Category Archives: Disneyland


New Adventures to ‘Cast’ Off Soon Along World-Famous Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park

Disney’s Jungle Cruise attraction updated with an entirely new story focusing on cultural sensitivity.

Jungle Cruise

At Disney Parks, we continue to look for ways to enhance classic attractions and elevate the experience for all of our Guests. Today, we’re excited to share that we are building on the story of the Jungle Cruise at both Disneyland park at Disneyland Resort and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort to include new adventures that stay true to the experience we know and love – more humour, wildlife and skipper heart – and also reflect and value the diversity of the world around us. There are no bigger fans of this attraction than our Imagineers. Here is Kevin Lively – former Jungle Cruise skipper – to share a transmission from the world’s most remote tropical rivers!

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Is Disneyland Reopening Anytime Soon?

Disneyland California is the only major Disney theme park to not reopen after all the parks were closed due to the pandemic currently affecting the world.

Disneyland

Disneyland California

Shanghai Disney and Hong Kong Disney were the first parks to close back in January, Tokyo Disney Resort closed in February followed in March by Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney World and Disneyland California.

All the the Disney theme parks have reopened to guests with the exception of Disneyland. So why does Disneyland still remain closed? Continue reading


Annual Disney Theme Park Attendance Report

The annual attendance report from the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has been released which show attendance figures for Theme Parks, Water Parks  and Museums around the world.

Smugglers Run

Looking at the Disney Parks, the data shows that for 2019 there hasn’t been much change in attendance over the previous year. Disneyland California stays the same as does Walt Disney World’s EPCOT. Magic Kingdom sees a 0.5% increase, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has a 1% increase and Disney Hollywood Studios manages a 2% increase.

Both WDW Water Parks and Disneyland Paris all show a 1% decrease in attendance over previous year. Continue reading


Disney’s Splash Mountain Ride To Be Re-themed

Disney today shared some news that the iconic Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Disneyland California is to be re-themed to ‘Princess and the Frog’.

Disney Princess and the Frog

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Today we are thrilled to share a first glimpse of a project Imagineers have been working on since last year. Splash Mountain – at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom park in Florida – will soon be completely reimagined. The theme is inspired by an all-time favorite animated Disney film, “The Princess and the Frog.” We pick up this story after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure – featuring some of the powerful music from the film – as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance. Continue reading


Disney Cancels The 17 July Reopening Of Disneyland

Disney announced earlier this month their plans to reopen Disneyland California on 17 July. Their plans were pending government approval and would follow in the footsteps of the reopening of their other theme parks around the world.

Disneyland Mickey Mouse

Unfortunately plans have now changed and Disney has released an update delaying the reopening of the Disneyland theme park.

Statement from Disney..

We previously announced a proposed phased reopening of our theme parks for July 17, pending government approvals. We developed enhanced health and safety protocols for both cast and guests at Shanghai Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort that have been approved, allow us to reopen in a responsible manner and bring our cast members back to work.  Continue reading