New Jungle Cruise “Chased Up A Pole” Scene Debuts Today at Walt Disney World


After months of Disney talking about it, we finally have the unveiling of the boating group chased up a pole scene.  It’s going to debut today on the Jungle Cruise attraction at Walt Disney World.

Walt Disney Imagineering posted the following on Instagram this morning:


Disney Imagineering Said:

We just wanted to POINT out the exciting progress Imagineering teams made last night on the #JungleCruise enhancements at @WaltDisneyWorld Resort! Starting today, Magic Kingdom Park guests aboard the attraction can meet our trapped safari of new characters, including Felix Penchman XIII, the Skipper who led this expedition up a tree! We are excited for guests to see them for themselves at @Disneyland when the Jungle Cruise reopens on July 16!

So now we can see the final version of the revised pole scene.

Here’s the original scenes (Images from Yesterdayland):


Walt Disney World:

Here’s the concept art Disney released previously:

Jungle Cruise Concept Art with 5 explorers on a wooden tree with a rhino and hyena under them

This is the final look:

It’s basically the same thing, but now with more diversity.

You can check out the fully finished version of the pole starting today at the Jungle Cruise in Walt Disney World.

Disneyland’s version will re-open on June 16th.

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