King Triton (The Little Mermaid)

Last Updated on: March 26th, 2024

Who is King Triton?

King Triton is a fictional character and one of the main characters in Disney’s 1989 animated feature film, The Little Mermaid. He is the king of the underwater kingdom of Atlantica and the father of Ariel. He is a powerful merman, with a long white beard and a trident as his main weapon. He is also known for his love for his daughter and his protective nature towards her, as well as his distaste for humans. He is a complex character who is at first opposed to Ariel’s love for a human but eventually accepts it. He is voiced by Kenneth Mars in the original film and its sequels, and by Jim Cummings in the Disney Parks and other media.

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The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure show at Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Hollywood Studios including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Ariel’s Grotto in Triton’s Garden | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the extinct Ariel’s Grotto in Triton’s Garden attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Voyage of the Little Mermaid | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios’ Voyage of the Little Mermaid show including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Disney’s Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



SpectroMagic | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct SpectroMagic parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



Storybook Land Canal Boats | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Storybook Land Canal Boats attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


King Tritons Carousel | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the extinct King Tritons Carousel attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!




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In the News

  • New ‘The Little Mermaid’ Show Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, December 20, 2023
  • “The Little Mermaid Live!” Coming to Disney+ November 27, November 23, 2019
  • ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ Ratings Swim To The Top Tuesday; ‘Emergence’ Rises, November 7, 2019