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Images: Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak opens at Disney's Magic KingdomSubmitted by Nick Sim on Monday, June 18, 2012 08:21
The latest in a series of additions to Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, the Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak water play area, is now open.
The new attraction is themed to resemble the circus seen in Dumbo, and sits close to the Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction. Children can splash among model animals that squirt water at them, in an area that is likely to prove popular on hot summer days in Florida.
Disney has also unveiled a second Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride, which will sit alongside the original. It is designed to double the capacity of the popular attraction, which is notorious for suffering from long wait times. A new interactive queue hosted inside a circus tent has also been added in order to keep waiting riders entertained.
The opening of the second Dumbo attraction will mark a major milestone in the expansion of Fantasyland, which is due to be completed in 2014. A version of the ride has been operational at the Magic Kingdom since the park first opened in 1971.
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