Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Prepare yourselves for an experience like no other as you embark on a wild adventure through Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. This incredible theme park is the largest in the world, covering a huge 580 acres of land. You’ll have hours of fun exploring all the different areas; learning about the natural environment and animal conservation as you go.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park first opened its doors to the public in April 1998 and now has six different themed sections for you to enjoy; featuring amazing animal exhibits, thrilling attractions and spectacular shows. Venture through Asia and Africa, explore Oasis and step back in time in Dinoland U.S.A.; all connected by Discovery Island at the very heart of the park. And for the little ones? Board the train from Africa to Rafiki’s Planet Watch for even more animal encounters.
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Things to do
From the moment the gates open until well into the evening, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park has non-stop entertainment that’ll take you to another world. Don’t forget to pick up a Park guide when you arrive, which’ll give you advice on show times, venues plus other smaller shows not listed below. But for now, here are some of the key shows that aren’t to be missed.
With so many places to eat in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, you’re never far from a refreshing drink or ice-cream sundae. Whether you’re looking for a quick pit-stop or want to meet your favourite Disney character while you eat, we’ve pulled together just a few options for when you’re out and about.
Food on the go
Waiter service restaurants
A trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park wouldn’t be the same without meeting up with some of your favourite Disney Characters while you’re there. Now, it’s a really big place, so we wouldn’t want you searching for hours on end for that all-important opportunity to get the photo you’ve been waiting for. Instead, we’ve made it easier for you, by listing all the best spots below.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park certainly isn’t short of a shop or two when it comes to finding the perfect souvenir to take home with you. There are countless gift shops selling everything from Mickey ears and safari hats to soft toys and clothing. In fact, there are nearly 30 different stores, shops and carts for you to browse as you journey around the Park.
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