CEO Bob Iger announced today at The Walt Disney Company Q1 FY17 Earnings call the exciting news that Pandora – The World of Avatar will open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27th, 2017.
This new land will transport guests to the visually stunning world of Pandora. Here, guests will encounter awe-inspiring floating mountains and wander through a nighttime jungle of bioluminescent plants that are alive with light and sound. Guests will also discover what it feels like to soar into the sky riding a Banshee.
Guests will also be able to dine at Satu’li Canteen, grab a drink at Pongu Pongu or shop for Na’vi cultural items, toys, science kits, and more at Windtraders.
Animal Kingdom has block out dates starting from May 20th – May 31st, be on the look out for a possible ‘soft opening’ to maybe happen sometime during the week before May 27th when Pandora is set to open to the general public.
Credit Disney Parks