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SPLASH MOUNTAIN


Rising high above Frontierland's very own Briar Patch stands 'Splash Mountain' a white water adventure based around the 1946 Disney Classic "Song of the South."

Guests board 8-seater logs and begin their climb towards the summit to meet a host of critter characters who help weave the tale of Brer Rabbit and his hapless pursuers, Brer Fox and Brer Bear. Brer Frog (aka Uncle Remus) narrates as you follow the attempts of Brer Fox and Brer Bear to get their hands on the wily hare, through a number of twists, turns and drops, all the time to the musical tunes made famous by the film, such as "Laughing Place" and "Zip-a-dee-doo-da".

Things take a dramatic turn however when the crafty pair eventually capture the elusive rabbit and you head skyward once more before plummeting 50 feet into the Briar Patch below, getting a soaking into the bargain!

The ride culminates in a rousing final scene that features one of the biggest animated props ever, a showboat complete with numerous audio-animatronic characters in celebratory mood at the triumphant homecoming of Brer Bear.


About this Attraction

Location: Frontierland

Type:
Log Flume

Duration: 11 minutes

Fastpass: Yes

Onride photo available

Child Swap available

Pal Mickey Interaction

Best time to visit: Early morning, during parades or late evening.


Tips & Fun Facts

For those who want to get wet, your best bet is up front. For those hoping to avoid a soaking, ask to sit in the 2nd or 3rd rows or alternatively, purchase a rain poncho.
Ride photos are taken just after you begin your decent down the mountain, you can view these at Splashdown Photos at the ride exit.
For those not brave enough to ride, get some good shots of family members as they go over the edge from the bridge to the front of the attraction. Watch out for splashes though!
Due to its popularity, its highly recommended that you make use of FASTPASS here.

Splash Mountain opened to the public on 17 July 1992 but it wasn't made 'official' until 2 October 1992.
Based on the Disney classic 'Song of the South' it features several of the characters from the movie including Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear and Brer Fox. Uncle Remus, narrator of the movie, appears throughout under his new guise, Brer Frog.
Splash Mountain itself reaches a height of 87 feet. It contains 5 drops in all including the 5 storey finale, where you'll reach a top speed of about 40mph.
There are a total of 65 animatronic characters which feature throughout the attraction.
The attraction can operate 54 logs simultaneously at peak times.


Additional Information

Those in Wheelchairs/ECV's must transfer out to ride the attraction.

Guests must be 40 Inches or above to ride. Child (Under 7 years) supervision required.

Guests should be in good health and free from motion sickness, back or neck problems, heart problems, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure, expectant mothers should not ride.


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Hidden Mickeys

In the "Zip-A-Dee-Do-Da" riverboat scene, near the end of the attraction, look out for Mickey lying on his back amongst the pink clouds to the right of the riverboat.

In the scene where you find Brer Frog sitting on an alligator fishing, nearby to him are three red and white fishing bobs arranged into a familiar shape.

# In the queue area, there is an acorn bird house in amongst the trees. On the side of this, below the roof there is a hidden Mickey formed from one large and two smaller acorns.


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