Attractions At A Glance Animal Kingdom

When it’s time for fun in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, attractions are where it’s at! There’s something for everyone — from thrill rides to kid-friendly shows. Let’s take a look!

Animal Kingdom

Affection Section - Rafiki's Planet Watch

Location: Africa
Notes:
Petting zoo
Self-guided
For all ages
Access via Wildlife Express Train

Affection Section
Affection Section

Animation Experience

Location: Africa

Theater-Style Seating
Theater-Style Seating

Conservation Station - Rafiki's Planet Watch

Location: Africa
Notes:
Exhibits covering veterinary medicine, animal nutrition, and conservation
Self-guided

Conservation Station
Conservation Station

Festival of the Lion King

Location: Africa
Notes:
Broadway-style show featuring songs from the film, dancing, acrobats, and more
FastPass available and recommended during high-crowd times


Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail

Location: Africa
Notes:
Self-guided trails
See hippos, gorillas, birds, meerkats, and more
Can be hot in the afternoon

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail

Kilimanjaro Safaris

Location: Africa
Notes:
Safari ride in open-air truck
Terrain can be rough
See giraffes, rhinos, lions, elephants, and more on African savanna
FastPass available and recommended

Safari Truck
Safari Truck

Expedition Everest

Location: Asia
Notes:
High-speed roller coaster with drops
Also moves backward
Home of famous Disco Yeti
FastPass available and recommended
Single Rider line available
Must be 44″ to ride

Train Seats
Train Seats

Finding Nemo: The Musical

Location: Asia
Notes:
Musical featuring beautiful puppets, music, and storytelling

Theater Bench Seating
Theater Bench Seating

Kali River Rapids

Location: Asia
Notes:
White-water raft adventure
Prepare to be soaked
Lockers nearby to store personal items
FastPass available
Must be 38″ to ride

Vehicle with Seatbelt
Vehicle with Seatbelt

Maharajah Jungle Trek

Location: Asia
Notes:
Self-guided trails
May see tigers, tapirs, bats, birds, and more
Can be hot in afternoon

Maharajah Jungle Trek
Maharajah Jungle Trek

UP! A Great Bird Adventure

Location: Asia
Notes:
Bird show featuring bird tricks and training
Russell and Dug from UP! help teach audience about bird behaviors
FastPass available but not usually needed

Up! A Great Bird Adventure
Up! A Great Bird Adventure

Dino-Sue

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Largest t-rex fossil ever found with 90% of her bones

Dino-Sue
Dino-Sue

Dinosaur

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Very rough ride in open-air jeep
Travel back to the Cretaceous Period
Loud, dark, scary
FastPass+ available
Must be 40″ to ride

Seat with seatbelt
Seat with seatbelt

Donald's Dino-Bash

Location: Dinoland USA


Primeval Whirl

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Tilt-a-Whirl and mouse coaster combination
Can be erratic and painful for some guests
Open seasonally
FastPass available
Must be 48″ to ride

Primeval Whirl
Primeval Whirl

Rivers of Light

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Nighttime show featuring water and light effects
Celebrates natural world and Disney animals from film
No fireworks or explosions
FastPass, Dining Package, and Dessert Party available

Rivers of Light: We Are One
Rivers of Light: We Are One

The Boneyard

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Playground with slides, climbers, etc.
Self-guided
Dig Site where kids can uncover ‘fossils’

The Boneyard
The Boneyard

TriceraTop Spin

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes:
Spinner ride like Dumbo

Triceratops Bench Seat
Triceratops Bench Seat

Discovery Island Trails

Location: Discovery Island
Notes:
Small animal viewing areas along paths
Self-guided

Discovery Island
Discovery Island

It's Tough to Be a Bug

Location: Discovery Island
Notes:
3D film featuring Flik and Hopper
May be intense for kids
Periods of darkness and bright lights
Many spider effects
FastPass available

Theater
Theater

Meet Minnie and Mickey

Location: Discovery Island (Adventurers Outpost)
Notes:
Character meet and greet
Only place to regularly meet Mickey and Minnie together
In their safari outfits
FastPass available

Adventurers Outpost
Adventurers Outpost

The Tree of Life

Location: Discovery Island
Notes:
Park icon
Features 325 animal carvings
Can be seen from multiple vantage points including trails around its base
Self-guided

Tree of Life Carvings
Tree of Life Carvings

Avatar Flight of Passage

Location: Pandora - The World of Avatar
Notes:
Simulator thrill ride
Must be 44″ tall to ride
FastPass+ available and highly recommended
Long Standby waits expected

Ride Vehicles
Ride Vehicles

Na'vi River Journey

Location: Pandora - The World of Avatar
Notes:
Family-friendly boat ride
See bioluminescent plants
Highlight is the larger-than-life Na’vi shaman
FastPass available

Boat Seating
Boat Seating