Motor Boat Cruise | Disneyland

Last Updated on: March 26th, 2024

The Motor Boat Cruise was a former attraction at Disneyland in California. It operated from the park’s opening in 1955 until 1991.

The Motor Boat Cruise allowed guests to pilot their own miniature motorboats through a watercourse, providing a fun and interactive experience. The boats were controlled by guests using a steering wheel and throttle, allowing them to navigate their way around the water.

The watercourse featured scenic elements such as bridges, islands, and landscaping, providing a picturesque setting for the boat ride. Guests could enjoy the feeling of being in control as they piloted their boats along the course.

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