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Episode 16: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tour

Today we go on a virtual walk around the Animal Kingdom theme park at Disney World. You’ll learn about the layout of the park, what attractions you’ll find here, and tips for dining, shopping, and touring Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Listen to the episode for lots of detail about this topic.

This is day 8 of the Go Informed podcast series 10 Days to a Better Disney World Vacation.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

View or download an Animal Kingdom park map on the Disney World website here.

Animal Kingdom opened in 1998. It was the last theme park to open at Disney World, and its theming is all about animals and nature.

You can arrive at Animal Kingdom by bus or car. It’s located in the southern end of the Disney World property.

Animal Kingdom covers about 400 acres, making it about four times the size of Magic Kingdom!

Animal Kingdom Attractions, Restaurants, and Other Discoveries Discussed in This Episode

Animal Kingdom Lodge

The Oasis

Discovery Island

Tree of Life

Here’s a really cool time-lapse video showing the construction of Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life

It’s Tough to Be a Bug


Primeval Whirl

Chester & Hester’s Dinosaur Treasures

Rivers of Light

Here’s some Rivers of Light planning advice from WDW Prep School.

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

The monkeys in Asia

Maharaja Jungle Trek

Here’s some video of the Animal Kingdom tiger cubs!


Kali River Rapids

Harambe Market

Kilimanjaro Safaris

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail

Tusker House Restaurant

Pandora – The World of Avatar

In case you want to re-visit the movie Avatar, here’s an Amazon.com link.

Satu’li Canteen

Windtraders – this is where you can adopt your own banshee.

Avatar Flight of Passage

Na’vi River Journey

Tiffins Restaurant

Nomad Lounge at Tiffins

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Tomorrow’s episode, Day 9 of 10 Days to a Better Disney World Vacation, is loaded with tips for how to get ready for your trip to Disney World. Click here to listen now.

Additional Resources for Planning Your Trip to Disney World

55 Things To Know Before You Visit Disney World

Adding a Visit to Universal to Your Disney World Trip

The guidebook I recommend: Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World

My Walt Disney World board on Pinterest

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