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Map:Welcome to Hong Kong Disneyland's newest land, Avalanche Peak. Avalanche Peak is a land that invites guests to explore the magic of the Swiss Alps through exciting attractions and a truly unique story. Surrounded by snow blanketed castles and mountains guests will be drawn into this new and mysterious land. Here they will discover new stories, and new opportunities to have fun. Avalanche Peak will be a truly unique experience, unmatched by anything ever constructed by Disney.
SEA SchlossBeckoning guests from far a wide with its towering facade and bright colors the SEA Schloss will be the lands true centerpiece. Within its walls will be the story of the Society of Explorers and Adventurers as told through the restaurant and show, The Grand European Express.
Guests journey will begin upon entering the grand estate, this stately mansion, guests will soon learn is home to an international organization known as the Society of Adventurers and Explorers. After entering guests will be able to explore elaborate rooms that the organization has used for almost two hundred years. In these various room artifacts, games, and videos will help entertain guests and tell them more about the Society. Guests will then be fed into the observatory, here guests will get stunning views of the French Alps before Barnabas T. Bullion invites them to join him on the organizations train, on a magical train ride through the Alps.
The train ride will consist of a three course meal and all of the windows will utilize similar technology as the Hogwarts Train to give you the feeling of traveling through the Alps. The real excitement though will come in the dinner show guests have signed up for.
Throughout the dinner guests will be visited by members of the Society. The members will tell them elaborate, funny, and sometimes sad stories. Some will even sing, dance, and of course play with guests. It will all be done in a way that is typically Disney, but distinctly Chinese.
Also located in the SEA Schloss will be bathrooms and shops. These will be located in the palaces central plaza.
The Centerpiece of this new land though will be set inside a lovely recreation of the Matterhorn Mountain, but bring guests on a new thrill packed adventure.
The queue is themed to a small cave near the SEA Schloss. As guests walk through, they can spot many mining tools along the cavern walls. Surrounding them are beautiful and massive crystals that are as mysterious as they are peaceful. The cave then leads into the ride loading area, with sled themed ride vehicles that fit 8 people. As guests board, they can notice that the coaster leads out of the cave.
As the coaster leaves the station, out of the cave on an incline up to a small mountain, they stop just before the mountain. On the right is a view of a small part of an ocean. On the left are some frozen bodies, with one of them alive. Guests hear rumbling, the man screams "Avalanche!", and the coaster goes speeding down the small mountain.
The coaster speeds down the mountain. To their right, some snow and ice (Animatronics) appear as if they will crush the coaster. The ride speeds by just missing it. The ride then banks to the right, towards the ocean with a small boat in the distance (using forced perspective). After some hills, turns, and helixs, the coaster arrives in a second cave. In this one, there are some miners from Base BETA trying to steal from SEA. This ties in with the story of (INSERT SECOND RIDE NAME). You hear another rumble as the snow closes in the cave. The miners talk about how they can no longer go back across the water and scream for help as the track the coaster is on begins to turn around. The track is on a different route now.
The coaster exits the cave and slowly heads back towards the loading area, but only after going over an even larger mountain then before. The speeding coaster slows down and arrives at the loading dock.
The exit queue is themed to a maze of caves that lead guests to the gift shop, Hightower Gifts or back to the SEA Schloss.
HIGHTOWER GIFTSThis unique gift shop was created by the later Harrison Hightower III, it was where he kept all of his exotic findings before he constructed the Hightower Hotel in New York. The store is designed in an elegant and elaborate Art Nouveau style. Panels on the walls depict the story and history of the organization in elegant Art Nouveau style.
Here guests will not only be able to observe his unique and fascinating collection, but they will also be able to purchase their own fun souvenirs. Items like mittens, coats, mugs, jewelry, and even french pastries and candy can all be found here.
IN CONCLUSIONWe here at Team Goofy hoped you enjoyed this trip at Hong Kong Disneyland's newest land. It combined all of our teams loves and talents and we are so happy we got to share this exciting story with you all.
Avalanche Peak will be an ambitious land, a land that will bring the Disney theme park experience to new heights and offer guests of Hong Kong Disneyland unique opportunities to meet new characters and new stories. It will be a land of immense awe and beauty, but above all it will be an icon for the stories only Disney can tell. So from Team Goofy to you, thank you.
Ride Layout Map:In 1875, Cornelius J. Dominique, a wealthy English Industrialist, came to the Alp's to mine for salt. He started his operations in this mountain region, but on a cold winter day, while the miners were doing a routine work day, an avalanche trapped them inside the mountain, making it impossible for them to escape and they faced death. Today, guests have the opportunity to test out S.E.A's new Time Vortex Manipulator and go back to that cold Winter Day and save them.
Cornelius Dominique (1907)
Cornelius Dominique (1907)
In this scene guests get introduced to the overall story.
Guests are explained the Time Machine and are pushed through the machine.
Guests enter the the mountain side and begin speeding through the lowest most areas of the Cavern. Dominique explains the importance of the crystal's guests will see. The first drop/turn ends this scene.
Guests are now speeding up the mountain, going through thrilling twists and turns, ups and downs, and go down the first of three 'major drops' they will experience. Guests travel under the SEA Schloss. Second drop/turn ends this scene.
Guests are now traveling through the mountain to get to the site of the Avalanche. The Avalanche hit's and the train uses the momentum to reach the bottom of the bottom of the mountain. Main drop/turn ends this scene.
The train blasts it's way through the blocked Miners exit, freeing the miners, and go back to the time vortex to go back to modern times.
Thank you for your consideration!