Location: Straight back behind Dumbo the Flying Elephant.
Date Opened: October 1, 1996
# of Shows: Continuous throughout the date, with short breaks for cast members switches.
Photos and Autographs: Yes, an official Disney photographer will be on hand to take photos for later purchase. You are free to take your own, of course.
Wait Times: 10 or 15 minutes generally. It will vary wildly depending on what else is going on in the area.
Length of Show: Varies, of course, but they'll try to move you through pretty quickly.
Queue Description: The area is made up to look like an undersea environment and the whole area is shaded.
Ride Access: Impairments of any type can be accommodated, speak with one of the cast members if needed.
Service Animals: Yes
Audio: No assistive devices are needed, though the character cast members are well trained in working with just about any type of impairment.
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History and Trivia
At this location: The attraction is built on what was the edge of the closed 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea attraction. Until that ride's lagoon was paved over in early 2005 (the attraction closed in 1994), the lagoon served as an aquatic backdrop for meeting Ariel.
The Attraction's History: When the area first opened, there was a foam-paved play area with fountains as well as simply meeting Ariel. Though those items are still in place, they have not been used for several years.