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Travel Guide Updates for PassPorter's Disneyland Resort and S. California Attractions

(first edition, released November May 15, 2006 - More Book Information)

Reminder: These updates do not include every new thing at Disneyland and S. California as that would require an entirely new book to explain! Instead, this chart only lists the pages in PassPorter's Disneyland Resort and S. California Attractions that would be out-of-date or incorrect without this information.

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Page Number PassPorter's Disneyland Resort Update Description
29The Fountain pool and Redwood Slide at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel is closed for refurbishment through March 20, 2010. The Mariposa pool will remain open for the use of all hotel guests. Hotel guests may use the pools at the Disneyland Hotel or Paradise Pier Hotels during the refurbishment.
- 2010-01-28 15:09:04 [update]
81Fees for Disneyland locker rentals have increased; small lockers (9.5"w, 11"h, 18"d) are now $7; medium lockers (12/5"w, 17"h, 18"d) are $10, large lockers (15"w, 16.6"h, 22.6"d) are $11, and jumbo lockers (16"w, 23"h, 22.6"d) are $12.

Strollers and wheelchairs have also increased. Strollers are now $10 per day or 2 for $18. Manual wheelchairs are also $10 per day (a $20 refundable deposit is required to rent a wheelchair). An ECV (electronic wheelchair) is still $35 per day plus a $20 refundable deposit. For annual passholders: "stroller rental endorsements" will be given for $49 allowing one stroller rental per day. The number of stroller endorsements sold will be limited, though how limited is unknown.

- 2008-02-18 10:32:28 [update]
82CityPass for Southern California Attractions now adds a day at Universal Studios Hollywood to the existing benefits: A Three-Day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper Bonus Ticket, and one day admission to Knott's Berry Farm, SeaWorld, and either the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Wild Animal Park. The price is now $247/$199
- 2008-02-22 17:18:15 [update]
82The Southern California CityPass no longer offers admission to Knott's Berry Farm. The Pass now offers a 3-day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper and one day admissions (each) to Universal Studios Hollywood, Sea World San Diego and one day at either the San Diego Zoo or the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The current prices (as of 3/31/11) are $276/adult and $229/child (age 3-9) and passes are valid 14 days from day of first use.
Sarah Mudd (DopeyGirl) - 2011-03-31 14:26:45 [update]
83Disneyland ticket prices have increased. A single day/single park ticket is now $63 for adults and $53 for children. Park Hoppers are as follows;

1 day park hopper $83/$73
2 day park hopper $122/$102
3 day park hopper $179/$149
4 day park hopper $209/$179
5 day park hopper $229/$199

Park Hopper Bonus Tickets:

3 day park hopper $179/$149
4 day park hopper $209/$179
5 day park hopper $229/$199

Note: By purchasing your multi-day park hoppers from Disney's web site, you can save up to $70.

- 2008-02-18 10:37:22 [update]
83A single day/single park ticket for Disneyland is now $76 for adults and $68 for children. A 2-day/1-park per day ticket is now $151 for adults and $136 for children. Park Hoppers prices: a 1-day park hopper is $101/$91 and a 2-day park hopper is $161/$146. Park Hopper Bonus Tickets are as follows: 3-day park hopper $186/$165, 4-day park hopper $201/$178, 5-day park hopper $211/$186, and 6-day park hopper $216/$190. These prices are good on tickets through December 31, 2011. In the past couple of years, the prices on the 1-3 day Park Hoppers have risen quite a bit while the prices on the 4-6 day Hoppers have dropped a few dollars!
Sarah Mudd (DopeyGirl) - 2011-03-31 14:34:59 [update]
88Club Buzz Stage in Tomorrowland has been renamed Tomorrowland Terrace Stage, and hosts Jedi Training Academy, where youngsters can train to be Jedi Knights.
- 2008-02-22 18:38:37 [update]
96The Disney Gallery closed on August 7, 2007. The space has been converted to the Disneyland Dream Suite. A night's stay in the suite is a prize in the "Year of a Million Dreams" promotional event.
- 2008-02-22 17:28:46 [update]
97Riders in the front row seat on Splash Mountain must now be at least 60"/153 cm to ride. The minimum height for other seats on the ride continues to be 40"/102 cm.
- 2008-02-22 19:13:08 [update]
99"Pirates Lair on Tom Sawyer Island" is the new name and theme for this old classic. Injun Joe's Cave is now Deadman's Grotto, Captain Jack Sparrow is on hand for a live show, and an all-new interactive area, Smuggler's Cove, has been added. The old fort is no more.
- 2008-02-22 18:18:51 [update]
100Fantasyland Theatre playing "Snow White" closed in 2006, and has been replaced by Disney Princess Fantasy Faire. The new attraction features short, live shows, storytelling, crafts, and character greetings.
- 2008-02-22 18:32:39 [update]
105On June 11, 2007, a new attraction opened in Tomorrowland: "Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage." This is a re-do of the original Submarine Voyage that debuted in 1959 but with new special effects and storytelling techniques. The combination of Audio-Animatronics characters, new sets, and innovative imaging technology allows submarine voyagers to embark on an undersea excursion to observe an underwater volcano while encountering Nemo and his friends. Each submarine holds about 40 people. The ride lasts about 15 minutes.
- 2008-02-18 10:49:54 [update]
110Block Party Bash, the evening parade at Disney's California Adventure has been shipped east to live on at Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios park. The parade has been temporarily been replaced by that old favorite, Disney's Electrical Parade. That will be replaced in March 2008 by the Pixar Play Parade.
- 2008-02-22 19:01:54 [update]
110Sunshine Plaza, currently the hub of Disney's California Adventure, hosts High School Musical 2: School's Out," a live show performed several times daily, based on the Disney Channel original movie.
- 2008-02-22 19:06:15 [update]
121Toy Story Mania!, a new interactive dark ride featuring characters from Disney Pixar's "Toy Story," is slated to open in summer 2008. Located in the shadow of California Screamin,' guests will play a variety of target games as they ride through the attraction.
- 2008-02-22 19:32:14 [update]
128Universal Studios has contracted with Gray Line, a passenger bus company, to provide twice daily shuttles from Anaheim-area hotels to Universal Studios Hollywood. This service will be free to Guests who have purchased a full-price admission ticket to Universal Studios either through Gray Line directly, a participating hotel concierge or online through http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com or http://www.coachusa.us
- 2008-02-18 10:47:30 [update]
197Café Orleans began serving a full breakfast in 2006. The restaurant opens with the park and serves through the final seating at 10:50 am. Lunch is served from 11:30 am.
- 2008-02-18 10:45:52 [update]
207Granville's Steak House changed names in 2006 and is called Steakhouse 55. The high-end eatery also has a new menu featuring prime steaks, chops, and seafood. Breakfast is also served. View the Steakhouse 55 menus at MousePlanet.com.
- 2008-02-18 10:43:35 [update]
223The Fantasmic Dessert Buffet was discontinued in mid-2007 to make way for the Dream Suite (part of the Year of a Millions Dreams). Disney continues to offer the “Fantasmic Premium Seating” package and the price is now $59/adult, $49/kid age 3–9. Fantasmic Premium Seating can be reserved 30 days in advance by calling 714-781-4400. Please be advised a credit card is required when calling. You will be required to pay for this at the time of booking and tickets must be picked up on the day of the show at Guest Services.
- 2008-02-23 11:54:26 [update]
370Captain EO, the 3D film featuring the late Michael Jackson, returned to Disneyland Park on Tuesday, February 23, 2010. No word on how long it will be around for and currently there are no plans to bring it Walt Disney World. The film temporarily replaces Honey I Shrunk the Audience in the Tomorrowland Theater.
- 2010-02-25 23:27:09 [update]
43Disney's Grand Californian Hotel is expanding. As part of the expansion, Disney Vacation Club will be adding its first facility west of the Eastern Seaboard. Slated to open in late 2009, the new wing will add 200 conventional guest rooms, 50 2-bedroom-equivalent Disney Vacation Club villas, a roof-top fireworks viewing terrace, a new swimming pool, and 300 underground parking spaces.
- 2008-02-22 19:40:23 [update]
999"World of Color," the new nighttime water spectacular show at Disney's California Adventure, will have it's premiere on June 11, 2010.
- 2010-04-22 17:09:20 [update]



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