Tag Archive: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Wildlife Wednesday: Animals return to the Tree of Life

We are celebrating the return of some familiar faces in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Kangaroos, lesser flamingos and now lappet-faced vultures have returned to their habitats at the Tree of Life, after being relocated during construction. To see these animals and more head to Disney’s Animal Kingdom for a day of exploration on the recently re-opened Discovery Island Trails. Here is a glimpse at some of the animals you may find on your adventure. In front of the Tree of Life, you may see red kangaroos, lesser flamingos, white storks and…
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Zebra Cakes Animal Kingdom Lodge Giveaway

Wild Adventure Vacation in Orlando, FL. Zebra… Enter for your chance to win an exotic adventure with animals, rides, safaris and more. Brought to you by Little Debbie. Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for four to Disneyworld. The Grand Prize also includes a four night stay in one Standard View room at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge in Lake Buena Vista, Florida; four 1-day tickets to EPCOT theme park and four 1-day tickets to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park.  The Grand Prize Winner will also have access…
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Walt Disney World Attractions that will be closed for refurbishment – Spring 2016

We know that a lot of you are planning on going to Walt Disney World in the next few months.  Make sure that you check the list of attractions that will be closed for refurbishment, so that you are not disappointed while you are there. The list is always changing so make sure to check before you leave.  Not all closures are scheduled, and there are countless reasons why an attraction might suddenly close.  Below are the current lists. Magic Kingdom: Monorail Shutdown – 11:30 AM – 6:00 PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays…
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Disney Announces Opening Date for “Rivers Of Light” to Cap Full Day-Into-Night Experience

“Disney’s Animal Kingdom is such a majestic and beautiful park,” said George A. Kalogridis, President of Walt Disney World Resort, “and to now show our guests original stories that reveal the magic of nature and bring this special park to life like never before — makes nighttime at Disney’s Animal Kingdom a can’t miss experience for Walt Disney World guests this summer.” Disney’s Animal Kingdom will transition from a day-into-night theme park, aglow with wondrous new nighttime experiences and entertainment celebrating marvels in nature, epic storytelling, innovative effects, and a…
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Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

After you get off Everest and you are in need of a snack, head over to the new Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks.  It is a perfect place to stop in for a quick bite to eat or a cold drink. The Trek Snacks menu varies throughout the day, with pastries in the morning and more substantial food’ s like sushi and sandwiches in the afternoon and evening. Pastries include assorted muffins and Danish, croissants and an indulgent chocolate twist. They also have some good for you snacks like fresh fruit, crudité and hummus,…
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Walt Disney World Attractions that will be closed for refurbishment – Winter 2016

We know that a lot of you are planning on going to Walt Disney World in the next few months.  Make sure that you check the list of attractions that will be closed for refurbishment, so that you are not disappointed while you are there. The list is always changing so make sure to check before you leave.  Not all closures are scheduled, and there are countless reasons why an attraction might suddenly close.  Below are the current lists. Magic Kingdom:  Liberty Square Riverboat – January 18, 2016 to February 22, 2016…
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Walt Disney World Attractions that will be closed for refurbishment

We know that a lot of you are planning on going to Walt Disney World for the Holidays.  Make sure that you check the list of attractions that will be closed for refurbishment, so that you are not disappointed while you are there. The list is always changing so make sure to check before you leave.  Not all closures are scheduled, and there are countless reasons why an attraction might suddenly close.  Below are the current lists. Magic Kingdom:  Liberty Square Riverboat – January 18, 2016 to February 22, 2016  Liberty Tree…
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Zuri’s Sweets Shop at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Zuri’s Sweets Shop at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

On our last trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we tried some of the delicious treats from Zuri’s Sweets Shop.  Located in the new Harambe Market area this new shop features over 80 items, including decorative candy apples, uniquely flavored chocolate bars, African-spiced popcorn, animal-shaped lollipops, animal cookies, wines and other treats. Zuri’s Sweets Shop also has a variety of African spice rubs, gourmet sets and baskets.  Our boys had a hard time deciding what sweet treat they wanted.  We ended up with a tiger shaped cookie and Mickey Mouse chocolate-covered Rice Krispies treat….
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Attractions that will be closed for refurbishment

We know that a lot of you are planning on going to Walt Disney World for last part of summer and in the fall.  Make sure that you check the list of attractions that will be closed for refurbishment, so that you are not disappointed while you are there. The list is always changing so make sure to check before you leave.  Not all closures are scheduled, and there are countless reasons why an attraction might suddenly close.  Below are the current lists. Magic Kingdom:  Liberty Square Riverboat – August 04,…
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