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Why Visit Shanghai Disney Resort?

Shanghai Disney Resort, newly opened on June 16, 2016, is the first Disney resort in mainland China and the second in China after Hong Kong Disneyland. Besides, it is the third one in Asia and the sixth one in the world. Shanghai Disney Resort is the magic land for no matter children or adults to light their imagination, explore and have great fun in the castle and make their beautiful dreams come true.

On this amazing land, you’ll soar like a bird over mythical realms, find yourselves lost in Wonderland, take off into the world of Tron and relive stories from Disney animated classics. Also, you can wave at a musical parade starring favorite Disney Characters, join Captain Jack for a swashbuckling spectacle and meet Mickey Mouse in person. Remember, your visit to Shanghai Disneyland will be a lifetime experience!

Shanghai Disney Resort Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort Layout

Shanghai Disney Resort is composed of several parts, including Shanghai Disneyland Park, Disney Town, two Disney Resort Hotels and Wishing Star Park and more. Among them, the main part for travelers is Shanghai Disneyland Park which can be divided into six areas with different themes, characters and activities. They are:

  • Mickey Avenue (米奇大街)
  • Gardens of Imagination (奇想花园)
  • Fantasyland (梦幻世界)
  • Adventure Isle (探险岛)
  • Treasure Cove (藏宝湾)
  • Tomorrowland (明日世界)
Shanghai Disney Resort Map Click to Enlarge Layout Map of Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disneyland Park & Highlighted Experience

Mickey Avenue

This avenue is a street leading from the entrance to Gardens of Imagination. The area is inspired by the personalities of classic Disney cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, as well as Daisy Duck, Pluto and Chip ‘N Dale.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • A Warm Welcome on Mickey Avenue – Once travelers step into Disneyland, they will be moved by the happy atmosphere and get the chance to know many classic Disney characters and their stories. You might have the luck to come across your favorite when you stroll along the bustling street, visit featured shops, enjoy dessert at baker…Catch the rare chance to take photos with the Disney classics.
Shanghai Disney Resort Mickey Avenue

Gardens of Imagination

The Gardens of Imagination is the hub of Shanghai Disneyland Park. It is the first garden with beautiful scenery designed among all the Disneyland Parks over the world. There are seven magical gardens which present themes of kinship, friendship and happiness.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • Meet Twelve Animals of Chinese Zodiac – View the twelve mosaics which vividly depict the Chinese Zodiac with Disney characters. Know the characters and recall your memories about the movie you have seen.
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant – Climb aboard Dumbo’s delightful caravan for high-flying fun you’ll never forget! Resplendent with festive flags, posters and pennants, the surrounding grounds are drenched in colors and bursting with blooms. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 19:00.)
  • Fantasia Carousel – Your flying horse awaits – introducing the most magical gallop in Disney theme park history. By blending a touch of pixie dust with tradition, each Disney carousel offers a unique, nostalgic experience on the galloping horses that make travelers feel like they are embarking on a grand adventure. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Marvel Universe – Delve deep inside the Marvel Universe, discover the expansive universe that houses some of the world’s greatest Super Heroes and you never know who you’ll run into at the World of Marvel. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
Shanghai Disney Resort Fantasia Carousel
Shanghai Disney Resort Dumbo the Flying Elephant


The Fantasyland is the largest land themed with classic Disney animated films. The Dream-like Castle which is also the largest, tallest and most interactive castle in any Disney theme park is situated here. Climb up to the castle and have a full view of the fairy village and magical forest.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • Alice in Wonderland Maze – Wind your way through the maze of Alice’s Wonderland and enter through three doors and each provides a different route into the dream-like landscape where Alice and her pals, like Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, awaits. Lost yourselves in Red Queen’s Garden and attend the delightfully mad tea party…(The open hours are from 09:00 to 19:00.)
  • Hunny Pot Spin – Hop into one of the 18 giant spinning jars that whisk you around while searching for Pooh’s precious nectar. You control the direction and speed to rotate at a leisurely pace or spin like mad to music that never skips a “buzz”. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – Discover the delightful world of Winnie the Pooh. Winnie the Pooh welcomes you to join his magical journey through the Hundred Acre Wood where you’ll encounter Eeyore, Gopher, Kanga, Piglet, Tigger and tiny Roo too.
  • “Once Upon a Time” Adventure - Step inside the Snow White’s World of fantasy and make your way past the incredible mosaics in the Grand Rotunda and beneath a dazzling chandelier in the vaulted Great Hall. Enter the chamber where the Enchanted Storybook summons you to be part of Snow White’s adventure. Go! (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Besides the above activities, travelers can also join “Peter Pan’s Flight”, “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train” and “Voyage to the Crystal Grotto”.
Shanghai Disney Resort Red Queen’s Garden
Shanghai Disney Resort “Once Upon a Time” Scene

Adventure Isle

Adventure Isle is the land taking travelers into old tribes, full of magic and hidden treasures. You can explore an ancient legend in its birthplace, soar over the horizon…If you have a thirst for adventure and a yearning for excitement, come to the Adventure Isle and set off into the unknown.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • Soaring Over the Horizon – With the wind in your face and treetops and rooftops whizzing beneath you, Soaring Over the Horizon is an uplifting experience. You’ll fly from Adventure Isle over Earth’s iconic landmarks, cities and natural attractions to marvel at the vistas. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Camp Discovery – There are three uniquely thrilling elevated rope courses traverse the terrain of Roaring Mountain – taking adventurers over river gorges, waterfalls and sheer cliffs, through stunning terrain and into spectacular caverns. Please note that travelers must be at least 106 centimeters or taller to experience the rope courses. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Roaring Rapids – Join a thrilling rafting expedition, pass through unknown dangers and sail to dark cave to explore an ancient legend and unravel the mystery of Adventure. Find more clues will perilous river journey through uncharted waters. Please note that travelers must be at least 107 centimeters or taller to experience the rafting. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
Shanghai Disney Resort Roaring Rapids
Shanghai Disney Resort Soaring Over the Horizon

Treasure Cove

Treasure Cove is the first pirate themed land among all the Disneyland Parks. It is a land of 18th-century Spanish harbor town located on a Caribbean island that has been captured by Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • Explorer Canoes – Get aboard a canoe and grab a paddle for an exhilarating paddling expedition to explore shipwrecks, treasure caves, plantations and forbidding jungles around every turn. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 18:00.)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for the Sunken Treasure - Cruise with the most charismatic rogue ever to rock the Jolly Roger – the devilishly dashing Captain Jack! Set sail for seafaring fun and on the way you may come across pirates, mermaids and even the savage Kraken. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 20:00.)
  • Have Fun at Shipwreck Shore – This nautical world helps kids’ imagination sail free. A variety of unique activity zones (the Toddler Area, the Tide Pools, the Observation Deck, Water Wonders, Shipwreck, Ship’s Bow and Ship’s Stern) means children of all ages can get in on the excitement. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
Shanghai Disney Resort Pirates of the Caribbean
Shanghai Disney Resort Explorer Canoes


Tomorrowland is the park’s futuristic-themed land, showing the possibility of the future. It combines the imaginative design, advanced materials with systematized space which present the well blending of human, nature and technology.

Highlighted Experience Here:

  • Tron Lightcycle Power Run – Traverse Tron’s electrifying multi-sensory environment as you speed, dip and dive through digitized darkness on one of the fastest indoor roller coasters in Disney theme park history. Please note that travelers must be at least 122 centimeters or taller to experience the thrill rides. (The open hours are from 08:30 to 21:00.)
  • Buzz Lightyear Planet Recue – After a briefing with Buzz, board your ship and head to Zurg’s hideout armed with red and green pulse blasters that’ll help block interstellar attacks along the way. The fate of the Space Aliens’ home is in your hands. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Jet Packs – Come to the Jet Packs Complex where people dance, float and sail through the air. This centrally spinning sphere levitates riders several stories off the ground for a one-of-a-kind Rocketeer experience you won’t want to miss. Please note that travelers must be at least 112 centimeters or taller to experience the thrill rides. (The open hours are from 09:00 to 21:00.)
  • Star Wars Launch Bay – Immerse yourselves in the Star Wars story and encounter iconic characters – including one form Star Wars: The Force Awakens! (The open hours are from 09:30 to 21:00.)
  • Stitch Encounter – Sit back and video chat with Experiment 626 (Stitch) as the mischievous animated alien turns the Galactic Federation upside down. (The open hours are from 10:00 to 20:00.)

>> 4 Days Shanghai Magic Tour with Disneyland Park

Other Popular Shanghai Tour Packages

- 2 Days Classic Shanghai City Tour
- 3 Days Shanghai Past and Present Contrast Tour
- 3 Days Shanghai Highlights & Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour

Shanghai Disney Resort Tron Lightcycle Power Run
Shanghai Disney Resort Buzz Lightyear Planet Recue

Living Performance

Performances & Shows Performance Times Places
Tarzan: Call of the Jungle 11:45, 13:00, 14:00, 15:30, 16:45, 18:00 Adventure Isle
Frozen: A Sing-Along Celebration 10:45, 11:45, 13:00, 13:45, 14:45, 15:30, 17:45, 18:45, 19:45 Fantasyland
Golden Fairytale Fanfare 09:15, 10:15, 11:15, 13:15, 14:15 Gardens of Imagination
Ignite the Dream – A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light 20:30 Gardens of Imagination
Mickey’s Storybook Express 12:00, 15:30 Gardens of Imagination
Eye of the Storm: Captain Jack’s Stunt Spectacular 12:00, 12:45, 13:30, 14:45, 15:30, 16:15, 17:00 Treasure Cove
The Lion King 19:00 Walt Disney Grand Theater, Disneytown

Location & How to Get to Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort is located outside of Shanghai downtown in Chuansha Town (川沙新镇) of Pudong New District (浦东新区), about 27 kilometers from Huangpu River area. It is about 18 kilometers from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Travelers can use our private transfer service to get to Shanghai Disney Resort with worry free experience. Besides, if you want to go on your own, you can reach there by taxi, bus or metro.

  • By metro: Metro Line 11 between North Jiading (嘉定北) and Disney Resort stations provides a convenient and fast access to Disney Resort. The first train arrives at 07:07 and the last train arrives at 23:39. Travelers get off the subway at Terminal Station Disney Resort and just need to walk a few steps to Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park.
  • By taxi: If you want to go by taxi, it costs about 100 to 150 Yuan for the transfer from downtown area; and around 70 Yuan from Pudong International Airport to Shanghai Disney.
  • By bus: Buses Pudong No. 50, 51 and 52 can take travelers to Shanghai Disney Resort. You should stop at South Bus Station of Shanghai Disney Resort.

(The transportation service schedules and fare lists are for reference only. For more details, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.)

Shanghai Disney Resort Location Map Click to Enlarge Location Map of Shanghai Disney Resort

How to Plan a Shanghai Disney Tour

Disney is a dreamland for both children and adults. With Disney Resort, your Shanghai tour will be more enjoyable. As shown in the 4 Days Shanghai Magic Tour with Disneyland Park, on the first day of arrival, you can walk around the city casually or stay at your hotel to have a good rest. The next day, you can pay a visit to Shanghai Museum to see the bronzes, paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, or jade on exhibition. After that, the traditional ancient Chinese garden Yu Garden will show you the traditional and elegant side of Shanghai. You can also try some tasteful local snacks and explore elaborate traditional Chinese handicrafts at the Yuyuan Bazaar nearby. Then comes the famous Shanghai World Financial Center, you can have a panoramic view of the modern Shanghai from the 100th floor (474m). Nanjing Road is probably the busiest street in Shanghai. There is a great variety of beautiful things, definitely a paradise for shopping lovers. On the third day, you can have fun to your heart's content at the Disney Resort. Ready to climb aboard Dumbo’s delightful caravan, attend the delightfully mad tea party, or enjoy Captain Jacks’ Stunt Spectacular? Come on, they are all waiting for you! On the last day, you can go to Tianzifang (田子坊) or Xintiandi (新天地) to explore the old alleys of Shanghai, or visit Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center to know more about the past and future of Shanghai.

If you have other questions or ideas about Shanghai Disney Tour, please feel free to contact us. We are specialized in tailor-made Shanghai tours that fit you best considering your own interests, requirements, traveling time, etc.

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Useful Travel Tips

1. Tickets

The tickets of Shanghai Disney Resort are priced differently in regular days, peak seasons and peak holidays. Peak seasons include weekends, summer holidays (June ~ August) and winter holidays (January and February). Peak Holidays include Spring Festival (one week in February) and National Day (1st ~ 7th October).

Adults: 399 CNY on regular days, 575 CNY on Peak Seasons (like weekends, summer holidays and winter holiday) and 665 CNY on peak holidays (like Spring Festival and National Day).

Children Under 1.0m: free.

Children between 1.0m and 1.4m: 299 CNY on regular days, 431 CNY on peak seasons and 499 CNY on peak holidays.

Seniors (65+ years old): 299 CNY on regular days, 431 CNY on peak seasons and 499 CNY on peak holidays.

2. Dining & Food

In Disneytown, travelers can treat your taste bud to tantalizing selection of fine Shanghai dining and international favorites. Some of the selections, like Blue Frog Bar & Grill for western casual dining, Shanghai Min for authentic Shanghainese cuisine, Xin Wang for Cantonese tea house, Coconut Paradise for exotic Thai cuisine, DONDONYA for Japanese donburi rice bowl…Just try what you like.

3. Accommodation

There are two hotels in Shanghai Disney Resort – one is Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and the other is Toy Story Hotel. Shanghai Disneyland Hotel is situated on the shores of a shimmering lake which features the finest in furnishings, first-class service, magical amenities and Disney extras. While, the Toy Story Hotel takes you to step into a world of imagination inspired by the Disney Pixar film series where playthings come alive and there’s adventure around every corner. Both two hotels offer dining.

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Questions & Discussions

Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

Where to buy ticket
Is it necessary to buy online ticket or can I buy ticket from counter after reaching Disneyland?
2019-05-29 17:07

The tickets are on sale in 30 days advance. We recommend you to book from the offical website before your coming.
Office address
Hi, Do Shanghai Disneyland resort have main office address?
2019-03-19 22:29
Dear Jason,

Thanks for your question.

Shanghai Disney Resort is operated by the Walt Disney Company (China). This company is located in 222 Hubin Rd, Lu Wan District, Shanghai, 200021 (上海市卢湾区湖滨路222号 邮政编码: 200021).
Prohibited items
Are we allowed Go Pros with stick or selfie-sticks into the park? Thanks!
2018-11-25 18:48
Dear Gcorinne,

Thanks for your attention and inquiry!
We contacted the official customer service of the Shanghai Disney Resort and were told that, except camera/video camera, any other photographic equipment is not allowed to take into Disney Land. Do remember your facilities mentioned (like Go Pros, selfie-sticks…) would probably be confiscated by the security check.

Hope you enjoy your trip to Disney! Feel free to contact us if you have any problems.
Hi, i was wondering how much does it cost to get into the theme park, thx
2018-08-13 13:11
Dear Maddie,

Thanks for your question. Shanghai Disney Resort Standard Ticket cost 399 CNY on regular days, 575 CNY on Peak Seasons (like weekends, summer holidays and winter holiday) and 665 CNY on peak holidays (like Spring Festival and National Day). The ticket is free for children under 1.0m. Other children (between 1.0m and 1.4m) and the seniors (65+ years old) will enjoy a discount price – on 299 CNY on regular days, 431 CNY on peak seasons and 499 CNY on peak holidays.

Wish you have a happy journey.

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