Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Stroll along tranquil pathways around the Tree of Life and discover a lush landscape brimming with wildlife.
Escape to a garden paradise where exotic creatures mingle alongside verdant plants and trees. Encircling the base of the Tree of Life, Discovery Island Trails invites you to embark on a self-guided tour and enjoy an up-close glimpse of nature—at your own pace.
Room to Roam
Meander down serene paths, cross wooden foot bridges and journey through cave-like tunnels as you navigate 2 sprawling pathways beneath the great tree. Along the way, snap pictures of captivating creatures from convenient observation stations amid a backdrop of picturesque trees and plants.
Some of the animals you may encounter along the Discovery Island Trails include:
Follow the trails for a close-up view of the iconic centerpiece of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Boasting over 300 animal carvings celebrating the diversity and harmony of nature, it’s an amazing sight to see.
Animal carvings embedded in the Tree of Life include:
Discover secrets of the fabulous pink flamingos who grace lakes and lagoons around the world.
Uncover the truth about the magnificent vulture—perhaps the most misunderstood bird on the planet.
Revel in the magnificence of our elephants, rhinos, lions, tigers and more—and in the depth of Disney’s worldwide commitment to wildlife conservation.