park and other Disney resorts in the area.

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Is Something Going On With Disney Transportation?

As news of the closure spread, many fans wondered why such closures happened so frequently on the ferryboats. Many guests encourage Disney to be more proactive in fixing these issues so guests are not left feeling stranded on theme park days.

One guest says;

“Something’s up if they can’t run at least 1 of the 3 ferries. I wonder what’s going on”

Another laments;

The interruption in ferryboat operations has highlighted the importance of having diverse transportation options within the Walt Disney World Resort. Hopefully, Disney is working diligently to address the situation and ensure that guests are informed about alternative transportation methods while the ferryboat service is temporarily unavailable.

Did this unexpected closure affect your Disney day plans? Tell us about it in the comments below!

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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