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
- Chip & Dale
- “Beauty & the Beast”
- “Lilo & Stitch”
- “Peter Pan”
- “The Princess and the Frog”
- “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
- “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
- Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
- “Finding Dory”
- The Haunted Mansion
- “Monsters, Inc.”
- Pirates of the Caribbean
More details can be found on the Disney parks blog.