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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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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…


The Cost of Happiness 2: Hong Kong Disneyland

I like to the think of Hong Kong Disneyland as the “Layover Park”. It is often filled with people on business trips, or those on their way to other places, and is small enough to do in a day or Read more…


The Cost of Happiness Part 1: Disneyland California

I’ve previously written about how you can save a bit of coin on your Disney trips but let’s not beat around the bush. Disney holidays are expensive. Call it the “Cost of Happiness”. So what does a holiday to the Read more…


Babes in Disneyland: Part 2

Recap You have hopefully survived your trip to the States (or elsewhere) and have settled into your hotel. Excited and exhausted as you are, you still need to make sure the little human you have in your care will be Read more…


Babes in Disneyland: Part 1

Let’s face it, due to Australia’s geographic location, a trip overseas with a baby requires careful planning and not a small amount of patience. Add in the Disney Parks factor and this holiday could quickly become a nightmare. Now I’m Read more…


Interview with Allison

We had the absolute pleasure of doing a long distance interview with Disney Cruise Lines Cast Member, Allison. She gives us a great insight into what it’s like to work and live on a Disney Cruise ship and her role Read more…


Disneyland Paris: First Impressions

Down Under Disney’s great friend Lexie is currently living abroad in Paris. Armed with an annual pass and a love for Disney, matched only by a few, we thought we’d ask her to write her very own series of blog Read more…


Penny Pinching at Disneyland

The Most Expensive Place on Earth While Disneyland is the happiest place on earth it also among the most expensive. This is especially the case for Australians. Not only do we have to fly at least 14 hours to get Read more…


Down Under Disney Promo

Just a quick post to launch our new promo video. With all the great footage we managed to capture on our last trip to Disneyland it was a massive struggle to cut it down to 40 seconds but we got Read more…