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

Avatar Flight of Passage

Location: Pandora
Notes: simulator thrill ride; must be 44″ tall to ride; FastPass+ available and highly recommended; long Standby waits expected

Flight of Passage Concept Art

The Boneyard

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

The Boneyard

Conservation Station – Rafiki’s Planet Watch

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

Conservation Station

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

Dinosaur

Dino-Sue

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

Dino-Sue

Discovery Island Trails

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

Discovery Island

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

Expedition Everest

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

Festival of the Lion King

Finding Nemo: The Musical 

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

Finding Nemo: The Musical

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

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

Tough to be a Bug

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

Kali River Rapids

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

Kilimanjaro Safaris

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

Minnie and Mickey Meet and Greet

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

Adventurers Outpost

Na’vi River Journey

Location: Pandora
Notes: Family-friendly boat ride; see bioluminescent plants; highlight is the larger-than-life Na’vi shaman; FastPass available

Nav’i River Journey

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

Rivers of Light: We Are One

Location: Asia
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

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

TriceraTop Spin

Location: Dinoland USA
Notes: Spinner ride like Dumbo

TriceraTop Spin

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