Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Open daily; hours vary by season
2901 Oceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830

The basics

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park features wildlife from destinations all around the world, from Sumatran tigers to African elephants and flamingos. Aside from usual theme park attractions, this park also offers up-close and personal experiences with some of the world’s most fascinating creatures. Guests also have the option to book a privately-guided VIP expedition for entrancing encounters with animals.

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23 mile Heli Tour, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom &more
23 mile Heli Tour, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom &more
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$127.00 per adult
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A unique experience !
As soon as we arrived, Sheila welcomed us and offered us refreshment. I felt like home immediately. Received thorough instructions about safety and what to expect on our tour. Our pilot was very profesional and friendly, explained everything as we were enjoying the view. Me encantó el vuelo. Fué una experiencia única q voy a repetir muy pronto.
Noe_D, Mar 2024

Things to know before you go

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is open daily, but hours vary by season.
  • Wheelchairs and strollers can be brought from home or rented from all Walt Disney World parks, as well as Disney Springs®.
  • Stroller wagons and strollers larger than 31 inches (79 centimeters) in width and 52 inches (132 centimeters) in length are not permitted.
  • Arriving at the parks early in the day is recommended so as to avoid long attraction lines.
  • To avoid long lines for food and beverages, many people use the My Disney Experience app to place a mobile food order.
  • To visit other parks, use the complimentary network of buses
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How to get there

Florida’s Interstate 4 and State Route 429 both have exits that lead into the parks of Walt Disney World® Resort. A vast majority of visitors arrive by car, though it’s also possible to get to the parks via Walt Disney World Bus Transportation.

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When to get there

Since the park is a popular destination among families and their children, the busiest time of year is when school is not in session. So expect long lines when visiting during summer vacation, spring break, winter holidays, and other public holidays when schools are off. If you want to avoid large crowds and long lines, the best time to visit is midweek during the school year.

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Popular attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® may be known for its wildlife but it’s also known for its selection of popular rides such as the DINOSAUR Attraction, which lets guests witness a prehistoric world where dinosaurs reigned. Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain® is a thrilling steel roller coaster that loops in and around a mountain protected by a Yeti. Fans of the movie Avatar have two enchanting options: Na’vi River Journey is a magical water ride filled with scenes and characters inspired by the movie, while Avatar Flight of Passage takes guests on a 3D flight over Pandora’s breathtaking landscapes.

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