Avatar, the movie that changed the face of Hollywood can now be experienced live with the new Disney theme park that features Pandora, the world of Avatar. This new theme park which is being built for many years is at last open for a vacation.
Avatar Theme Park
Avatar, released in the year 2009 mesmerised the whole world with beautiful sceneries of the planet Pandora and the unique lives there, the N'avi. Directed by James Cameroon, Titanic fame, the movie topped the chart of blockbusters in no time.
With three more movies yet to hit the screens in the future, Disney opened an expansion of Avatar in its theme park and here are the things you must know:
- The expansion cost Disney around $450 million
- It took nearly 5 years to complete this theme park
- It ranges about 12 acres land with man-made rain forests and mountains
- The creatures and Na'vi are next-generation audio-animatronic (lively) that are feast to the eyes of visitors
- While plants and foliage are physical in nature, most moving creatures are high-quality projections
- There are three main areas in Avatar's expansion
- Valley of Mo'ara where mountains seem to float in the air surrounded by rich flora and fauna where you can hike under or even climb
- Travel into the darkest sides of the forests in a small boat on the sacred Pandoran River with lively and beautiful environment along the route
- Climb up on the winged predator on Flight of Passage that gives you an aerial view of beautiful Pandora thanks to the 3D simulator technology
The theme park also features Satu'li Canteen which offers food and beverages inspired by Pandora. Alongside the three main areas, there re multiple places like Pandora-inspired shops, collections and rooms that will make the vacation more interesting. You can also find:
- Na'vi cultural items
- Science kits
- Face paints
Prices for the park starts from $99 for a one-day trip. The hours are from 8 AM to 11 PM and with Extra Magic hours, people can spend from 11 PM to 1 AM on resorts. Managed by Alpha Centauri Expeditions (ACE), you can learn lot more from the website itself and you can check it here. You can also check out the menu offered and visit some of the beauty from home itself with Pandora cams.
The theme is very carefully and elegantly designed to perfectly emulate the beauty of Pandora we have seen in the movie. This newly built park with advanced technology and expertise will be an experience that will remain as a beautiful memory. If you are planning to visit, make sure you check the website thoroughly.