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Disney's Animal Kingdom Attractions

Disney's Animal Kingdom Rides and Attractions

Notes: C- Cool! You Must See This  - Kids Will Love These

Africa Attractions and Rides

Kilimanjaro Safaris ***** C

Kilimanjaro Safaris-Jambo safari Bwana!

Ride Length: 20 minutes
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Travel on trams through a Disney-made safari to get a close look at monkeys, elephants, lions, antelopes, and
more animals (the trams have a guide with pictures and the names of the animals). Each safari ride is unique
because different animals are visible each time. Ride early or take advantage of Fastpass at this ride. No trip to the Animal Kingdom is complete without a visit to the Kilimanjaro Safaris.

 

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail *****

Animal Kingdom Attractions. This walking tour features gorillas, hippos, and birds.

This walking tour features gorillas, hippos, and birds.

 

Rafiki's Planet Watch *
Travel Time: 15 minutes each way, Trains leave every 5-7 minutes.
Also known as Conservation Station, guests must take a 15-minute train ride to reach this attraction. Once there, visitors have a variety of ecological exhibits to see - Habitat Habit, Conservation Station, and Affection Section. Future vets will love this exhibit and small children will enjoy the petting zoo. However, for some people, it's a long train ride for a lack-lustre exhibit.

 

Camp Minnie-Mickey Rides and Shows

Festival Of The Lion King ***** C

Festival of the Lion King

Show Length: 30 minutes
This live action show combines song, dance, and acrobatics in a festival no one should miss. Simba and friends lead the crowd in many Lion King tunes as spectacular dance performances are witnessed. Line up early for this show as it is the best show in the park (and the most popular).

Pocahontas and Her Forest Friends ***

Sadly attraction at Animal Kindom is currently closed.

Show Length: 12 minutes
Pocahontas and Grandmother Willow (with the help of live animals) star in this show about protecting the
forests. The show is outdoors and there is very limited seating in the shade, so go early in the day to avoid the heat.
Character Greeting in Camp Minnie-Mickey **** ☺
Get autographs and pictures with Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, and other characters.

Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade
Parade Length: 15 minutes


Dinoland USA Attractions and Rides

Dinosaur (Countdown To Extinction) ***** C

Dinosaur (Countdown To Extinction)

Height Restriction: 40"
Ride Length: 3 minutes
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Travel back 65 million years in time to save dinosaurs from extinction. In 12-seat time travel vehicles, visitors take a bumpy ride (since opening, the ride has changed so that it doesn't throw you around as much) where they encounter dinosaurs (might be too intense for young children) and meteors.

Finding Nemo: The Musical *****

Animal Kindom musical stage show brings to life an abridged version of the hit movie Finding Nemo

Show Length: 30 minutes
This musical stage show brings to life an abridged version of the hit movie Finding Nemo. Join Nemo, Marlin, Dori and all your favorite characters as they perform original music created especially for this show.

The Boneyard *** C
A playgroup for kids created to look like a dig site. There is even a fake woolly mammoth to dig up

 

TriceraTop Spin ****

This attraction is part of the new Chester and Hester's Dino-Rama

Part of the new Chester and Hester's Dino-Rama, each flying triceratop holds four people and has the ability to move up and down and tilt while in flight. This ride is similar to Dumbo at the Magic Kingdom.

 

Primeval Whirl ****

The Primeval Whirl is much less scary than a typical roller coaster attractions

Height Restriction: 48"
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This spinning roller coaster takes riders back in time and concludes by going through a dinosaur's mouth. The Primeval Whirl is much less scary than a typical roller coaster and the spinning is less intense than a typical tilta-whirl type of ride.

 

Dino Sue: An exact copy of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered.

 

Fossil Fun Games
Play Carnival Games at the new Chester and Hester's Dino-Rama.


Discovery Island Attractions

It's Tough To Be a Bug! *****

Join Flik and friends to see life through a bug's perspective at Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Show Length: 8 minutes
Join Flik and friends to see life through a bug's perspective. This 3-D show initiates the audience to be bugs for a day. The audience has many surprises awaiting them during the performance - it's visual as well as tactile. The theater is extremely dark and some small children have become frightened by this show. It is a bugs life after all!

 

The Tree Of Life

As the centerpiece of the Animal Kingdom, the Tree of Life is 14 stories high and has 325 animals

As the centerpiece attraction of the Animal Kingdom, the Disney Tree of Life is 14 stories high and has 325 animals.

 

Discovery Island Trails
Located at the bottom of The Tree of Life, this trail allows visitors to get an up close view of wildlife & vegetation


Asia Attractions, Rides and Shows

Expedition Everest ***** C

Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden...

Height Restriction: 44"
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While travelling the base of Mount Everest on an old railway, your train unexpectedly reaches the end of the
track. This roller coaster, that travels both backwards and forwards, concludes after guests face the abominable snowman. Tip - Avoid long lines by taking advantage of the single rider line!

Kali River Rapids ***** C

Visitors to Kali River Rapids travel in groups of twelve on large circular rafts down the Chakranadi River

Height Restriction: 38"
Ride Length: 5 minutes
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Visitors to Kali River Rapids travel in groups of twelve on large circular rafts down the Chakranadi River. While traveling down the river, the rafts encounter waterfalls - both going down one and going under one. The raft spins, so it is impossible to know which side of the raft will get wet. Tip - - The sign out front says you will get wet. It should be corrected - YOU WILL GET SOAKED!!! Bring an extra set of clothes - including underwear - for after this ride. Also, you are no longer allowed to take your socks and shoes off, so plan accordingly. Keep your feet above the silver ring to avoid getting totally soaked.

 

Flights Of Wonders ****

Learn more about our feathered friends through this entertaining show.

Show Length: 25 minutes
Learn more about our feathered friends through this entertaining show. You will get close to the birds - large birds fly across the audience only a few feet from the heads of guest.

 

Maharajah Jungle Trek ****

This walking tour allows guests to get an up close look at animals such as tigers, Komodo dragons, deer, exotic birds, and more.

This walking tour allows guests to get an up close look at animals such as tigers, Komodo dragons, deer, exotic birds, and more.