Water taxi
  • On Dec 18, 2019
    Tony from AL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are staying at The Contemporary . How do we get to Wilderness Lodge for a dining reservation?

    Hi, Tony! At nearly twice the size of Manhattan, Walt Disney World Resort has a multitude of complimentary transportation options, and sometimes it's hard to figure out which one to take. Never fear...you've come to the right place, and the Disney Parks Moms has you covered!

    Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can utilize water taxis and ferries to get to their destinations, and this would be the easiest and most direct way to get to your dining reservation. Just head on out to the Contemporary Boat Dock, and take the water taxi called the "Blue Flag Launch," which runs from 6:45 AM until one and a half hours after Park closing. This boat stops at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, Disney's Contemporary Resort, and Disney's Wilderness Lodge, and it runs this route continually throughout the day; the ride probably takes 20 minutes to make the whole loop. It is a scenic way to see the Seven Seas Lagoon, and, if you're lucky, you may pass by the Electrical Water Pageant on your way back to your resort in the evening!

    The Marina at Disney's Contemporary Resort also has watercraft rentals, which make for a fun afternoon activity if you need a break from the Parks. We rented Sea Raycers during our trip this summer, and it was a great way to explore the Seven Seas Lagoon. My boys loved floating by and getting a close-up view of the former Discovery Island!

    I hope you have a magical trip, Tony!

    Eean
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Meet the Panelist: Eean, Pennsylvania

Hi, I'm Eean from Pennsylvania!  I may have an unusual name, but my passion for Disney is not unique.  It’s amazing how many people you can find who love talking about, "The Most Magical Place On Earth!"  I'm that mom who always has her ears perked at PTO meetings, in the grocery store aisle, or at middle school basketball games waiting for an opportunity to give someone a planning tip to help make their vacation even more magical.

 

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