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Kilimanjaro Safaris

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Africa

Guests Can Be

Any Height

Age Interest

All Ages

Thrill Level

Slow Rides

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Accessibility

  • Must Transfer to Wheelchair
  • Assistive Listening
  • Language Translation Devices
  • Video Captioning

Advisories

  • Supervise children at all times. Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

Due to the nature of the experience, Guests with service animals should check with a Cast Member at the attraction for boarding information.

Interests

Animal Encounters, Classics

Guest Policies

  • WARNING! For safety, you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride.
  • Supervise children at all times.
    Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

Ride off in an open-air vehicle for a day or evening tour of a lush African savanna, home to real-live exotic animals.

A stately lion reclines on a boulder as seen on Kilimanjaro Safaris

A Wildlife Adventure

Glimpse real African animals in their natural habitats during an 18-minute expedition into the Harambe Wildlife Reserve.

Traipse along a picturesque twisting path amid a lush garden gateway and make your way to the rendezvous point of Kilimanjaro Safaris expedition, the touring company for your adventure into the wilds. Featuring picturesque open plains, shady forest landscapes and rocky wetlands, the 110-acre Harambe Wildlife Reserve is a spectacular sanctuary dedicated to the protection of African animals.

The Call of the Wild
Climb aboard an open-air safari vehicle and hang on tight as you take off on a guided tour into the African outback—where over 34 different species of exotic African wildlife seemingly roam free. As your bumpy transport makes its way through rugged terrain, glimpse an array of exotic animals in a variety of unique habitats, your helpful guide providing you with valuable information about the land and its inhabitants.

Unique Animal Encounters
Spot a shy hippopotamus nestled beneath a still pond. Behold a regal lion sunbathing on a rocky perch. Drive past a gentle giraffe grazing on the tall tree or wave hello to a swinging baboon. Since animals have minds of their own, every Kilimanjaro Safari expedition is a unique and unforgettable experience.

Some animals you may encounter during the tour include:

  • Antelope
  • Baboon
  • Black rhino
  • Cheetah
  • Crocodile
  • Elephant
  • Flamingo
  • Gazelle
  • Giraffe
  • Hippopotamus
  • Hyenas
  • Lion
  • Okapis
  • Ostrich
  • Warthog
  • White rhino
  • Wildebeest
  • Wild dogs
  • Zebra

Be sure to keep your eyes open and have a camera ready! You never know what amazing animals you’ll see on a Kilimanjaro Safaris outing.

An open air safari bus filled with Guests drives past a group of giraffes on an evening Kilimanjaro Safaris tour

Nocturnal Encounters 

Venture out onto the savanna for a nighttime safari tour—and see the animals in a whole new light.

Experience a different breed of discovery when you explore the wilds of the Harambe Wildlife Reserve at night. Previously off limits to visitors after sundown, this unforgettable journey aboard a rugged, all-terrain caravan takes you deep into the wilds of Africa, where creatures both big and small await your arrival amid the tranquil shadows of the lush brush.

During your adventure, witness the rarely seen nocturnal habits of the reserve’s many animal residents, including lions, elephants, hippopotamuses and hyena. Spy a careless crocodile slumped upon a rocky plot. Spot a relaxing rhino soaking up a luxurious mud bath. Strategically placed lighting evoking both the setting sun and rising moon ensure you won’t miss a moment. And as always, your friendly safari guide is on hand to share expert knowledge about the animals and their unique nocturnal habits.

So climb aboard, lean back and take in the sights of Africa by night; it’s sure to be one drive you won’t soon forget.

A girl points at animals while riding in a bus full of Guests on Kilimanjaro Safaris

Wild Africa Trek

Those looking to extend their safari tour of Africa should consider this privately guided expedition.

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

Disney Animals at Walt Disney World Resort

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

Friday, December 09, 2016

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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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