We have no idea what the scope of any of these rumored expansions will take place.To recap:
They want to replace 3 rides with 3 rides. The biggest need for Animal Kingdom is indoor family rides. So we get (drum roll please!) two outdoor rides and a rethemed thrill ride.
It would seem as though the combo of Moana/Zootopia land will take over all of the space that Dinoland USA sits upon, with even possible expansion outside of the current boundaries of the parkDid they actually say they want to replace all of dinoland with this? I feel like there would continue to be some element of dinosaurs at the park. This seems more like replacing the carnival area and building backwards.
Did they actually say they want to replace all of dinoland with this? I feel like there would continue to be some element of dinosaurs at the park. This seems more like replacing the carnival area and building backwards.
No, it’s a fair question because they’re building/planning these at the same time plus they would fit better as one area, not something that can be said for the examples people are throwing back at you.
The Moana part would mainly replace the carnival area. The potential phase 2 is Zootopia and would replace the Dinosaur ride and all the other remaining dino stuff.
My point is we don't know how many attractions positive/negative this expansion will yield. Is Moana Splash being built where the Boneyard is? Is it being built where Primeval Whirl was? Will there just be the spinner and Moana Splash? Will Zootopia have more than one attraction? We have no idea, so I think with all that being said it is too soon to say whether or not they're addressing the "needs of the park" (which to them is just more $$$ being spent by guests)The scope is irrelevant. They're not addressing the needs of the park even before you realize these IPs would entirely fly in the face of Animal Kingdom's theme.
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