Category Archive: Animal Kingdom

May 27

Windtraders Treats Guests to an Immersive Shopping Experience at Pandora – The World of Avatar

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Steven Miller Nestled under a thatched roof and covered in Na’vi totems, Windtraders is a one-of-a-kind retail shop located in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This merchandise destination contains more than 200 uniquely developed products that will immerse guests in their in-park …

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May 14

Top Attractions We Miss At Animal Kingdom

One thing that’s a constant at Walt Disney World is change. Although most of the changes are good, there are things that we miss. Here are the top 5 rides/attractions that we miss at Animal Kingdom. Jungle Book: Alive with Magic Rescue Little Red from poachers (storyline from Kilimanjaro Safari) The Lion Guard Adventure Tarzan …

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May 04

Connect With a Banshee at The Rookery inside Windtraders in Pandora – The World of Avatar

From Steven Miller, Merchandise Communication Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Guests visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar will fly on the back of a mountain banshee at one of its major attractions, Avatar Flight of Passage. Soaring on the back of one of these powerful winged creatures represents an important rite …

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May 02

Tuesdays with Corey: Chester and Hester’s Dino-Rama

Most Disney fans know that behind the majority of the attractions comes a backstory. Haunted Mansion has one, so does Pirates of the Caribbean. But do you know the one about Chester and Hester? Most don’t, as a matter of fact, a lot of people may bypass this area altogether because they feel it doesn’t …

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Apr 26

Inspiration for Delectable Desserts at Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Pam Brandon, Food Writer, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. While Walt Disney Imagineers are putting the finishing touches on Pandora—The World of Avatar, the Walt Disney World Resort chefs are using their own storytelling magic to create two special sweet endings for Satu’li Canteen, the new …

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Apr 20

“Party For The Planet” Returns to Animal Kingdom This Weekend #DisneyAnimals

This Friday through Sunday (4/21-4/23) guests of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park can celebrate Earth Day in style at the park’s annual “Party for the Planet” celebration. In honor of Earth Day, and the park’s 19th anniversary, guests can participate in several special events. Pick up a free snow leopard activity pack on the Maharajah Jungle …

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Apr 12

Did You Know? Expedition Everest

Be sure to check out the video below too! Enjoy! One of the best attractions/rides at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is Expedition Everest. Following the tale of a runaway train through the Himalayan Mountains, riders are taken on a journey like no other! Here are some neat features about this ride. Opened on April …

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Apr 08

All in the Details: Imagineers Partner With AVATAR Filmmakers To Create Pandora – The World of Avatar

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. This week we’re happy to share another behind-the-scenes look at Pandora – The World of Avatar, which will open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27. Our friends at Walt Disney Imagineering just shared another video on the construction …

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