Animal Kingdom


Disney's Animal Kingdom ParkAnimal Kingdom is by far the LARGEST park at Disney World. In fact, it is larger than Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT all put together! A word of caution: walking around here can be tiring, so some comfy shoes are a must!

Don’t think of Animal Kingdom as a zoo, though! It is a contained, naturistic environment, and you can definitely have the time of your life over there!

Oasis

Oasis ExhibitsOnce you enter Animal Kingdom, before you get to the Tree of Life, you will encounter the Oasis Exhibits. This sort of sets the mood for the rest of the park. You will see waterfalls, plants, and a few animals roaming around. Keep your eye out for this beautiful area. Oasis Exhibits…

Discovery Island

Discovery IslandDiscover the hundreds of creatures engraved into the Tree of Life while on these trails. These gardens are amazing and it’s nice to just enjoy a moment in solitude while checking out the exotic plants and animals this peaceful area has to offer. Discovery Island…

It's Tough to Be a BugLocated inside the Tree of Life you can get a 4D feel of what it’s like in a bug’s world! As an honorary bug, you will witness first hand the hardships bugs have to go through. With great effects and surprises, this attraction is a MUST SEE for kids! It’s Tough to Be a Bug…

Camp Mickey Minnie

Festival of the Lion KingBroadway meets Africa. Join Pumbaa and friends while they sing and dance to many Lion King tunes! Try to get a seat towards the front since they call on audience members to participate. This is the most popular show at Animal Kingdom and is a MUST SEE. Festival of the Lion King…

Africa

Kilimanjaro SafarisWhy go to Africa when you can find Africa in Orlando? Experience a REAL safari with REAL animals! Get there early in the morning when the animals are the most active. We believe this is the best attraction in all of DISNEY WORLD! Therefore, yeah, it’s a MUST SEE!    Kilimanjaro Safaris…

Pangani Forest Exploration TrailLocated near the Safari ride, this exploration trail is like taking a relaxing walk through the wildlife of Africa. Get your camera ready for the many animals this walking path has to offer including the impressive lowland gorillas.  Pangani Forest Exploration Trail…

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Wildlife Express TrainThis train that takes you directly to Rafiki’s Planet Watch. This area of Animal Kingdom is where all the research and education occurs including veterinary practices, learning how meals are prepared for the animals, and what types of foods these animals prefer. Wildlife Express Train…

Affection SectionThis area is one of the only places in Animal Kingdom where you can get this close to the animals. So close that you can even touch and pet them! Sheep, goats, llamas, donkeys and more await you in this interactive affection section. Affection Section…

Conservation StationThis place is all about the preservation and conservation of wildlife and nature. There are several interactive games as well as shows for everyone to experience. It’s a back stage look at all the hard work done at Animal Kingdom. Conservation Station…

Asia

Expedition EverestExplore Mount Everest on this high-speed roller coaster ride. Learn about the myth of the Yeti who supposedly lives in the mountains. The myth becomes reality as you eventually come face to face with him as your train travels forward AND backwards! Expedition Everest…

Flights of WonderFlights of Wonder is a great entertaining show for the entire family to learn about exotic birds. You’ll see many different kinds of birds such as bald eagles, falcons, owls, cranes, hawks, macaws and parrots. Some even fly over the audience so watch your head! Flights of Wonder…

Kali River RapidsIt can get really hot in Orlando, but not to worry! No better way to cool off than on a river itself, huh?  Brave the white water rapids in this circular raft that takes you down a river modeled after the Chakranadi River in India. You will get wet! Kali River Rapids…

Maharajah Jungle TrekDon’t miss this walking trail where you can see a variety of animals such as komodo dragons, bats, and tigers. This is a must see trail at Animal Kingdom. You really feel as though you’re in the midst of a wild habitat of animals in Asia. Maharajah Jungle Trek…

Dinoland

The BoneyardLet the kids enjoy this playground filled with fun dinosaur experiences and interesting archeological facts. Slide down slides and dig up fossils in the sand. The playground has been designed to be fun and safe with cushioned grounds. The Boneyard…

DinosaurAt first, the place seems like an Institute with educational dinosaur information. However, waiting inside is a ride to the past where you experience the cataclysmic event which killed the dinosaurs. May not be suitable for some children due to dark, intense moments. Dinosaur…

Finding Nemo - The MusicalThis attraction brings Marlin, Nemo, and friends to life. Witness amazing performances from puppets to acrobatic performers. It may seem a little out of place located on the outskirts of Dinoland but it is a great show nonetheless! Finding Nemo – The Musical…

Primeval WhirlThis unique roller coaster has many twists and turns. But don’t let this ride fool you. It seems very childish but has some jerky turns. You car travels back in time so make sure you dodge the meteors and try not to become extinct like the dinosaurs! Primeval Whirl…

TriceraTop SpinTake a spin above Dinoland U.S.A. on the back of a Triceratops. It’s a fun kid-friendly ride like Dumbo the Flying Elephant but features a front AND back seat. You have to try it at least once because where else are you going to ride a flying Triceratops! TriceraTop Spin…