Description And Comments
The Columbia is a stunning replica of a three-masted 18th-century merchant ship. Both its above and below decks are open to visitors, with below decks outfitted to depict the life and work environment of the ship's crew in 1787. The Columbia operates only on busier days and runs the same route as the canoes and the riverboat. As with the other river craft, the Columbia suspends operations at dusk.
The Columbia, like the Mark Twain Riverboat, provides a short-wait, high-carrying-capacity alternative for cruising the Rivers of America. We found the beautifully crafted Columbia by far the most aesthetically pleasing and historically interesting of any of the three choices of boat rides on the Rivers of America.
If you have time to be choosy, ride aboard the Columbia. After boarding, while waiting for the cruise to begin, tour below deck. Once the ride begins, come topside and stroll the deck, taking in the beauty and complexity of the rigging.
The Columbia does not usually require a long wait, which makes it a good bet during the crowded afternoon hours.
Operates on weekends and during busy seasons; a stunning piece of workmanship.
Other Attractions in Frontierland
- Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
- Mark Twain Riverboat
- Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island
- The Laughing Stock Co.
Touring Plans with Sailing Ship Columbia
- Disneyland Author's Select One-Day Plan
- Disneyland Two-Day Plan for Adults with Children - Day 2
- Disneyland Two-Day Plan A - Day 1
|Loading speed||En masse|
|Wait per 100 people ahead||10 minutes|
When to go
Between 11:00 a.m. and 5 p.m.
|Opening Date||June 14, 1958|
|Scope and scale||Minor Attraction|
|Closures / Refurbishments|
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