Shipping times may be slightly longer than normal due to delays related to COVID-19. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Splash Mountain Ride Vehicle Sinks at Magic Kingdom With Guests Aboard

Related Posts

Styling The Lost Bros Greetings From Collection With @Locdndis
Styling The Lost Bros Greetings From Collection With @Locdndis
Hi everyone, my name is Teia or @Locdndis on Instagram and I love Disney fashion! Whether I’m wearing an outfit or pu...
Read More
Disney Shares First Look at Polynesian Village Resort Enhancements Coming Soon
Disney Shares First Look at Polynesian Village Resort Enhancements Coming Soon
After the initial announcement that Disney's Polynesian Resort wouldn't be reopening until later next year, it was an...
Read More
Check Out the First On-Ride Videos From the All-New
Check Out the First On-Ride Videos From the All-New "The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast" Ride at Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Disneyland's newest state of the art attraction "The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast" is set to open on ...
Read More

UPDATE: A Disney Spokesperson has released this official statement to Spectrum News 13: "The incident happened toward the end of the ride and involved five visitors, according to a Disney World spokesperson. All five visitors were able to get out of the ride vehicle safely"

It's been a rough return to operation for Splash Mountain post-COVID. The attraction has experienced a number of downtimes, as well as a complete multi-day shutdown in which the attraction was drained. Now, reports are coming in that a ride vehicle sank and was completely submerged yesterday with guests aboard. This is the second time a Disney World ride vehicle has sank this year, following reports this February that a Jungle Cruise boat sank with guests aboard.

It appears yesterday's incident happened just before 5:41 PM, when the first online reports began coming in. @EscAuthority describes the ride vehicle to have been entirely submerged with the nose under the log in front of it.

The second report came with a video showing the damage that had been done. Here, it appears that guests had exited the ride vehicle before Cast Members could arrive on-scene to assist. The log is shown almost completely underwater in the ride's final scene.

Various other guests followed suit, posting pictures of the submerged ride vehicle.

Disney has yet to make a statement regarding the incident and injuries and damage are unclear at this time. The attraction reportedly had a delayed opening this morning, however, appears to be operational once again.

Splash Mountain is set to be reimagined into a Princess and the Frog themed ride, however closure dates and timeline for the reimagine are yet to be announced.

Take Home a Ghost Tee The Lost Bros
Gaston's Pub Sweater The Lost Bros

If you liked this article make sure to check out our store here, and use LOSTBROSBLOG for 10% off your first order!

Related Posts

Styling The Lost Bros Greetings From Collection With @Locdndis
Styling The Lost Bros Greetings From Collection With @Locdndis
Hi everyone, my name is Teia or @Locdndis on Instagram and I love Disney fashion! Whether I’m wearing an outfit or pu...
Read More
Disney Shares First Look at Polynesian Village Resort Enhancements Coming Soon
Disney Shares First Look at Polynesian Village Resort Enhancements Coming Soon
After the initial announcement that Disney's Polynesian Resort wouldn't be reopening until later next year, it was an...
Read More
Check Out the First On-Ride Videos From the All-New
Check Out the First On-Ride Videos From the All-New "The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast" Ride at Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Disneyland's newest state of the art attraction "The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast" is set to open on ...
Read More
x