"Wanyama" (or Sunset) Safari
at Animal Kingdom Lodge


Guests at Animal Kingdom Lodge and Animal Kingdom Villas can sign up for a very special evening called the "Wanyama" Safari. Up to 12 people ride in a specially designed van around the lodge's savannas. Learn about the animals and animal management at Animal Kingdom Lodge. The van stops and you get lots of photo opportunities of the animals and birds. An animal guide is on the van with you to offer information and answer questions.

Afterwards, you have a wonderful dining experience at Jiko.
The entire experience lasts about 3 hours.

Guests must be 8 years of age or older.

Cost: $190.64 for ages 8 and up (tax not included).

Hours: Daily. Meet in lobby at 3:45 p.m.
48-hour cancellation policy.

NOTE: This can only be booked by Animal Kingdom Lodge Itinerary Planning Office or Animal Kingdom Lodge Club Concierge.

The modified "off-road" transport van

The modified "off-road" transport van

View of the Lodge from the van

The journey begins

Thomson's GazelleThomson's Gazelle
"Tommies"

Impala

Impala

The roof of the van lifts up and you stand to look out into the savanah

Inside of van, the roof lifts up and you stand to look out into the savanna

Animal shelters, hidden from view from Lodge guests

Animal shelters, hidden from view from Lodge guests

Blesbok

Blesbok

Greater Kudu

Greater Kudu

 

Transport Van on the Savanah

Transport Van with Roof Up

Ankole Cattle - Adult and Baby

Ankole Cattle - Adult and Baby

Ankole Cattle and public viewing area of the Uzima Savanah

Ankole Cattle and public viewing area of the Uzima Savanna
Giraffe
Giraffe
Giraffe


Eland

Eland

 

White-bearded Wildebeest

White-bearded Wildebeest

Arusha Rock

Arusha Rock


Grant's Zebra

Grant's Zebra

Ostrich on the Sunset Savanah

Ostrich on the Sunset Savanna

Bongo

Nyala

Waterbuck

Waterbuck

Marabou Stork

Marabou Stork

Ostrich

Ostrich

Waterbuck

Waterbuck

Bongo

Nyala

Bongo

Nyala

Ruppel's Griffon Vulture

Ruppel's Griffon Vulture

Our Guides

Linda, Deb and Wanda and the Giraffes

Linda, Deb and Wanda and the Giraffes

Inside of the van

Inside of the van

Jiko

Jiko

A wonderful feast!

A wonderful feast!

Jiko manager Steve, Deb, and Chef Anette

Jiko manager Steve, Deb, and Chef Anette