Here's what Disney's Skyliner gondolas will look like this fall

Disney starts initial gondola testing

(Credit: Disney Parks Blog)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Here’s some fun news for Disney lovers and theme park enthusiasts alike. 

Disney World started initial testing for its Skyliner gondola system this week. 

Traveling between resorts and parks will get a whole lot prettier. 

Scheduled to open this fall, the gondola system will connect Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four resort hotels – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney’s proposed Riviera Resort. 

While the Skyliner’s towers have been under construction for a year, this was the first time a gondola has gone on the cables. 

Disney also shared several gondola designs you will see floating across the sky. 

Gondola themes Include:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Pluto
  • Chip & Dale
  • “Beauty & the Beast” 
  • “Frozen” 
  • “Lilo & Stitch” 
  • “Moana” 
  • “Peter Pan” 
  • “The Princess and the Frog” 
  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
  • “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” 
  • “Zootopia”
  • “Coco”
  • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
  • “Finding Dory”
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • “Ratatouille”


More details can be found on the Disney parks blog.