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Discover Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort
April 11, 2024

Disney Parks are the perfect destinations for families of all ages. One of our Get Away Today favorites is the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Not only do you get a touch of the original magic that inspired it all with Magic Kingdom, but your family can experience even more magic at Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and EPCOT.

Today we are taking a closer look at Animal Kingdom where you'll enjoy breathtaking safaris, magnificent Broadway caliber shows and one of a kind thrill rides and adventures.

With so much to see and do this guide will highlight just some of the fun you can discover during your Walt Disney World vacation.

Animal Kingdom Highlights

Animal Kingdom immerses you in the day to day life of your favorite safari animals and Disney stories. Here is a quick look at some of the best of the best at Animal Kingdom.

Animal Kingdom’s Best Attractions

1. Avatar Flight of Passage

Fly on the back of a mountain banshee during an exhilarating, 3D ride over the vast moon of Pandora on the Avatar Flight of Passage attraction. It’s one of the most popular attractions and we’re sure you’re going to love it.
2. Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Take a thrilling and heart pounding journey straight into the heart of the Himalayas. This adventurous coaster is not all what it seems. Along the way you may have a daring encounter with the legend of the Yeti.

As you make your way up the massive mountain, prepare yourself for the ride of a lifetime. Broken tracks, backwards twists and turns, and danger lurk around every corner on Expedition Everest. This ride is also an excellent option for FastPass+ to drastically cut down your wait time to experience this one of a kind adventure in the Himalayas. If you are a thrill seeker, Expedition Everest: Forbidden Journey is not to be missed.
3. Kali River Rapids

Be prepared to get wet on these winding river rapids! Taking you on a journey about forest conservation, you not only are in for an exciting ride, but you learn a lot about the importance of taking care of our earth along the way.

Located on the Chakranadi River, you take a hair raising raft ride down the untamed and scenic rapids. Kali River Rapids is the perfect way to cool off in Animal Kingdom while learning a little something important along the way.
4. Kilimanjaro Safaris

Ride through the Savanna to experience a true African Safari in a one of a kind all terrain vehicle. Make your way along the path to see animals of all kinds in their natural habitat. From lions to hippos to giraffes and warthogs, there is no better place to experience these incredible animals.
5. Festival of the Lion King

The Lion King brings the African Pride Lands to you in this interactive celebration. With the iconic songs from the movie and the imaginative and beautiful puppetry, you can experience The Lion King unlike ever before. This dazzling production performs every single day in the Harambe Theatre.

Book Your Walt Disney World Vacation

This is just a small look into what you can experience at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. There is so much more to see and do with the whole family, and even more depending on the time of year you travel.

If you’d like to stay as close as possible to Animal Kingdom during your vacation we recommend these Walt Disney World Resort hotels: Animal Kingdom is truly amazing year-round. Book your Walt Disney World package online or call our travel experts at 855-GET-AWAY.

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