Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland Resort in 1967 and has been a guest favorite ever since. Originally this attraction was set to be a walk through with wax figures. However, after the 1964 New York World’s Fair success with the Audio-Animatronics used in Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, plans changed. Instead he thought of a pirate adventure to engage guests. This attraction is said to be one of the most immersive theme park attractions ever created.
Fun Fact: The Disney Imagineer X Antenico is the voice of the Jolly Roger skull and crossbones (before the first waterfall), he is also the Imagineer who wrote “Yo-Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me)!
Ride on Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris. This attraction opened for guests in 1992. Keep an eye out for Jack Sparrow while you ride.
Fun Fact: Captain Jack Sparrow was added in 2017 along with Captain Barbossa, a crew of buccaneers and a new female hero.
Shanghai Disney Resort
Ride Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for the Sunken Treasure at Shanghai Disney Resort, which opened in 2016. This ride is an all-new take on the classic attraction. Guests on this attraction are in search of sunken plunder of Davy Jones’! On your way watch for mermaids, pirates and more!
Fun Fact: Expect your ride vessel to twirl and twist, plus even steer backwards! Navigating the waters can be rough at times!
Tokyo Disney Resort
Guests can ride Pirates of the Caribbean at Tokyo Disney Resort! Take a journey through a time when pirates ruled the seas. This attraction opened in 1983 for guests.
Fun Fact: Al though this attraction is largely based on the original ride at Disneyland in California, the Tokyo Disney version is actually a bit shorter.
Sailing the seas since 1973 are guests on board of Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. Captain Jack Sparrow appears in this version of a voyage through the 17th century.
Fun Fact: As of Summer 2017, guests get their photo taken on-ride by Disney PhotoPass!