Disneyland to close submarine ride for upgrade - KMSP-TV

Disneyland to close submarine ride for upgrade

Posted: Updated:

ANAHEIM (FOX 11/AP) - Disneyland's Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage will close for a refurbishment that won't be complete until late 2014.

Disney announced Friday that the underwater ride that circles a lagoon will close on Jan. 6. About 5 million gallons of water will be drained, then workers will make improvements to the attraction.

The Orange County Register reports the water will go into the local groundwater aquifer after it is treated.

The original Submarine Voyage debuted in 1959 and was inspired by the first nuclear-powered submarine voyage to the North Pole the year before.

The attraction was closed in 1998, and reopened in 2007 with a theme based on Pixar's "Finding Nemo" animated movie.

  • Los Angeles & SoCal NewsLos Angeles & SoCal NewsMore>>

  • UCLA Wades Through Damage From Broken Water Main Flooding

    UCLA Wades Through Damage From Broken Water Main Flooding

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:17:57 GMT
    [PHOTO GALLERY] A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture.
    [PHOTO GALLERY] A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture.
  • Teen Killed, Brother Injured In Hit And Run Accident

    Teen Killed, Brother Injured In Hit And Run Accident

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:11:43 GMT
    A 17-year-old pedestrian was killed and his brother was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in North Hollywood that may have occurred during a street race, police said.The accident occurred in the 7000 block of Whitsett Avenue around 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to an officer from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division.
    A 17-year-old pedestrian was killed and his brother was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in North Hollywood that may have occurred during a street race, police said.The accident occurred in the 7000 block of Whitsett Avenue around 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to an officer from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division.
  • Wild Police Chase Leads to Long Standoff on Malibu Hill

    Wild Police Chase Leads to Long Standoff on Malibu Hill

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:42:38 GMT
    Police foot pursuit in Malibu Cyn. Suspect flees BMW after police shootout with LAPD. The driver is suspected of firing shots at police officers in Chatsworth, Suspect dropped Gun during foot pursuit. LAPD has surrounded the male suspect near PCH and after a long standoff was taken into custody.
    Police foot pursuit in Malibu Cyn. Suspect flees BMW after police shootout with LAPD. The driver is suspected of firing shots at police officers in Chatsworth, Suspect dropped Gun during foot pursuit. LAPD has surrounded the male suspect near PCH and after a long standoff was taken into custody.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices