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Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK) theme park celebrates one amazing adventure after another with wild animals, exciting attractions, lavish stage shows, and lovable characters!

Highlights include a flight on a banshee, a runaway train adventure, a journey through a bioluminescent rainforest, an authentic African safari, a whirling white-water raft ride, a thrilling race back in time to prehistoric worlds, and two Broadway-style musical stage shows based on hit Disney films.

Did you know that Animal Kingdom has about 2,000 animals? They represent over 300 species — most acquired from zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is divided up into the following “Lands”:

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Dinoland USA
  • Discovery Island
  • Pandora- World of Avatar

Disney Fab 50 Character Collection Scavenger Hunt

Disney Fab 50 Character Collection golden sculptures are spread across the four Walt Disney World theme parks in honor of the 50th anniversary.  Find out the full list of the Disney Fab 50 statues, what parks they are in, and grab a free printable scavenger hunt so you can find them all! These golden Disney character …

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How to Become a Wilderness Explorer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you have watched Disney/Pixar’s Up you know all about the Wilderness Explorers. You and/or your child can become Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I am going to share how to become one and why you should, plus answer some common questions about it. While Animal Kingdom is not my favorite park, I have …

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Guide to Dinoland USA at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is so much more than a glorified zoo. One of the best areas to explore is Dinoland! Dinoland has so much to offer from rides to characters, here is my guide to Disney’s Dinoland USA. Dinoland USA Where is Dinoland? After a short crossing from Discovery Island, the Animal Kindom’s main hub, guests …

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Guide to Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar

This is everything you want to know about Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar, including the secret for how to get on Flight of Passage without a long wait time! Inspired by Academy-award-winning filmmaker James Cameron’s box-office hit, “AVATAR,” the new 12-acre land will immerse guests in the lush world of Pandora about a …

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Best Animal Kingdom Rides & Attractions

Lots of people talk about Epcot and Magic Kingdom rides. People sometimes completely forget that Animal Kingdom exists or think that it is just a glorified zoo. Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a great place that shows Disney magic in unique ways. Put these top Animal Kingdom Rides & Attractions on your Disney Bucket List! In my …

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My Experience as a Plus-Sized Princess at Walt Disney World

Going to a theme park can be a scary experience for a plus-sized person. Your biggest fear….walking out of the ride in the “walk of shame”. Don’t fear Disney World! Disney World is very plus-sized friendly! I am plus-sized or as the Disney community likes to say “Pooh-sized”. I also love going to Disney and …

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Kilimanjaro Safari- Animal Kingdom Must Do

Animal Kingdom is a very under appreciated park. This park does have a lot to offer and I love its’ dedication to educating people about animals and how we can help them. The Kilimanjaro Safari is my number one Animal Kingdom Must Do experience!  I have to do this attraction every time because it is different …

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