Swiss Family Treehouse | Disney World

Last Updated on: January 21st, 2024

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


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What is Swiss Family Treehouse?

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The Swiss Family Treehouse is a charming and classic attraction located at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World Resort, Florida. Inspired by the 1960 Disney film “Swiss Family Robinson,” the Treehouse offers guests a chance to step into the world of the adventurous Robinson family and explore their intricately designed treetop home.

To experience the Swiss Family Treehouse, guests embark on a self-guided tour up a series of winding staircases that lead through the branches of a massive artificial tree. As they ascend, visitors encounter various scenes and vignettes that depict how the Robinson family ingeniously transformed their treehouse into a functional and comfortable dwelling.

Throughout the Treehouse, guests encounter detailed replicas of the film’s set pieces, including living spaces, bedrooms, a kitchen, and a library. Each area is filled with furnishings and props that showcase the family’s resourcefulness in adapting to their island home.

As guests explore the Treehouse, they are treated to breathtaking views of Adventureland and Magic Kingdom from the treetop vantage points. The lush landscaping surrounding the attraction adds to the immersive experience, making visitors feel like they are truly part of the Robinson family’s jungle abode.

One of the attractions’ charming features is the use of water features, such as a working water wheel and cascading streams, which give a sense of life and energy to the treehouse.

The Swiss Family Treehouse is a delightful attraction for guests of all ages, offering a glimpse into a world of adventure, ingenuity, and family unity. It provides a peaceful and nostalgic escape, allowing visitors to step into the classic tale and appreciate the beauty of nature and human creativity.


Swiss Family Treehouse Fun Facts

  • The old Swan Boats ride used to actually circle the Treehouse in the moat.
  • There are 116 steps in the treehouse.


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