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ORLANDO (CBSMiami) – This summer visitors to the Walt Disney World Resort will be able to travel to a land of wonder and beauty as the “World Of Avatar” opens at the Animal Kingdom.

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During a company shareholders meeting, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the park’s newest addition open May 27th.

Inspired by Academy-award winning filmmaker James Cameron’s box-office hit, “AVATAR,” the new 12-acre land will immerse guests in the lush world of Pandora where they can take part in two new adventures.

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In Avatar Flight of Passage, guests will ride flying banshees in a soaring flight through the jungles and floating mountains, and over the majestic oceans of this colorful world.

On the family-friendly Na’vi River Journey guests “will sail down a sacred river hidden within a glowing rainforest. The expedition will end in an unforgettable encounter with a Na’vi Shaman, a figure who has a deep connection to the life force of Pandora,” according to a statement from Disney.

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Guests will be able to check out some ‘native cuisine’ at the Satu’li Canteen, grab a drink at Pongu Pongu, and shop for “Na’vi cultural items, toys, science kits, and more” at Windtraders.