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The Seas with Nemo and Friends reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for The Living Seas, a walk through in Future World - The Seas with Nemo and Friends at Epcot.

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Posted: February 15, 2014

Disney rethemed its Living with the Seas ride in 2007 to bring in the characters from Pixar's undersea adventure Finding Nemo. You'll board a "clam-mobile" for a slow-moving ride through the pavilion's massive aquarium tanks, onto which Nemo, Dori, Marlin, Crush, Bruce and other characters are projected. Once your ride is over, you can linger in the exhibition areas to watch the many fish and sea mammals that live in the pavilion's massive aquarium. The original Living with the Seas pavilion opened in 1986, five years after the rest of the park, and featured what was at the time the world's largest indoor aquarium, at 5.7 million gallons of water.

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81 votes, so far

A very nice family ride that retells the Finding Nemo story and mixes live fish with the animated kind from the movie. The queueing area is one of the best in the park and sets the atmosphere for the ride. The ride itself is pretty nice and features some impressive set design. Definitely worth a look, especially since lines for this fast loading ride are ususally minimal. The live animal exhibits afterward are also very informative and entertaining. - Manny Barron

The Nemo ride in there is the most awful dark ride ever build. It looks, feels and smells cheap. The aquarium is beautiful but the ride is crap. The imaginer who thought this up should be fired. - O T

The beginning and middle is a bit tacky and looks kind of budgeted: as opposed to DL's beautiful Coral Reef, there's...video screens. But the end is really cool and partially redeems it. - Eli G

The Seas with Nemo and Friends is a simple ride. Basically the old Living Seas ride with a nemo touch, which i like. This aquarium is always cool to look at and you should definately hit everytime you visit Epcot. I'd allot about 20-30 mins to look around. - Justin Knight

Beautiful dark ride retelling the plot of the Finding Nemo movie. When you enter, you find yourself at the beach proceeding underwater to an omnimoving clam shell. Those take you through the most important story points, told with usage of animatronics and video effects. The entire ride is pretty dark and can become scary at one point, while concluding in a funny and beautiful musical ending scene. - Chris W.

A decent ride, and a nice place to walk around and learn about the animals. - Sean Huckel

Didn't like it the first time I rode it before it opened. Still think it's a nice ride if there's no line. Really like anglerfish, EAC and the finale. 6/10 - Christopher Sturniolo

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