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Disney-themed Disney Skyliner Gondolas First Look – All the Characters

I’m sure you’ve seen the Disney Skyliner Gondolas traveling back and forth around Walt Disney World and you may have noticed all the different characters decorating the outside of them.

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Disney-themed first look

We’re really looking forward to the Disney Skyliner anyway, and all the specially themed gondolas are one of the coolest aspects about this new transportation system. You can ride around with some of your favorite characters from Disney films.

In this post we’re going to take a look at all of these character-themed gondolas and help you see just what options are available for you to ride in when you go onboard the Disney Skyliner. We also have pictures of them all!

Look at how amazing these graphics are on the gondolas:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Disney-themed first look Star Wars

For sure the Star Wars one is my favorite!!

The Gondolas

Here is a list with all the characters and franchises that we know have a gondola design on the Disney Skyliner cabins:

  • Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto and Chip & Dale
  • Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Huey, Duey and Louie
  • “Beauty & the Beast,”
  • “Frozen”
  • “Lilo & Stitch”
  • “Moana”
  • “Peter Pan”
  • “The Princess and the Frog”
  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
  • “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
  • “Zootopia”
  • “Coco”
  • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
  • “Finding Dory”
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • “Ratatouille”
  • “Star Wars”
  • “Guardians of the Galaxy”
  • “Toy Story”
  • “Wine the Pooh and Friends”

That’s 22 different character designs so far! It’s quite the list, and it should be a blast to try and get in them all! There is also the possibility for more characters and franchises to be added in the future…

Plain Colors

While the coolest gondolas are the ones with the characters, there are three solid colors too: Teal, Yellow and Orange.

Teal:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Teal

Yellow:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Yellow

Orange:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Orange

There are also Green, Red, Blue and Purple gondolas, but there aren’t any solid colored ones in those colors, they are only on ones with characters.

The Characters:

All of the gondolas with characters on them have characters on 3 sides (only the doors don’t have a design. Let’s take a look at all the characters now!

Beauty and the Beast – Mrs Potts, Chip, Belle, The Beast, Cogsworth and Lumiere:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Beauty and the Beast
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Beauty and the Beast 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Beauty and the Beast 3

Coco – Miguel, Hector and their family:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Coco
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Coco 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Coco 3

DuckTales:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters DuckTales

Finding Dory:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Finding Dory
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Finding Dory 2

Frozen:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Frozen
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Frozen 2

Goofy, Pete Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Goofy
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Goofy 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Goofy 3

Guardians of the Galaxy:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Guardians of the Galaxy
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Haunted Mansion:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Haunted Mansion
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Haunted Mansion 2

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Chip and Dale:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Pluto
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Mickey and Minnie
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Chip and Dale

Moana:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Moana
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Moana 2

Monsters Inc.:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Monsters Inc
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Monsters Inc 2

Peter Pan:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Peter Pan
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Peter Pan 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Peter Pan 3

Pirates of the Caribbean: This is one of my favorite ones! I love how they have the pirates in jail and the dog with the key from the ride!!

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Pirates of the Caribbean
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Pirates of the Caribbean 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Pirates of the Caribbean 3

The Princess and the Frog:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters The Princess and the Frog
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters The Princess and the Frog 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters The Princess and the Frog 3

Ratatouille:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Ratatouille
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Ratatouille 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Ratatouille 3

Snow White and the Sven Dwarfs:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Snow White
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Snow White 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Snow White 3

Star Wars:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Star Wars
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Star Wars 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Star Wars 3

Lilo and Stitch:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Stitch
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Stitch 2

Toy Story:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Toy Story
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Toy Story 2

Winnie the Pooh:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Winnie the Pooh
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Winnie the Pooh 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Winnie the Pooh 3

Wreck-It Ralph:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Wreck-It Ralph
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Wreck-It Ralph 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Wreck-It Ralph 3

Zootopia:

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Zootopia 2
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Zootopia
Disney Skyliner Gondolas Characters Zootopia 3

That’s all of the characters, so many to choose from!

We’ve been following the Disney Skyliner project since it was announced at the D23 Expo back in 2017, and following every step along the way so far as they’ve been constructed over the past year. That’s why to see the dream realized and have these amazing new gondolas running is so incredible!

Here is a video that Disney put out showing some more of the Skyliner gondolas in action:

If you aren’t familiar with the Disney Skyliner, it’s a brand new transportation system coming to various points in Walt Disney World which will connects guests at those resorts to reach the parks quickly, easily and with a great view.

Think the old Skyway that used to be in Disney’s Magic Kingdom but as a full-blown transportation system and not just an attraction.  

Initially the Disney Skyliner will run from Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios and connect guests staying at Disney’s Riviera Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. However look for future expansion to other areas of Walt Disney World if the initial phase goes well.

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Disney-themed first look

It’s a really fast and convenient way to get around property and from first tests it seems much faster than the bus system, which can be an especially long wait at some of those hotels. It’s should improve travels times to and from the parks drastically.

Be sure to read more about the Disney Skyliner including the state of the art ventilation system, and and the estimated Skyliner arrival times, map and expansion to and from each Skyliner station.

Disney Skyliner Gondolas Disney-themed first look nemo and friends

The Disney Skyliner has been running cast member tests for weeks and opens September 29, 2019. Make sure to check out all our coverage including:

Stay tuned at Ziggy Knows Disney for more information on the Disney Skyliner gondolas soon…

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Your Thoughts:

I want to know what you think about the new character-themed Disney Skyliner Gondolas…

  • Which one is your favorite so far?
  • Are you excited for the Disney Skyliner?

Let us know in the comments section below!

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