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10 Reasons We’re Crazy About Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Rafiki's Planet Watch

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park presents several unique opportunities for getting up close and personal with real-life wild animals. Among the many exotic encounters to be had here, Rafiki’s Planet Watch stands out as an awesome area dedicated to the care and conservation of resident animals while also serving to provide educational explorations to visiting guests. While there are many reasons ...

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7 Fun Facts About Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest At Disney World

Expedition Everest

Expedition Everest stands out as one of the most thrilling ride experiences to be had in all of Disney World. Located within the Animal Kingdom Park, few people realize the full extent of careful planning and intricate details that went into making this high-speed rollercoaster a reality. Here are seven fun facts you may enjoy learning about Disney’s Expedition Everest.

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Animal Kingdom Restaurants 101

Mickey Mouse at Tusker House for Lunch - Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened on Earth Day, April 22, 1998, and is the largest theme park in the world, encompassing 580 acres.  This fourth Walt Disney World park is dedicated and themed entirely around the natural environment and animal conservation, which was a philosophy inspired by Walt Disney himself.  The Animal Kingdom is  zoological and entertainment theme park divided into ...

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Top 7 Changes to Animal Kingdom in 2016

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom has had some nice changes to their daily offerings this year and they have some more Disney magic up their sleeves for 2017. Here is a look at some of the exciting changes they made and what there is to look forward to in the coming year. Typically there wasn’t much to do in Animal Kingdom after the ...

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10 Things Disney Pros Do When They Visit Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

The fourth gate at Walt Disney World at Animal Kingdom is easily overlooked. Construction on Pandora continues with no firm conclusion in site. The nighttime spectacular show, Rivers of Light, is still delayed, but there is still much to see and do at Animal Kingdom. We don’t go to Animal Kingdom on every trip to Walt Disney World since we ...

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5 Best Tips For Experiencing Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tree of Life

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of the four theme parks available to guests at the Walt Disney World resort and it’s the best park to visit if you’re looking for a ‘wild’ experience! With an abundance of shows, attractions, meet and greets and dining choices, there’s no way you won’t have a great time while exploring the kingdom. In order ...

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10 Attractions You Should Experience at Animal Kingdom BEFORE Lunch

Kilimanjaro Safari

10. An Early Ride On Kilimanjaro Safari Dashing over to Kilimanjaro Safari directly after rope drop will allow you to hop on with minimal or no wait time. The cooler morning weather is sure to result in more animal sightings for the first few safaris of the day. In my experience, the first few safaris of the day see more ...

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10 Rookie Mistakes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

10. Forgetting Heat Protection. The Animal Kingdom has a reputation for being a really hot park. Maybe it’s a mental thing, maybe it’s the size of the park or maybe it’s the dense foliage trapping the heat. Regardless, park goer’s will agree that Animal Kingdom is a hot park. Do not brave Animal Kingdom without sunscreen, hats, comfy shoes and ...

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10 Things to Do in the Afternoon at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Tree

Animal Kingdom holds the distinction of consistently being voted as the hottest park of the four theme parks. While others may disagree and argue that other parks are hotter, we can certainly attest that when we are wandering around Animal Kingdom in the afternoon, we know we are looking for shade and air-conditioning to keep us cool. Here are the ...

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10 Fun Facts about Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is one very unique Disney theme park. It features animals and cultural traditions from all over Asia and Africa. For some, it’s as close as you can get to a true safari experience. Here are some fun and interesting facts about Disney’s Animal Kingdom you might not know. 1 – Almost Too Tall – The mountain for Expedition ...

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