Walt Disney World: Pandora--The World Of AVATAR

Pandora Ð The World of AVATAR opens May 27, 2017, bringing exciting new experiences to Disney's Animal Kingdom. New attractions include the family-friendly NaÕvi River Journey. The adventure begins as guests sail in reed boats down a mysterious, sacred river hidden within the bioluminescent rainforest. The full beauty of Pandora reveals itself as the boats pass by exotic glowing plants and amazing creatures. The journey culminates in an encounter with a NaÕvi shaman, who has a deep connection to the life force of Pandora and sends positive energy out into the forest through her music. Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Steven Diaz, photographer)

It is a whole new world at Walt Disney World. The highly-anticipated Pandora--The World Of Avatar is opening this weekend at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, where you are completely immersed in a world beyond during the day...and at night.

You walk in to begin your journey in the Valley of Mo'Ara, where during the day you hike under mountains when you're not climbing over them. And at night is when it gets real! Everything comes alive with a "bioluminescent" glow. It is beyond beautiful and peaceful with the ambient sounds of the Pandora forest. The thing that really stood out to us is how all of the plant life in the valley blends together to look like it goes on for miles and miles.

Then, you step in to your next adventures with the Na'vi River Journey, where you'll ride down the Kaspavan River on an expedition into the deepest parts of Pandora to see the foliage and catch a glimpse of a Na'vi Shaman. It is a leisurely cruise into the heart of Pandora...completely immersive.

Then, take flight and experience your Na'vi right of passage! The Flight Of Passage is an exciting ride on the back of a mountain banshee, soaring through Pandora to take in all of the lush landscape, floating mountains and ancient stone arches. What an adventure! This is such an exhilarating experience--totally next level. The Walt Disney World imagineers have definitely raised the bar with this new thrilling attraction.


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