The Pirates of the Caribbean ride is one of the most popular attractions at Disneyland. Found in New Orleans Square in Disneyland Park, this ride features plenty of pirate action. The theme largely revolves around the Pirate of the Caribbean movie series, and among the highlights are the appearances of Captain Jack Sparrow (more recently added to the ride after the movies came out). His intent is to evade various pursuers while searching for a lost treasure chest. Animatronic figures serve as the actors, and the result is a fun-filled drama that is appropriate for kids and adults alike.
On the Pirates of the Caribbean Disneyland ride, you can expect to have a swashbuckling good time. After boarding a boat, guests pass along an area that is reminiscent of the Louisiana bayou before descending into a series of underwater caves. These caves include the caves of Dead Man's Grotto, which are filled with pirate skeletons and stolen treasures. Eventually, the boat passes through a misty cloud, and this is where the action heats up. Captain Jack Sparrow refuses to surrender to Captain Barbossa amidst exploding cannonballs and pirates can be witnessed setting a town on fire. At the end of it all, Jack Sparrow can be seen basking with the lost treasure that he was drunkenly searching for.
There are no height restrictions for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland, though it should be noted that the special effects can prove frightening for younger children. The same can be said about the Haunted Mansion ride, which is another attraction that can be found at New Orleans Square. Rounding out the main New Orleans Square attractions is the Disneyland Railroad. This train ride around Disneyland Park is very suitable for children of all ages.