2013 will see many of Floridas parks welcoming new and exciting attractions. Check out some of the most eagerly anticipated ones below!
Walt Disney World Resort – New Fantasyland Now Open!
In the depths of the Magic Kingdom Park lies a legendary world-the New Fantasyland! A magical place where mermaids sing, beauties tell stories, beasts roar and elephants fly!
New Fantasyland is the largest expansion in the history of Magic Kingdom park. You can now enjoy even more enchanting and interactive experiences, as well as more Disney characters and stories in two new themed areas:
In this enchanted land youll be immersed in the popular Disney films The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. Meet some of your favourite Disney Characters as you venture through lush landscapes, roaring waterfalls and royal castles.
This classic American circus is inspired by the Disney animated feature Dumbo! Colourful big-top tents attract audiences from all over with spectacular stunts, majestic animals and astonishing entertainment.
SeaWorld Orlando – Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Opening Spring 2013!
The coolest attraction on earth is coming to SeaWorld Orlando. Take a voyage to the bottom of the world, a place of ice more than 9,000ft thick – to Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
Set to open in Spring 2013, this amazing new attraction will surround you with all the sights, sounds and incredible encounters found in this faraway frozen place.
On this first-of-its-kind family ride youll experience the mystery and wonder of life on the ice through the eyes of a penguin. Witness the beauty and the danger of their habitat, as closer-then-ever animal connections are combined with state-of-the-art ride technology for adventures that are different every time.
Space Shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center
The recently retired space shuttle Atlantis will be making the Kennedy Space Center its permanent home in 2013. As so many of Atlantiss history-making missions began and ended here, we cant think of a more perfect place!
Atlantis will be the focus of a new attraction which provides a totally unique vantage point from which to observe the complex workings of the vehicle that revolutionised space travel!
I-Drive Live – NEW for Orlando!
Coming Soon to Orlando – I-Drive Live is the $100 million project based on the former Mercado property! This incredible new destination will feature the Orlando Eye, an observation wheel similar to the London Eye, as well as a Madame Tussauds wax museum and a Sea Life aquarium. Watch this space!
Mystery New Attraction – Coming Soon to Universal Orlando Resort
Stay tuned to find out more about Universals big new attraction for 2013!……….
If youre visiting any of these new attractions this year, be sure to let us know what you think of them!