Disney Imagineer Shares Details of Upcoming Epcot ‘Moana’ Attraction | Travel & Leisure | Tampa

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Concept art for the Moana attraction

In 2019, Disney announced a massive transformation for EPCOT. We’ve seen quite a few bits of the reimagined theme park come to fruition, but one promise Moana The attraction is still under construction. An Imagineer just shared a glimpse of what’s going on with water travel.

Disney’s Zach Riddley shared a look at the type of graphic style that will continue throughout the walkthrough attraction.

Concept art for the Moana attraction - Photo via Zach Riddley/Instagram

Photo via Zach Riddley/Instagram

Concept art for the Moana attraction

“Today I’m excited to share more details about our upcoming ‘Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana’ attraction at EPCOT. This image is a preview of the graphic style that will be used throughout the attraction, inspired of the design and visual language of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Moana’ movie,” Riddley wrote in the Instagram post.

Disney has not announced an official opening date for the attraction. Once opened, it will be located in the “World Nature” area of ​​the park. The image shared online depicts the water cycle and will guide visitors through the attraction.

“Our team has created many original pieces that focus on the dynamic movement of water as it moves around the experience. Graphics like these will guide guests through the water cycle in a way fun and engaging way to tell our story of the vital connection we share with water across our planet, and to inspire the important role we all share in preserving this life-sustaining source and precious resource,” wrote Riddley.

The Moana the attraction isn’t the only part of transforming the 40-year-old park. EPCOT recently opened its Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind roller coaster after a four-year wait and shared details of a green overhaul of ride areas throughout the park.

This story first appeared on our sister site Orlando Weekly.

Keith P. Plain