Kali River Rapids Set To Close For Refurbishment

Kali River Refurbishment

Kali River Rapids in the Animal Kingdom will be closing for its annual refurbishment.  Slated to begin Monday, January 7th, the refurbishment will continue through mid-March.  After a busy holiday season, Disney tends to close the popular water ride. Work will begin to maintain operational functions and give some attention to areas of wear.

Kali River Rapids is a whitewater raft ride down the Chakrandi River in India.  Guests board a 12-person raft and set adrift down the river, passing temple ruins and Indian countryside. Kali Rapids Expeditions guides your tour through a canopy of trees and nearby waterfalls, before plunging down a 20-foot decline – splashing down at the bottom.  You WILL get wet!

Since no one is having fun when they are wet AND cold, closing at this time of year makes sense for a ride that leaves its patrons sopping wet. It’s the perfect attraction to ride on those hot and humid Florida afternoons.

Late Winter is a popular time for refurbishments and closures around Walt Disney World.  Check out our refurbishment list for January to read the latest on what’s closed or closing.

Source: Disney

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