The 1995 Indiana Jones Adventure attraction hasn't had renovation work since 2014 and will undergo a $300,000 overhaul to repair the perpetually collapsing bridge traversing a perilous molten lava flow in the crumbling Temple of the Forbidden Eye.
Crews will replace a plank bridge and its steel structure in the show set of the Indiana Jones Adventure attraction and refurbish rock work, according to the building permit.
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The original Jungle Cruise opened on July 17, 1955 at Disneyland Park. Based on Disney’s award-winning True-Life Adventure films, the attraction had a more educational tone. In the early 1960s, Walt Disney introduced more drama and asked animator Marc Davis to sketch some humorous gags.
Over the years, more “wildlife”—and new wisecracks—were added. These updates, along with our talented skippers, make for fun surprises on every trip down the river.
Board a canopied tramp steamer and leave civilization behind on a tongue-in-cheek journey through the globe’s most “treacherous” rivers—and oldest gags.
Highlights of your unforgettable adventure include:
The Mekong River
Explore an age-old shrine, home to baboons, cobras and crocodiles.
The African Congo
Cruise past a camp overrun by explosively curious gorillas.
The Nile River
Behold bathing elephants, angry hippos and hungry lions guarding a sleeping zebra.
The Amazon in South America
A canopy of green trees opens up to a native shrine, a mammoth anaconda and ravenous piranha.
Throughout your voyage, you’ll enjoy lively narration from your brave and trusty skipper. It’s a sometimes perilous, always hilarious 10,000-mile journey you won't soon forget!
Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room was the first attraction to feature Disney’s Audio-Animatronics technology. The cast of crooners in the show features 225 animated singing birds, flowers and tikis. That includes eight macaws, 12 toucans, 12 tiki drummers and more than 50 orchids. The attraction opened June 23, 1963.
An extravagant feast for your eyes and ears, this theater-in-the-round show invites you to experience the beauty and magic of the Pacific Islands.
Take your seat in an air-conditioned ceremonial house in the heart of Polynesia. As the lights dim, 4 talking macaws spring to life. Before long, the chorus of crooning birds is joined by an enchanting cast of over 225 choreographed Audio-Animatronics performers.
Sing along and enjoy the magic of this jubilant Disney classic!
As you gather on the lush patio before the show, carved totem poles representing island gods spring to life and introduce themselves.
Don’t forget to treat yourself to a world-famous Pineapple Dole Whip® from the patio-side Tiki Juice Bar while you wait!
The Audio-Animatronics technology that powers the show was introduced to the world when Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room debuted in 1963 at Disneyland Park.
This groundbreaking technology allowed animators to synchronize movement, audio and visual effects, paving the way for other classic attractions like “it’s a small world”, Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion.
Walt Disney originally envisioned the Enchanted Tiki Room as a dinner show. However, he knew the attraction would be so popular that he changed the format to accommodate more Guests before it opened.
The current show has been enhanced with a state-of-the-art show-control system, remastered audio and energy-efficient lighting—while maintaining all the charm and wit of the original.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".
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