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    Sailing Ship Columbia

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Description And Comments

The Columbia is a stunning replica of a threemasted 18th-century merchant ship. Both its above- and belowdecks are open to visitors, with belowdecks 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 rivercraft, the Columbia suspends operations at sunset.

Touring Tips

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.

Sailing Ship Columbia Wait Times

This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Sailing Ship Columbia when you visit on a day with a given Disneyland Park Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will be at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Sailing Ship Columbia Wait Times.

Special Comments

Operates on weekends and during busy seasons; a stunning piece of workmanship.

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