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Adventures by Disney sent out a survey to previous participants regarding possible new experiences.

  • Several proposed trips include Disneynature components
  • A-one day Marvel experience is being considered for New York City
  • A family camp in upstate New York would be Disney’s first foray into the summer camp business
  • A winter resort in Colorado would, in a way, finally bring forth Walt Disney’s vision for Mineral King
  • It is important to note, that none of the experiences may ever see the light of day.

Here are the listed experiences from the survey:

  • Arctic Expedition Cruise: Journey to the land that inspired Frozen as you sail from Norway to the last islands before the North Pole. Explore on Zodiac boats, spot polar bears and meet native people as you venture into untouched landscapes.
  • Antarctica Expedition Cruise: Venture out daily on a Zodiac cruise, kayak, or a guided snowshoe hike across the frozen sea ice. Join filmmakers from Disneynature’s Penguins film to capture photos and understand these lovable birds and this breathtaking region.
  • Alaska Expedition Cruise: Venture into a land of mist shrouded fjords and sail along pods of orca. Skirt glaciers aboard Zodiacs, kayak peaceful coastline, and hike with your Adventure Guides through lush forests to unforgettable waterfalls.
  • Alaska Small Ship Cruise: Discover the people and culture along Alaska’s Inside Passage. Bike along a forest trail to a small fishing village for a crab boil or join in a traditional dance performance and meet local totem pole artisans.
  • Glamping at a National Park: Sleep under the stars in a fully-furnished luxury tent near Yellowstone. Choose from several Adventure Guide-led excursions a day, including lessons from a fly fishing champion in a pristine stream or a wildlife safari with a catered picnic lunch.
  • South Pacific Small Ship Cruise: Experience the magnificent region that inspired Moana. Revel in the natural beauty of Tahiti and Bora Bora via kayak, bike, Zodiac boat, and snorkel in some of the healthiest reefs of the Pacific
  • Greece & Croatia Small Ship Cruise: Discover the Dalmatian coast as you bike through wine country and kayak at the base of rugged cliffs in azure waters. Watch Mount Olympia come to life with local guides in ancient Greek garb.
  • Galapagos Expedition Cruise: Join a Disneynature Expedition Team to explore the archipelago’s varied islands by foot, kayak, and snorkel. Work with a Disney Conservation Fund scientist to observe the nesting behavior of indigenous animals.
  • Airstream Resort at Walt Disney World: Stay in a modernized airstream resort just minutes from the Parks. Your Adventure Guides are on call to coordinate a fishing excursion with catered lunch or the plan your perfect VIP day in the Parks.
  • Short Escape to London: Your Adventure Guides will join you for 3 perfect days of VIP access in London. Enjoy a private viewing of the Crown Jewels, an exhilarating RIB boat excursion down the Thames and memorable dining experiences.
  • Independent Itinerary to Central Europe: This trip includes transportation across the Czech Republic and Austria, premium hotels, and one exclusive activity per day (like a private after-hours tour and dinner in Europe’s oldest zoo). Your in-destination Adventure Guide will help your personalize the rest.
  • Ireland by Luxury Overnight Train: Join your Adventure Guide on a scavenger hunt through Blarney Castle, take a private class with Irish dancing national champions, hike through the countryside, and learn how to make traditional wool sweaters.
  • Family Camp: Spend quality time together and apart at this idyllic, lakefront camp in upstate New York. Your kids can join in an Adventure Guide-led Marvel ropes course, as you spend an afternoon sailing or relaxing on the dock. In the evenings, come together around a firepit with Disney-caliber entertainment
  • Mountain Lodge: At Disney’s Colorado mountain retreat, take a ski class from a former Olympian, enjoy a sleigh ride through snow-dusted trails or star gaze was an astronomer. At night, sip hot cocoa fireside while watching Disney-caliber live entertainment
  • NYC Marvel Experience: This one-day immersive experience will give Marvel fans exclusive access that only Disney can provide to the most iconic Marvel landmarks around New York City. Start the day in Brooklyn, as a Marvel expert paints a picture of the Marvel Universe, along with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the locations used for both Marvel Studios and Marvel Television. From there, indulge in a private lunch fit for a Super Hero in Greenwich Village before boarding a one-of-a-kind NYC show aboard The RIDE bus experience – first stop, the address that inspired Doctor Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum. As you make your way to a Marvel-themed grand finale celebration, produced exclusively for AbD in Central Park, you will witness the city come alive through technology overlays aboard the bus and real life actors on the street who will recreate scenes from Marvel’s 80 year history. On this ride, visit the nostalgic and inspirational sites of Marvel’s past and present while discovering the legend behind the lore that has made this comic book company a giant and leader amongst its peer.
  • Student Travel: On this immersive Southern California trip, your high school student will have a chance to build animatronics with Imagineers. They will learn what it takes to make a TV show from a Director on the Disney Studio Lot, and have lunch with the TV show cast to learn about their creative process. Your student will get an exclusive tour of animation studios and discuss the art of storytelling with the animators. To cap it all off, they will get to spend a day with VIP access to Disneyland with their Adventure Guides and new friends. They will enjoy front-of-the-line access to the rides, a behind-the-scenes tour of Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT by the masterminds behind the ride, and a historical visit of Walt’s Apartment along iconic Main Street. It will be an exhilarating and eye-opening experience that will get your future magic-maker excited to start their own journey after high school and beyond.
  • Disney Conservation Fund Volunteer Add-On: Since 1995, the Disney Conservation Fund has inspired millions of people to take action protect the planet and directed more than $70 million to reverse the decline of wildlife in more than half the countries of the world. Adventures by Disney travels to many of the places where the Disney Conservation Fund and its partners have ongoing conservation efforts, making it possible to dedicate a few days towards helping these organizations advance their research and efforts as a pre- or post-stay add-on to a regular Adventures by Disney vacation. Activities could include: assisting conservation professionals in tracking and studying African Elephants, helping to release baby sea turtles from a hatchery into the ocean in Costa Rica or assisting with wildlife monitoring in a UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserve outside of Cusco, Peru.

 

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