13493.0 #2 (DL Qual #3

Jan 9, 2014 1:37 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Throwback Thursday..Lets take a trip on the now exteinct attraction. The Motor Boat Cruise

I feel like I've been on this but it could of been a dream. When did they take these out and why? - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.5 #155 1:42PM
1993 and pretty much because nobody rode them and cost to much to operate - Dave   13493.0 #2 1:52PM
I love boats and I would have ridden them all the time!!  I thought they left so much earlier so maybe when my older  brother told me he remembered them  he was right!! so wish they would put some sort of attraction back there, my fave place to rest and take a few photos. - secretagentangel  4658.3 #28 3:46PM
Ok, I have been on then.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.5 #155 4:13PM
This is the ride that scared me as a child!!! I thought I really had to drive it! My dad just laughed at me. Too bad we don't still have them. They were really cool - MinnieMyLove  207.3 #1905 1:43PM
My dad played the same joke on my mom! πŸ˜‚ - CinderellE-79  1025.4 #180 1:59PM
Same with me...I was always scared of these because my parents had me thinking I was driving lol - luxkitty  3529.7 #41 10:03PM
still loved them though lol - luxkitty  3529.7 #41 10:04PM
Was that the same or similar to the Phantom Boats that used to be at DL? - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 2:11PM
I remember these and loving it! So fun! One of the many attractions I miss from the Disneyland of my childhood.  - disneyjuls  51.8 #4712 2:20PM
I loved going at night! Such a fun ride as a kid! Thank you for sharing - goofydad909  1988.0 #80 2:25PM
I miss them. Was nice when other attractions were busy.  - ythdudette  1511.8 #112 2:38PM
Loved these boats!!  Lot of great memories driving!! - Willierose  2348.6 #67 2:40PM
I always loved the motorboats! When I went back the first time as an adult I was actually upset to learn they were gone. We have some pictures of me driving these though and I think even some silent 8mm film lol - BeatleMike  635.4 #316 2:43PM
I loved this! - luxkitty  3529.7 #41 3:59PM
Thanks for posting this! The motor boats were one of my favorites as a kid!! I really believed I was steering it!  - duckchub  557.8 #364 4:13PM
I miss this attraction so much, it was a favorite as a mini! - BombFrogFormerCM  1015.8 #183 4:18PM
Thanks Dave, always loved these! - ShariRenee  8577.6 #9 4:24PM
Ah DL of yesteryear. How cool! - MadTeaPartyGirl  21.7 #7050 4:59PM
Very cool video! I am traumatized all over again with those shorts the men wore. πŸ™ˆ - adisneyfamily  1003.9 #187 5:11PM
My sister and I used to love these!!  I don't know why I've never thought to look for a video of them, thank you for this!! 😊😊 - MinnieMousewife  914.1 #201 8:10PM
I use to love these.  Thanks for the memories. - potatohead25  701.8 #274 8:27PM
I wish I could remember being on these better.  I love the old monorail and the  matterhorn.  In the present everyone has mouse ears unlike then. - E-Ticket  1466.6 #115 9:39PM
At the very end there is some other type of train What was that - E-Ticket  1466.6 #115 9:44PM
I think you're talking about the greatest ride ever, the PeopleMover.  - nerdgirl  86.0 #3821 10:12PM
That was called the viewliner, it was only around for a little over a year and was replaced by the Monorail, kind of had a similar design also done by Bob Gurr and it just cruised around Tomorrowland. I think I remember him saying somewhere he designed the front after a chevy. - Dave   13493.0 #2 10:17PM
Thanks Dave - E-Ticket  1466.6 #115 2:03PM
Also the last time this attraction was around it was themed for Disney Afternoon and it went through Gummi Glenn which was from the Cartoon The Gummy Bears - Dave  13493.0 #2 10:20PM
I vaguely remember this attraction. I don't have vivid memories of riding it but I'm sure I did. I do remember going to Disneyland as a child and walking over to find out the boats were gone. Did they replace this with boats you could steer yourself, for a while? Like the RC boats the have at DTD..? Anyone know? - wickedale  429.6 #510 1:42AM
yes they were at the Disneyland hotel in a little area by the marina that you could steer them around. After they took the Marina out they moved them to a little area that was near the old Lost bar. They also had a RC car area near it where you could pay to race cars on a track on top of a platform which was also near the now defunct lost bar - Dave   13493.0 #2 3:19PM
No, sorry, I meant in the area where the boat ride was. Maybe not but I do remember being bummed they were removed - wickedale  429.6 #510 3:46PM
I remember those when I was a kid back before Kodak started selling color film LOL ! - hogster95  14.5 #8764 2:30PM
I thought these were way cooler then the cars...!!  - carminaire  802.6 #230 2:36PM
I did also - Dave   13493.0 #2 3:09PM
I totally forgot that area was where these boats were, i just usually eat lunch there and let the kids rest. This video actually makes me miss the people mover in the background more! - surfr76  68.5 #4207 3:23PM
I had a cousin who loved this ride!  I'm pretty sure I must have rode it, but I really don't remember.  - MeridaFan  4243.7 #34 3:34PM
My brother worked on those in the mid 70's - DebbyMouse7531  532.5 #16 4:27PM
Wow another amazing post! You made my day!! - yipman  69.2 #4185 10:04AM
Anyone noticed those teens switch boats when they go under the Autopia overpass?! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ also that little kid totally jumps off his boat way too early in the unloading area! lol I loved this ride too!  - Clu2.0  787.7 #234 9:51PM

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