The “Swiss Family Treehouse” is based on the 1960 live action Disney feature film “Swiss Family Robinson.”
The first thing you think when you visit this “attraction” is “why?” Next you wonder why they also built it at Disneyland Paris and Tokyo. At least its predecessor at Disneyland Anaheim was converted to a Tarzan theme. No such luck in Florida.
Make no mistake, this is a treehouse and it doesn’t come with an elevator. That means navigating the 116 steps.
Along your never-ending trek will be such exciting scenes as the pulley system that uses bamboo buckets and a water wheel to get water to the top of the tree. When your attention isn’t riveted on this and the other “amazing innovations”, you’re probably considering backtracking. (Sorry, once you start, you have to keep going.)
While it does have some devotees, the “Swiss Family Treehouse” is one of those attractions that you’re most likely to try once and never bother with again.
This one of the few attractions that is totally inaccessible for people who are not ambulatory.