World’s first Jumanji-themed land to launch at Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures and Sony Pictures Entertainment are opening the £17 million “World of Jumanji” in spring 2023.

It is the globe’s first themed land for the Jumanji film franchise and the single largest investment in the history of Chessington World of Adventures.

The proposed designs shown a huge entrance portal shrouded in the jungle and a 55ft tall Jaguar shrine structure.

More details about the rides, attractions and experiences in World of Jumanji will be shared in the coming months.

Tim Harrison-Jones, Divisional Director at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, said: “What could be more exciting than bringing the global hit Jumanji film franchise to life within the single largest development Chessington has ever seen.

“We know what it takes to create the ultimate adventure for our guests; spread over 128 acres the resort already delivers surprises around every corner with over 40 wild rides and attractions, a zoo with over 1,000 majestic animals and two themed hotels, plus glamping.”

Jeffrey Godsick, of Sony Pictures Entertainment, said: “After being entertained by the films for so many years, fans now have the chance to experience Jumanji in a whole new dimension and we are thrilled to be going on this exciting adventure with the creative team at Chessington as Jumanji further expands with its very own themed land.”