Animal Kingdom ran its first operation on April 22, 1998, provides animal conservation and becomes the biggest Disney theme park in the world. The Life Tree a figured 14-story and 50-feet-wide tree serves the symbolic structure and iconic centerpiece of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Places of Interests:
This site is surrounded by seven theme parks which are Oasis, Discovery Island, Camp Minnie-Mickey, Africa, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Asia, DinoLand USA, and Beastly Kingdom.
This main entrance serves the guests diversed wildlife, where they can interact with wallabies, ibises, barking deer, ducks, giant anteaters, and many more. The Rainforest Café situated at the outside boundaries of main entrance is ready for your service.
2. Discovery Island
Discovery Island connects with major sections of the park for its location at the midst of the Discovery River waterway in the park center. The popular attraction here is a comical 4-D movie of It's Tough to be a Bug!, inspired by “A Bug's Life” characters of Flik and Hopper created by Disney•Pixar.
3. Minnie-Mickey Camp
Minnie-Mickey Camp is the camp that serves meet and greet session with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and other Disney characters. The Festival of the Lion King inspired by The Lion King film featuring acrobatics and musical performances shows on live stage.
Africa exhibits the fictional setting of Dutch colonial village in east African called Harambe, which includes a number of animals. The guests are accommodated in a safari vehicle to go around watercourse, rocky hills and wide savannah to discover African animals such as reticulated giraffes, hippos, African elephants and lions. Gorillas search is situated in the exploration trail of Pangani Forest, where guests enjoy on-foot tracks and view of Nile hippos, birds and fish at a grassy valley of African.
5. Rafiki’s Planet Watch
In this section, the Wildlife Express Train will transport guests in a short tour from and to Planet Watch. There are three areas contained in Rafiki’s Planet Watch, such as Habitat Habit!, Conservation Station, and Affection Section. The guests can learn about the protection of cottontop tamarins in Habitat Habit!.
The Walt Disney Company supports the Conservation Station as an attraction of the diverse preservation exertions. The last in this area is Affection Section where they feature domesticated animals such as sheep, goats, and many more.
The fictional landscape of this section is a setting of the kingdom Anandapur (means "Joyful Place ") where there are two villages of Anandapur and Serka Zong at the riverside. Asia meets Africa in Flights of Wonder, a live bird show for American Bald Eagle and Black Crowned Crane, at the Caravan Stage.
The Jungle Trek of Maharajah hosts series animal species, such as tigers, tapirs, fruit bats, and Komodo dragons. Next to this jungle trek, there is a ride of water rapids at the length of fantastic Chakranadi River. This ride is called Kali River Rapids. Behind Anandapur, there is a roller coaster ride of the Everest’s Expedition passing the Himalayas which is constructed in Forbidden Mountain.
7. DinoLand USA
The invented Institute of Dino with its scientific facilities displayed in Dino-Rama of Chester and Hester has many street performances.
The Asian brown tortoise and American Crocodile claim to have an evolutionary link to dinosaurs, as well as floras and wildlife shown in the Trail of Cretaceous.
The musical performance of Finding Nemo played in "Theater in the Wild", is on-stage musical live show inspired by Disney•Pixar’s film productions. DINOSAUR is an escapade ride of time travelling to the Late Period of Cretaceous.
Tours and Experiences:
Some tours and experiences you can enjoy at this themed park are, as follows:
- Wild Africa Trek: discovery journey into the authentic world of African wildlife.
- Backstage Safari: 3-hour sneak peek of the creative ways on caring animal inhabitants performed by Disney Cast Members.
- Wild By Design: 3-hour outdoor tour to discover the untamed landscapes of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.