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Pandora World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom to Open May 27

Today, Disney Parks announced that Pandora – World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom will officially open on May 27, 2017: Departures to Pandora – The World of Avatar begin May 27, 2017 from Disney’s Animal Kingdom! #VisitPandora Details...

Behind the Scenes at Animal Kingdom’s Pandora

After years of development and construction, Pandora: The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is finally scheduled to open this summer, and Disney is beginning to preview the theme park land’s high-tech attraction and thematic offerings. Watch...

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Expedition Everest

Welcome back to another installment in our “A-Z Coaster of the Week” series, where each week we feature a different coaster starting with a different letter of the alphabet. This week, we head down to the Theme Park Capital of...

Disney Teases Avatar at Animal Kingdom

Although ground officially broke last year on the long-awaited Avatar Pandora land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we still don’t know exactly what the new area will feature when it opens. The new area, inspired by the Avatar film franchise, will...

Columbus Zoo Expansion Opens

After over a decade in development, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is poised to open it’s largest expansion in zoo history, the Heart of Africa. Coaster101 got a sneak peak of the new region before it opens to the general...

Avatar Construction Begins at Animal Kingdom

More than two years have passed since Disney announced that the Avatar film franchise would be brought to life at Animal Kingdom, but groundwork for the Pandora expansion has now officially begun. Leaders from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and...

First Glimpse of Avatar at Animal Kingdom

We now have an idea of what the world of Avatar’s Pandora will look like at Animal Kingdom. Disney announced plans for the land in September 2011 following a partnership with Avatar director James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment. Imagineers continue...