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What's New and Coming to Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World
February 27, 2017
Author: Jordan Ulibarri

There is so much magic happening this year at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, we don't want you to miss out on all the fun! Today, we show you what's new at Animal Kingdom! Catch new entertainment and an upcoming expansion, both of which are unlike anything ever seen at Walt Disney World.  

Animal Kingdom Walt Disney World 2017

Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is full on wonder, life and magic unlike anywhere else. And 2017 is the year for it to get even better! We are here with a quick guide of what's new at Animal Kingdom: 

Rivers of Light: One of the most anticipated shows at Disney World has deputed to rave reviews earlier this month. Rivers of Light is a water nighttime spectacular and completely new at Animal Kingdom. Experience the beauty and wonder of water, sound and light as animal spirits take you on a journey around the world. 

For a real VIP experience, book one of the Rivers of Light dining packages. Your package includes your meal at either Tiffins or Tusker House Restaurant in Animal Kingdom, and a preferred viewing ticket for the night's show. You can also get reserved viewing using your Fastpass+ for the show, or choose to get a spot in the stand-by viewing area.

No matter the area from which you view the new Rivers of Light show, you'll definitely want to see it! Check out what some Disney World guests think of the all new Rivers of Light nighttime spectacular: 

Pandora - The World of Avatar: One of the most anticipated additions that will be new at Animal Kingdom this year, is a whole new land opening May 27, 2017. Pandora - The World of Avatar takes you to the land of the Na'vi with incredible and inspiring experiences unlike anything before.

You will be completely immersed in the World of Avatar and enjoy two brand new attractions. Avatar Flight of Passage will allow you to fly on a banshee on a wild, aerial tour of Pandora. The Na'vi River Journey will take you on a nighttime cruise through this magical land. You can expect some extraordinary effects, stories and so much more. To say this is something new at Animal Kingdom is an understatement. 

Here is a sneak peak at Pandora - The World of Avatar with the creator of the film, James Cameron: 

For a more in depth look at Pandora - The World of Avatar, check out our Pandora article that goes over everything you need to know about this new land. 

These are just a few of the huge and amazing things that will be new at Animal Kingdom and Disney World in 2017. Stay tuned right here, for more info as we get closer to the openings! 

Of course, there the Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is home to some of our favorite attractions as well. In addition to experiencing the new nighttime Rivers of Light show and an all new land, Pandora: The World of Avatar, you can still have an adventure on Expedition Everest, see animals in their natural habitats on the Kilimanjaro Safari and so much more.

Whether you are looking to experience an all new adventure or be immersed in a completely unique world, Walt Disney World is the place for you. There is so much that will be new at Animal Kingdom this year, now is the time to go! Book your Disney World vacation online or call our travel agents at 855-GET-AWAY. 

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