Journey of Water Inspired by Moana construction ramping up at EPCOT

Jun 09, 2021 in "Journey of Water Inspired by Moana"

'Journey of Water Inspired by Moana' construction - June 8 2021
Posted: Wednesday June 9, 2021 10:39am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Construction at 'Journey of Water Inspired by Moana' is picking up pace at EPCOT as parts of the structure become visible across the park.

The vertical parts that we can see are possibly parts of the landscaping that we can see in the concept art, with waterfalls flowing down a rock wall.

According to Disney, this first-ever attraction based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios hit film, “Moana,” will let guests interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting.


The new area will be located in what was Future World in approximately the area previously occupied by the Innoventions West building leading towards the Living Seas. Innoventions West and all the buildings on that side have beene demolished as part of the work.


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Incomudro6 days ago

Excellent! Very happy to see it back up so quick, and that it's not going to be an "oh well.."

Disone7 days ago

It was still under it's one year warranty from the contractor ;). Joking..... Or.....

MisterPenguin7 days ago

Disney fixed something. I thought that didn't happen.

Disone7 days ago

Nice. Quick repair. Maybe just a late growing pain.

tparris7 days ago

Looks like the finale effect is back open.

Bocabear8 days ago

EXACTLY! and Moana would have looked better in DAK.... And maybe a splash Zone themed to an Oceanographic Institute actually on the same side of the monorail beam as the Living Seas would have been a better choice.... Something that matched the style of the front half of the park....

Chef idea Mickey`=9 days ago

Keep kids entertained, something to cool off. However if that is the case how come Hollywood Studios doesn't offer one or Animal Kingdom. If the Dino playground is going away for good then that's removing something for the kids. Hollywood Studios could use something water it's hot there.

CampbellzSoup9 days ago

I still don’t see how it was a good idea to put a Moana water feature in the middle of Epcot. What were they thinking???

Ayla9 days ago

Almost 5 years.

Chef idea Mickey`=12 days ago

Perhaps this is just Epcot crying out I don't want this transformation that none of us asked aside minor enhancements or upgrades like Creation Shop and Connections made well better for Epcot how it was.

DisCOT_9712 days ago

Did I ever suggest that? I simply stated that these things should not be happening within months of opening such things. Especially when you’ve made the consumer wait so long and had the park under walls for half a decade. It’s just bad show.

eddie10412 days ago

Listen I get the complaints but I will never attack Disney for fixing or repairing their mistakes. It’s unfortunate that things are already breaking in a newly constructed area. Maybe they need better oversight on these projects or a different contractor.

Incomudro12 days ago

They shouldn't break this fast. It's embarassing. And we're not talking about complicated AA's. We're talking about lights and a water feature. And those lights failed after one night.

eddie10412 days ago

Things break…would you rather them ignore it?