Today was the last day that visitors could see Pandadroom! It’s been showing at the park for the last 17 years, but soon we will have new 4D show Fabula to enjoy.
If you’ve never seen Pandadroom, here’s a video of the show taken by Eftelwesley:
A short trailer for Fabula has arrived on Efteling’s YouTube channel. It’s only 40 seconds long, but gives a little look at the squirrel and bear characters that will be in the new attraction. Of particular interest to us in the UK, the studio animating the film is Aardman (Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run etc).
The renewed attraction opens later this year, and is costing Efteling €3.5 million; bargain! The restaurant Octopus will also be freshened up. From the Efteling blog:
‘The restaurant will have more seats inside and outside and a new menu with fresh and responsible meat, fish and vegan dishes‘
The last day guests can visit Pandadroom will be November 3rd.
I’m a little late posting about this, so you may have already heard…
Although not officially confirmed, Pandadroom is rumoured to be getting an update at long last. The attraction has been open since 2002, and had never been a fan favourite. The technology in Pandadroom has become very outdated, leaving the attraction feeling stagnant, and definitely something to miss out on a visit to the park.
The new film is reported to be called Fabula and will feature a bear and a squirrel, keeping the nature theme.
The gift shop and restaurant will also supposedly be given a revamp.
This year, The Bob coaster which is very close to Pandadroom, will close and be demolished, to be replaced with a double coaster called Max and Moritz.