Started by RiverRogue, June 10, 2010, 05:31:46 PM
QuoteI heard there were hidden caves beneath Big Thunder Mountain, which were originally visited by the Indian Canoes. Since this ride is gone, I've never seen them. Can you tell me where they are ?It took me some time to answer this question because I was waiting on an answer from a friend over at WDI. According to my friend, there were no caverns the canoes went in. They did come close to Smuggler's Cove, a hide out for the pirates seen in Davy Crockett's television series.
QuoteMore daring guests should try their hand at the Indian Canoes, moored at an old Indian landing bay decorated with hides and birch bark. Assisted by an Indian guide guests paddle up river past abandoned mines, under a rocky arch that spans the river's two islands and down through a flooded cavern beneath Big Thunder Mountain.
Quote from: "Nicolai"Thanks a lot, I am looking for information about these caves for some time now. I think they are HERE, hidden behind the smaller rocks in the water in front, correct?
Quote from: "ScouseMouse"I was only talking about these the other day. I went on the Canoes in June 1992, the loading bay was round to the right hand side of Big Thunder Mountain. I can't remember the details of caves but I do remember them being quite unstable and hard work. I was amazed we got back to thesafety of dry land without taking a dip in the lake. A bit dissapointed they are gone as we are heading back to Disney in December after 18 years / .
Quote from: "montaguewarner"I didnt even know DLP used to have the indian canoes? Where is the loading bay?
Quote from: "RiverRogue"Quote from: "montaguewarner"I didnt even know DLP used to have the indian canoes? Where is the loading bay?It was where Pocahontas Indian Village is now. You can still find the narrow channel used for boarding on the far end of the playground... It's actually still used as such for the annual Cast Member canoe races which are happening right these days.
Quote from: "Festival Disney"Do the use the original Canoes for these races? :lol:
Quote from: "smurfy74"the water needs to be cleaned its rather green at the moment