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Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Disney storytelling comes to life in a kingdom brimming with fun, wonder and adventure. With over 20 attractions throughout 5 unforgettable lands, you will savor beautiful landscapes, exotic animals, shows, the majesty of nature and thrilling attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Park offers exciting animal adventures and unique encounters with real, exotic animals. Take a fun-filled safari expedition and ride through the savannah in an open-air safari vehicle. Face prehistoric giant dinosaurs, or venture into an Asian rainforest at this magical adventure park.

Enjoy thrilling attractions such as Expedition Everest, a high-speed train adventure and amazing live shows like Festival of the Lion King and "Finding Nemo – The Musical," a live 30-minute musical show. Animal Kingdom other highlights include Kilimanjaro Safaris, Pangani Forest Exploration Trail, Maharajah Jungle Trek, Kali River Rapids, DINOSAUR and much more.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Osceola Parkway,
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Park Hours: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Extra Magic Hours 7:00am – 8:00am

Park Hours https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/calendars/five-day/ Park Ticket and Resort Pricing https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/tickets/

At 403 acres Disney's Animal Kingdom is several times the size of the Magic Kingdom, and is the largest in area of all Disney theme parks.

Disney's Animal Kingdom park, is divided into six zones: Oasis (the entrance area); Discovery Island (with the Tree of Life at its center); and the lands of Camp Minnie-Mickey (the main children's zone), Africa, Asia, Rafiki's Planet Watch, and Dinoland USA.

Must do at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Experience the wonder of the African savannah on Kilimanjaro Safaris.
Fill your eyes and ears with the most colorful pageantry offered at a Disney Park by sitting in on a performance of "Festival of the Lion King."
Grab a spot on the parade-route for "Mickey's Jammin' Jungle" daily parade

Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom Attractions

Camp Minnie-Mickey:

Festival of The Lion King
Pocahontas and Her Forest Friends
Character Greeting in Camp Minnie-Mickey
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade

Discovery Island:

It's Tough To Be a Bug!®
The Tree Of Life
Discovery Island™ Trails

Africa:

Kilimanjaro Safaris®
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Conservation Station®

Asia:

Expedition Everest
Kali River Rapids®
Flights of Wonder
Maharajah Jungle Trek

Dinoland U.S.A.®:

Meet Lucky the Dinosaur
DINOSAUR
Tarzan™ Rocks
The Boneyard®
TriceraTop Spin
Primeval Whirl®
Dino-Sue
Fossil Fun Games

 

Opened: April 22, 1998
Area: 403 acres

Featured Attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Expedition Everest – Board a high-speed train and zip through the misty unknown. But beware of the fierce Yeti.

Finding Nemo – The Musical

TriceraTop Spin

Primeval Whirl

DINOSAUR

Kilimanjaro Safaris – An open-air safari vehicle takes you on an exciting expedition through an African-style savannah where giraffes, gazelles, elephants and lions roam freely.

Mickey's Jammin Jungle Parade – Roll with Mickey and the gang as they blaze new trails in a caravan of crazy safari vehicles.

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Disney's FASTPASS® tickets are available at the following Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park Rides and Attractions, and are subject to availability:

Dinosaur
Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
It's Tough to be a Bug!
Kali River Rapids
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Primeval Whirl

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Disney's Epcot Center Universal Studios
Disney's Hollywood Studios SeaWorld Orlando
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Note: Maps are available at Guest Relations, at the entrance to the park.

Directions to Disney's Animal Kingdom

Interstate 4 (I-4) provides access to all of Walt Disney World theme parks including Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Exit 65 will take you to Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Exit
Interstate 4Take Exit 65 to

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park,
ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex,
Disney's Blizzard Beach
Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course

Parking at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Parking is available at all 4 Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and rates at each lot is the same rate per day:

• Automobile, taxi, limo or motorcycle: $14.00
• Camper, trailer or RV: $15.00
• Bus or tractor trailer: $18.00

Once you pay for the day, you may park at any of the Walt Disney Theme Parks.
Disney Resort Guests receive complimentary parking.

Prices subject to change without notice.

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