Construction update from 'Journey of Water Inspired by Moana' at EPCOT

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Journey of Water Inspired by Moana construction - June 16 2022
Posted: Monday June 20, 2022 7:30am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Construction at Journey of Water - Inspired by Moana is continuing at EPCOT, and here is the latest look at the area as seen from the monorail.


The area's layout in World Nature is becoming more apparent, with framing for the various rockwork areas visible across the site.

When complete, Journey of Water will immerse guests in a lush outdoor environment, telling the story of the global cycle of water.

We still don't have an opening date for Journey of Water - Inspired by Moana, but based on current progress, a 2023 opening seems likely.


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MisterPenguin3 days ago

MisterPenguin3 days ago

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DCBaker5 days ago

MisterPenguin12 days ago

Maybe they had a coupon at Cement 'R Us?

po199812 days ago

Based on their track of spending on recent attractions, I would guess a lot.

MisterPenguin12 days ago

How much are they spending on that rock work?

po199812 days ago

Ooohhh…more overpriced rock work. Yawn!

DCBaker13 days ago


SilentWindODoom13 days ago

By the look of the plans that have been seen and the art we've looked at in recent pages, it looks like it breaks down roughly thusly: EDIT: After failing to find a similar-sized space in Epcot, I posted this, but then decided to compare it to the Redwood Creek Trail. Moana appears to be about 1.5 times the size.

Vinnie Mac15 days ago

Some of these angles make the area look like a toy model lol

J454615 days ago

i can def see the area taking shape, this under construction photo looks like it the area in the center of the concept art

Epcot82Guy15 days ago

I think this is a very fair assessment. It's not the idea of what we are getting - rather how they seem to be implementing it that deserves the criticism.

J454615 days ago

I know this project gets a lot of hate but Im looking forward to this. A nice shaded, lush and tropical walkthrough attraction is fine by me. I like walkthrough stuff like Treehouse and Tom Sawyer Island and i really really wish Epcot would get a Camp Discovery mountain climbing obstacle course between the land and seas pavilion......but probably wont due to liability stuff in USA