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Episode 4: Disney’s new ride, Pandora-World of Avatar
One of the biggest theme park openings this year is at Disney World outside Orlando, Florida, where the lush alien jungle world of the movie “Avatar” has been brought to life with two rides, plants that glow at night and sounds of the jungle.
In this episode of “Get Outta Here,” AP Travel Editor Beth Harpaz talks with Associated Press reporter Michael Schneider in Orlando to find out what the new attraction, called Pandora-World of Avatar, is really like.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It's not a movie set, but visitors to Disney World's new Pandora-World of Avatar land are in for a cinematic experience.
The 12-acre land, inspired by the "Avatar" movie, opens in Florida in late May at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom. It cost a half-billion dollars to build.