Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins 1 By Guest Contributor Michelle Perkins When I was in high school, I took my first trip to Walt Disney World with my grandparents.  I remember we stayed at a resort, it wasn’t on Disney Property, but at the time I didn’t realize that there was a property to stay on. I was not as well versed in Disney as I am now.  Years later when my parents took me to Disney to celebrate my college graduation, they arranged fo Continue Reading

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11 3 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Scott Terrell Back in March, I shared exciting news about the reopening of Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Affection Section and the Wildlife Express Train this summer including all of the offerings our guests love. Today, I am happy to announce that we’ll also be introducing a brand-new additional experience drawing on our rich heritage of wildlife animation, inspired by Walt Continue Reading

Experience ‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ and More New Magic Starting This Weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Experience ‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ and More New Magic Starting This Weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 4 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater “Rivers of Light: We Are One” debuts this weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, as the next chapter of this beautiful nighttime pageant unfolds, telling the story of our connection with animals and the emotions and milestones we all share in our journey through the great circle of life. This reimagined version of the show introduces additional, stunning i Continue Reading

Baby Grace The Gorilla Has Been Born At Animal Kingdom

Baby Grace The Gorilla Has Been Born At Animal Kingdom 11 A baby gorilla has made her appearance after being born Animal Kingdom on May 1st. Baby Grace is a western gorilla. We saw Grace and her parents on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail today in Animal Kingdom. Mama was snuggling with Baby Grace, and they certainly looked cozy. She looked very protective of her baby as there were so many people looking through the glass. It was a truly beautiful and touching momen Continue Reading

Top 10 Magic Shots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Top 10 Magic Shots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 16 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: mkilwein My ongoing “Top 10 Magic Shots” series is designed to help you make the most of Disney PhotoPass Service by sharing some of the amazing Magic Shots you can capture during your visit to Walt Disney World Resort. This week we’re going to explore the wild Magic Shots available now at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Not so surprisingly, the Magic Shots offered here Continue Reading

‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ Debuts This Summer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ Debuts This Summer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 18 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Since its introduction more than two years ago, “Rivers of Light” has enchanted Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests with a nighttime pageant of beautifully illuminated lantern floats, grand theatrical imagery, a soaring musical score and innovative special effects. This summer, the next chapter of this spectacle will unfold with the debut of “Rivers of L Continue Reading

Party For The Planet At Animal Kingdom

Party For The Planet At Animal Kingdom 19 Party for the Planet kicked off yesterday at Animal Kingdom and my family headed over to Animal Kingdom to check it out. There are lots of fun activities going on all over the park.  Check the times and location guide above for details. We were greeted by fun Cast Members with great photo opportunities to kick off the festivities. They had a fun photo prop area where you can take all kids of animal inspired p Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day at Animal Kingdom With Some Tasty Treats

Celebrate Earth Day at Animal Kingdom With Some Tasty Treats 32 This weekend Animal Kingdom is celebrating Earth Day with their Party for the Planet. Along with lots of fun activities we found some tasty treats. First up is the Earth Day Cupcake. It’s a chocolate cupcake filled with Green Tea Mousse and topped with buttercream icing. Next up is the Easter Cupcake. This is a yellow cake cupcake filled with key lime curd and topped with a coconut buttercream. Both cupcakes l Continue Reading

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler Returns This Spring

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler Returns This Spring 37 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap Are you ready to take a tasty adventure through Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park? If so, then you’ll want to try out the Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tasting Sampler, which is on sale starting TODAY! With this digital value card, you’ll be able to enjoy a delectable day of flavorful food and beverage as you taste your way around the park’s carts, kiosks, and Continue Reading

Venture Over to Yak & Yeti Restaurant at Animal Kingdom

Venture Over to Yak & Yeti Restaurant at Animal Kingdom 38 If you are looking for a great dining location while venturing through Animal Kingdom, then look no further than Yak & Yeti Restaurant.  This restaurant is full of flavor and culture.   The restaurant is two stories and filled with ancient artifacts and statues. There is also beautiful and vibrant light fixtures throughout the restaurant. Now lets get to the food, that’s the real masterpiece of Continue Reading

NEW Dining Experience: Harambe at Night Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

NEW Dining Experience: Harambe at Night Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom 46 If you’re a fan of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, this one’s for you! From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap Get ready to experience a new dining adventure honoring some of the most majestic and endangered African animals and celebrating the beloved story of “The Lion King.” Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night offers a unique way to dine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a family-fr Continue Reading