On This Day: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure

June 3, 2011

Ariel’s Undersea Adventure debut in Disney California Adventure replacing The Golden Dreams attraction.To Celebrate the opening here are 5 fun facts about the ride.

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There are 184 animatronic figures in the attraction. 128 of them are in the “under the sea” scene.


Ursula is the largest audio-animatronic in the ride standing at 7 1/2 feet tall and 12 feet wide.


In Ariel’s grotto scene, Ariel’s hair is actually a separate animatronic.


The statue of King Triton originally came from Triton’s Garden at Disneyland  which is now Pixie Hallow.

The mermaids features on the relief carving of the buildings facade are Ariels sisters: Aquata, Adrina, Arista, Adella and Alana.

This ride is a lot of fun especially if you wanna sit down a while and sing some songs.


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