Monday, August 27, 2007

Behind the Scenes of the Enchanted Tiki Room

Undoubtedly the very first attraction with audio-animatronic at Disneyland, the Tiki Room have Enchanted millions of guests since its opening.

Today we'll have a look behind the scenes , but first of all some images. As we know the Tiki Room is located at the entrance of Adventureland.

The attraction poster is now famous.

Let's have a closer look with this video where Walt will introduce you to the Tiki Room secrets - youtube link thanks to freedogshampoo

Here is another b&w version of this famous picture of Walt inside the attraction.

And for those of you living outside the U.S or Japan who never had the luck to see it, here is a video of the whole show by ru42

Always with a Polynesian theming, the Tahitian terrace was close to the Tiki room during many years and even share another poster with the Tiki room and the Plaza pavillion.

Finally, let's not forget the two great replicas of the Tiki bird and the Tiki drummer designed by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily for Disney, no longer available on the site but you can find them on ebay very probably.

And, talking about merchandise, i am currently selling this great Disneyland Tiki Room big figure released by the park for its 50th anniversary, and is now sold out . The item is 17" high x 17" large and this sculpture of the Tiki Room building is stunning. Everything is include, with the six Tikis and the Tangiroa tree. Building inside and Tangiroa tree have light. Great Tiki Room design all around it! The ultimate collectible for a Tiki Room fan.
The item is new and the price is 250 U.S dollars ( which is approximately the price it was sold at the park when it was released ). If you want it, just send me an email at: , and i will tell you how to proceed for the payment - you can pay with Paypal.

Photos and First video : copyright Disney

Second video by ru42 : Filming copyright ru42


Anonymous said...

ahh, thank you for taking me back to a place of enchantment...before "new management" took over :-)

one of the all-time great shows!

jamest said...

Just got back from DL, the Tiki Room was fantastic.

No comparison to the new/vulgar show they have in WDW.
The original show is still pure magic.