Walt Disney World announces reopening date for Typhoon Lagoon

BAY LAKE, Fla. — Typhoon Lagoon will reopen in January, the Walt Disney World Resort announced Tuesday.

The park’s reopening on Jan. 2 will mark the return of favorite attractions and the debut of new menu items and other commemorative culinary features, Disney said.


The following attractions will return when the park reopens:

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  • Typhoon Lagoon Surf Pool, America’s largest outdoor wave pool where guests can “hang 10″ while body surfing on the perfect wave every time.
  • Miss Adventure Falls, a fast-paced family raft attraction created, as the story goes, when Captain Mary Oceaneer — a seafaring treasure hunter — got her haul caught years ago in a rogue typhoon, scattering her treasure across this tropical paradise.
  • Crush ‘n’ Gusher, a thrilling water coaster featuring three 400-foot-long tube slides named for the various fruits they once transported.
  • Castaway Creek, a scenic lazy river encircling the entire water park, offering gentle passage past shady grottoes, gushing waterfalls, overhead rope bridges and lush rainforest landscapes.
  • Humunga Kowabunga, offering a choice of three adrenaline-filled body slides set against the steep inclines of Mount Mayday.

Disney also said the park’s surf program will restart.

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Guests can learn to surf or book private surfing events.

There is a new frozen dessert bar menu, featuring a selection of new DOLE Whip menu offerings at the shipwreck-inspired eatery, Snack Shack, Disney said.

Take a look at the new offerings below:

Photos: New treats coming to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

To learn more about the park, click here.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.