Journey of Water Begins Soft Opening At EPCOT Starting Today

Journey of Water, Inspired By Moana Opening at EPCOT

A brand new attraction, inspired by the beloved Disney movie, “Moana,” is about to make its debut at EPCOT. The Journey of Water attraction is set to start its soft opening phase today. Let’s dive into what you can expect from this exciting addition to the park.

The Attraction Details

The “Journey of Water” is a walk-through attraction that will begin its soft opening to guests today, October 6th, 2023. This period will last through October 15th, with the attraction officially opening in World Nature on October 16th.

Moana Meet & Greet

Moana Meet & Greet
At Destination D23 2023, it was announced that Moana will arrive in World Nature on Oct. 16, 2023, and make her first appearance in her own dedicated space near Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana in EPCOT in Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mariah Wild, Disney)

Alongside the debut of the “Journey of Water,” fans of Moana will also have the opportunity to meet their favorite character. A new Moana meet and greet will be introduced, adding another layer of excitement to this event.

Virtual Queue System

The soft opening period for the attraction might utilize a virtual queue. Visitors are advised to check the My Disney Experience app for updated information and to secure their spot should they wish to participate in this soft opening.

As the anticipation builds for the official opening of the Journey of Water, fans are eager to embark on this new adventure. This unique attraction promises an immersive experience for all visitors, bringing the world of Moana to life like never before. Whether you’re a die-hard Disney fan or a casual visitor, this is one experience you won’t want to miss.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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