Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes

Named after the legendary 19th century icon, Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes lets you paddle-powered your way around Tom Sawyer Island and Fort Wilderness.

The 20-passenger vessels are modeled after the boats that early Native American and European explorers used. As you cruise full-circle around the island, charming surprises await you around every bend.

Fun Facts:

  • When the canoes first opened on July 4, 1956, it was called Indian War Canoes and had real Indian guides on each canoe. Later in 1971, when the Indian Village was closed, Disneyland reopened the canoes and called it Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoe’s.
  • Tthis attraction has been in five of the Disney Parks. Disneyland, Magic Kindom in Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Park in Paris, and Shanghai Disneyland. Some of the parks have closed their canoe attractions. The Magic Kingdom in Disney World closed in 1994. Disneyland Park in Paris closed theirs in 1994 as well.

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