Category Archive: Animal Kingdom

Oct 19

Walt Disney World Holiday Specials Taping Schedule

Last week, we got word that Disney will begin taping their holiday specials in November and December. These specials will air closer to Christmas. Here is the latest schedule we received. Times and dates are subject to change. Friday, November 3rd – Hollywood Studios Saturday, November 4th – Animal Kingdom Sunday, November 5th – Tuesday, …

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Jul 18

Tuesdays With Corey: Disney’s Tree of Life

At one time no vegetation would grow on Discovery Island at the Animal Kingdom. No tree, shrubs, flowers or plants. It was completely barren. One day a tiny ant planted a seed and made a wish. He wished for a tree to grow on the barren piece of land, a tree large enough to provide …

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Jul 06

Summer of Disney – Animal Kingdom

I feel like it’s been ages since Animal Kingdom was considered a Disney park worth spending a whole day at. Sure, many Disney fans and Disney conservationists were prone to spend some time at good ol’ AK, but it was most definitely not ranked at the top of anyone’s summer park list. Mostly because there …

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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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