Guest Has Panic Attack on Racist Disney Ride, Jumps Out

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A guest climbs out of the top of Splash mountain, which many consider to be a racist disney ride.

Splash Mountain, the Disney ride overwhelmingly considered racist for its association with Song of the South (1946), operated its final day on May 30. In the days leading up to the closure, Guests flocked to Disneyland Resort for one more trip into the Briar Patch before its Princess and the Frog (2009) retheme… but things didn’t go quite as planned!

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Fatima Yusuf Wright shared this shocking video from her last ride on Splash Mountain. A Guest in the log ahead of hers escaped the safety restraints and started walking down the emergency exit stairs:


This happened this weekend on Splash Mountain! We can say for certain that we will never see that again on Splash Mountain! 🫢 #disney #disneyland #splashmountain #crittercountry #panicattack #stuckonride #fypシ #fyp #tiktok #viral #foryoupage #foryou #adventure #alwayshappens #rare

♬ original sound – Fatima Yusuf Wright

“I can’t – I’m going to have a panic attack,” the Guest said.

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The Disney ride later stopped for a few minutes, presumably as Disney Cast Members intercepted the Guest and escorted her to a safe area.

Splash Mountain

Guests on boat in Splash Mountain
Credit: Tokyo Disney Resort

Splash Mountain closes permanently on May 31, 2023. The ride will reopen as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort in late 2024.

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“Drop into a whimsical world filled with classic characters and songs on this thrilling log-flume adventure,” reads the official Disney ride description. “Hop inside a hollow log and float through a colorful bayou as you follow happy-go-lucky Br’er Rabbit to his ‘laughing place.’ But be warned: Br’er Bear and Br’er Fox are in hot pursuit of this wayward hare.”

“Glide past over 100 talking, singing, storytelling Audio-Animatronics critters who inhabit Splash Mountain and offer up their own slice of down-home culture. Sing along to classic Disney ditties, including ‘Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.’ Then, brace yourself for the big finale—this musical cruise ends in a thrilling 5-story splashdown!”

Never climb out of a Disney ride. Even if you have a panic attack, you are safer in the ride vehicle restraints than walking through restricted areas with unknown mechanics around you. 

Please note that the story outlined in this article is based on a personal Disney Parks Guest experience. No two Guest experiences are alike, and this article does not necessarily align with Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney Park operations.

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