The Jingle Cruise returned to the Magic Kingdom for the 2020 holiday season! We rode it about a week ago now, I am a little behind in articles. It was a nice surprise to have it back. The ride is very popular and I personally recommend going straight there in the morning. We waited 20-25 minutes in a distanced queue. Due to the pandemic, the boats carry fewer guests than usual. Here is a look at the Jingle Cruise this year!
The Jungle Cruise sign is now the Jingle Cruise for the season.
The stand-by entrance said 40 minutes, it was about half of that for us. We arrived here a little after 9:00 a.m. The line got much longer later.
Here is our video and then photos.
Decorations can be found outside and throughout the queue as always.
A gift says it is for John.
A Christmas tree is next to “Santa, please stop here”.
Garland and other decorations can be seen through here.
Message boards hold holiday posts.
One of the notices talks about a holiday party, including a white elephant gift exchange. And it tells Trader Sam not to bring any food for the pot luck.
The naughty list looks long.
And Skipper Beth asks Santa for a compass for Christmas.
Ornaments are in netting on the ceiling.
A bow is seen above a rope.
A Jingle Cruise boat can be seen from the queue.
The queue is distanced for guests.
The little hut outside is also decorated.
A Christmas tree, Santa and a Snowman are among the holiday garland and lights.
Jungle All the Way.
Candy Cane Connie is ready to go.
There is a snowman that I only got a partial photo of.
Here we go a-wassailing.
Here are a few more photos of the hut.
The gorillas are getting ready for the holiday season.
And even when a rhino is giving you the point in the end, it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Christmas.
This is a look inside the boat. Parties are separated and that includes plexiglass. The skipper is behind what looks like a plastic/vinyl partition. And the middle bench carries no passengers.
The back side of water.
A crocodile sits in the water near some presents.
Get a head start on your holiday shopping with Trader Sam-ta!
And on the way out, New Year’s Resolutions.
The resolutions include a 75% return rate and be funny (our skipper was).
Skulls on a stick feature a Santa hat.
We will be sharing much more from the Walt Disney World holiday season in the coming weeks!