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Where to meet Moana at Disney World

Where to meet Moana at Disney World

The wildly popular animated film Moana created a huge wave of fans hoping for the chance to meet the brave and tenacious adventurer.

And for years your only option for meeting Moana was to catch her at one of the parties over at Magic Kingdom. But all that is changing!

You can now find Moana year-round at her very own meet and greet in two of the Walt Disney World theme parks!

moana meet and greet times at epcot

Here’s what you need to know about all the places you can meet Moana…

Meet Moana at Animal Kingdom

Moana greets guests daily on Discovery Island at Animal Kingdom!

moana meet and greet at animal kingdom

You can find her down the own the path across from Isle of Java and near the bridge that leads to DinoLand, U.S.A.

location of Moana meet and greet in Animal Kingdom

Her meet and greet is very popular, so you’ll want to plan accordingly. You can find daily meet and greet times in the My Disney Experience app.

Meet Moana at EPCOT

You can also meet Moana in World Nature at Epcot! She appears in a dedicated area near Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana.

moana at epcot

There is a PhotoPass photographer available.

moana meet and greet at epcot near journey of water

You can find daily meet and greet times in the My Disney Experience app. She is a popular character to meet, so you’ll want to plan ahead.

Meeting Moana at Halloween and Christmas Parties

Unfortunately, Moana no longer meets during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

moana at mickey's very merry christmas party

If this changes in the future we will update this post to reflect so.

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Heather Thomas


Friday 20th of September 2019

Moana was there this year?!?!?!? I asked cast members and looked but did not see her at MNSSHP on 8/20. My 5 year old was so upset he couldn't meet her.

Shannon Albert

Monday 23rd of September 2019

Yep! The pics in this post from the Halloween party were taken on 8/20, in fact. Cast Members have a cheat sheet they carry during the parties to help locate characters. Frustrating that the one(s) you asked couldn't point you in the right direction.