Tag Archives: Avatar

The Disney Fall Feast 5K Course Will Bring Runners Through Pandora – The World of Avatar

runDisney recently released the course map for the Disney Fall Feast 5K, which takes place on November 3, 2017. According to the course map, this will be the first runDisney event that’ll bring runners right under the floating mountains of Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The Disney Fall Feast 5K is unfortunately already sold out, […]

Disney Has Released a Na’vi Language Primer for Explorers of Pandora – The World of Avatar

If you are the kind of person who thinks a little research before a trip pays off, why not try to learn a little bit of Na’vi before your first excursion to Pandora – The World of Avatar? The Disney Parks Blog has released a handy primer to get you up to speed on communicating […]

What I Look Forward to Experiencing at Animal Kingdom This Summer, and Pandora is Not Top of the List!

First of all, at the outset let me say that I am looking forward to experiencing Pandora the World of Avatar. I, like many other Disney veterans, always love having new attractions to experience and new lands to explore. I enjoyed the movie, and will be interested  to see just how immersive it really is. […]

Introducing A Create-Your-Own Avatar at ACE Avatar Maker in Pandora – The World of AVATAR

There is now a new way guests can create an exclusive memento at ACE Avatar Maker inside Windtraders. Steve Miller from Disney Parks Blog spoke with Cody Hampton, merchandise product developer, who shared how this experience will work. “We were inspired by the breathtaking AVATAR Flight of Passage attraction when designing ACE Avatar Maker,” explained […]

Introducing Three New MagicBand 2 Designs For Pandora – The World of AVATAR

Here we are just the day before the exciting Pandora – The World of AVATAR officially opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We’ve shared information on all kinds of merchandise that will be available at Windtraders, the land’s store, and today, we’ve got some brand new MagicBand 2 designs […]

Why Pandora Fits in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened on April 22nd, 1998 and is based on natural themed environments as well as animal conservation. The animal conservation piece is something that has been around since Walt Disney himself. The Disney Conservation Fund was established in 1995 in efforts to protect and support nature around the world. Disney works to […]

Disney Takes Theming Too Far, Didn’t Make Pandora Rides Wheelchair Friendly

The protagonist of the movie Avatar is an injured soldier who relies on a wheelchair for mobility, and can only navigate the inhospitable landscape of a foreign planet through the use of the titular “Avatar.” Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar, located in their Animal Kingdom park, is so realistically crafted that its attractions are […]

Disney Combines Animal Conservation and Pandora with the Interactive ‘Connect to Protect’

Throughout the development of Pandora – The World of Avatar, Disney stressed that the new land would follow Animal Kingdom‘s message of conservation and animal protection. In an effort to fulfill that promise Disney has announced “Connect and Protect”, an interactive part of the My Disney Experience App that will allow guests to explore Pandora, […]

Guests Will Be Able to Purchase Their Own Banshee at Windtraders in Pandora – The World of AVATAR

As one of the most iconic parts of the Avatar film, naturally the winged banshee will play a major role in Pandora – The World of AVATAR; if only guests could spend time with the beloved creatures outside of the park. Now, it looks like they can. The Rookery inside Windtraders will be offering what will […]