Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

Description from PassPorter's Disneyland Resort and Southern California Guidebook:

Board a free-floating raft in New Orleans Square to explore the last 2 1 /2 “undeveloped” acres of Frontierland. In 2007, a pirate ship “came aground” on the island, shipwrecking and flinging its treasure and crew all over, and hence it is now known as Pirate’s Lair. Hang out at Lafitte’s Tavern, where you might learn to use a cutlass or catch the pirate band, appropriately named the Bootstrappers. Your little pirates will love to climb to the top of Tom & Huck’s Treehouse, get lost in the narrow caves of Dead Man’s Grotto, and scamper across the suspension and pontoon bridges. Newer attractions include a sunken ship laden with underwater loot and a buried treasure chest that you can actually hoist up, a bone cage modeled after the one seen in the “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” movie, and a shipwreck with ominous signs that Davy Jones has visited! This is a great place for old and young pirates alike to take a mid-afternoon break. Some, but not all, of the island is wheelchair accessible. Two restrooms are available, at the north and south of the island. The raft, restrooms, and many pathways are wheelchair accessible.

Type: Playground
Scope: A-Ticket
Ages: All ages
Thrill Factor: Dark, narrow caves

FastPass: None
Queue Conditions: Short waits. Allow 1-2 hours

Special Considerations:
- May remain in wheelchair/ECV

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25% of our readers would definitely visit Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island again.

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What PassPorter Readers Think of Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island (2 comments):

What great memories playing "tag" on the island as a kid.
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 7 on 06/25/2016 at 10:35:57 pm EDT

Fun for the little ones, lots of caves and trails to explore. Older kids will be bored, but there are benches for adults to sit in the shade. Closes early in the evening, so watch for times for the raft.
Kllh260 gave this a rating of 6 on 05/27/2016 at 2:28:20 pm EDT

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