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I was born in 1992 the same year Disneyland Paris was born. I am a true Disney freak, I have collected a room full of Disney Parks memorabilia and I am now studying landscape architecture at Cal Poly SLO, which should come in handy since I want to become an Imagineer. I made this site to share the amazing qualities of The Walt Disney Company for the world's enjoyment.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion

Hong Kong Disneyland is in the middle of a $468 million expansion that is going to add three new lands Toy Story Land, Mystic Point, and Grizzly Trail. These new lands should help bring up the park attendance. The Expansion started construction on Dec. 13, 2009 and should be completed in 2014.

Toy Story Land

Toy Story Land will be the first to open and is themed around the movie Toy Story. The land will make guest feel that they have been shrunk to the size of toys and will have three simple rides.

There will be lots of photo spots next to giant toys, toy themed food carts, a half pipe rollercoaster type ride, a parachute drop ride, and a spinning Slinky Dog ride.

Mystic Point

Mystic Point is themed to look like a tropical rainforest with something weird going on in it.

Every Disneyland has a version of the famous Haunted Mansion and still will stay true with Hong Kong Disneyland, but instead of a house filled with ghost and ghouls it will be filled with a collection of items from around the world. The items will come alive at night when a monkey opens a music box with some magic in it. This version of The Haunted Mansion is called Mystic Manor and the ride will feature new technology and a trackless ride system. Below are pictures and a video on Mystic Manor.

Grizzly Trail

Also to keep with tradition every Disneyland has a Frontierland, but Hong Kong Disneyland's will be called Grizzly trail and instead of a Big Thunder Mountain it will have a rollercoaster called Big Grizzly Mountain.

Below is a video that The Walt Disney Company released about the expansion.


  1. Great Hong Kong expansion info. Thanks for sharing this. I wonder why Mystic Point is going to be wedged between Grizzly Trail and the Toy Story area? It seems like it would make more sense to put Mystic Point where Grizzly Trail is slated to go, then Adventureland would flow smoothly into Mystic Point since both are "jungle" themed lands.

  2. P.S. I just found your blog and I'm enjoying all your past posts!

  3. Make sure, if you REALLY do want to become an Imagineer, to learn how to build things with your own hands and tools. Then after building a chair or table, get down to model making big time ... then you can get into their model shop in Glendale. 9 out of ten successful designers start there getting their hands dirty and doing construction projects with steel-toed boots. This from a retired Imagineer of 30 years.

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