Tokyo DisneySea’s highly anticipated expansion, “Fantasy Springs,” is set to welcome visitors on June 6, 2024. Representing the most significant expansion ever at Tokyo Disney Resort, the new land promises to immerse guests in the enchanting realms of Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan.
The substantial expansion – the park’s 8th port of call, will include four attractions, restaurants, shops, and a luxury hotel overlooking Tokyo DisneySea — which is said to be the most luxurious accommodations at Tokyo Disney Resort!
Table of Contents
- Fantasy Springs Overview
- Fantasy Springs Entrance
- Frozen Kingdom
- Rapunzel’s Forest
- Peter Pan’s Never Land
- Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel
- Construction Updates
Fantasy Springs Overview
The Oriental Land Company has announced that Fantasy Springs will open to guests on June 6, 2024!
Originally scheduled to open in 2023, the project was delayed due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The project is set to cost ¥320 billion (about $2.1 billion USD), and will be the Park’s largest expansion, clocking in at approximately 140,000 square meters.
Here’s a quick rundown of what will be available at Fantasy Springs:
|Frozen Kingdom||1 Attraction |
1 Small Snack Shop
|Rapunzel’s Forest||1 Attraction |
|Peter Pan’s Never Land||2 Attractions |
|Fantasy Springs Gifts||1 Retail Store|
|Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel||Number of rooms: 475 rooms (Fantasy Chateau: 419 rooms /|
Grand Chateau: 56 rooms)
Facilities: restaurant (2 facilities), lobby lounge
The Fantasy Springs expansion is located in a former parking area between Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, connected by a passageway between the Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta. (See below)
Accessing Fantasy Springs
In order to enter Fantasy Springs, guests must have a valid Tokyo DisneySea park ticket plus either a Standby Pass or Disney Premier Access to enter the area at a specified time.
To experience the four attractions within Fantasy Springs, guests must obtain a Stanby Bypass (free) or Disney Premier Access (paid) via the official Tokyo Disney Resort App.
Standby Pass can be obtained from the Tokyo Disney Resort app after entering the park, allowing guests to choose a time frame to vist the attraction.
Disney Premier Access will be offered for Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Journey, Rapunzel’s Lantern Festival and Peter Pan’s Neverland Adventure, while Fairy Tinkerbell’s Busy Buggy is only available on the Stand Bypass.
Fantasy Springs Entrance
Entering through a newly created pathway between the Lost River Delta and the Arabian Coast, guests will first encounter enchanting springs and rockwork that pay homage to beloved classic Disney characters before being transported into the magical worlds of Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan.
After sunset, the springs will be illuminated with a magical lighting package with a breathtaking bioluminescence glow. The Oriental Land Company has provided the following concept art, which provides a look at how this entrance area will transform at night.
In Frozen Kingdom guests will experience Arendelle following the events of the first two films after the kingdom has been restored to it’s former glory. Frozen Kingdom will feature towering snowcapped mountains, cascading waterfalls, and Elsa’s Ice Palace glistening in the distance on the North Mountain.
The immersive new area will feature a water-based attraction feauring next generation audio-animatronics similar to those featured in Hong Kong Disneyland‘s Frozen themed land, Royal Banquet of Arendelle; a themed counter service restaurant, and the Oaken’s OK Foods snack shop.
Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Journey
Within the attraction “Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Journey,” visitors will embark on a boat ride through an epic and touching saga of the two sisters. Clocking in at over 6.5 minutes, the Frozen-themed water ride will follow the story of the breakout original 2013 film and feature the film’s well-known songs.
Royal Banquet of Arendelle
Situated inside Arendelle castle, guests can enjoy a meal at the counter service restaurant, Royal Banquet of Arendelle. The restaurant will feature three indoor dining areas inspired by the film, in addition to a covered outdoor dining area with views of the fjord cliffs and mountains in the distance.
Oaken’s OK Foods
Frozen Kingdom will also feature ‘Oaken’s OK Foods’ snack shop run by Oaken, the owner of the trading post and sauna featured in the film. The counter service eatery will offer different treats for hungry guests to enjoy while exploring the Kindom of Arendelle.
Rapunzel’s Forest is set in the world of Tangled with the unmistakable Tower in the valley. The entire forest is illuminated in the evening by Rapunzel’s Tower, lamps lining the pathways, a glowing restaurant, boathouse windows, and lanterns. The area will feature one attraction and a restaurant.
Rapunzel’s Lantern Festival
Rapunzel’s Forest will feature Rapunzel’s Lantern Festival, a romantic boat trip to the annual Lantern Festival, and other locations featured in the 2010 film. On the 5-minute water ride, guests can experience Rapunzel’s “best day ever” as she falls in love with Flynn Rider.
The Snuggly Duckling
Rapunzel’s Forest will feature The Snuggly Duckling, a counter service restaurant inspired by the tavern where the local rough-and-tumble crowd gathers in the feature film. The eatery will feature a variety of different atmospheric dining areas to further immerse guests into the world of Tangled.
Peter Pan’s Never Land
Inside Peter Pan’s Never Land, guests become members of the Lost Boys and explore a pirate ship, dine in a secret hideaway, and confront pirates. There’s also Pixie Hallow, where Tinker Bell lives. The land will feature two attractions and a counter-service restaurant.
Peter Pan’s Never Land Adventure
Peter Pan’s Never Land Adventure invites guests to join the Lost Boys, Peter Pan, and Tinker Bell on an epic adventure throughout Neverland to rescue John from Captain Hook and his pirates. The 6-minute ride attraction features 3D goggles and has a minimum height requirement of 102 cm.
Fairy Tinker Bell’s Busy Buggies
In Fairy Tinker Bell’s Busy Buggies, guests can help Tinker Bell as she starts her new delivery service in Pixie Hollow while visiting four seasonal locations to deliver various packages and parcels to the fairies. The whimsical two-minute ride is designed for families with smaller children.
Dine like the Lost Boys at Lookout Cookout, which is also their hideout! Made from found objects and shipwrecked parts, not only can you enjoy delicious food, but also beautiful views of Never Land.
Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel
Following in the footsteps of Hotel MiraCosta, the Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel is a Park-integrated Disney hotel situated within the park. The 475-room luxury hotel will feature two restaurants, a lounge, and a gift shop, Fantasy Springs Gifts. Reservation information for the hotel has yet to be announced, however Tokyo Disney Resort generally opens reservations 4 months in advance.
The hotel is comprised of two buildings: the Fantasy Chateau and the Grand Chateau. The Fantasy
Chateau offers “deluxe-type” rooms decorated with the flora and fauna of FantasySprings, while the Grand Chateau promises the most luxurious accommodation available at Tokyo Disney Resort. The hotel will offer a mixture of park-facing rooms and non-park-facing rooms.
The Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel will feature a buffet restaurant named Fantasy Springs Restaurant, a table service eatery named La Libellule, and the Grand Paradis Lounge.
Construction is underway, and here we’ll update you with the latest construction photos and videos from Tokyo DisneySea during the expansion.
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- May 2019
- May 2020
- June 2020
- September 2020
- April 2021
- May 2021
- June 2021
- September 2021
- December 2021
- October 2022
- November 2022
Are you excited about Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea? In the comments, let us know which themed area you’re most excited about! Information and images from the Tokyo Disney Resort media release and website.
All images © Disney
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