Disney orders new 'Nautilus' series based on 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

The Hollywood Reporter today reported a new reimaging of Jules Verne’s classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is coming to Disney+ in a 10 part live-action series. Unveiled on Monday, Nautilus, produced by U.K. banners Moonriver TV and All3Media-owned Seven...

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Happy S.E.A. Day

Happy anniversary fellow explorers! Time to dust of your Fez caps and wear them with pride as we celebrate the 438th anniversary of the Society of Explorers and Adventurers. Founded on this day (12th August) 1538 follow along on Twitter...

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The Haunted Mansion & S.E.A.

Welcome foolish mortals for today we are going to be taking a looked at The Haunted Mansion (and Phantom Manor in Disneyland Paris) and how they may fit into the S.E.A-verse. There are a few rumours and theories surrounding how...

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Jungle Cruise Movie & S.E.A.

The Jungle Cruise movie came out last week on both the big and the small screen. We’ve been trawling over the movie to find all the S.E.A. references we can (if any). WARNING: This post may contain spoilers and we...

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Luana Teixeira

We don’t know much about Luana Teixeira, she has a red Fez on display at the Skipper Canteen and authored lots of books about photography - but we have just learnt a little more. Imagineer Kevin Lively has just shared...

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Even more S.E.A. references inside Club 33

Disneyland’s Club 33 is currently running a Tiki Takeover event and someone has kindly shared the menu with us and it includes a few S.E.A. references. The menu is designed with travel tickets complete with names and some are names...

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S.E.A. has made its way to Club 33 at Disneyland

I spotted something this morning in my Twitter feed from @ericthomaschu a S.E.A. sticker on one of the creates outside Club 33 in Disneyland. Club 33 is Disneyland’s exclusive members club and is currently running a special Tiki Takeover event....

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Man Eating Plants

The Jungle Crusie opened in 1955, designed by Harper Goff and the attraction was incredibly popular. That was until Walt heard a guest commenting “We don’t need to go onto this ride. We’ve already seen it”. He knew he would...

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New S.E.A. member announced

The Disney Parks Blog has just announced new characters who are going to be joining the Jungle Cruise as part of the reimagining this year. The Disney parks blog published this is the form of an interview with Alberta Falls...

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Disney+ working on S.E.A. series

Disney+ is working on projects which will explorer character from the Disney parks universe including characters from the Society of Explorers and Adventurers. The series, alongside others from the Disney park universe, will be written and produced by For All...

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Interview with Ethan Reed

We have been really lucky over the last few weeks and managed to grab some of Ethan Reed’s time. Ethan was one of the Imagineers who worked on various parts of Mystic Manor but is probably most notable to us...

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Prof. R. Bleurhimmel based on Imagineer Rob’t Coltrin

Imagineer Kevin Lively just tweeted about Prof. R. Bleurhimmel that gives us a bit more insight into this relatively unknown character. Hey, S.E.A. Fans- If you haven’t heard, the man that inspired Prof. R. Bleurhimmel, Imagineer Rob’t Coltrin, has just...

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New S.E.A. reference found in HKDL's Explorers Lodge

Back in late 2018, I had a stopover in Hong Kong and where better to spend 8 hours between flights but the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotels. The Explorers Lodge hotel was amazing and I was searching it for hours looking...

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Jungle Cruise Board Game

The Jungle Cruise Adventure game is now available for pre-order on Amazon (US, not available in UK yet). Here’s the description from Board Game Geek. Attention Skippers! Family seeks experienced skipper for safe, speedy voyage along perilous jungle river to...

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Camellia Falco

We are first introduced to Camellia via Soarin: Fantastic Flight as Tokyo DisneySea. She has a special exhibition in the Mueseum of Fantastic Flight which is a celebration of 100 years of her birth (Fantastic Flight is set in 1901)....

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Soarin: Fantastic Flight - First look inside

If you were up early this morning you would of seen that Tokyo Disney Resort has uploaded two new videos for Soarin: Fantastic Flight which is opening 23rd of July. From what we can see between the videos (below) and...

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Terror’s of the Jungle

In the dark hours, the Jungle River Cruise is not quite as one remembers. It will be transformed into a voyage of terror from which we hope you return! Those joining the perilous quest will have to count on the...

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Society of Egg-plorers

If you head on over to the Contemporary at Walt Disney World during Easter (14th - 28th) they have an egg-celent Easter egg display. Which at the centre features this beautiful S.E.A. Inspired Egg. You can find our more via...

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Soarin: Fantastic Flight - Covers are off

Twitter user @thbassox has just published this tweet of the covers removed from Soarin: Fantastic Flight at Toyko Disney Sea’s. Not long now until it opens and we can find if it explains any more of the S.E.A. story. Wow...

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Mystic Manor & the origins of S.E.A.

As we continue our tour through the S.E.A-iverse (my new favourite made-up word 😬) we come to one of the most important attractions, Hong Kong Disneyland’s (HKDL) Mystic Manor. This is going to be a long post (this ride is...

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Soarin: Fantastic Flight - S.E.A. Link Confirmed

Hi Explorers, sorry for no updates for a while - I’ve been busy building a Trader Sams style tiki room in my back garden (more on that to come). Some exciting news has just come out from the Oriental Land...

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Who is Jonas Brisbane

It’s October so it’s nearly time for Halloween 🎃. This week we are going to look at one of the lesser known characters related to S.E.A. - Jonas Brisbane. Jonas Brisbane was a character created exclusively for the 2014 Horrors...

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New Details Revealed of Soarin' at DisneySea

Tokyo Disney Resort has just released some more information about their version of Soarin’ which is being built on the Mediterranean Harbour, opposite Fortress Explorations. You might remember a few weeks ago that we looked into this Soarin’ ride because...

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HKDL Merchandise Explains Link Between Old and New

An interesting development was tweeted to me @_jungleskipper of @MarkWillard85 tweet regarding a tag on a piece of merchandise in Hong Kong Disneyland. This tag seemingly explains the relationship between the origin S.E.A. from Fortress Explorations and the new S.E.A....

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Disneyland Paris & S.E.A.

Howdy Explorers! This is really exciting! We’ve finally confirmed the link between Disneyland Paris and S.E.A. We’ve known about a S.E.A. patch/badge in Disneyland Paris for a while, but just never knew where to find it! Chatting to a Disneyland...

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Magellan's - Meeting Place of S.E.A.

Howdy Explorers, this week we are going to take a brief detour over our in-depth look at S.E.A. attractions and cover the first S.E.A. restaurant, Magellan’s. Nestled underneath Fortress Explorations this is the original meeting place of S.E.A. and boasts,...

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Soarin' & S.E.A.

Just across from Fortress Explorations in the Mediterranian Harbour at Tokyo’s DisneySea a Japanese version of Soarin’ is being built, scheduled to open in 2019. If you are unfamiliar with Soarin’ it’s a flight motion simulator ride, which sees you...

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Fortress Explorations

Welcome Explorers! Today we are going begin our series on the rides and attractions which have a S.E.A. based backstory. Where better to start then at the birthplace of S.E.A, Fortress Explorations. This elaborate 15th century fortress is dedicated to...

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Jungle Cruise Movie First Look

Disney has just given us our first look into the Jungle Cruise movie via their Twitter Account. Do we think this movie is going to have anything to do with S.E.A, or is it going to be another Haunted Mansion?...

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The Society of Explorers and Adventurers - Part 2

Kungaloosh Explorers! Last time we talked about the story which makes up the Society of Explorers and Adventurers (S.E.A.). This week we are going to cover how S.E.A. was created and integrated throughout Disney Attractions around the world. It’s a...

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The Society of Explorers and Adventurers - Part 1

What if I told you there was a story which linked together different rides from different theme parks throughout the world? Old and new, they are all tied together with one enormous plot arc. The best thing about the story?...

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Kungaloosh

Kungaloosh Explorers and Adventurers! Welcome to Jungle Skipper were we aim to guide you through the murky waters of the Society of Explorers and Adventures. We will be covering everything in great detail over the coming weeks/months/years. S.E.A. Isn’t an...

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