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Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have a new home base at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Adventurers Outpost opens today on Discovery Island, and it’s the exploration headquarters for everyone’s favorite globetrotting duo, where they get together with friends old and new.Step inside Adventurers Outpost, and you’ll find mementos from Mickey and Minnie’s expeditions around the world, including stunning photographs from their trips to destinations as varied as the mountains of Nepal and the savannas of Africa.
There is so much more to see and do at Walt Disney World than just four theme parks and the downtown area. We will be exploring all the “extra perks” that they have offer including tours, behinds the scenes and special little events throughout the year. Join us as we finish up the Animal Kingdom Park with Wild by Design Tour.
Delve into the intricate planning and design behind Disney’s Animal Kingdom park on this 3-hour walking tour.
The Disney Is In The Details
Transforming 500 acres of Florida wetlands into the world’s largest animal-themed park was no small task. Every single detail of this jungle paradise was carefully thought out, each habitat painstakingly re-created for an authentic, natural look and feel.
Discover how Disney Imagineers transport you to faraway lands inhabited by magnificent animals through the use of native art and architecture, indigenous flora, genuine historical artifacts and a dash of Disney storytelling. Your guide will provide real-time insights on everything you see—including hidden Mickeys—through an electronic headset.
There is so much more to see and do at Walt Disney World than just four theme parks and the downtown area. We will be exploring all the “extra perks” that they have offer including tours, behinds the scenes and special little events throughout the year. Join us as we continue through the Animal Kingdom.
A privately guided VIP expedition offering close encounters with exotic African wildlife in their native habitat.
It’s a thrilling safari adventure..
Roam with wild animals on this 3-hour safari trek through the Safi River Valley at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.
Are you planning on attending the 15th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Earth Day, April 22?
Here are a few of the details of what’s planned for the park’s anniversary.
- Special opening ceremony – Meet at the Tree of Life at 8:40 a.m., to hear from Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; Dr. Jackie Ogden, Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment; and Joe Rohde, Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering Creative. Make sure you arrive early for this!
There is so much more to see and do at Walt Disney World than just four theme parks and the downtown area. We will be exploring all the “extra perks” that they have offer including tours, behinds the scenes and special little events throughout the year. Join us as we start with Animal Kingdom.
Are you Wild About Wildlife?
Have you spent time in Disney’s Animal Kingdom park and seen the staggering amount of animals that call it home? It’s home to more than 1,500 animals that represent 250 species to be exact, and it quite a feat to make sure they are all happy, healthy and thriving. Did you know there is a behind the scenes tour that gives an all new perspectives to the unique challenges involved with keeping that many animals?
The Backstage Safari
You start with an eye-opening tour of the facilities where the animals are cared for, then end with an exhilarating safari.
- Visit the Animal Nutrition Center and see how over 3 tons of food are prepared and distributed each day.
- Explore various backstage animal-housing areas, which may include elephant, giraffe and white rhino enclosures.
- Meet the animal keepers and get the backstory on the animals.
- Tour the state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, where you may even witness animals being treated.
- Stop by the Animal Programs Administration and learn how Disney promotes global wildlife conservation and animal well-being.
At the end of your tour, enjoy light refreshments and a keepsake.
A portion of the tour proceeds is donated to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.