Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
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
Ride off in an open-air vehicle for a day or evening tour of a lush African savanna, home to real-live exotic animals.
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:
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.
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.
Those looking to extend their safari tour of Africa should consider this privately guided expedition.
Revel in the magnificence of our elephants, rhinos, lions, tigers and more—and in the depth of Disney’s worldwide commitment to wildlife conservation.
Extra, Extra Magic Hours Benefit Select mornings April 29 to June 30, 2018, Guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can enjoy even more time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park with access to some of the most popular experiences.
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