Beaches around Walt Disney World have reopened with new signage and usage policies.
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Has anyone been by the beach/yacht club side with their beaches? are there fences/signs there too?
Also, are the evening movies back on the beaches/outdoors? Are the boats you can rent back in use?
Thanks for any updates on this.
Last edited by xvoltn; 06-27-2016 at 03:51 PM. Reason: Addition
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Thanks for the update. I'm sad for the fencing. I can see it being at GF and WL bc they are more out in nature with location. This area of beaches with BCV etc are so public I've never seen a gator there. Has anyone else? And, folks don't typically violate the no swimming area here because it is so public. Oh well. I guess I'll get used to how it looks. Thanks again.
There's strong speculation what made the gator at GF more aggressive was because of the constant problem of people feeding them from the poly bungalows. Not as much problem of that at BCV, but still not worth the risk none the less.
I read the same thing about the feeding of the gators. It's hard to say what happened there. Also, it's not like Disney didn't monitor them either, from what I read they had a program in conjunction w Florida wildlife folks that took gators out and they had taken out like 250 over the last ten years (I think). More than likely that gator you saw was taken out due to its size and location. (At least I HOPE that it was done.) Anyway, sad for this situation, the family and their loss, and the remedies.
IDK, maybe I'm just a big scaredy cat... But I can more easily imagine someone who is safely on shore, tossing food into a canal, than I can imagine feeding alligators who are swimming directly beneath you. [Not that one is better than the other, really.] But this almost seems to be a product of the "bungalow bashing" that tends to happen on the message boards... Bashing by those who despise the very concept of the bungalows and the supposed "elite" DVC guests that choose to stay in them. For one thing there just really aren't all that many bungalows (only 20), so I think the impact from any supposed feeding from them would not be significant compared to the behavior of the overall population of guests at WDW.