First ‘Jumanji’ Theme Park Opening At UK’s Chessington World Of Adventures Resort In 2023

Specific: world of jumanji Theme Land, which is the first associated with the $2.03 billion-grossing Sony feature franchise, will open its doors in the spring of 2023 at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Chessington, UK.

Theme Land, a $20.5M development, is part of a global agreement between Columbia Pictures Location Based Entertainment and Merlin Entertainments and will be the world’s first experience that includes adventure Jumanji movies.


The entrance, which is steeped in the ominous and towering Jumanji forest that dominates the development, will serve as a starting point for guests. You will also be able to view the Jaguar Shrine structure from the movie 55 feet high in the park. More details about the wild ride will be unveiled in the near future.

Tim Harrison-Jones, Divisional Director of Chessington World of Adventures Resort, said: “What could be more exciting than bringing the global hit Jumanji film franchise to life within the largest development ever. In what it takes to create the ultimate thrill for guests, the resort already surprises everyone with over 40 wild rides and attractions, a zoo with over 1,000 majestic animals, and two themed hotels!

Jeffrey Godsick, EVP and Head of Location-Based Entertainment, Global Partnerships and Brand Management at Sony Pictures Entertainment, said, “After being entertained by films for so many years, fans now have a chance to experience Jumanji in a whole new dimension and beyond. We are thrilled to be on this exciting adventure with the creative team at Chessington as Jumanji expands with its own themed land. ,