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Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana – World Nature – EPCOT

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Journey of Water

Description Ride Information Restrictions Location Fun Facts Top 5 Tips

Journey of Water Description

Play with water as you follow and learn about its cycle throughout the Earth’s ecosystem. Along the way, you’ll see various friends from Moana.

Attraction Information

Opening Day: October 16, 2023

Type of Ride: Walk-through

Age Recommendation: All ages

Duration of Ride: Unlimited, but at least 15 minutes

Typical Queue Time: Short wait

Single Rider Line: No

Chicken Exit Available: No

Baby Swap Available: No

Type of Vehicle: None

Type of Restraint: None

Attraction Open During Early Theme Park Entry: Yes. See our Early Theme Park Entry page for more information.

Ride Photo Available For Purchase: No

Journey of Water Te Fiti

Journey of Water Restrictions

Height Requirements: None

Flash Photography or Video Allowed: Yes

 Journey of Water Location

Journey of Water

Shopping: A wide assortment of goods and souvenirs, including apparel, Disney plush dolls, mugs, picture frames, camera equipment, pins, and candy, are available for purchase at EPCOT premier gift shop, “Creations.”
Dining/Refreshment: Two popular restaurants, one a full service establishment, the other a counter service eatery, are located in The Land pavilion. The former restaurant, Garden Grill, is situated on the upper level of The Land and serves family style character meals, led by Chip ‘n Dale, for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Offerings at this unique location, which slowly rotates while you dine, include fruit, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, biscuits and gravy, and cinnamon rolls for breakfast; beef, turkey, sausage and peppers, salad, mashed potatoes, and macaroni and cheese for lunch; and rolls, salad, beef, turkey, fish, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, rice pilaf, and short cake for dinner.
On the lower level of The Land, guests can enjoy a counter service breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Sunshine Seasons. Diverse offerings include chicken, pork chops, turkey sandwiches, salmon, soups, and salads.

Restroom:  Facilities are located near the Exit of the Journey of Water. There is also a restroom about halfway through the attraction.


Smoking Location: Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only. Disney parks are smoke free.

Journey of Water Fun Facts

Journey of Water River Card

Did you know?

  • Journey of Water opened as a part of the Disney 100 celebration at EPCOT.
  • This attraction merges the use of a familiar movie and characters, with the educational and exploratory spirit of EPCOT.
  • Several sections have leaping water fountains. These have previously existed just outside the nearby Imagination pavilion
  • Moana greets guests nearby the attraction
  • Journey of Water is the first brand new attraction in the newly named “World Nature” section of EPCOT

Leaping Fountain

Top 5 Tips for Journey of Water

Dry Path

  • There is both a wet and a dry path, but guests can expect to get at least a little wet.
  • If bringing younger children through, bring a change of clothes.
  • Since this is a constantly moving walkthrough attraction, if there is a long wait, check back later and it will likely be lessened.
  • Look for hidden characters from Moana in the rocks throughout the attraction.
  • This attraction is worth visiting at a leisure pace.

Journey of Water

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