Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Due to the nature of the experience, Guests with service animals should check with a Cast Member at the attraction for boarding information.
Animal Encounters, Classics
Glimpse real animals in their natural habitats during an 18-minute expedition into the Harambe Wildlife Reserve.
Traipse along a 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 during the journey.
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 a tall tree. 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:
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.
Those looking to extend their safari tour of Africa should consider the privately guided Wild Africa Trek. Offering even closer encounters with exotic animals, this 3-hour adventure invites up to 12 Guests to embark on a private nature hike into the Pangani Forest and Safi River Valley alongside knowledgeable Disney guides.
This exciting tour, which is available at an additional cost, also includes African-inspired delicacies and a CD of professionally-taken photos are also included.
As early as 30 days in advance, you can secure a time for this or other attractions that offer FastPass+ service. And with a Walt Disney World Resort hotel reservation and valid theme park admission, make selections up to 60 days before your check-in date.
To have a greater variety of options to choose from, we suggest you make FastPass+ selections early. Or if you prefer, simply decide as you go and use the My Disney Experience mobile app to view real-time wait times for standby entrances.
Valid theme park admission required. FastPass+ attractions and entertainment experiences, the number of selections you can make and available arrival windows are limited. Certain MyMagic+ features and benefits require online registration.
Revel in the magnificence of our elephants, rhinos, lions, tigers and more—and in the depth of Disney’s worldwide commitment to wildlife conservation.