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WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT
Make everyone’s dream come true by visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando. Voted the happiest place on earth, Disney World is adored by both children and adults alike and is viewed as the best theme park for all forms of entertainment.
The moment you step foot into the magical kingdom your eyes will fall on Cinderella’s incredible castle. With all your favourite Disney characters located around the theme park, be sure to stop and take a picture.
Since the initial opening of the Magic Kingdom® in 1971, the park has continued to grow and expand, with 3 more separate theme parks including; >, Epcot®, Animal Kingdom® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. The world resort has also added three smaller parks and two stunning water parks, such as Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex and the continuously expanding retail and leisure area known as ‘Downtown Disney’.
Magic Kingdom® is Walt Disney World Resort’s most popular theme park with an average of 20 million visitors a year alone. Upon entrance you are greeted with Cinderella’s castle as the focal point inspired by the 1950 famous film. Magic Kingdom® is split into seven enchanting themed lands; Main Street, U.S.A, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland.
All ‘lands’ offer thrilling rides to their visitors.
Popular rides include: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Haunted Mansion, Seven Dwarves Mine Train, Space Mountain and Astro Orbiter.
Epcot® is the second theme park also known as ‘Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow’. The theme park is designed to show its visitors the latest advancements in science and to celebrate human achievement and is twice the size of Magical Kingdom® and has lets around 11.98 million guests through its doors each year.
The park consists of ‘Future World’ which explores a variety of innovative aspects in the world of science and technology. Some of the pavilions and attractions include; Spaceship Earth, Universal of Energy and Mission: Space.
Popular attractions: Test Track, Soarin’, Living with the Land and Journey into Imagination.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom®
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® is a zoological theme park dedicated entirely to the environment and animal preservation. Walt Disney strongly believed in preserving the environment and wanted to create a theme park to resemble his beliefs.
Animal Kingdom is not just a ‘zoo’ but a visual representation of all the dedicated work and education gone into the field of animal welfare.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® is separated into seven themed areas including; Discovery Land, Pandora, Africa, Asian and DinoLand U.S.A. With attractions such as a man-made Baobab tree surrounded by animal closures and trails, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® is perfect for explorers craving adventure!
Popular rides: Expedition Everest, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Kali River Rapids, Primeval Whirl and Dinosaur.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is dedicated to the themes of business, film, television and music. It hosts several events during the year which draws thousands of fans to the park. Disney’s Hollywood Studios® is a reminder of all the glamour in the entertainment business as you live like a star for the day watching live Broadway shows and viewing radio productions. And of course, for thrill seekers there are an abundant amount of rides and rollercoasters to get your pulse racing.
Popular rides: Star Tours – The Adventure, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Toy Story Midway Mania, The Great Movie Ride and The Twilight Zone Tower.
And that’s only the beginning
Alongside the incredible attractions and entertainment, Walt Disney World Resorts® is filled with mouth-watering food stalls and restaurants. Dine like Belle in the Be Our Guest Restaurant. We recommend you try the grey stuff – it’s delicious!
If buffet’s are more your style then why not take a quick trip to Centretown Buffet for some Mickey Mouse waffles. Or explore the food trucks for quick pick-me-up churros and ice-cream. You will be amazed by the choice!