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Old 01-26-2008, 06:23 PM   #10
SueM in MN
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The Land

The Land
Link to DIS Site Information page about The Land.
  • Living with the Land
  • Soarin'
  • Circle of Life
  • Behind the Seeds Tour - is wheelchair and ECV accessible. Depending on your ECV, some turns may be tight.

The information in italics is from the WDW Guidebook for Guests with Disabilities. More information will be added as I have time.

Living with the Land
Set sail on a voyage of discovery through living laboratories. Cruise through a tropical rain forest, the African desert and the American plains to discover the latest developments in aquaculture and desert farming. Float by experimental greenhouses and take a fascinating first-hand look at an aqua cell with alligators.
Location: Future World West - The Land
Guests must transfer from motorized scooter or ECV to an available wheelchair.
Handheld Captioning devices which display text for segments at this location are available at Guest Relations.




Soarin'™
Fly as you never dreamed possible, soaring over awe-inspiring scenic panoramas of California where this exhilarating, one-of-a-kind attraction debuted.
Location: Inside the Land
Height Requirement: 40" minimum
Guests must transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the attraction/ride vehicle.
Due to the nature of the experience, service animals are not permitted on this attraction.
Guest-activated captioning is available on selected video monitors at this location. Please visit Guest Relations to obtain an activator.





The Circle of Life
Marvel at the wonders of nature in this delightful film that combines animation, live action and your favorite "Lion King" characters. Timon wants to open a non-ecological resort, but Pumbaa and Simba realize how important the different kinds of plants and animals are to the health of the planet. After all, they're part of the Circle of Life.
Location: Future World West - The Land
Guests may remain in wheelchair/ECV.
Assistive Listening devices which amplify the audio at this location are available at Guest Relations.
Reflective Captioning which projects captions onto an acrylic panel is available at this location. Guests should contact a host/hostess at this location.



LINKS:
Living With the Land - you should see 2 pictures under the description of Living with the Land. If you don't, or if you want to see, download or print only the pictures, here are links for you.
Picture 1 - Living with the Land #1
Picture 2 - Living with the Land #2

Soarin' - you should see 3 pictures under the description of Soarin'. If you don't, or if you want to see, download or print only the pictures, here are links for you. There are also some links to youtube video of the attraction.
Picture 3 - Soarin #1
Picture 4 - Soarin #2
Picture 5 - Soarin #3
DIS page about Soarin
youtube video of Soarin' preshow, showing operation of seatbelt and the extra strap. Preshow recommends the extra strap for the 'smallest aviators', but I would recommend it for anyone needing extra security.
youtube video of entire ride, including part of queue, preshow, boarding.

Circle of Life - you should see 2 pictures under the description of Circle of Life. If you don't, or if you want to see, download or print only the pictures, here are links for you.
Picture 6 - Circle of Life

DIS page about The Land
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Last edited by SueM in MN; 09-08-2008 at 07:19 AM. Reason: add info on getting pictures
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