Tag Archives: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Review: Caring for Giants Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Disney’s Animal Kingdom offers numerous tours where you get to experience the animals in new and fun ways. One that I’ve experienced is the Caring for Giants Tour, where you view the Kilimanjaro Safaris elephants from a special lookout. I enjoyed it so much that I ended up doing the tour twice — so keep […]


Disney Parks Blog to Live Stream the August 15th Sunrise from Animal Kingdom


The Disney Parks Blog has made plans to live stream the sunrise at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Wednesday, August 15th as part of their #DisneyParksLIVE series! Back in June, as the Disney Parks Blog shared the sunrise at Epcot, they asked viewers which Walt Disney World theme park they’d like to see the sunrise from, […]


Which Walt Disney World Park Is the Most Popular?


According to the 2017 Themed Entertainment Association Index Report, the most popular Walt Disney World theme park is the Magic Kingdom, which attracted over 20 million guests in 2017. The popularity of a park and how much you’ll enjoy it aren’t necessarily correlated, so this doesn’t answer the question of what is the best Walt […]


New Baby Mandrill Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Yesterday, a baby mandrill was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to mom Scarlett and dad Winston! The three can be already be seen by guests aboard the Kilimanjaro Safari. Mandrills are the largest species of monkey and are normally found in African rainforests near the equator. The gender and exact birth weight of the new […]


Lounging Prehistorically at the New Restaurantosaurus Lounge


Disney’s Animal Kingdom is all about nature, exotic animals, and bright sunny days. But we all know that sometimes those sunny days can get the best of you with the heat in Central Florida. Restaurantosaurus has just opened a brand new lounge for their guests to enjoy a few specialty drinks and appetizers. This past […]


Booking Begins Aug. 2 for New Festival of the Lion King Dining Packages


Two all-new Festival of the Lion King Signature Dining Packages are coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Both dining packages (Tier I and Tier II) will include lunch or dinner at Tiffins Restaurant on Discovery Island where guests will enjoy a world-class three-course meal that includes one appetizer, one entrée, one dessert, and a choice of […]


Restaurantosaurus Lounge Coming this Weekend to DinoLand U.S.A. at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Beginning this weekend, part of Restaurantosaurus will offer guests a new space to unwind while enjoying light bites and themed beverages. The new Restaurantosaurus Lounge is set to open at 5 p.m. nightly as part of a limited test. The menu has not been released as of yet, but we will share it once it’s […]


Former Festival of the Lion King Performer Files Lawsuit Against Disney


Krista Crowder, a former performer in Animal Kingdom’s Festival of the Lion King show, has filed a lawsuit that accuses Disney of letting her go after she became pregnant with twins. The lawsuit is alleging gender discrimination and was filed this month in Orange Circuit Court. According to the lawsuit, Crowder is seeking over $15,000 […]


Rivers of Light Dessert Party Set to Begin August 6, Reservations Now Open


Disney’s Animal Kingdom is adding a new Rivers of Light Dessert Party to their evening offerings. Guests can add a sweet ending to their day by with an array of Disney’s Animal Kingdom-themed, house-made desserts, snacks, and specialty alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages before enjoying a VIP view of Rivers of Light. Check-in for the party […]


New Dining Options at Animal Kingdom, Including Family-Style Experience at Pizzafari


Beginning July 31st, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be debuting a new Family-Style Dining Experience at Pizzafari! This is one of many new menu changes happening recently at the park. Guests can still choose the classic quick-service at Pizzafari or enjoy a more relaxed dinner with the new option. After checking in at the podium, guests […]