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First look at Na’vi River Journey from Avatar-land

I know the name of the first big expansion at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Pandora – The World of Avatar, but I can’t help but call it Avatar-land for short. That said, the sense of complete immersiveness in the world of Pandora has begun to… Read More »First look at Na’vi River Journey from Avatar-land

Visit Pandora website unveiled

The backstory of the new Pandora – The World of Avatar land is that you’re traveling to the planet Pandora to visit a valley currently being returned to its natural state by Alpha Centauri Expeditions (ACE). We just learned that Avatar-land will open on May… Read More »Visit Pandora website unveiled

Pandora – The World of Avatar construction update – May 2016

This weekend marks a big change for Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It’s officially extending its hours late into the night adding new ride experiences, street entertainment, and shows to keep guests in the park longer. This strategy is being implemented ahead of “Pandora – The World… Read More »Pandora – The World of Avatar construction update – May 2016

Cliffs are turning green at Avatar-land

In our latest construction update, we check in on progress at Avatar-land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Not much is visible from guest areas, but we can see some of the famous floating mountains and cliffs that will hide the giant show buildings that house the… Read More »Cliffs are turning green at Avatar-land

Instapic: Floating Rocks?

from Instagram: Signs of serious construction over in Avatar-land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. These are ‘floating’ rocks. I wasn’t able to get a picture of it, but they’ve also started to enclose the showbuilding for the Banshee motion-simulator attraction (rumored to be similar to Soarin’).

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Construction Update – February 2015

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Although the construction of Avatar continues mostly out-of-sight, there is a lot of other construction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom we can monitor progress on. From Africa Marketplace to Rivers of Light to the new performance areas in front of the Tree of Life, there’s a lot going on.

Not included in that video are the 11 new animal sculptures that were added to the tree of life. We have that video over here.

Can’t watch the video at the moment, head below to see photos of the changes:

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