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Enjoying Animal Kingdom Part 2
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.
When we visited the Park they had booklets for the youngsters and they had to complete a task in each part of the park and they get a stamp and once all the stamps are filled in, they get a Rafiki stamp. It kept them interested all day and the puzzles came in handy at the restaurant that night.
We next went on the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail which is a nice stroll through the forest. Lots of birds to see and hear brightly coloured fish to see and the gorilla asleep in the grass. 21 years old and obviously fed up with everyone staring at him, I had to feel sorry for him but I guess if we did not go and visit these kinds of places then they would not be brought to them, but all around the park they assure you how much research and help they give to the animals.
It was then off to Rafikis Planet Watch on the Wildlife Express Train, this is a small train ride that takes you around the back of the park where you see where the animals are kept at night etc. A lovely part of the park for youngsters. They can pet and stroke the goats, sheep, and cows in the Affection Section, but I have to say the longest time was spent washing their hands under the elephant water tap and drier! !
The Conservation Station is full of great facts, skulls of animals, videos etc and is highly educational - you can watch a snake being born and find out what each animal likes to eat.
We then went back to Africa on the train to eat, plenty of places to eat in the park, including a MacDonald’s. Usual Disney burgers, hot-dogs etc at around $6 a meal and then we sat in the Dawa Bar and had cocktails while the kids had their ice-cream sundaes. When we went there was a meal deal available there – around $16 for adults, $11 for kids – you get a meal at one the outlets, an ice-cream, drink and popcorn throughout the day – it was quite a good deal.
After lunch we set off for Asia. As it was getting near parade time, we just explored the Maharajah Jungle Trek - the Tigers are magnificent but I shall miss the bats on my next visit as I found them really scary.
More about the rest of our visit in Part 3.
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