Tag Archives: Kilimanjaro Safaris

Disney’s Safari Animals Are Remote-Controlled (Well, Sort Of)

Guests riding a Kilimanjaro Safaris truck in Disney's Animal Kingdom

Ever wanted to find out the truth about Disney’s Kilimanjaro Safari ride? It’s a fan-favorite attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, allowing guests to venture into an African savanna without leaving Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. But did you know that the animals along the safari are magically remote-controlled? Well, we’re here to reveal the secrets of ...

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Disney World Reveals Two Exciting Upgrades to Kilimanjaro Safaris

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These days, Walt Disney World Resort Guests are more likely to shudder than grin when they hear that Disney has made some more changes that will affect Disney theme park Guests in Disney Parks like the Animal Kingdom or Magic Kingdom — but this time, Disney Fanatics will definitely be pleased!  “Dr. Mark” Is At It Again The Disney employee ...

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Video: Lions Get Frisky at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is arguably the closest someone can get to experiencing a real-life African safari without having to go to Africa, and that is all due to the landscape Walt Disney Imagineering was able to make for its truly wild inhabitants. While the combination makes for an extremely authentic Theme Park ride, it also ...

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What Nobody Tells You About Visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom

What to Know Visiting Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of the best Theme Parks in the global Disney family. From its incredible attractions to the immersion level felt throughout its entirety, the quality of the potential experience is unrivaled in my opinion at the Walt Disney World Resort. But the experience you receive can vary greatly depending on how you approach the day. Like ...

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Ugly Truth Behind Emergency Measures on Disney’s Animal Kingdom Safari

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Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is regarded by many as being the closest thing to a “real” safari one can experience outside of Africa, and it appears that its emergency protocols only help that case. While the animals are technically in captivity, Walt Disney World Resort Guests are taken out into their domain where the real threat ...

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Here’s What Happened to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Animals During Hurricane Ian

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As Hurricane Ian passed through Central Florida and over The Walt Disney World Resort, Guests and Cast Members alike hunkered down in the Resort Hotels scattered throughout the property. But they were not the only Disney World Residents riding out the storm. Over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park sat the menagerie of beloved animals who also had to seek shelter ...

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OpEd: Three Disney Parks Rides That Deserve a Movie

Disney rides that should be movies

This past week, we learned that Walt Disney Studios was beginning work on a movie based on the iconic Disney Parks roller coaster Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. This, along with the Haunted Mansion reboot, will be only the latest Disney movie to be inspired by an original Theme Park attraction following great successes like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and Jungle ...

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Elephants ‘Get Busy’ In front of Animal Kingdom Guests

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Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is constantly touted for its authenticity, namely that the animals seen within the Harambe Wildlife Reserve are, in fact, wild and will behave as they would on an actual safari. Well, there are those rare occasions when the animals give Disney World Guests a rude awakening to the fact that they are experiencing something ...

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OpEd: Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the Best Disney World Park

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One can never go too long in a conversation with another Disney Fanatic when this all-important question comes up: “Which Park is your favorite?” For me, that Park is Disney’s Animal Kingdom. While the Magic Kingdom will always hold a place of honor above the rest of the Walt Disney World Resort, nothing at Disney World–or Disneyland, for that matter–can ...

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Arbor Awesomeness: A Tribute to Disney Trees

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Every last Friday in April we observe what’s annually hailed as Arbor Day. It is the ultimate acknowledgement and tribute to the importance of trees with praise and recognition also rightfully given to the vital role that all plants play in maintaining life on this planet. Disney is no stranger to embracing the essentialness of trees and plant life. We’ve ...

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