Jingle Cruise

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Cruise….. Yes, I know we haven’t finished trick or treating or carving the turkey yet, but it’s exciting to announce the first ever Holiday makeover at Walt Disney World.   Beginning in early November, Jungle Cruise at both Disneyland park and Magic Kingdom Park will temporarily transform into “Jingle Cruise” […]

Fastpass to History: Shrunken Ned’s Junior Jungle Boats

How many of you were the captain of your own Jungle Boat?   How many of you had kids kicking and screaming wanting to drive the boats after riding the Jungle Cruise?  OK, maybe it was just us, but who here remembers Shrunken Ned’s Junior Jungle Boats, this often overlooked attraction was located just to […]

Hidden Mickey Monday: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Our Hidden Mickey this week was found the Magic Kingdom after riding The Magic Carpets of Aladdin.   After everyone is seated the Cast Member walks around the ride and then goes into the control booth.   Next time you are exiting the ride, look into the control booth at the emergency lighting.   There […]

Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Pirates of the Caribbean

Did You Know Today’s TIGGERIFIC TUESDAY TRIVIA About The Pirates Of The Caribbean? When Walt Disney World opened in 1971 it was missing one of the greatest attractions, Pirates of the Caribbean.   Why was this?   Well turns out the landlubbing Imagineers didn’t think that the Florida residents would take to a Caribbean attraction due to its proximity.   Needless to […]

Rate a Ride: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Fastpass: No Ride Duration: 1 minute 30 seconds Year Introduced: May 2001 Height Restriction:  None Prepare to fly over Adventureland on The Magic Carpets of Aladdin! This is a simple ride with each magic carpet seating up to four. Sit in the front seat to control the height of the carpet, and in the back to […]

Rate a Ride: Jungle Cruise

Fastpass: Yes Ride Duration: 10 minutes Year Introduced: Oct 1971 Height Restriction:  None The Jungle Cruise is an amusing, easy ride where you’ll tour through the rainforests of the world like a true adventurer via a 1930s type boat.   Wave at all the people on the dock…. ’cause you may never see ’em again. Of […]

Shrunken Ned’s Junior Jungle Boats, worth it?

UPDATE:   Unfortunately Shrunken Ned’s closed on August 21, 2012.   You are welcome to read what you missed below…. As you exit the Jungle Cruise with your kids, get ready to hear – “Can I drive one?  Come on…. Please!?!”   Do your best to keep walking, but I will admit that I have been […]