Zootopia-Themed Land: Cutting-Edge Technology & Captivating Storytelling

By That's Shanghai, September 6, 2023

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Shanghai Disney Resort announces the grand unveiling of the world's first Zootopia-themed land, where technological innovation and Disney's exceptional storytelling converge to create an unparalleled and immersive experience. This groundbreaking achievement epitomizes Disney's commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation while preserving the magic of storytelling.


Fully Zootopified Land: A Feast for the Senses

Step into the vibrant mammalian metropolis of Zootopia at Shanghai Disneyland, where every facet of this themed experience is meticulously "Zootopified" to immerse visitors in the beloved world. The magic of Disney's storytelling, creativity, and an extraordinary attention to detail elevate the theme park experience to exhilarating new heights.


Culinary Delights: From Screen to Plate

Immersive dining experiences are integral to the memories created at Shanghai Disney Resort. Guests can indulge in a range of Zootopia-themed desserts, snacks, drinks, and more, each a Disney signature take on storytelling-based food and beverage.

  • Jumbeaux's Cafe: Inspired by the iconic elephant-run ice cream shop, this whimsical eatery welcomes animals of all sizes and even features a lower take-out window for smaller customers.

  • Disney Zootopia Popsicle: Crafted in partnership with Mengniu, the Official Dairy and Ice Cream Provider of Shanghai Disney Resort, this faithful replica of the film's beloved treat is flavored with hawthorn berries, delighting Chinese guests with its vibrant palette and unique taste.

  • Chocolate Marshmallow: A reimagined version of the Jumbo-pop, now a raspberry-flavored marshmallow, provides a variety of options for guests.

  • Mini Chocolate Bar: For a quick bite, a smaller-sized version of the Jumbo-pop is available.

  • Donuts: Officer Clawhauser's favorite snack is offered in two sizes, catering to animals of all appetites.

  • More to Come: Expect a plethora of Zootopia-inspired culinary creations, including the Disney Zootopia Blueberry Pie and Carrot Shaped Lollipop, with more delights in the pipeline.

Beyond delectable treats, Zootopia offers food and beverage souvenirs, bringing iconic scenes from the film to life to enhance the dining experience.


Metropolitan Lifestyle: Dressing the Zootopian Way

Zootopification extends beyond food, guiding the design of shopping experiences and merchandise offerings. Fashions by Fru Fru, a merchandise store in Zootopia, reflects the vibrant personality of its owner, featuring colorful exteriors and guarded by Koslov, one of Mr. Big's polar bear "henchbears."

Visitors can take home cherished Zootopia memories through a captivating array of products and exclusive collections, ensuring they carry the spirit of Zootopia long after their visit.


Breathtaking Technological Innovation: Blending Reality and Fantasy

Inside the Zootopia-themed land, Shanghai Disney Resort seamlessly merges groundbreaking technology with Disney's storytelling prowess.

Sophisticated Audio-Animatronics: Audio-Animatronics technology, an integral part of Disney park experiences, has reached new levels of complexity. Imagineers have applied the latest innovations, reflecting a new generation of fully electric systems that enhance the entire Zootopia experience.

  • Zootopia Transit Authority: Boasts a state-of-the-art "hyper-tube," and visitors can spot a full-sized giraffe running on a treadmill inside Zootopia Fitness.

  • Zootopia: Hot Pursuit: The major attraction welcomes guests as rookies in the Zootopia Police Department, where they embark on a thrilling adventure alongside Officer Clawhauser, Officers Judy Hopps, and Nick Wilde. Advanced Audio-Animatronics technology brings Zootopia's citizens to life, delivering an extraordinary degree of realism.

Zootopia: Hot Pursuit - A Technological Marvel: Combining a trackless ride system with multiple leading technologies, this attraction provides exhilarating turns, spins, slides, and drops on a mission to rescue Gazelle from her kidnapper, Bellwether.


nnovation Beyond the Land: Building Information Modeling and real-time testing played crucial roles in the creation of Zootopia. Cutting-edge projection effects seamlessly integrate media-based characters into dimensional scenes.

Every corner of the Zootopia land, from Zootopia Central Station to the Tiger Dance Club, immerses guests in the colorful and vivid world of Zootopia, full of hidden details and surprises.

[All images provided to That's via Shanghai Disney Resort]

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