“Behold the Magic of Nature with Rare Animals and World-Class Entertainment” – Walt Disney World
Animal Kingdom Theme Park, the largest and newest gate at Walt Disney World opened its doors on April 22nd, 1998. It consists of six lands, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Discovery Island, DinoLand U.S.A, Asia, Africa and Pandora. The park boasts rare character meet and greets such as Pocahontas, Timone, Tarzan, Baloo & King Louie, as well as Doug & Russel. It’s also home to Expedition Everest: Legend of the Hidden Mountain, Avatar Flight of Passage, and Dinosaur! Some of Walt Disney Worlds biggest and best thrill rides.
Lands and Attractions
Animal Kingdom with its rich culture and beautifully crafted lands whisks you off to far away continents like Africa and Asia as well as far off worlds like Pandora. Whether you want to stroll at a leisurely pace enjoying the scenic park or soar with mystical creatures of far off planets- this park has an adventure for you.
The Oasis – Is the first of the worlds you see upon entering the park. Its lush vegetation and running streams are home to several bird species. It is also the gateway into the park- transporting you into the beauty that is Animal Kingdom Park. It is here you will find the parks famous Macaw Parrots residing.
Discovery Island- This lush garden Island with its winding paths and trails acts as the parks central hub. With its feature – the Tree of Life standing proudly over- Discovery Island is a world of fun waiting to be had. From “It’s Tough to be a Bug” to its lively music and shops it has something for everyone.
- Discovery Island Trails
- it’s Tough to be a Bug!
- Tree of Life
- Wilderness Explorers
- Adventurers outpost
- Meet Pocahontas
- Meet Doug and Russell
- Tree of Life Awakenings
- Viva Gaia Street Band
Rafiki’s Planet Watch- This remote portion of Animal Kingdom Theme Park is devoted to the preservation and conservation of animals. It consists of the conservation station and the Habitat Habit! Here there are fun educational exhibits, animals are rehabilitated, and other educational experiences are had for the guest of the park, all revolving around world conservation and awareness for the creatures that share our planet.
Asia- Here the park is transformed to the continent of Asia. This portion of the park, home to Expedition Everest: Legend of the Hidden Mountain, Kahli River Rapids, and one half of the Rivers of Light Theatre, is adorned with flags, gorgeous statues and picturesque views.
- Expedition Everest – Legend of the forbidden Mountain
- Kali River Rapids
- Maharajah Jungle Trek
- Up! A Great Bird Adventure
Africa- Here you will be transported to a small village in Africa ” Harambe”. With its Kilimanjaro Safari’s, Tam Tam Drummers and Festival of the Lion King. This portion of the park is sure to be a show stopper for anyone in your party.
- African Birds
- African Elephants
- Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
- Kilimanjaro Safaris
- Wildlife Express Train
- Festival of the Lion King
- Tam Tam Drummers of Harambe
Pandora- Be transported into the world of Avatar when you visit Pandora at Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Take a journey down the Navi River on Navi River Journey and meet the shaman of song or fly on the back of a banshee on Avatar Flight of Passage! Anyway you go, you are sure to
- Avatar Flight of Passage
- Na’vi River Journey
- Pandora Utility SuitSwotu Wayä Na’vi Drum Ceremony
- Pandora Utility Suit
DinoLand U.S.A – Spin back in time to the prehistoric in DinoLand U.S.A. From Dinosaur to the Boneyard there is an attraction here for everyone, there’s no bones about it!
- The Boneyard
- Fossil Fun Games
- Primeval Whirl
- TriceraTop Spin
- Finding Nemo the Musical
- Donald’s Dino-Bash!
Dining around the Park
With over thirty dining choices, from delectable African inspired fare in Harambe, to the egg rolls at Yak and Yeti, there is a vast amount of irresistible food for everyone in your party! The flavors are sure to amaze you!
There are four Table Service restaurants located throughout the park:
There are seven quick-service restaurants located throughout the park:
- Flame Tree Barbecue
- Satu’li Canteen
- Harambe Market
- Yak & Yeti Local Foods Café
- Creature Comforts ( Starbucks)
- Dino Diner
There are several snack locations throughout the park:
- Tamu Tamu Refreshments
- Anandapur Ice Cream Truck
- Caravan Road
- Dino Bite Snacks
- Eight Spoon Café
- Harabe Fruit Market
- Isle of Java
- Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery
- Pongu Pongu
- Safari Bar
- The Smiling Crocodile
- Terra Treats
- Trilo Bites
- Warung Outpost
- Yak & Yeti™ Quality Beverages
Signature Dining Experiences
- Festival of the Lion King Signature Dining Package – Tier I
- Festival of the Lion King Signature Dining Package – Tier II
- Rivers of Light Dessert Party
- Rivers of Light Dining Package