Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is an exciting theme park featuring live animals, rides, shows, and exhibits. Arrive early because the animals are out in the morning and move under shade when it gets hot. One of the most popular attractions is the Kilimanjaro Safaris ride that puts you right in the middle of an adventure in the African Serengeti. In the center of the park is the Tree of Life, with the It's Tough to be a Bug's Life 3-D attraction inside the tree.

The newest and most thrilling attraction at Animal Kingdom is Expedition Everest: Legend of the Forbidden Mountain. On this ride, you travel through Mount Everest and try to escape the Yeti. The Yeti rips the track and sends you on a wild adventure. This ride is an experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the lands of Africa and Asia, which include popular attractions such as Kali River Rapids and the Maharajah Jungle Trek. Dinoland USA celebrates the prehistoric age with Chester and Hester's Dinorama and Dinosaur. Take a train ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch to learn about the conservation efforts that the wildlife teams are working towards. You never know what adventures await you at Disney's Animal Kingdom.  Have a wild time!

Oasis - Garden paradise of exotic plants & animals
  Front Entrance Pictures
        Attraction         
 

1 - The Oasis Exhibits

         Dining

2 - Rainforest Cafe

        Shopping
  2 - The Outpost Shop
  3 - Garden Gate Gifts
   

Discovery Island - Tree of Life; Central hub of Animal Kingdom

  Tree of Life Awakenings
        Attractions
  4 -  Wilderness Explorers
  5 -  It's Tough to be a Bug
  6 -  Discovery Island Trails
  7 -  Adventurers Outpost
        Dining
8 - Eight Spoon Cafe
  8 - Feeding Ground
  9 - Smiling Crocodile
  10 - Flame Tree Barbecue
  11 - Isle of Java
  12 - Tiffins
  13 - Nomad Lounge
14 - Pizzafari
  15 - Creature Comforts Starbucks
  16 - Terra Treats
        Shopping
  17 - Island Mercantile
  18 - Riverside Depot
  19 - Discovery Trading Company
   

Africa - Explore the African savannah

        Attractions
  20 - Festival of the Lion King
  21 - Kilimanjaro Safaris
  22 - Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
  23 - Rafiki's Wildlife Express Train
        Dining
  24 - Harambe Fruit Market
  25 - Harambe Market
  26 - Tamu Tamu Refreshments
  27 - Dawa Bar
  28 - Tusker House Restaurant
  28 - Donald's Safari Breakfast at Tusker House
  29 - Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery
        Shopping
  25 - Duka la Filimu
  30 - Mombasa Marketplace
  31 - Zuri's Sweets Shop
   

Rafiki's Planet Watch - Learn about our world & preserving it

        Attractions
  32 - Habitat Habit
  32 - Rafiki's Wildlife Express Train
  33 - Conservation Station
  34 - Affection Section
   

Asia - Dive into the mysteries of Southeast Asia

        Attractions
  35 - Flights of Wonder
  36 - Maharajah Jungle Trek
  37 - Kali River Rapids
  38 - Expedition Everest
  48 - Rivers of Light
        Dining
  39 - Caravan Road
  40 - Mr. Kamal's
  41 - Warung Outpost
  42 - Yak & Yeti Restaurant
  43 - Yak & Yeti Local Food Cafe
  44 - Yak & Yeti Quality Beverages
  45 - Anandapur Ice Cream Truck
  46 - Thirsty River Bar & Trek Snacks
        Shopping
  37 - Mandala Gifts
  47 - Serka Zong Bazaar
   

DinoLand USA - Discover dinosaurs in a new way

        Attractions
  48 - The Boneyard
  49 - Fossil Fun Games
  50 - Finding Nemo - The Musical
  51 - Primeval Whirl
  52 - TriceraTop Spin
  53 - Dinosaur
        Dining
  54 - Restaurantosaurus
  55 - Dino-Bite Snacks
  56 - Trilo-Bites
  57 - Dino Diner
        Shopping
58 - Chester & Hester's Dinosaur Treasures
  59 - The Dino Institute Shop
Pandora - The World of Avatar
   

Extinct Attractions & Shows

  Beastly Bazaar
  Creature Comforts
  Disney Outfitters
  Jungle Book Alive with Magic
  Mickey's Jammin Jungle Parade (Parade we were in twice)
  Tarzan Rocks!
  Village Beatniks
   

Camp Minnie-Mickey - A Mountain Retreat (Extinct)

        Attractions
  Good Times Gathering Spot
  Greeting Trails
  Pocahontas and her Forest Friends
         Dining
  Campfire Treats
  Camp Kiosk Funnel Cakes
   

 The Oasis  - This gateway to the adventures of Disney's Animal Kingdom is a cool, natural place of flowering glades and tumbling waterfalls. Guests explore several lush paths that lead to natural animal habitats of miniature deer, brilliant macaws, an anteater, iguanas and tree kangaroos. The park is laid out in a classic hub-and-spoke Disney style. Here's a tour:
 Discovery Island  - Towering 145 feet above this island village of brightly colored shops and restaurants is the giant Tree of Life, the park's centerpiece and principal icon. 325 images of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects are intricately carved into its trunk and branches. Several species of animals including Galapagos tortoises and red kangaroos live in pools and meadows around its base. Deep inside the trees is a 430-seat 3-D film/special effects theater featuring "It's Tough to be a Bug!", the hilarious 3-D spectacular crawling with special effects. Flik and Hopper from Disney/Pixar's A Bug's Life are joined by an all-new cast of creepin', leapin' characters that'll have you screaming with laughter. Bridges lead across Discovery River to other lands and attractions.
 DinoLand USA  - Begins in an open-air, paleontological dig where scientists have reassembled gigantic dinosaur skeletons in The Boneyard, a playground for families and an introduction to one of the park's most thrilling adventures, DINOSAUR, where huge dinosaurs move and breathe with life-like realism. Adventurers take a fantastic, careening, high-speed journey back 65 million years through a primeval forest in a desperate race to save the "last dinosaur" from threatened extinction in the fiery crash of a giant asteroid. Nearby, is "The Boneyard", a hands-on dino dig site. Come dig up a life-size woolly mammoth skeleton. Then climb, slide and slither around the prehistoric playground. An outdoor amphitheater, Theater in the Wild, features "Tarzan Rocks!" a live musical stage show based on the Disney animated feature film, "Tarzan." Dinosaur Jubilee celebrates the discovery of dinosaur artifacts, complete with genuine casts of one-of-a-kind dinosaur skeletons. DinoLand U.S.A. is presented by McDonald's.
 Africa  - Expeditions into the wilds of Africa begin at the edge of a typical wildlife reserve in the coastal village of Harambe, with its bustling marketplace, white-washed walls and reed-thatched roofs typical of present-day Swahili architecture. A huge, gnarled baobab tree, traditional icon of the African savannah, serves as the starting point for Kilimanjaro Safaris. Traveling in large, open-sided safari lorries, guests follow bumpy trails exploring 110 acres of forests, rivers, hills and grasslands filled with free-roaming antelope, rhinos, hippopotamus, zebra, crocodiles, baboons and other creatures. The high adventure culminates in a race to save an elephant herd from a gang of dangerous ivory poachers. The journey ends at Pangani Forest Exploration Trail where guests can disembark and walk through a bamboo jungle inhabited by two troops of lowland gorillas, see hippos from an underwater viewing area and explore a forest of exotic birds. And they can board the well-worn steam trains of Wildlife Express to Rafiki's Planet Watch for a backstage look at the veterinary headquarters and center for Disney's Animal Kingdom conservation programs. Visitors can enjoy interactive experiences and meet wildlife experts to discover how they can help endangered animals around the world. In The Affection Section, guests meet and touch fascinating animals.
 Asia  - Guests explore an ancient palace and exotic rainforest where jungle animals inhabit mysterious ruins along Maharajah Jungle Trek. Tigers, gibbons, giant fruit bats and other animals roam freely and fly without apparent barriers from guests or one another. Most thrilling of the new Asia adventures is Kali River Rapids, a white-water raft adventure along a raging river through a rainforest threatened by lumber operations. You will get wet! Caravan Stage features "Flights of Wonder," an exciting free-flying demonstration of the many skills of falcons, owls and other exotic birds in performances several times each day. The open-air theater seats 1,000. Live bands, "Streetmosphere" characters and other moving entertainment add to the non-stop fun at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
The park also includes a 100-acre parking area for 6,000 vehicles, plus many shops and restaurants and snack facilities including Rainforest Cafe at the main entrance, Flame Tree Barbecue, Yak and Yeti, Pizzafari, Restaurantosaurus and Tusker House Restaurant.
 
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