Down Under Disney

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

Down Under Disney

The Cost of Happiness: Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris has certainly had its fair share of critics over the years; its history quite literally resembling the metaphoric rollercoaster. This challenging past comes as no surprise considering it’s up against tourism giants like The Louvres, Eiffel Tower and Read more…


Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Overview

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Rising Suns! Earlier this year Disney celebrated the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, at both Disneyand CA and Disney World and is the largest single land expansion in park history. All Jedi’s young and old will instantly feel a Read more…


Splash Mountain

Ride Specifications Ride Type: Log Flume, Dark Parks/Area: Disneyland CA: Critter CountryMagic Kingdom FL: FrontierlandTokyo Disneyland: Critter Country Height Requirement: 102cm Ride Duration: Max 10 Minutes Differences between Parks Very few FastPass/Rider Switch: Yes Reccomendation: Essential Ride Overview If Disney’s Read more…


Main Street Cinema

Attraction Specifications Attraction Type: Show Parks: Disneyland, California Area: Main Street USA Duration: Various (8 Minutes for Steamboat Willie Age: All Ages Recommendation: Missable Attraction Descriptions I’m going to leap straight into this one as there’s nothing majorly unique about Read more…


Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

Attraction Type: Exhibit and Show Parks: Disneyland California Area: Main Street USA Ages: Family (Not great for under 10s) Duration: 15 Minutes Reccomendation: Not Essential Overview Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln has been in and out of Disneyland a couple Read more…


Main Street Vehicles

Ride Specifications Attraction Type: Transport Parks: All but Shanghai Area: Main Street USA Ride Duration: 3-5 Minutes Hours: Open until Main Street becomes crowded. Recommendation: Good for children under 10 Overview The Main Street Vehicles, while classified as transport rides, Read more…


Disney Railroads

Ride Specifications Ride Type: Transport Parks: Disneyland CAMagic Kingdom FLDisneyland TokyoDisneyland Paris (DLPDisneyland HK Areas: Various Ride Duration: 10-15 Minutes Hours Open-Close Recommendation Must Do Overview As mentioned previously, Main Street is the gateway to every other area at a Read more…


Theme Park Comparison: Disney vs Australia

I often get asked why I bother spending so much money overseas at Disney Parks, when we have perfectly good theme parks here in Australia. It’s a fair question. We do have some perfectly good theme parks (especially the big Read more…


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…