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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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…


Adventureland

Grab your fedora and khakis and cue the theme for Indiana Jones; We’re heading for Adventureland. Just watch out for snakes… The Enchanted Tiki Room Entrance to the Tiki Room. Photo Courtesy of Disneyland Attraction Specifications – Atraction Type: Audio-animatronic Show Read more…


Trainstreet USA

All aboard the Transport Ride Capital of Disneyland: Main Street USA! Next stop, everywhere! As mentioned previously, Main Street USA is the gateway to every other area at Disneyland. It comes as no surprise then that when building the park, 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…


Fastpass: Your Golden Ticket

Mastering the Fastpass System at Disneyland is like finding a golden ticket to the chocolate factory, just lying in the street. Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but this system is essential to the success of your Disneyland experience, so please Read more…


California Adventure: Change is Good

While many fear change, the mantra of California Adventure would have to be, ” Change is Good.” Since opening in Februrary 2001, California Adventure has seen more change than a toddler’s mood before bedtime. In fact, at least five opening Read more…