From Surreal Worlds to Super Heroes, Groundbreaking New Experiences Premiere at Disney Parks
Anchored by two amazing new experiences, Disney Parks are poised to debuts Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Resort and Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at the Disneyland Resort.
With a supporting cast of even more new events and great attractions at both resorts, there’s plenty of fun in the sun for Disney Parks guests in California and Florida.
“In the U.S. and around the world, Disney Parks are making new magic for our guests,” said Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “With an irreverent and rocking new attraction at Disneyland Resort and an entire new world at Walt Disney World Resort opening this May 2017, there are fantastic experiences in store for our guests. Starting this summer they will be able to step into the worlds of their favourite stories and characters like never before.”
Throughout the season, guests at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts will experience the kind of sensational adventures only Disney can create.
At Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, opening 27 May 2017, Pandora – The World of Avatar, a new land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will transport guests to a mystical world of bioluminescent rainforests, floating mountains and soaring banshees. In collaboration with filmmaker James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment, Disney is bringing to life the fantasy world of Pandora, inspired by Cameron’s epic film AVATAR. Guests will fly above the jungles of Pandora while riding on a mountain banshee on the thrilling Avatar Flight of Passage. And they will board reed boats for Na’vi River Journey, a family-friendly excursion down a rainforest river to see the Na’vi Shaman of Songs.
Opening on the same date, Disneyland Resort in California will see outrageous and irreverent characters from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films, comics and animated series lead guests on a high energy adventure in Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at Disney California Adventure Park. The chaotic and hilarious adventure combines a breathtaking free fall sensation with new visual and audio effects, plus the attraction’s awesome mix tape of music inspired by the films’ soundtracks. Guests will board a gantry lift for multiple, random ride experiences in a pulse pounding rise and fall as they join Rocket, one of the most unusual heroes a guest will encounter, in a daring plan to free the captive Guardians from The Collector’s Fortress. Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! is the cornerstone of the summertime celebration and Summer of Heroes, where guests will enjoy Super Hero encounters, is an awesome dance off featuring Star-Lord and Gamora. For a limited time, a challenging “Avengers Training Initiative” for young recruits will be held.
The two new experiences are just the beginning of the fun at Disney Parks on both coasts this summer.