The Tropical Serenade (a.k.a. The Enchanted Tiki Birds) was a “must-see” during my family’s yearly visits to Walt Disney World in the 1970s. It was my niece (who was a year older than me) who insisted that this be the first attraction we always experienced (I went for the Jungle Cruise as our second). As the years went by, I appreciated the attraction more and more. By the early 1990s, I stumbled across Martin Denny reissue CDs, fell in love with exotica music, and my path ...
Let’s take a visual tour of the Sunshine Tree Pavillion with photos taken between 1992-1993, when The Tropical Serenade (better know as The Enchanted Tiki Room) was in its full glory, prior to the conversion into the “Under New Management” show.