According to several different Tweets, there has been a boat on the Jungle Cruise attraction in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort which has sunk.
Though the lake that the attraction takes place in is a shallow area of water, the boat still reportedly managed to fill a bit with water while guests were on board.
— WDW Stats (@WdwStats) February 27, 2020
Another interruption has been reported at 2:10 pm EST and has yet to be solved.
Social media users are taking to Twitter to talk about this unfortunate situation.
The jungle cruise x pirates cross over today looks 🔥 pic.twitter.com/0KpOiLGQP5
— Eric (@Tater_tot92) February 27, 2020
is anyone talking about the jungle cruise boat that sank or no ???
— Taylor Bertolini (@taylorbertolini) February 27, 2020
Imagine being a casual tourist on a Jungle Cruise boat and it just straight up sinks and you don’t know if it’s part of the ride or not
— Cameron (@DisneyDweller) February 27, 2020
And this Twitter user shared a photo of the boat:
— Matthew Vince (@synewaves) February 27, 2020
This is a breaking news story and Inside the Magic will continue to update you as we get more information.
More Information on Jungle Cruise
The official Walt Disney World website describes the Jungle Cruise attraction as:
Embark on a river cruise where dangerous beasts and dry wit abound. Board a canopied tramp steamer piloted by your trusty skipper, who will expertly navigate you through some of the world’s most treacherous waters.
Steam past lush foliage, butterflies and waterfalls on the Amazon in South America. Glimpse an abandoned camp overrun by curious gorillas on the shores of the African Congo.
Along the Nile, watch for bathing elephants, angry hippos and hungry lions. Be on the lookout for a tribe of headhunters recently spotted in the area. Your cruise continues down the Mekong River in Asia, home to baboons, cobras and other fearsomely life-like creatures.
It’s a 10-minute, 10,000-mile journey that you won’t soon forget!
The Jingle Cruise
And if you are visiting during the holiday season, be sure to check out The Jingle Cruise:
During the holiday season, the beloved Jungle Cruise experience is transformed into the Jingle Cruise—for a festive-yet-familiar adventure from stem to stern!
Join the homesick Jungle Cruise skippers as they set out on a holly, jolly journey packed with shenanigans. The boathouse and beyond are decked out with merry décor that’s been mailed to the skippers or that they’ve created themselves. They’re even unwrapping a few holiday jokes to help everyone get in the spirit.