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".