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  • akfandisney
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    Re: Is Disneyland the only park with subs now?

    Originally posted by ~*~Aniko~*~ View Post
    oh the West Edmonton Mall, how you take all my money when i visit you on spring breaks

    i remember going on that submarine ride like 10 years ago (maybe). they used to have a dolphin show too...but sadly all the dolphins died

    back on topic, i dont think we're the only park with subs...doesnt paris or tokyo have one??
    I look at Tokyo disneyland web site. It look like Disney sea have 6 person ride vehicles.
    It can be a sub or not, you send me to japan and take trip to tokyo disneys to find out.:thumbup:

    Paris Disneyland have walk on

    Chia Disney no on sub.

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  • ~*~Aniko~*~
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    oh the West Edmonton Mall, how you take all my money when i visit you on spring breaks

    i remember going on that submarine ride like 10 years ago (maybe). they used to have a dolphin show too...but sadly all the dolphins died

    back on topic, i dont think we're the only park with subs...doesnt paris or tokyo have one??

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  • Tommie
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    Re: Is Disneyland the only park with subs now?

    Originally posted by Dustysage View Post
    It does indeed. It is a pretty cool Nemo themed Nautilus walk-through.
    To avoid confusion; the Nemo mentioned is not the fish from movie!

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  • Quacky4Donald
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    Originally posted by lemonade View Post
    Disneyland still have their submarines? I thought that they got rid of it long ago.
    They did for a while, but they are bringing them back with a "Finding Nemo" theme. It's scheduled to open sometime in the middle of next year.

    ...Joe...

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  • lemonade
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    Disneyland still have their submarines? I thought that they got rid of it long ago.

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  • Dustysage
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    Originally posted by Loomis View Post
    Paris has a kind of walk-through Nautilus thing doesn't it?
    It does indeed. It is a pretty cool Nemo themed Nautilus walk-through.

    Cool pictures above, Barbossa. Thank you for posting!

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  • kelly
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    i miss edmonton mall (havent been there in 10 years) now its hard since i live in vegas.. my son work at the imaz theater there.. he is venturing out on his own since graduating.. thanks for bring back some good memories for me

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  • TDR_Fan
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    Like Nautilus said above, Tokyo DisneySea has a 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea attraction that does use submarines but you never actually go underwater. It's a very convincing effect though, and this allows them to make much more elaborate sets without having to do much maintenance.

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  • Aladdin
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    When I first read the title of this topic, I thought:

    "Disneyland is serving sub sandwiches now?????"

    hahahahaha

    The subs and the attraction is still being worked on,
    so your statement is a little premature.

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  • Loomis
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    Paris has a kind of walk-through Nautilus thing doesn't it?

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  • Nautilus
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    TDS sorta has a submarine ride, it's a dry for wet sub ride.

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  • Quacky4Donald
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    OMG! That is so incredibly awesome! I would love to have gone on that! If I was rich and famous I would be on a jet so fast to Canada and pay someone to reopen it for the day!

    ...Joe...

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  • Barbossa
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    Is Disneyland the only park with subs now?

    Is Disneyland the only park with a submarine ride now? I had a chance to go to Edmonton a couple of times this summer as I was working in eastern BC. I went to the West Edmonton Mall both times and saw that their subs are no longer giving rides. The subs are still there on a decorative basis but were replaced with bumper boats. Here's some photos I took:

    The sub lagoon with two subs parked:
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    Submarine #1 tied up:



    Another sub in the submerged position (notice all the change?):

    Unlike Disneyland's, WEM's subs could submerge a little, kind of like the subs on Roller Coaster Tycoon 3

    Ths subs' replacement, bumper boats:


    The subs were also replace by radio contolled boats:


    What's supposed to be a replica of the Santa Maria is what the subs used to go around:


    The back end of the Santa Maria. You can partially see a submerged sub on the far side of the lagoon:


    Another shot of the Santa Maria:


    I had a chance to ride WEM's submarine ride back in 1987 and what was different from Disneyland's is that they had real fish, albiet in submerged aquariums.

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