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Everything You Need to Know About Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

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Prepare to be whisked away to the colorful bayou! Disney’s latest attraction, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, is set to replace Splash Mountain in Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in late 2024. Visitors will be fully immersed in the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans as they embark on an interactive journey through Tiana’s world. From thrilling rides to amazing songs and magical designs, this adventure promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Tiana's Bayou Adventure Storyline

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Discover the captivating tale of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, an immersive experience that unfolds in the vibrant world of “The Princess and The Frog.” Following the resounding success of her renowned restaurant, Tiana’s Palace, guests are invited to discover Tiana’s latest endeavor, Tiana’s Foods, an employee-owned cooperative that has breathed new life into an old salt mine.

With the help of beloved characters like Eudora, Naveen, and Louis, Tiana has transformed the mine into a thriving boutique farm and teaching kitchen, producing fresh, delectable ingredients for her signature recipes. As preparation for a Mardi Gras party goes awry, join Tiana on a culinary quest to find the missing ingredients, embarking on a whimsical journey through her magical world of culinary wonders.

NEW and Old Characters

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Step into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and reunite with familiar faces from the beloved film, including Princess Tiana, Prince Naveen, Mama Odie, Louis, Eudora, Charlotte, “Big Daddy,” the King and Queen of Maldonia, and the charismatic Prince Ralphie.

Prince Ralphie will showcase his drumming skills on a vintage Leedy bass drum set, inspired by a real 1920s drum set found at the New Orleans Jazz Museum. But that’s not all—prepare to meet a charming ensemble of new characters. From an otter playing a tin can fiddle to a rabbit strumming a license plate like a washboard, a lively band of around 17 original Audio Animatronic characters, including raccoons, beavers, opossums, and frogs, will join in the musical merriment. Get ready for a delightful blend of old favorites and delightful new additions at Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.

The Music Scene

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Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will be a feast for the ears as well as the eyes, with a spectacular lineup of music curated by renowned artists PJ Morton and Terence Blanchard. PJ Morton, a Grammy-winning artist and New Orleans native, will compose an original song for the attraction, while also crafting fresh arrangements of beloved tunes from the film.

Terence Blanchard, who lent his trumpet talents to the character of Louis the Alligator, will create a captivating music arrangement for the queue. Drawing inspiration from the vibrant New Orleans music scene, the soundtrack will encompass the lively and soulful sounds of Zydeco, blending blues, rhythm and blues, and elements of French Creole and Native American music. Prepare to be transported by the rhythm and melodies that will infuse Tiana’s Bayou Adventure with enchantment and joy.

Learn Where Disney Got Inspiration on a Cajun Encounters Tour 

Imagine delving into the captivating world that inspired Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, right in the heart of New Orleans. You can experience the stunning wildlife and natural beauty that helped influence this Disney masterpiece. Honorably so, the Disney Imagineers who were working on the new Princess and the Frog ride rode along with us while trying to look for inspiration on the upcoming attraction. They were getting a real-life feel of the bayou and its creatures to create that magical experience you can now soon enjoy at Disney Parks.

Also, did you know that Momma Odie’s Wishing Tree from the movie was actually inspired by the Whiskey Tree as seen on our very own swamp tour? If you’re looking for an unforgettable adventure, nothing compares to experiencing the magic of the bayou on a New Orleans swamp tour. And, if you’re a fan of “The Princess and The Frog,” you cannot miss the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Attraction coming to Disneyworld.

Our Cajun Encounters swamp tour has been the go-to choice for those looking to explore the mysterious swamps and witness the rare creatures and landscapes that sparked the imaginations behind Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. If you’re excited to venture into the bayou yourself, book your Cajun Encounters swamp tour today and embark on a journey that will leave you spellbound. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure brought to life by Disney and Cajun Encounters unique relationship!

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