Down Under Disney

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

Down Under Disney

Tarzan’s Tree House

Tarzan’s Treehouse Attraction Type Walkthrough Parks Disneyland CAHong Kong Disneyland Height Requirements No Duration 10-15 Minutes Location Adventureland Year Opened 1999, 2005 FastPass No Recommendation May as well (Kids especially) Hours Open-Close Average Queue Time No Queue Attraction Overview Previously Read more…


The Enchanted Tiki Room

Attraction Specifications Attraction Type Audio-animatronic Show Parks Disneyland CAMagic Kingdom FLTokyo Disneyland Age/Height Requirement No (May scare young children) Duration 14 Minutes Area Adventureland Years Opened 1963, 1971, 1983 Hours Open-Close Show Times Every 20 Minutes Recommendation Obligatory Overview The Read more…


The Jungle Cruise

Ride Specifications Ride Type Gentle Boat Ride Parks Disneyland CAMagic Kingdom FLTokyo DisneylandHong Kong Disneyland Area Adventureland Height Requirements Nil Ride Duration Max. 10 Minutes Years Opened 1955, 1971, 1983 and 2005 Average Queue Times 30-45 Minutes FastPass/Singlerider No Recommendation Read more…


Indiana Jones Adventure

Ride Specifications Ride Type Dark/Thrill Ride Parks/Area Disneyland CA: AdventurelandTokyo DisneySea: Lost River Delta Full Name/s Temple of the Forbidden Eye (DisneylandTemple of the Crystal Skull (DisneySea) Height Requirements 117cm + Ride Duration Max. 4-5 Minutes Year Opened 1995/2001 Average Read more…


Cast Member Interactions: Rides

Disney theme parks have some of the best rides in the world. More than your typical ride, they are “attractions”. From 4D movies, storybook classics, to roller coasters and more, you want to ride as many as you can and Read more…


The Top Ten: Rides

This is it. The post you have all been waiting for! My top ten rides at the Disneyland Resort. I would like to preface this by saying I actually really enjoy a good 75% of attractions at Disneyland and DCA  Read more…


Paradise Gardens Park: The Family Zone

Formerly a part of Paradise Pier, the newly named, Paradise Gardens Park is an area perfect for families. It is situated on the opposite side of the lake from Pixar Pier and features a number of small scale attractions that Read more…


Pixar Pier: Paradise Lost?

Opening on June 23rd 2018, Pixar Pier is the reimagined version of Paradise Pier and another step in taking the California out of California Adventure. Attractions including “California Screamin’” and “Mickey’s Fun Wheel” have undergone theme changes to become the Read more…


Carsland: The End and the Beginning

After years of struggling and being treated as a half day, second rate theme park, California Adventure finally hit its straps with Carsland. The reign of terror was over and a new dawn rose! Opening in 2012, Carsland became an Read more…


Grizzly Peak: Beautifully Unchanged

Grizzly Peak is one of my favourite areas of California Adventure. Not only does it feature two brilliant attractions (Grizzly River Run and Soarin’) but it is also just a pleasant place to be. Despite being crowded on some days Read more…