Down Under Disney

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

Down Under Disney

Disneyland Resort Dining: Food Glorious Food

In Australia, theme park food is up there with the worst in the country. It is poor quality, super expensive and always ends up coming back with a vengeance. In spite of this, you still end up buying it because Read more…


Top Tips: Cast Members and Dining

Did you know that Cosmic Ray’s at Walt Disney World is the second busiest restaurant in the world? That’s right; the only restaurant that sees more people each day is the McDonalds in Moscow. Crazy!*   Cosmic Ray’s: The Second Read more…


Characters: Who, When, Where and How?

Some would argue that character meet and greets are the life-blood of Disneyland; helping to create that truly immersive atmosphere. Indeed the ability for guests to meet his most famous characters was essential to Walt’s original plan for the Park. Read more…


Top Tips: Cast Member Interactions

Cast Members of the Disney Parks are essential to the overall Disney experience. To help us get the most out of these brilliant employees, guest blogger Lexie has provided us with some great tips, in her first post for Down 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…


Top Tips: Managing Disneyland Rides

It’s the age old question: How do I plan my day at Disneyland to ensure I get on all the rides I want to, with limited wait times? I’m sure this question resonates profoundly with all of you so I Read more…


Souvenirs: The Do’s and Don’ts

Ah souvenirs. We’ve all been there before. After a good jaunt overseas you’ve come back with two Eiffel Tower tshirts, five Statue of Liberty figurines, a tall Union Jack hat and three new suitcases to put them in. Despite the Read more…


Rider Switch: Beating the System

If Fastpass is your golden ticket then the Rider Switch program is Scrooge McDuck’s vault. (Well, for parents and caregivers anyway.) In this post I will not only tell you all about the Rider Switch but also how to utilise Read more…


Apps, Maps and Timely Traps

The App This is pretty much the most important thing I will say anywhere on this blog. “DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL DISNEYLAND RESORT APP!” Even though I’m only at a Disney Park every few years I still keep this app (along Read more…


Airport to Disneyland: Transport

The hard part is over and after the 12 hour, time defying flight, you’re feeling like Marty McFly, arriving at LAX Airport 4 hours earlier on the same day you departed. As excited as you are to get going and Read more…