Horse-Drawn Carriages Offer Family Fun, Romantic Evenings at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground guests can experience private carriage rides amidst the natural charm and backwoods beauty of Walt Disney World Resort.

Thirty-minute, horse-drawn rides are offered nightly in antique carriages that can accommodate up to four adults or three adults and two small children.   Guests may choose a romantic evening for two or a fun-filled excursion for the family.

Originating from Crockett’s Tavern at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, the horse-drawn carriages quietly glide along lake-lined paths under Spanish moss and tall trees throughout the 700-acre, rustic-themed resort.

Advance reservations are suggested and may be made up to 90 days in advance by calling 407/939-7529. Carriages are available from 5:30-10 p.m. nightly.

For guests wanting to enjoy an old-fashioned wagon ride, 45-minute rides are also offered at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground on a first-come, first-served basis. The horse-drawn wagon rides offer a scenic tour of the forest trails. Wagon rides depart nightly at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. from Pioneer Hall.  Children ages 3-11 must be accompanied by an adult.

In addition, group wagon rides are available for up to 35 guests by calling 407/824-2832. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground is located in the Magic Kingdom resort area on the banks of Bay Lake. Resort guests enjoy convenient boat transportation to Magic Kingdom and motorcoach transportation to all Walt Disney World destinations, including Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

For Walt Disney World information or reservations, guests may contact 407/W-DISNEY, a travel agent or online at For additional information, guests can call 407/824-4321.