• On Jul 31, 2016
    Yvonne from staffordshire Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    when Disney springs was downtown Disney you used to be able to hire a self driven boat that seated approx. 8 people. Could you tell me if this facility still exists please. thank you

    Welcome back, Yvonne!

    Disney Springs has undergone an extensive transformation that makes it one of my favorite places to enjoy with my family. We love dining by the water, listening to live entertainment and of course shopping at the many retail locations. Although you can no longer rent personal watercraft at Disney Springs, Specialty Cruises and boat rentals are available at other Walt Disney World Resort marinas. 

    However, the BOATHOUSE in The Landing area of Disney Springs offers unique guided water-tour experiences. If you want to travel by car and by boat without having to transfer, then be sure to take a ride in the water via a 20-minute guided Amphicar tour. My family made a same-day reservation last November, and my son giggled the entire time! He just loved the idea that the car drove right into the water! If you are looking for a private adventure, then maybe you'll want to take advantage of one of the private champagne or wine tasting cruises available on the 40-foot Italian water taxi, Venezia. For more information about booking the Venezia, you can call (407) 939-2628.

    Thanks for asking us another excellent question! Please visit again should you have more questions about your upcoming visit.

    Happy Planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Texas

Hello, I’m Missy from Texas! I love all things Disney, especially the Walt Disney World Resort. Although we visit several times a year, there’s always something new to experience, making each vacation unique. As a mom to a son with special needs, I know the importance of cherishing every park visit and look forward to helping you plan magical moments for your family! Learn More About Missy

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