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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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…


DCA Entertainment: Spectaculars and Dance Parties

The changes to California Adventure have not only seen a great improvement in rides and aesthetics but also in entertainment. While there are fewer options available, there are still plenty of fantastic shows, equal to those across the ditch at Disneyland. 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…


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…