VIDEO Ride Through on FROZEN EVER AFTER at Epcot in Walt Disney World

The highly anticipated FROZEN EVER AFTER ride recently opened to the public in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion at Walt Disney World.  Replacing the Maelstrom boat ride, FROZEN EVER AFTER takes guests to the Kingdom of Arendelle to visit with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and more.  Families flocked to Epcot on opening day with wait times for the new attraction stretching over 300 minutes and lines wrapping around the World Showcase.  Want to know what the fuss is all about?  Watch the full VIDEO below.

Frozen Ever After

Frozen Ever After takes guests through the kingdom of Arendelle, photo by Matt Stroshane, courtesy Walt Disney World Resort

Come and celebrate a very special “Summer Snow Day” with Queen Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and friends on this all new family attraction.

Welcome to FROZEN EVER AFTER, an unforgettable adventure where you’ll be whisked away for an on-the-water journey through Arendelle — one set to the tune of your favorite songs from Frozen!

The adventure begins on the docks of Arendelle, as seen in the classic animated film.  After finding a seat aboard your boat, feel an Olaf-inspired smile frost across your face when the lapping waters take you right into the frozen willow forest.

Soon, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with some “boulders” — a.k.a. Kristoff’s family from Troll Valley — before bracing for the cold. High up in the icy blue world of the North Mountain, Queen Elsa’s enchanting ice palace awaits! Behold the wonder… and keep an eye out for a few more Frozen friends too.

Finally, hang on tight as you glide back down into the Bay of Arendelle and conclude this “Summer Snow Day” celebration in style — complete with many of your favorite Frozen tunes!

A special thank you to Banks Lee and Attractions Magazine for use of the first Olaf animatronic footage that was not working when I rode.  I loved this new ride filled with innovative technology and impressive animatronics.  No matter what you may think of the movie Frozen, FROZEN EVER AFTER keeps Walt Disney World attractions moving forward.

What do you think?  Are you excited to visit the Kingdom of Arendelle on FROZEN EVER AFTER?  Have you taken a cruise on Walt Disney World’s newest boat ride?  Let us know in the comments below.  For more family travel news, reviews, and trip reports, be sure to follow Adventures by Daddy on Twitter and “like” our Facebook page, too.

About John Saccheri

John Saccheri has been rooted in the Disney culture from childhood. John only had the opportunity to visit Walt Disney World once, at the age of 5. After returning home, he never stopped talking about it, yearning to return. His parents were worried about this “obsession,” but John began working at the age of 12 with a focus on saving up for the next Disney trip. He was able to visit Disney World at least once a year from 14 years old onward. Today, a successful entrepreneur, John was able to move from his hometown of Long Island, New York, to Central Florida to be close to the Mouse. Going to the parks still seems like a fantasy to him!