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Kilimanjaro Safaris®

Safari vehicle for Kilimanjaro Safaris Expedition, an attraction on the African savanna of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Africa

Guests Can Be
Any Height
Age Interest

Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages

Thrill Level

Slow Rides

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Advisories
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.
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Accessibility and Other Information

Accessibility
  • Must Transfer to Wheelchair
  • Assistive Listening
  • Handheld Captioning
  • 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 tour of a lush African savanna, home to exotic animals like lions and elephants.
Close-up of the face of a beautiful cheetah at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park

A Wildlife Adventure

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:

  • Antelope
  • Mandrill
  • Black Rhino
  • Cheetah
  • Crocodile
  • Elephant
  • Flamingo
  • Gazelle
  • Giraffe
  • Hippopotamus
  • Lion
  • Okapis
  • Ostrich
  • Warthog
  • White Rhino
  • Wildebeest

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.

Lion sitting behind a boulder at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park

VIP Safari

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.

Kilimanjaro Safaris®

Monday, April 21, 2014

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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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