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Disney Reveals Exciting Details About EPCOT’s ‘Moana’ Attraction

“Make way, make way!” Walt Disney World Resort is preparing for the glorious arrival of EPCOT’s new incoming attraction, Journey of Water Inspired by Moana. Check out the latest exciting details about the new experience.

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Much work is underway at EPCOT! The beloved Disney Park has is welcoming Guests with previews to enjoy the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction located in the World Discovery neighborhood of the Park.

As EPCOT’s four neighborhoods take shape, we’re thrilled to recently learn more details about EPCOT’s transformation that will surely make all of the current construction well worth it in the long run!

And while we’ve seen construction unfold for EPCOT’s new attraction inspired by Disney’s animated film, Moana (2016), we’re thrilled to learn more as Walt Disney World Resort Imagineer, Zach Riddley explains what to expect from the new EPCOT experience coming soon to World Nature neighbor.

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@thezachriddley took to social media to share:

“Check out this brand-new concept rendering we revealed this morning for Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana! This new experience is coming to EPCOT during its historic transformation, and will find its home within World Nature, our new neighborhood dedicated to learning and supporting humanity’s relationship with our planet.”

“Journey of Water will immerse guests in a lush environment, and it is here that the story of the global cycle of water will be brought to life in a story completely unique to EPCOT. We’re creating an outdoor attraction for all ages, where you will be invited to play and interact with water as it travels from our skies to our oceans and back again. The spaces and experiences within were inspired by Moana’s friendship with water and her devotion to protecting nature around her.”

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“I often say that EPCOT is a park about people – the stories and curiosity that we share about our world, and the endless possibility that lives in each of us. Since the earliest days of the park, pavilions like The Land and The Seas with Nemo & Friends have given millions of guests the ability to explore the far reaches (and depths!) of our planet, and it’s through these unique encounters that we become inspired to protect the beauty and balance of our natural world. Journey of Water will build on that history of storytelling and conservation-focused education at EPCOT.”

“Currently, our Walt Disney Imagineering team is hard at work preparing the site and developing all the details that will give form to this new experience. Stay connected with me here and @disneyparks for more details as the transformation of EPCOT continues.”

We’re super interested to learn more about how Guests will interact with the water! We are still waiting on a definite time frame for Journey of Water Inspired by Moana to open. We will be sure to keep you posted however as we learn more about this highly-anticipated Moana attraction.

About Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.