Parts of Disney Attraction Completely Destroyed During Retheme

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Tarzan's Treehouse

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As we reported a few weeks ago, Disneyland announced that it would be closing Tarzan’s Treehouse in order to retheme the attraction and now, parts of the attraction are now missing entirely.

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Tarzan’s Treehouse has been closed to Guests as it has been undergoing construction since September 2021, which is a longer timeframe than regular or seasonal refurbishments. The attraction will receive a new theme and backstory, but the treehouse experience isn’t going away, according to Disneyland officials.

As shown in a post on Instagram from @thecalibae we can see that the famous bridge is now completely gone. We were at the Disneyland Resort last September and took some pictures of the work being done on the attraction which you can see below:

Tarzan's Treehouse Blocked off
Credit: ITM Bailee A.
Tarzan's Treehouse
Credit: ITM Bailee A.

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As of now, Disney has not officially stated what the retheme will entail or include but we are excited to see how it turns out.

Tarzan’s Treehouse opened in 1999 to Disney Guests as a walk-through attraction that showcases the story of Tarzan with treehouse rooms that closely resemble those from salvaged parts from a shipwreck, according to the Disneyland attraction’s backstory. Before the attraction was Tarzan’s Treehouse, it was known as Swiss Family Treehouse, which opened to Disney Guests in 1962, and featured concrete roots, steel limbs, and 300,000 leaves.

More on Tarzan’s Treehouse

At Home in the Jungle

Your adventure begins as you clamber up a tree stump and cross a rope bridge high in the sky. Overgrown with vines and constructed out of parts salvaged from his tragic shipwreck, the tree house features ingenious inventions and vignettes from Tarzan’s epic life story.

Peruse drawings from Jane’s sketchbook that tell the tale of the young English lord who was marooned in the jungle, orphaned and raised by a tribe of gorillas. The tree’s scientific name is Disneydendron semperflorens grandis or “large ever-blooming Disney tree” and some incredible views await you at the top!

Explore the high life at this airy abode from a bygone time!

At Disneyland, there is so much for Guests to enjoy! Now that the mask mandate has dropped for fully vaccinated Guests, Guests can enter buildings without a face covering if they so choose. Walking up to Sleeping Beauty Castle is always a dream, especially when you get to go inside and relive the story of Aurora and Maleficent. Riding classics like “it’s a small world”, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, The Haunted Mansion, Matterhorn Bobsleds, Splash Mountain, and more will have you feeling the magic, and craving a churro! Toontown is currently gearing up for a massive change which will be revealed in 2023 with the reopening of the land, and the debut of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway. Plus, now at Disneyland, Guests can enjoy Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for some blue milk, or green milk, and ride Rise of the Resistance and Smuggler’s Run. Now, Guests can also enjoy Disneyland Forever and the Main Street Electrical Parade!

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