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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

Buena Vista Street and Hollywoodland

California Adventure Having spent the better part of 20 posts focusing on the Disneyland Park, I thought it high time I get to work on Disney’s California Adventure. Before I launch into this post, please give my California Adventure Overview Read more…


Disneyland Entertainment: Pyromania, Parades and Pantomime

While the unique rides of Disneyland are the reason I love going, many¬† simply go for the atmosphere and fantastic entertainment. There are plenty of options available for these types of visitors, including the world famous fireworks, the Fantasmic Nighttime 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…


Tomorrowland: The Future Today?

Our journey through the rides and attractions of Disneyland has, sadly, almost concluded. We have indulged in our adventurous, fantastical and historical side and now comes the time to look to the hope of the future at Tomorrowland…well sort of Read more…


Mickey’s Toontown: A Complete Character Community

The story of Mickey’s Toontown does not begin with it’s construction and opening in the 90s but instead can be traced back to 1931. Mickey Mouse was overwhelmed by his rise to stardom so decided to buy a house in Read more…


Fantasyland: Promo Central

Exploring Fantasyland for the first time is a little surreal. For years you have been shown advertisements featuring Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, the Tea Cups, King Arthur’s Carousel and Dumbo. Now it’s suddenly a reality. I liken it to how people 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…


Frontierland: Rivers, Islands and Mountains

Heading through Frontierland is a bit like strolling through Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, only infinitely more awesome. Featured attractions include all of the water vessels on the Rivers of America, Tom Sawyer Island and the towering Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Read more…


Critter Country: Small but Sweet

Despite being the smallest of all the areas at Disneyland, Critter Country still features two great attractions; Splash Mountain and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.   Splash Mountain The Splash Mountain Drop   Ride Specifications – Ride Type: Read more…


New Orleans Square

Exhausted from your adventures in the aforementioned land, it’s probably time for a break, right? Well, while New Orleans Square is a hustle and bustle of restaurants and shops, it’s right back into the action! New Orleans Square features two Read more…