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The Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Opens at the Magic Kingdom

After months of waiting the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen is finally open at the Magic Kingdom. The restaurant was in "soft opening" since December 13 but today is the official opening day. The Skipper Canteen is located in Adventureland.

Jingle Cruise Returns to the Magic Kingdom for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially underway at the Magic Kingdom and once again the Jungle Cruise has been transformed into the Jingle Cruise. The fan favorite attraction has been transformed for the holiday season for the past couple of years thanks to homesick Skipper who want to celebrate the holidays.

Dwayne Johnson to Star in Movie Based on Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Disney has announced plans for a live-action film based on the popular Jungle Cruise attraction and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been announced as the star of the as-yet-unnamed film. Johnson is also one of the stars of Disney's animated film Moana where he'll play the demigod Maui.

Jungle Cruise-Themed Restaurant Coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom

After months of waiting and wondering, Disney has made it official: a Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant is coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom. The Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen is scheduled to open later this year.

New Jungle Cruise-Themed Restaurant Might be Coming to the Magic Kingdom

There is some exciting restaurant news to report! If the rumors are true (and we hope they are), there just might be a new Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom. The rumored spot would be located at the Adventureland Veranda, right next to the new location of the Sunshine Tree Terrace.

More Than 1,000 Original Disneyland Items Headed to Auction this Month

Disneyland Resort is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and fans of the resort have a chance to bid on more than 1,000 original collectibles at the end of this month. The items headed to the auction block include cast member costumes, tickets, blueprints from the park, and even a skeleton from the original Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.

Dapper Dans Help Celebrate Southwest Airline’s First Non-Stop Dallas to Orlando Flight from Love Field

The Dapper Dans, the famous barbershop quartet from the Magic Kingdom, helped make a recent flight from Dallas to Orlando a bit more magical.

To celebrate Southwest Airline's first non-stop flight from Dallas' Love Field to Orlando International Airport, the quartet provided in-flight entertainment.

On October 13 at Flight #887 was departing Love Field, Jungle Cruise Skipper "Jungle Jane" made the flight announcements and during the flight the passengers were served Mickey Mouse-shaped treats.

Jungle Cruise to be Transformed into the Jingle Cruise for the Holidays

The Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise is once again getting a holiday makeover.

Last year marked the first time the popular attraction went through a holiday transformation. This year, starting in November, the Jungle Cruise will become the "Jingle Cruise" for the winter holiday season.

The Jungle Cruise boats will be renamed with holiday-themed names, the queue and the boathouse will be transformed with holiday decorations, and the Skipper's jokes will take on a holiday theme as well.

Disney Centerpiece One of the Six New Boutiques Opening Inside the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

The Marketplace Co-Op is scheduled to open later this spring in the Downtown Disney Marketplace, and one of the boutiques guests will find inside is Disney Centerpiece.

The Co-Op is billed as a "testing laboratory" for Disney merchandise and will feature six different boutiques including Beautifully Disney, Cherry Tree Lane, D-Tech on Demand, The Trophy Room, and Zoey and Pickles.

Jungle Cruise Getting Holiday Makeover as the Jingle Cruise

For the first time ever, The Jungle Cruise is getting a holiday transformation into the Jingle Cruise just in time for the holidays.

Disney says the transformation is happening because the Jungle Cruise skippers are homesick for the holidays and they decided it was time to add holiday cheer to the queue and boathouse using decorations mailed from home. The Skippers are also getting crafty and have created some homemade decorations.

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Best Magic Kingdom Attractions to Ride at Night

The nighttime hours at the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks are a completely different experience than the daytime hours. At Epcot the sidewalks twinkle in Future World and the World Showcase pavilions light up, and I still get lost in the dark at Disney's Hollywood Studios. I haven't yet experienced the Animal Kingdom after dark but it's on my "to do" list. And my favorite park after dark? The Magic Kingdom.

8 Musts For The Magic Kingdom After Dark

While a trip to the Magic Kingdom is magnificent any time of day there are a few things that become even more special after the sun goes down. The Magic Kingdom takes on a different feeling under the night sky with thematic moods enhanced by distinct sound and lighting that easily lead you t believe you're in another place. These eight attractions go from being some of our favorites at any time - to truly spectacular experiences.

The Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resort

It's the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and it just might be the most magical time of the year! The theme parks are decking their halls and the gingerbread displays are going up several resorts and it's all so exciting! We're even a full week into celebrating Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party!

Five Can’t Miss Holiday Traditions at Walt Disney World

Across the property of the Walt Disney World Resort there are many wonderful seasonal happenings that keep Disney fans returning year after year to brave the crowds. Disney goes all out with a festive flair from the delicious baked goods, to merchandise, to the seasonal decorations in the Parks, and spectacular holiday entertainment. We've gathered together five of our can't miss Disney holiday favorites.

5 Reasons To Love Adventureland

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups has told you all about why we love Walt Disney World Resorts, in our popular "5 Reasons To Love" series, but today we're turning the Disney Parks as we begin to highlight some of our staff's favorite places to play. I'm often asked what my favorite "land" is, and since I was a small child I've always replied with the same thing - Adventureland. So read on and find out what makes this area of the Magic Kingdom feel so special to me.

Disney History: Adventureland Then & Now

Adventure is calling! Nestled among the foliage, a land that is part Middle East, part Caribbean, part Jungles of the World has been delighting guests for nearly 40 years. The landscape has changed a bit over time, but the sense of adventure remains intact.

22 Top Tips For Touring The Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom today is just one small part of a Walt Disney World vacation, but this icon of the Vacation Kingdom is what most people think of when you say that you're "going to Disney World." It's big, it's beautiful, and it's a world of fantasy and adventure that has become a right of passage for millions of Guests. However, it can also be a crazy hectic world of bustling tourists all trying to pack the most fun they can into their day.

Join the Skippers On A Jingle Jungle Cruise for Holiday Fun - VIDEO

The Jungle Cruise is one of Disney's most classic theme park attractions, and one of our Top 10 Disney Boat Rides. An adventurous trip deep into the jungle, the cruise travels down recreations of legendary rivers all guided by daring skippers with some delightfully punny jokes and stories.

Sail Away at Walt Disney World - The Top 10 Boat Rides

Sometimes, in the midst of the hustle and bustle at Walt Disney World you just want to sit down, relax and take a boat ride, right? And that's why we're compiling a list of the top 10 boat rides at Walt Disney World. Put on your life vest and keep your hands and arms inside the boat at all times. Here we go!

Adventure on the Jungle Cruise

Over the years I have enjoyed many attractions and several have been my "favorite", but if there's one that always keeps me coming back for more, it's a relaxing cruise down the major rivers of Asia, Africa and South America. Just climb aboard one of the 15 ride vehicles like the Amazon Annie and you'll embark on one of Disney's most classic journeys. The magic of the Jungle Cruise.