Jungle Cruise boat takes on water at Walt Disney World and the internet goes wild

If you don’t believe us, you’re in denial

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Guests were forced to climb to higher ground Thursday when a boat on the Jungle Cruise at Walt Disney World began to submerge.


Photos show families standing on the benches, clinging to the boat as the vessel begins to take on water.


Reedy Creek Fire Department responded to the attraction and got everyone to safety.

Videos show the passengers treading in waist-deep water to the bank nearby.


Disney officials worked with guests individually so that they could enjoy the rest of their day in the park.

“Bomokandi Bertha” is one of fifteen boats that navigate the rivers of the Jungle Cruise.


According to officials, the attraction returned to normal operations a short time after the incident.


We can only hope the skipper hammed it up while the guests were treading through waist-deep water.


While the incident isn't magical and we're glad no guests were hurt, the partial sinking has given the internet a perfect opportunity to poke fun at the mishap.



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