VIDEO: Tokyo Disneyland’s new Jungle Cruise Wildlife Expeditions adds high-tech mysterious flair to classic ride

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The classic Jungle Cruise experience has gotten a high-tech facelift at Tokyo Disneyland, officially debuting soon as Jungle Cruise Wildlife Expeditions. The updated attraction features a new nighttime version of the ride that adds a musical score and mysterious special effects.

This week it soft opened, providing us with the first look at the enhancements by day and by night that include new lighting, projections, and more. The below videos come from YouTube user DuffyChannel.

Video: Jungle Cruise Wildlife Expeditions daytime

Video: Jungle Cruise Wildlife Expeditions nighttime

Jungle Cruise Wildlife Expeditions officially debuts September 8. More information – and some silly graphics – can be found (in Japanese) on the Tokyo Disneyland web site.


  1. Alicia Stella

    Very cool. Hope this is something we can expect here in Orlando.

  2. @joeyintucson

    Enhancements like this would be great here in the states. Especially the nighttime effects. Usually the Jungle Cruise is close to empty at night in Disneyland.

    Is it just me or is it really odd to hear The Lion King theme when they round the corner and see lions feasting on a zebra? 🙂

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