The Best Attraction in Harambe Part 1: The History of Kilimanjaro Safaris

2018-02-06T06:00:19+00:00February 6, 2018|Animal Kingdom|

Walt Disney was an animal lover and it was always his dream to have live animals in the parks. In fact, the original concepts of the Jungle Cruise and the Enchanted Tiki Room had live animals instead of the audio-animatronics that you see today. Unfortunately, Imagineers at that time couldn’t find a safe way to use live animals in an attraction. In April 1998, Walt’s dream was finally brought to life when Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida opened its gates. Animals from all over the world were brought to the park to showcase their beauty and educate guests of the [...]

Flight of Passage at Animal Kingdom- A Review

2018-01-02T06:00:15+00:00January 2, 2018|Animal Kingdom|

  You may have heard that there is an exciting new land in Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. It’s called Pandora- the World of Avatar. If you liked the movie, Avatar, that came out in 2009, you really must go and see this amazing place. And even if you never saw the movie, it’s a really interesting place. When Pandora opened in Animal Kingdom in May 2017, it was an instant success. People have flocked to Animal Kingdom like never before. There are two new attractions that opened in Pandora- the Na’vi River Journey and Flight of Passage. Of [...]

Don’t Miss These 10 Things at Pandora!

2017-06-19T06:00:21+00:00June 19, 2017|Animal Kingdom|

  The World of Pandora is truly larger than life! And many of the beautiful attractions are obvious such as the Floating Mountains, the Na'Vi River Journey and the Flights of Passage. However, there is so much more to see – and you don't want to miss these 10 things! Flaska Reclinata The Valley of Mo'Ara has many unique plants and animals! Your first encounter will be with the Flaska Reclinata. It will be on your right as you enter the Valley. The plant is gigantic and interactive! You can rub it and it will light up, spit smoke and [...]

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review

2017-05-10T06:00:52+00:00May 10, 2017|Animal Kingdom|

There has been much excitement over Rivers of Light: not only the show itself, but the Dining Package as well! Similar to Hollywood Studios’ popular Fantasmic, Animal Kingdom is offering a Dining Package with Preferred Viewing Seats. I scheduled the Dining Package on my recent trip to Disney and wanted to share my experience! You currently have 2 choices for the Dining Package:   Tusker House and Tiffins. Tusker House is a family friendly buffet with Donald and his friends, and Tiffins is a fine dining experience with African/Asian flavors. Tusker House Dining Package Details Buffet plus Non-Alcoholic Drink Breakfast: Adults: [...]

Night Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

2016-01-13T06:00:23+00:00January 13, 2016|Animal Kingdom, Disney Travel|

    When I started planning our itinerary for our last Disney World trip I set out to find something new for my husband and I to experience. It just so happened it was going to be our first trip where we were going to call Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge our home away from home. When I started researching the resort I discovered that they offer exclusive tours to guests who stay at the resort! Jackpot! The night safari caught my eye as soon as I read “night vision goggles!” I mean who wouldn’t LOVE to play with night vision [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-04-26T11:11:43+00:00April 26, 2015|Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Disney News, Disney Travel, Disney World, Disney World Resort Refurbishments, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Resorts|

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of April 18, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Jungle Cruise Big Thunder MountainCasey Jr Splash 'N' Soak Station Pirates of the Caribbean Liberty Tree Tavern Dream Along with Mickey Liberty Square Riverboat Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Apr. 13 – May 8, 2015 Apr. 27 – [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-02-15T15:23:33+00:00February 15, 2015|Animal Kingdom, Disney Travel, Disney World, Disney World Resort Refurbishments, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Resorts|

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of February 13, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Cinderella's Royal Table Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Harmony Barber Shop Dream Along with Mickey Jungle Cruise it's a small world Big Thunder Mountain Liberty Tree Tavern Liberty Square Riverboat Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System will undergo refurbishment that will impact the Resort and Express monorail beams on select days in February and March. During these times, Monorails on the Resort beam will travel between Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Magic Kingdom® Park. Monorails on the [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-01-09T08:24:13+00:00January 9, 2015|Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Disney World, Disney World Resort Refurbishments, Downtown Disney, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Resorts|

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 7, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Splash Mountain Cinderella's Royal Table Liberty Square Riverboat Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Harmony Barber Shop Big Thunder Mountain Railroad "it's a small world" Dream Along with Mickey Jungle Cruise Liberty Tree Tavern Jan. 5 - 31, 2015 Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015 Jan. 23 - 27, 2015 & Aug. 4 - 10, 2015 Feb. 2 - Mar. 6, 2015 Feb. 2 - Mar. 30, 2015 Mar. 4 - 7, 2015 Mar. 10 - 13, 2015 Apr. 13 - May 20, 2015 Apr. [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-10-30T10:07:09+00:00October 30, 2014|Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Disney World, Disney World Resort Refurbishments, Downtown Disney, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Resorts, Theme Park Refurbishments|

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of October 31, 2014 Magic Kingdom® Park Walt Disney World RailroadThe Magic Behind Our Steam Trains TourIsland Supply - Location ClosingThe Magic Carpets of AladdinHaunted MansionSplash MountainCinderella's Royal TableLiberty Square RiverboatUnder the Sea ~ Journey of the Little MermaidHarmony Barber Shop Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Oct. 23, 2014Nov. 10 - 21, 2014Dec. 1 - 19, 2014Jan. 4 - 30, 2015Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015Jan. 23 - 27, 2015Feb. 2 - Mar. 6, 2015Feb. 2 - Mar. 30, 2015 Epcot Maelstrom - Location ClosingThe Spirit of Norway - Location Closing [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-10-20T11:26:35+00:00October 20, 2014|Animal Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Disney World, Disney World Resort Refurbishments, Downtown Disney, Downtown Disney, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Resorts, Theme Park Refurbishments|

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of October 17, 2014 Magic Kingdom® Park Walt Disney World RailroadThe Magic Behind Our Steam Trains TourIsland Supply - Location ClosingThe Magic Carpets of AladdinHaunted MansionSplash MountainCinderella's Royal TableLiberty Square RiverboatUnder the Sea ~ Journey of the Little MermaidHarmony Barber Shop Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Oct. 23, 2014Nov. 10 - 21, 2014Dec. 1 - 19, 2014Jan. 4 - 30, 2015Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015Jan. 23 - 27, 2015Feb. 2 - Mar. 6, 2015Feb. 2 - Mar. 30, 2015 Epcot Maelstrom - Location ClosingThe Spirit of Norway - Location Closing [...]

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