A beloved EPCOT attraction (and one of the most underrated in my personal opinion) is Living with the Land. Well, today, as Guests were riding the attraction, they noticed a bit of a malfunction happening which is ultimately changing the ride experience.
Inside the Magic owner, Kurt, and his family were riding the beloved EPCOT attraction this afternoon when they noticed that it was not working properly. When first boarding the ride, they realized that there was no narration for the entire first half of the attraction! In fact, the narration did not come on until the scene right before Guests go into the greenhouse portion.
Then, once again there was no narration until Guests get to the final scene of the ride, right before unloading.
Unfortunately, this is not the only time Guests had experienced a malfunction on Living with the Land in the last year. In late July 2020, just shortly after the theme parks reopened after temporarily closing due to the pandemic, the EPCOT attraction actually began taking Guests backward through the greenhouse portion of the ride! You can read more about that incident here.
Inside the Magic will keep you updated as we get more information regarding this malfunction of Living with the Land. At the time of this article’s publication, however, the Epcot attraction is running and currently has a 5-minute wait. Despite the audio malfunction, the ride did not close.
Living with the Land
In case you have never been on Living with the Land at EPCOT, the official Disney World website describes this ride as:
See firsthand how Walt Disney World horticulturalists are using innovative growing techniques and cross-breeding high-yield crops to help feed a growing planet.
Discover a cornucopia of fruits and veggies from around the world—some modified to jaw-dropping effect. Feast your eyes on edible food crops from around the world. Glimpse hybrid striped bass, tilapia, catfish and freshwater shrimp in our fish farm.
On this eye-opening tour, you’ll be inspired by a hopeful vision of farming’s future.
Have you ever ridden Living with the Land? Is it a favorite for you and your family? Let us know in the comments below.