Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Splash Mountain attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!
Splash Mountain Description
On Disneyland’s Splash Mountain, glide along a colorful bayou in a hollow log—past delightful singing critters—to a thrilling 5-story splashdown!
Gently drift past rocky caves, vine-strewn streams and sun-drenched meadows as you accompany happy-go-lucky Br’er Rabbit from his home in the Briar Patch on a search for his Laughing Place. But be warned: Br’er Bear and Br’er Fox are in hot pursuit of the roaming rabbit and they’ll do anything they can to catch him!
Much to See and Do
During your approximate 9-minute log-flume adventure, visit such whimsical watering holes amid Chick-A-Pin Hill as:
- Critter Cave
- the Fishing Place
- the Old Loop
- Br’er Fox’s Lair
- Br’er Rabbit’s home in the Briar Patch
Songs to Make You Sing
Splash Mountain invites you to clap and sing to several classic Disney songs, including:
A Colorful Cast of Southern Characters
Over 100 talking, singing, storytelling Audio-Animatronics critters call Splash Mountain home. In addition to Br’er Fox, Br’er Bear and Br’er Rabbit, a cast of backwoods critters, including geese, frogs, raccoons, possums, bees and alligators offer up their own slice of southern hospitality during your adventure.
Splash Mountain Fun Facts
- Splash Mountain is based on the movie Song of the South; a movie Disney has refused to release since the 1980’s (when the ride opened).
- The original name of the ride was supposed to be Zip-a-Dee River Run, but the name was changed at the last minute to help promote the Disney (Touchstone) film Splash
- The ride’s climatic drop is 50 feet.
- Top ride speed is 40 mph.
- There are 950,000 gallons of water running through the ride.
- There is a hidden Mickey in the final scene of the ride. There is a pink cloud floating above the Zip-A-Dee-Lady riverboat that looks like Mickey laying on his back.
- If you want to get really wet on this ride, sit in the front. If you are looking for less of a soaking, sit in the rear of the ride vehicle.
Splash Mountain Details
Disney Character(s) in this Post:Br'er Bear (Song of the South)
Disney Sets Splash Mountain Closure Date For Refurbishment, December 1, 2021
New Permit filed for construction on Splash Mountain, February 19, 2021
Splash Mountain to Be Rethemed to ‘Princess and the Frog’!, June 26, 2020