A day out at Disney World is usually expected to be nothing but magical.
But visitors recently found this certainly wasn’t the case when the Jungle Cruise Boat attraction at the Magic Kingdom park began to sink with all passengers on board.
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Disney World is a truly magical place.
The Florida resort was founded in 1971 and it has proven to be one of the most popular Disney resorts in the world.
And it compromises of 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, twenty-seven resort hotels, 9 non-Disney hotels, several golf courses, a camping resort, and other entertainment venues.
The Florida parks have received over 600 million guests.
That Disney World always lives up to its incredibly high expectations.
Disney World has something for everyone.
And several visitors were left stranded in the most peculiar way.
And it involved the Jungle Cruise boat ride.
The ride takes passengers on an adventure through the world’s exotic rivers with a humorous skipper as the guide… in classic Disney fashion, of course!
The boats slowly started filling up with water with passengers still on board.
Speaking to CNN, he explained how the boat “went from floating to sunk in about a minute.”
Nobody was hurt and all passengers were eventually rescued from the half-sunken boats.
Firefighters with the Reedy Creek Fire Department responded to the scene, but no one was transported to the hospital, a spokeswoman with the department also told CNN.
A spokesperson for Disney confirmed to CNN affiliate WFTV that the boat took on some water, but added that everyone was able to get off the boat safely.
It got Twitter talking.
Many felt that the whole thing was a stunt…
Dwayne Johnson is set to star in the upcoming Disney movie, Jungle Cruise, and many felt it was a pretty obvious marketing tactic.
Showing that no real danger was posed, and Disney made sure the guests affected thoroughly enjoyed the rest of their visit.
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