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The New Pandora: The World of Avatar (Opening May 27)

Glowing plants, majestic scenery, fun rides and more await your family's next adventure to Disney's Animal Kingdom. Pandora - The World of Avatar is opening at the end of May!

We are excited to share some Walt Disney World news with you! The long awaited Pandora – The World of Avatar is set to open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 27!

Pandora – The World of Avatar is inspired by Academy-award winning filmmaker James Cameron’s box-office hit, β€œAVATAR.” The new section of the park spans 12-acres and will immerse guests in the lush world of Pandora about a generation after the film’s human-Na’vi conflict. You’ll be transported to a mystical world of bioluminescent rainforests, floating mountains and soaring Banshees. You’ll get to ride a magnificent Mountain Banshee, and soar across Pandora on Avatar Flight of Passage. This high-tech adventure will offer a thrilling flight through the jungles and floating mountains, and over the majestic oceans of this colorful world. You’ll get to sail down a sacred river hidden within a glowing rainforest on the family-friendly Na’vi River Journey. There’s still so much more to experience and we can’t wait to check it out for ourselves! Better book your trip now!

With this new expansion, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is now transformed from a day into nighttime theme park with captivating offerings and extended entertainment. Pandora – The World of Avatar is a creative collaboration by Walt Disney Imagineering, Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment to bring to life the mythical world of Pandora.

Photo source:; concept art, Walt Disney Imagineering

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