We spent Christmas and New Year 2018/2019 in Orlando at our house in Tuscan Ridge, Davenport. We were 2 families 4 adults and 3 children aged 11, and 13, We knew that the crowds and lines at Disney during Christmas and New Year would be very busy, so... Viewed 2072 times.
Animal kingdom was opened in 1998, a mixture of ecology, zoo with more than a thousand animals and a theme park with its usual rides and attractions, parades and fireworks. Is the greenest of the theme parks, has seven main areas all built around a s... Viewed 2800 times.
Animal Kingdom is home to a huge variety of animals and birds, so it is only to be expected that, from time to time, their health will need to be monitored. For the smaller creatures this is usually reasonably easy, but how on earth do they examine t... Viewed 2863 times.
Animal Kingdom, one of the four Disney theme parks in Orlando, Florida, is one of my favourite destinations. It is the largest Disney theme park in the world, covering over 500 acres, and it was the first Disney park to be themed around conservation.... Viewed 3086 times.
If you are visiting Animal Kingdom any time soon you should take note that there will be all sorts of special events taking place in the early evening.
This event is called Special Sundowner and the fun will start at a quarter past 6.
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Disney Animal Kingdom is the newest of the four Disney theme parks. The park design following a tried and tested Disney method of a central feature to the park with different areas spanning out like a huge wheel. At the centre of Animal Kingdom is th... Viewed 4590 times.
Based in the Camp Minnie-Mickey area of Animal Kingdom, the Festival of the Lion King is a show themed around the characters from the Lion King films. This is not simply a re-telling of the Lion King story; however, it is more of a musical revue feat... Viewed 3253 times.
Set in the African section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the safari is a two week trip through the Harambe Wildlife Reserve. You will be riding aboard a four wheel drive safari vehicle, called Simba 1 and the ride is a mixture of animal spotting throug... Viewed 3987 times.
Just after you go under the Oldengate Bridge, entering Dinoland USA, to your left is the entrance to The Boneyard. This is a great area for younger children, with easy to find areas offering some shade and a respite from the Florida sun.
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Slightly hidden in Animal Kingdom is, what we feel, an absolute gem of a ride – Dinosaur! Don’t let it’s tucked away location fool you, if you want something fun and funky, this is definitely a ride to go on. It is also completely indoors, which can ... Viewed 4035 times.
This is the newest mountain that Disney has added two Disneyworld and, if it were real, would in fact be the second highest peak in Florida!
The roller coaster has some really unique features about it and consistent with the other major D... Viewed 4204 times.
One of the two rides which manage the trick of time travel, in Dinoland USA, Primeval Whirl is definitely the more kitsch of the two! The area that it is situated in is called Chester and Hester’s Dino-Rama and this is very much like a carnival fair ... Viewed 3325 times.
Animal Kingdom is the 4th Disney park in Florida and some would say the least succesful; more of that later.
The beginnings of the park stretch right back to Walt Disneys childhood for he was raised on a farm and grew up with a love ... Viewed 3732 times.
We were having a lovely day at Animal Kingdom having been to the shows and rides as well as having our photo taken with Mickey and after all that stopping for lunch.
We then decided it was time for a rest, a drink and to watch the Parade.... Viewed 4062 times.
We had already had a lovely few hours on our visit to Animal Kingdom on Easter Sunday having been to Expedition Everest had our photos taken with the characters at Camp Minnie Mickey seen Lion King and then been on the Kilimanjaro Safari.
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We love this park and always have a wonderful day out although the first time we went we did not really find it enjoyable so were wary about going back.
However it was Easter Sunday we wanted to go to a Park but we had been warned that on... Viewed 4383 times.
For our family this is a must do on every visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park.
Festival of the Lion King is performed in an air conditioned theater at camp Minnie-Mickey at regular intervals during the day. The show itself lasts approxi... Viewed 5062 times.
Animal Kingdom is probably one of the easier Parks to do in half a day with careful planning. This is a great idea if you have children getting tired and therefore bad tempered and if you do the trip in the morning you can spend the rest of the day l... Viewed 4640 times.
It has to be one of the sweetest baby animals you can find – the new baby gerenuk calf which was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, at the end of 2009. Of course, Disney is world renowned for its programme if animal breeding and conservation... Viewed 3904 times.
Now, I take great pleasure from visiting the Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando and the rides are an important part of my enjoyment, but I know where my limits are, or at least I thought I did. As far as thrill rides are concerned I dra... Viewed 5801 times.
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