Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park"Welcome to a kingdom of animals... real, ancient and imagined: a kingdom ruled by lions, dinosaurs and dragons; a kingdom of balance, harmony and survival; a kingdom we enter to share in the wonder, gaze at the beauty, thrill at the drama, and learn."
Dedication by Michael D. Eisner,
April 22, 1998
Have You Ever Wanted to Go on Safari But Couldn't Afford To?
Thanks to the imagination of the Walt Disney creative staff, you don't need to leave the country to go on a safari. One of your highlights of a trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, will be the time spent exploring Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, which opened in 1998.
It is the largest of the four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort. Here you can experience the attractions, adventures, and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation. The parks is home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawls across 500 acres of lush landscape making Disney's Animal Kingdom park the biggest animal-themed park in the world!
Kilimanjaro Safaris® Expedition
For those that want more than the normal visit to Pangani Forest, join the ultimate animal adventure! Spend 3 hours on a privately guided expedition, featuring close encounters with exotic wildlife species. Get closer than you ever dreamed possible to Nile crocodiles and massive hippos. Venture on to a VIP safari across an open savanna teeming with native African creatures! A photographer will journey with you and provide a CD that captures your experience upon you return home.
We'd be happy to help you plan a memorable visit to Walt Disney World Resort. There is something for everyone in the family from fantasy rides to educational experiences, such as those described here.