Splash Mountain water sells on eBay for $200 after Disney World trip closes

Diehard Disney followers are promoting water scooped from the flume of Splash Mountain on the final day of operations at Walt Disney World for $50 {dollars} an oz. prefer it’s holy water blessed by the Pope on the Vatican.

Dozens of listings have popped up on eBay for “Splash Mountain Water” for the reason that Magic Kingdom log trip closed on Sunday, Jan. 22 for a yearlong transformation of the attraction into Tiana’s Bayou Journey.

Splash Mountain water from the Magic Kingdom is listed for $1 to $1,000 on the web public sale web site in a wide range of containers starting from Mason jars and Thermos bottles to Ziploc baggage and water candles.

One eBay vendor posted a joke itemizing for $25,000 for “faucet water from my sink” to poke enjoyable at fellow Disney fanatics and spotlight the emotional connection to the log trip that opened in 1989 on the Florida theme park.

“That is clearly only for enjoyable and to make enjoyable of the people who find themselves actually promoting water from a trip,” the eBay vendor wrote. “I’m a Disney fan, however come on individuals. Has the world gotten so doomed that folks would purchase water from a trip?”

Bidders paid as a lot as $202.50 on eBay for 4 ounces of Splash Mountain water from the final day of the trip. Sellers supplied related quantities of Splash Mountain water for the buy-it-now value of $149.

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Magic Kingdom guests waited in record-setting strains that stretched for so long as 220 minutes on the final day for Splash Mountain.

Anticipate Disneyland guests to scoop up water souvenirs and wait in equally lengthy strains when Splash Mountain lastly closes after a 34-year run.

Disneyland’s model of Splash Mountain can even bear a Princess Tiana makeover — however the Anaheim theme park has not but introduced a time limit for the attraction. Tiana’s Bayou Journey will open in 2024 at Disney World and Disneyland.

The reimagining of the Splash Mountain rides will take away thematic parts associated to “Tune of the South” — the controversial Nineteen Forties reside motion/animated movie criticized for perpetuating racist stereotypes that has been disowned by Disney.

The dual Tiana’s Bayou Journey rides will inform an extension of the “Princess and the Frog” story that picks up after the ultimate kiss between Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen. The brand new backstory for Splash Mountain will comply with Tiana and Louis the trumpet-playing alligator as they put together for his or her first Mardi Gras efficiency.

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