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[4 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

There’s a brand-new nighttime VIP event coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!
The Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour is a new four-hour guided tour of the Animal Kingdom that includes a chance to ride popular attractions and eat some great food.
The VIP Tour includes FastPass+ access to Expedition Everest, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Avatar Flight of Passage, Na’vi River Journey, Dinosaur, and the Rivers of Light.
That’s right – Flight of Passage is on the list!
And, guests on the tour also get to enjoy the Satu’li Sampler at the Satu’li Canteen in Pandora, plus …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of ‘Bambi’ with Special PhotoPass Opportunities

Disney’s animated classic Bambi is celebrating its 75th anniversary and guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom can celebrate too with special Disney PhotoPass opportunities August 25-27.
On those dates guests at the Animal Kingdom can meet Thumper and Miss Bunny from 10:20 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
Guests can also have Magic Shot photos taken in several locations including: Discovery Island, Asia, Africa and Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
PhotoPass photographers in these locations can add a butterfly to your photo (just like when Bambi interacted with a butterfly in the film).
Other photo …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live-Stream of Rivers of Light on August 22

If you haven’t had a chance to see Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – or if you’ve seen and can’t wait to see it again – you’re in luck!
The Disney Parks Blog is set to live-stream the nighttime show on Tuesday, August 22 beginning at 8:40 p.m.
Rivers of Light debuted earlier this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the show celebrates nature and animals with a combination of floats, lanterns. fountains, and a musical score.
You can catch tomorrow night’s performance of the show on the Disney Parks Blog. …

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[21 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Retail MagicBands Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar

If you find yourself in Pandora – The World of Avatar this summer be sure to check out the new retail MagicBands at Windtraders.
Earlier this spring guests could find retail MagicBands in Pandora and now more limited-edition bands are available.
A teal MagicBand featuring the Valley of Mo’ara at sunset is part of the lineup – and you’ll also find this artwork on apparel and a luggage tag.
A blue MagicBand inspired by the bioluminescent world of Pandora is also available.
The blue MagicBand comes in a decorative box, featuring more of the …

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[7 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort

Summer has officially arrived at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the place to be this summer thanks to the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar.
This all-new, immersive land whisks guests to Pandora, inspired by the film Avatar. Two new attractions are located in Pandora – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. Dine at Satu’li Canteen and grab a drink at Pongu Pongu.
And, don’t forget about the Rivers of Light nighttime show at the Animal Kingdom.
Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can enjoy …

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[31 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Create Your Avatar Action Figure at Windtraders in Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar is officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and now guests can create their own Avatar action figure in the new land.
Guests visiting Windtraders – the merchandise location on Pandora – will find an ACE Avatar Maker where they can create their own action figure.
The ACE system uses a digital process to create and personalize the action figure.
Guests are greeted by an ACE Scan Technician who will use a facial scanner to enter data into the Hybrid Digitizing System. Then, guests select their avatar body …

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[30 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pandora – The World of Avatar Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27.
The new land was the largest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the park’s history.
When guests visit Pandora they are transported to a land with floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and the native Na’vi.
Pandora is home to two new attraction – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. On opening day the wait times for both attractions were more than three hours each.
Guests can dine at the Satu’li Canteen, grab a cold drink at Pongu …

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[28 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Pandora News, Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction News, and More

It’s official! Pandora – The World of Avatar opened May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We have some news about the new land and much more in today’s weekly recap.
Disney hosted the official dedication for Pandora – The World of Avatar on May 24 with CEO Bob Iger and Avatar director James Cameron in attendance.
Guests visiting Pandora can check out the merchandise location Windtraders for an immersive experience – and to get matched with their very own banshee. And speaking of merchandise, guests will find three Pandora-themed MagicBands.
There are also …

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[27 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals New MagicBand 2.0 Designs for Pandora – The World of Avatar

Today is THE day! Pandora – The World of Avatar is officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
And Disney has revealed new MagicBand 2.0 designs specific to Pandora.
There is a limited-edition purple Pandora MagicBand that features nighttime scenes from Pandora. This MagicBand 2.0 retails for $32.99 and was designed by Dylan Cole, a co-production designer for the upcoming Avatar sequels.
Another MagicBand is a blue band that represents the blue Na’vi pattern. This band retails for $22.99.
And the final Pandora-inspired MagicBand 2.0 is for Annual Passholders. This special MagicBand features the phrase …

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[25 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Pledge up to $1 Million to Protect and Resort Wildlife Habitats

When guests visit Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom they’ll have a chance to help Disney Conservation and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts protect and restore animal habitats.
Guests can unlock the contributions by participating in conservation missions while exploring Pandora, and will be able to choose which animals will receive the donations.
The program – Connect to Protect – was officially announced Thursday morning during a press event to launch Pandora.
“Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Pandora – the World of Avatar both demonstrate that every animal, endangered or …