Hey Thrill Seekers,
When they’re not spending Billions on in park technology or buying up awesome IP like Star Wars, Disney also build lands at their theme parks. The Land that’s getting the Disney magical touch at the moment will find a home at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and will be based around the movie franchise Avatar.
We’ve reported a lot about this project over the months including some awesome artists impressions and the all important name, Pandora the World of Avatar. Today at D23 Expo in Japan, Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, dropped some more news about the Avatar expansion. I’ll let Disney’s words speak for themselves…
Pandora – The World of AVATAR will bring a variety of new experiences to the Park, including a family-friendly attraction called Na’vi River Journey. The adventure begins as guests set out in canoes and venture down a mysterious, sacred river hidden within the bioluminescent rainforest. The full beauty of Pandora reveals itself as the canoes pass by exotic glowing plants and amazing creatures. The journey culminates in an encounter with a Na’vi shaman, who has a deep connection to the life force of Pandora and sends positive energy out into the forest through her music.
So we now know two of the rides that will be featured in Pandora, Na’vi River and the 3D movie attraction, Flight of Passage.
Pandora – The World of Avatar is set to open in 2017, we’re expecting more updates and we’ll keep you all posted.