New Pandora land opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27

Pandora-The World of Avatar
Opening in summer 2017 at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Pandora-The World of Avatar will bring a variety of new experiences to the park, including a family-friendly attraction called NaÕvi River Journey and new food & beverage and merchandise locations. Pongu Pongu (pictured here) will be a special drink location with a design that is as eclectic as its Expat owner. DisneyÕs Animal Kingdom is one of four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Disney Parks)

A new land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom based on the hit movie “AVATAR” will open in May.

The new Pandora – The World of Avatar land is a major upgrade for the theme park, the world’s seventh most-attended theme park. According to a release from Disney, the new 12-acre land will immerse guests in the world of Pandora roughly a generation after the film’s human-Na’vi conflict.

Two of the new attractions are:

  • Avatar Flight of Passage: Riding a Mountain Banshee, guests will soar across Pandora in a high-tech adventure will offer a flight through the jungles and floating mountains and over the majestic oceans of this colorful world.
  • Na’vi River Journey: On the family-friendly journey, guests will sail down a sacred river hidden within a glowing rainforest. The expedition will end in an unforgettable encounter with a Na’vi Shaman, a figure who has a deep connection to the life force of Pandora.

Guests will also be able to dine at Satu’li Canteen, grab a drink at Pongu Pongu or shop for Na’vi cultural items, toys, science kits, and more at Windtraders.

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