King Triton's Carousel of the Sea

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King Triton's Carousel of the Sea
King Tritons Carousel.jpg
The carousel with the old pavilion
Disney California Adventure
Status Operating
Opening date February 8, 2001 (2001-02-08)
General statistics
Attraction type Carousel
Manufacturer D. H. Morgan Manufacturing
Designer Walt Disney Imagineering
Theme The Little Mermaid, Ocean, Seaside Boardwalk
Music Organ
Vehicle type Ocean animals like seahorses, dolphins, etc.
Vehicles 56
Riders per vehicle 1
Duration 2 minutes
Hosted by King Triton
Ticket Rating D
Voiced by Kenneth Mars
Handicapped/disabled access Wheelchair accessible

King Triton's Carousel of the Sea is a carousel at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. The attraction's name comes from King Triton, Ariel's father from The Little Mermaid. Unlike the horse arrangement on the King Arthur Carousel at Disneyland, this ocean-themed carousel uses multi-colored sea creatures like seahorses, flying fish, dolphins, sea lions, sea otters, whales, and garibaldi.

Because of the California Adventure renovation, it was closed until May 2009 for new canopies. There were plans for a new color scheme that will fit in with the Victorian Boardwalk style theme, but they were canceled to save money for other updates.

Additional facts[edit]

  • Displayed around the carousel are the different boardwalks and piers around California's coastline:
    • Abbot Kinney Pier, Venice (1905)
    • Venice of America, Venice (1904)
    • Fraser's "Million Dollar" Pier, Ocean Park (1912)
    • Pickering Pleasure Pier, Ocean Park (1920)
    • Lick Pier, Ocean Park (1923)
    • Venice Pier, Venice (1925)
    • Ocean Park Pier, Ocean Park (1929)
    • Looff's Pier, Santa Monica (1908)
    • Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica (1909)
    • Pacific Ocean Park, Santa Monica (1958)
    • The Pike, Long Beach (1905)
    • Nu Pike, Long Beach (1950)
    • Virginia Park, Long Beach (1939)
    • Belmont Park, San Diego (1925)
    • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz (1907)
    • Playland At The Beach, San Francisco (1928)

References[edit]

Amerigoround at Six Flags Fiesta Texas is similar to this one except without the gazebo and has different animals and a different roof.

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Coordinates: 33°48′16″N 117°55′16″W / 33.80454°N 117.92120°W / 33.80454; -117.92120