Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Feb 17, 2008
    Deborah from WA 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.

    My husband loves to fish. Are there any fishing excursions for a family of 3 (one is a 1yr old) at WDW? How much does this cost?

    Hi Deborah,

    There are 2 different types of "fishing excursions" located at Walt Disney World.   One is a 2 hour fishing excursion for you and a group of up to 4 other guests on a "Bass Boat" and the other is a minimum 2 hour excursion using a "Pontoon Boat" (there are extended excursions available as well).  Please visit the above link for more information about current pricing and available locations, or call: (407) 939-BASS(2277).  Theoretically, any child 15 years of age or under must be accompanied by an adult, but because the minimum time period is 2 hours, I cannot see this being a suitable excursion for a 1 year old (just my personal opinion).  However, it does sound like your husband would have a blast!!! 

    All Walt Disney World Resort Guided Fishing Excursions include:  An experienced guide, Rod and reel, Tackle, Artificial and live bait, Beverages, and a One year BASS membership!

    This is Bass fishing on a "catch and release" program, just so you are aware.  If you really want to experience something fun and include your 1 year old, they do offer "Dockside Fishing" at:  

  • Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campgrounds
  • Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside
  • This is on a "first come, first served" basis.  You will head to the Marina and sign up.  Then you will receive your "Cane Pole" (for a fee of $4.00-$10.00 approximately, as I was told by a Cast Member in February "2008").  You will have to purchase bait (they do have strict requirements on which bait can be used whether it is live or artificial bait!).  I suggest you weigh the pros and cons of both options and decide on the one that best suits your family.  Have a great trip and don't forget your sunscreen.

    Best wishes,

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Meet the Panelist: Brigitta, British Columbia

I am a Canadian citizen working in the tourism industry. My Disney World experiences started with my family when I was just a little girl. I have continued this tradition with my daughter who has been there now more than 15 times. Learn More About Brigitta

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