Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

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

NEW Dining Experience: Harambe at Night Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom 1 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

This Just In! The New Potty Pass in Pandora

This Just In! The New Potty Pass in Pandora 2 There is nothing better than the first time you walk into Pandora and see the floating mountains in front of you.  The sights, the sounds, it’s all so incredible to see.  The excitement builds as you get to Flight of Passage.  You’ve heard about this attraction, but now it’s your turn to ride.  Unfortunately you did not score a Fast Pass so off you go into the Standby line.  The wait time is Continue Reading

Welcome to Animal Kingdom Jabari the Giraffe Calf

Welcome to Animal Kingdom Jabari the Giraffe Calf 5 There’s a new addition to the herd on Kilamanjaro Safari!  Please welcome Jabari the newest giraffe calf! Jabari was born on January 14th and is about 2 months old now.  According to Disney Parks Blog he has a heart shape on his neck which makes him stand out in the crowd.  The male Masai giraffe calf is very bold, curious and courageous which is why they named him  Jabari.  Jabari  means “brave one Continue Reading

Experience the Beauty and Energy of Bollywood Dance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Experience the Beauty and Energy of Bollywood Dance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 7 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and get ready to dance. There’s something new at Disney’s Animal Kingdom starting this Sunday, March 3! Bollywood Beats, an exhilarating Indian dance experience, is a wildly energetic show that brings traditional Indian dance together with the fire of Hindi film. From classical Indian rhythms of Kathak to the proud folk Continue Reading

Sightings of Kevin from Disney•Pixar’s ‘Up!’ Reported at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Sightings of Kevin from Disney•Pixar’s ‘Up!’ Reported at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater Last month, we told you the large and exotic bird known as “Kevin,” from Disney•Pixar’s “Up!,” appeared to be migrating north from Paradise Falls in the direction of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. As you can see from this exclusive footage, it looks like she’s been spotted on the park’s Discovery Island! Did you know that one out of five birds – Continue Reading

New Photo Ops and Merchandise at Animal Kingdom

New Photo Ops and Merchandise at Animal Kingdom 9 We stopped by Animal Kingdom to check out the new Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party and while on our visit we found two new photo ops for The Lion King. First up is this Lion King photo op that you can find just past security before entering the park. Step inside the frame for a beautiful photo.  Disney PhotoPass is there ready to snap a great family photo. The next photo op you can find just past the gift shops o Continue Reading

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party at Animal Kingdom #nowmorethanever

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party at Animal Kingdom #nowmorethanever 19 Animal Kingdom has a new entertainment offering and we headed over this weekend to check it out.  Hakuna Matata Time is a dance party taking place over at the Discovery Island stage.  This is a fun dance party featuring a Caribbean-style street band and dancers; as well as a DJ that comes to keep the party going.     We were greeted by Timon and Rafiki showing us all their dance moves. Lot’s Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Animal Kingdom

Holiday Decor at Animal Kingdom 28 The one thing I love about the holidays at Walt Disney World is that each park and resort have a different spin on the decor.  It’s not like each park and resort has the same tree and the same style of decorations.  They are all so different.  Yesterday we went to Animal Kingdom to see the decorations and to celebrate Mickey and Minnie’s 90th Birthday. You can’t miss the tree when you go thro Continue Reading

Turkey Time at Disney Parks

Turkey Time at Disney Parks 40 The parks may be decorated with the most festive of Christmas decorations, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss a traditional Thanksgiving meal while visiting Disney Parks. All Disney dining is open on Thanksgiving Day, and a select few of sit down restaurants offer traditional Thanksgiving fare with all of the stuffing your heart desires. You will want to check the My Disney Experience app to find availability Continue Reading

Go Wild this Fall with Magic Shots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Go Wild this Fall with Magic Shots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 44 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: mkilwein If you’re looking for photo opportunities at Walt Disney World Resort that celebrate this time of year, Disney PhotoPass Service has you covered! I’ve already shared information about the fall-themed virtual backdrops available at the Disney PhotoPass Studio at Disney Springs and the photo opportunities offered exclusively during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Hallo Continue Reading

Goodbye Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Goodbye Rafiki's Planet Watch 46 Rafiki’s Planet Watch, the popular attraction in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, will soon end. Rumors have swirled for years about its closing, and although it was thought to be placed on a seasonal schedule, we are hearing that it’s now finally being closed permanently. On the Walt Disney World website, hours for Rafiki’s Planet Watch go through September 29th, but hours beyond that aren Continue Reading