In an unexpected twist for guests enjoying the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in California’s Disneyland on Saturday, one of the ride vehicles failed to do what boats are supposed to do; float. A TikTok user posted footage on Saturday showing one of the boats filling with water, effectively sinking into the shallow water canal. The reports claim that guests were stuck on board for almost an hour before the Disneyland Fire Department rescued them via a makeshift plank.
In the opposite practice to that which we associate with pirates, guests walked the plank to safety from the water. See the footage in the TikTok video below:
Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.
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