See the sights along the “rivers of the world” in the company of an intrepid and slightly silly skipper. You and your fellow explorers will go chug-chugging up river in an open-air, awning-covered river boat inspired by the movie “African Queen.” The Jungle Cruise was one of the original attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Although its technology is no longer super impressive, this ride is a beloved classic. Every skipper tells a slightly different tale. Audio-Animatronics animals and “natives” liven things up. You may get damp. After-dark cruises are particularly fun. Outdoor, covered queue—lines can be deceptively long. During the holidays, this ride is transformed into the Jingle Cruise, with special versions of the skipper's jokes and lots of silly holiday attire on the Animatronics. May remain in wheelchair or ECV, but must request accessible boat.
Ages: Ages 3 & up
Thrill Factor: Corny jokes, animals
Average Standby Wait: 20 min.
Pre-Show Duration: 0 min.
Boat Ride Duration: 8 min.
- Handheld Captioning
- May remain in wheelchair/ECV
- Seating type: bench with backs
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No trip to Disneyland would be complete without the corny jokes of the Jungle Cruise.
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 8 on 06/24/2016 at 10:49:12 pm EDT
Jungle Cruise is all dependent on the Skipper you get. It is either fantastic or just OK.
CharlesNKamber gave this a rating of 8 on 06/17/2016 at 1:35:43 pm EDT
love the corny jokes!!
markL gave this a rating of 9 on 06/05/2016 at 5:02:51 pm EDT
This is one of the rides I always have to go on. Hokey as it is.
aztink gave this a rating of 7 on 06/04/2016 at 3:39:10 am EDT
My daughter loved it the first time. I've been on it many times and after a while it gets a bit campy.
vanmum gave this a rating of 6 on 06/03/2016 at 12:11:21 pm EDT
I used to LOVE this ride when I was a kid. When I got older, I still loved to ride it. But last time, we had a "guide" that was not very good at their job. I typically like the cheesy jokes but last time it was really bad. I think it's a hit or miss depending on your guide. They can make or break this ride for you. Still love the scenes along this "river" though.
justnicksmommy gave this a rating of 6 on 05/28/2016 at 8:08:02 am EDT
Cheesy jokes, ok animatronics, and you get to sit for a while. Slow loading and unloading, but a great experience in my book.
Kllh260 gave this a rating of 7 on 05/27/2016 at 2:02:25 pm EDT
Silly cruise boarding now | photo by DopeyGirl
Jungle cruise boat and skipper | photo by chezp
Jungle cruise waterfall | photo by chezp
Guests aboard the Jungle Cruise | photo by chezp
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