VIDEO: Full Ride POV and Queue Tour of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

A Tiana animatronic seated amidst lush foliage in a dimly lit bayou setting with some flowers visible, illuminated by a spotlight.

VIDEO: Full Ride POV and Queue Tour of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

We’re going down the bayou with Princess Tiana and Louis the alligator with Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in Frontierland at Magic Kingdom. The ride is now open for previews.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Full Ride POV

Sign for "Tiana's Bayou Adventure" in front of a rustic wooden building surrounded by greenery and lanterns. The entrance to "Frontierland Railroad Station" is visible below the sign.

The new attraction, inspired by “The Princess and the Frog,” officially opens on June 28, 2024. It takes over the former Splash Mountain ride, which closed permanently on January 22, 2023. The entrance is under the Frontierland Railroad Station.

A children's garden with raised planting beds, a birdhouse stand, and various plants, surrounded by a wooden fence and string lights, under a clear blue sky.

The outdoor queue features Tiana’s Foods’s children’s garden. Speakers play jazz music. Blue lampposts illuminate the space at night.

A colorful mural decorates the side of a yellow wooden building. An antique car is parked in front, and nearby people are walking. A wooden post and a lantern are also visible.

A mural depicting Tiana’s professional journey and the creation of Tiana’s Foods decorates two walls of the queue’s barn.

A vintage green car is parked near a yellow building with green shutters, adjacent to a colorful mural. People are visible in the background under tree branches and hanging lanterns.

Next to the barn is the Tiana’s Foods delivery truck.

A vintage green and yellow delivery truck is parked in front of a brightly painted building with a mural and wooden fence, next to an amusement park-themed sign in the background.

A quote on the green and yellow truck reads, “Never, ever lose sight of what’s really important.” This quote by Tiana’s father, James, is also featured on the Tiana’s Foods water tower.

A green and yellow van labeled "Tiana's Foods" is parked beside a colorful building mural. There are wooden crates nearby and trees with lanterns in the background.

There are Tiana’s Foods crates around the truck and a birdhouse in a tree above.

A colorful building with a "Tiana's Foods" sign, green shutters, and a "Main Entrance" sign above two open green doors. The exterior features rainbow-colored wood planks and a small tree to the right.

A Tiana’s Foods sign featuring a lily flower is above the barn windows. The barn is yellow, green, and purple — the main colors of Mardi Gras and the main colors of the attraction.

A colorful building with green doors and a sign above reading "Main Entrance." Two posters with warnings are on either side of the entrance. A person wearing a hat stands on the right, facing the building.

Signs on the barn doors and throughout the queue remind guests of the ride’s 50-foot plunge into the water.

A vintage wooden desk features a typewriter, lamp, and various decorative items. A newspaper, soda bottle, and more decor are on surrounding surfaces. The space has a rustic, organized feel.

Inside the barn is an office and storage space. The Tiana’s Place flyer from “The Princess and the Frog” is framed on a wall. Newspapers advertise Tiana’s Mardi Gras party.

A rustic wooden and stone wall features a purple sign with white text reading "You May Get Wet," and an old-fashioned lantern hangs above it.

More signs remind guests they may get wet. Up a set of stairs is a pantry and a hallway with framed photos and memorabilia from Tiana’s childhood.

Tiana and her father James, honoring his military service

These photos include pictures of Tiana’s father. One features young Tiana hugging James, who is dressed in his World War I uniform. James wrote on the photo, “Dream Big! Love, Daddy 1917.”

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There’s also a photo of some of James’ fellow soldiers, who play music while he presents his gumbo. Written in the top corner is, “Daddy’s friends in the 369th. They loved his gumbo!”

Imagineers drew inspiration from the real 369th regiment. It was one of the first African American regiments to serve with the American Expeditionary Forces during WWI.

A vintage kitchen with a large stove, a farmhouse sink, and a wooden island. The island has baking ingredients and utensils. Shelves hold dishes, cookware, and a chalkboard with a grocery list.

Guests then walk through a kitchen, where a plate of beignets sits on a table. The kitchen is followed by another hallway of photos from Tiana’s adulthood, including about Tiana’s Foods.

A weathered sign on a rock wall reads "Please shake off salt before leaving mines.

Guests then enter a more cave-like hallway, part of an old salt mine. It features signs with warnings and reminders like “Shake off salt before leaving mine” and “High falls beyond this point.”

A sign on a rocky wall reads "Remember! Salt Mines Reserved for Seasoned Veterans.

Tiana’s Foods has taken over the old salt mine.

Safety sign under rocky ceiling with "Pull Down On Your Lap" instruction for adventurers, gratitude notes to departing guests, and welcome messages for new arrivals. The area has dim lighting.

Mounted TV screens in the mine give guests safety information. The loading station deep in the mine has a crane lifting a pallet of supplies.

A garden scene with wooden fence, various vegetables in baskets, and a figurine of a mole wearing glasses and holding a book. Green plants and a clear blue sky are in the background.

During the ride, guests join Louis and Tiana as they venture from the Tiana’s Foods headquarters into the bayou, searching for a band for Tiana’s party.

A glowing pink hippopotamus animatronic stands in a forest setting with trees and grass, illuminated by spotlight.
A group of animated woodland animals are gathered in a forest setting, surrounded by foliage. The scene is brightly lit with various colored lights.

They encounter various musical critters and Mama Odie.

A Tiana animatronic seated amidst lush foliage in a dimly lit, jungle-themed setting with some flowers visible, illuminated by a spotlight.

Join us on Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in our full ride POV video below. Also, read everything you need to know about Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and our scene-by-scene comparison to Splash Mountain.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will open in Critter Country at Disneyland later this year. Disney has not announced an exact opening date. Check out our most recent Disneyland construction update.

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