Description sheet

Park: Disneyland
Location: Frontierland
Type: Family attraction
Theme : Far West, Cow Boy
Type of attraction: Boat ride

Popularity: 
My recommendation: For relaxation


Age: Toddlers, Children, Teens, Adults
Minimum size: No restrictions
PRM access: Wheelchair access essential
Pregnant women: Accessible to pregnant women


Disney Premier Access: No
Single Rider: No
PhotoPass: No

Presentation of the attraction

Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing, located in Frontierland at Disneyland Paris, offers visitors a pleasant cruise aboard large steamboats. The attraction features the picturesque landscapes and detailed settings of Thunder Mesa, a town inspired by the 19th-century American West. Cruising the calm waters of the river, passengers can observe a variety of wildlife, majestic mountains, and scenes of everyday frontier life.

The attraction offers a relaxing and immersive experience, ideal for visitors of all ages. Aboard the Mark Twain or Molly Brown boats, cruisers enjoy a unique perspective of Frontierland, while enjoying informative commentary on the history and legends of Thunder Mesa. Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing is an invitation to relax and explore, offering a tranquil break from the adventure and excitement of Disneyland Paris.

Technical Data

Type of attraction: Boat ride
Opening date: 1992 (park inauguration year)
Number of vehicles: 2
Vehicle speed: 9 km/h
Number of passengers per vehicle: 350
Duration of ride: 15 minutes
Anecdotes and secrets: Each boat has its own name: there’s the Mark Twain and the Molly Brown.

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