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Expedition Everest Reopening In April, Will Be Added To Genie+

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Expedition Everest Reopening In April, Will Be Added To Genie+

Who’s ready to ride Expedition Everest again?

The roller coaster is reopening after a lengthy refurbishment on April 16, 2022 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

But, that’s not the only news we have. Upon its return, Expedition Everest will be included in the Disney Genie+ service through at least August 7.

During this time, the roller coaster will not be available to purchase as an Individual Lightning Lane selection, just like Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Hollywood Studios, Frozen Ever After at Epcot, and Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Frozen Ever After, and Space Mountain all transitioned over to Genie+ beginning February 25. At this time, Expedition Everest was closed for refurbishment, so it was unclear if it would do the same.

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Typically, these attractions are not included in the list of available Genie+ attractions, but instead as an additional, separate individual Lighting Lane purchase. They can range between $7 and $15 per person.

Previously, we saw Walt Disney World briefly shift these pay-to-ride attractions to Genie+ over the holidays. It seems Disney continues to make this call as a way to handle the big crowds.

It’s unclear if these attractions will once again be available to book via the pay-per-ride option after August 7, but, as always, we’ll keep you in the loop.

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