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  • On Jul 30, 2017
    Friend from ON Asked

    Are any of the waterpark rides wheelchair accessible, I understand a transfer is needed but with out stairs is what we are looking for and are water wheelchairs available.

    Hi Friend,

    All Guests can enjoy a splash-tastic time at the 2 Disney Water Parks! They are magical places for catching sunshine and waves – while simultaneously experiencing some exhilarating slides and incredible water attractions.

    Please take a look at the Services for Guests with Mobility Disabilities page. Notice that there are various attractions access categories at both the Disney Theme Parks and Disney Water Parks. That being said, most Disney Water Parks attractions require Guests to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the attraction either by themselves or with the assistance of a member of their party.

    Methods of accessibility vary from attraction to attraction at the Disney Water Parks. However, since you asked about water rides without stairs, here are a couple of examples. To experience Crush 'n' Gusher at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park follow the signage for wheelchair/ECV access. It will lead to an elevator, which takes you to the top. After you take the plunge down the waterslide, your wheelchair/ECV will be waiting for you by the pool area below. Also, at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park you may access Melt-Away Bay from the pathway, the ramp from the Boardwalk or the zero-depth entry points.

    It might please you to hEAR that water wheelchairs are indeed available for use in the shallow water areas. At Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, please inquire at Singapore Sal's. At Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, ask at the Beach Haus. A lifeguard may be able to offer you additional information too. It's also important to note that wheelchairs will only be permitted in water up to the axle on the main wheels.

    Wishing you a most memorable vacation at the place where The Magic is Endless!

    Ritzy ºOº
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