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Starlight Safari at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Temporarily Unavailable

A zebra illuminated by night vision goggles during Disney’s Animal Kingdom Night Safari excusion

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Resort Area

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village

Age Interest

Tweens, Teens, Adults


Adult $74.17 More Information - Price is per person and does not include tax.

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  • Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV


Behind the Scenes, Animal Encounters

Set out on an immersive safari adventure reminiscent of a nighttime drive through an African game reserve!

A wildebeest illuminated by night vision goggles at a Disney’s Animal Kingdom Night Safari excursion

As the Sun Sets, the Savanna Awakens

Witness the wild as it comes to life on an after-dark safari tour of Disney’s African savannas and wildlife! This popular, nighttime expedition is open to all Guests at Walt Disney World Resort.

Climb aboard a sturdy, open-sided safari vehicle, and feel the rush of night air as you rumble through lush scenery, scanning the horizon for over 30 species of African wildlife!

The Nightlife of Wildlife
To make the most of your animal-viewing extravaganza, Guests will be provided with a night vision device! You’ll be astounded by what you can see: zebras, giraffes, gazelles, wildebeest and antelopes—plus flamingos, ostriches and over 20 other exotic African species that freely roam across the savannas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Reservations and Important Details
To book, please call (407) WDW-PLAY or (407) 939-7529. You’ll be happy to know that a portion of proceeds will benefit Disney conservation efforts!

This nighttime tour lasts approximately one hour. It’s available exclusively to Guests 8 years of age or older. Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a participating adult who is 18 years of age or older. Guests under 18 years of age must also have parent or guardian permission to call.

Giraffes illuminated by night vision goggles as Guests look on from their open-sided safari vehicle

Know Before You Go

View important information including physical requirements, rendezvous point, experience details and reservation policies.

  • Warning: This experience features a ride in a rugged safari vehicle over an open savanna. For your 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 participate.
  • Late arrivals after the start of the tour will not be accommodated.
  • Check in at the podium of Sanaa Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village, and plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Valid photo ID will be required to check in.
  • You will forfeit the entire price of your tour if you no-show or cancel within 2 days of your reservation.
  • Guests must be at least 8 years of age to participate in Starlight Safari, and Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Guests using a wheelchair/ECV must leave their mobility devices at Sanaa, where they will retrieve them upon conclusion of the tour. Due to limited capacity, Guests who are unable to change wheelchairs must call (407) 938-4755 and press option #1 in advance to ensure that there is sufficient room to accommodate them.
  • While safari vehicles are equipped for rain and wet terrain, experiences may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • All aspects of the tour are subject to change without notice.
  • Starlight Safari is a night experience, and Guests are responsible for transportation to and from Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village. If traveling by Walt Disney World Resort transportation, buses generally operate until 2:00 AM between Disney Resort hotels and Disney Springs. Taxis are also available if you need to get around outside of our complimentary transportation hours. Learn more about Walt Disney World Resort transportation options.

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Call for Reservations
(407) WDW-PLAY
(407) 939-7529
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  • 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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