As a Disney enthusiast, I have to say that Pirates of the Caribbean is my all-time favorite ride. From the moment you step into the queue, the immersive theming transports you to a world of adventure and swashbuckling pirates. The slow-moving boat ride takes you through a series of animatronic scenes that are incredibly detailed and realistic. My tip for this ride is to ride it later in the evening when the wait times are lower and the ride is even more atmospheric with the dim lighting. And keep an eye out for the hidden Mickey in the treasure room scene!
After riding Pirates of the Caribbean, I highly recommend stopping by the Blue Bayou Restaurant for a meal. Located within the same attraction, this restaurant is designed to look like a New Orleans-style courtyard at night, complete with fireflies and crickets chirping. The menu features Cajun and Creole-inspired dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, and Monte Cristo sandwiches. It’s the perfect way to continue the immersive experience and indulge in some delicious food.