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More refurbishments come to Disney World in 2023

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More refurbishments come to Disney World in 2023
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On top of Big Thunder Mountain’s refurbishment, another refurbishment is expected in early 2023.

Refurbishments

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Refurbishment is a dreaded word for Disney fans who will soon be visiting the Disney Parks. In theory, we all understand that refurbishments are a necessary part of keeping each park magical. 

However, it is sad when one of your favorite attractions are affected by a refurbishment. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is closing next month. Splash Mountain will also close to be re-imagined into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.

And, several attraction refurbishments are scheduled for Disneyland next month as well. See the latest HERE.

Kali River Rapids

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Skim across an erupting geyser, drift below a canopy of lush vegetation and be whisked along fast-moving rapids. Graze gushing waterfalls and bedrock amid the raging current. Then, as the harmony of nature is disrupted, you’ll plummet down a dramatic 20-foot slope!

You will surely get splashed on this attraction—and you may even get soaked. Guests wishing to remain dry are encouraged to bring a waterproof poncho, extra clothes or a towel to dry off.

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Lockers for mobile devices and other items you want to stay dry are located across from the entrance to Kali River Rapids and are available during your ride (on a first-come, first-served basis).

Guests wishing to remain dry are encouraged to bring a waterproof poncho, extra clothes or a towel to dry off. You can also put your valuables in a locker.

Closure

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The last day to ride Kali River Rapid is coming up – January 8, 2023. It will close on January 9. At this time, we do not know when it will reopen.

So far, the calendar only goes to mid-February, so hopefully we will know more in the closing weeks. No one likes to get soaked in winter anyway!

Kali River Rapids closes for refurbishment on January 9 with no known reopening date.

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