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Conservation Station®

Conservation Station's colorful outdoor entrance surrounded by huge animal cutouts

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Rafiki's Planet Watch®

Guests Can Be

Any Height

Age Interest

Preschoolers, Kids, Adults, All Ages

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Accessibility

  • May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV

Interests

Animal Encounters, Indoor, Interactive

A wildlife conservation center home to animal encounters, interactive exhibits and a veterinary facility

A room at Conversation Station with interactive games that teach Guests about animals

Go Wild!

Enjoy an in-depth look at animal habitats from around the globe and discover the expert care our park animals receive.

Through informative interactive exhibits and a viewable onsite research facility, Conservation Station invites you to uncover the mysteries of the wild—and to go behind the scenes of Disney’s efforts to promote conservation awareness.

Designed for animal lovers of every age, Conservation Station features more than 10 care areas and Disney-themed experiences, including:


  • Animal Encounters Stage
    Enjoy fun shows starring a rotating roster of animals that offer an up-close peek into the habitats of our wildlife friends.

  • Song of the Rainforest
    Join Grandma Willow for a 3D audio journey through a rainforest and experience the wondrous serenade of nature.

  • Veterinary Treatment Room
    This healing facility—viewable through an expansive glass window—offers a unique look into the “hands-on” care of the park’s animals.

  • Backstage Tour
    Spy many of the park’s most popular creatures in their backstage habitats using “animal cams” that you control.

  • Eco-Web
    Discover the conservation efforts taking place around the globe and in your community.

  • Nutrition Center
    Watch handlers prepare meals for the park inhabitants and discover the diets of some of the world’s most fascinating creatures.

  • Amphibian, Reptile and Invertebrate Windows
    Glimpse tarantulas, scorpions, millipedes and snakes at this creepy-crawly spot.

  • Science Center
    Take a look inside the lives of our actual working scientists as they study and learn about wildlife all around the world.

And, as can be expected, helpful experts are on hand to answer your questions and educate you and your family on the protection of animals.

Please note that some animal experiences are subject to change without notice.

Rafiki touches a young boy's nose at Rafiki's Planet Watch in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Conservation Station is located at Rafiki’s Planet Watch, an area devoted to the preservation and care of animals.

Additional attractions within Rafiki’s Planet Watch include:

  • Affection Section, an animal petting zoo providing delightful hands-on encounters with a variety of animals, including goats and sheep
  • Habitat Habit!, an outdoor discovery trail featuring cotton-top tamarin monkeys

Accessible by the Wildlife Express Train, Rafiki’s Planet Watch features fun educational exhibits and activities to help create awareness of animal issues and offers a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

2 African elephants with tusks caressing each other's faces with their trunks

Disney Animals

Revel in the magnificence of our elephants, rhinos, lions, tigers and more—and in the depth of Disney’s worldwide commitment to wildlife conservation.

Hours

Sunday, May 03, 2015

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  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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