Tag Archives: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Communication Leading Up to Hurricane Irma – WDW Resort Guest Perspective

When you plan your Walt Disney World vacation you probably hope for blue skies and sunshine. Being from the UK, we absolutely love this aspect of Florida. Sunshine doesn’t appear here very often! So when the word hurricane raised its ugly head on our recent September trip, you can imagine we were slightly disappointed that the […]

The Most Overrated and Underrated Attractions at Each Disney World Park

There’s nothing worse than getting to a park at rope drop, rushing past strollers and screaming moms to get to the most popular attraction, waiting over an hour to get on, and leaving disappointed because “it wasn’t that good.” On the other hand, nothing beats finding a 10-minute wait attraction on a hot, crowded day […]

Names Announced for Endangered Sumatran Tigers Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in August

The two Sumatran tiger cubs that were born back in August at Disney’s Animal Kingdom now have names! The Disney Parks Blog has shared that Jeda (above left) is the male cub’s name and Anala is the name of the female cub. The cubs are said to be bonding well with their mother, Sohni, and […]

The Disney Fall Feast 5K Course Will Bring Runners Through Pandora – The World of Avatar

runDisney recently released the course map for the Disney Fall Feast 5K, which takes place on November 3, 2017. According to the course map, this will be the first runDisney event that’ll bring runners right under the floating mountains of Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The Disney Fall Feast 5K is unfortunately already sold out, […]

Rohde’s Yeti: The 10-Year-Old Running Joke

Joe Rohde, the creative lead for Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pandora – the World of AVATAR, and Expedition Everest, recently tweeted about an experience he had with a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer. According to the renowned Imagineer, the officer looked at his passport then his face and asked “When are you going to fix […]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Two Baby Giraffes

Last month, we told you about the birth of two Sumatran tigers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and today, we have more baby news to share! The photo above is Gemma, the brand new giraffe that was born just under 160 pounds and nearly 6 feet tall, along with her mom Rori. Another giraffe at Disney’s Animal […]

Cast From Upcoming Avatar Sequels Pay a Visit to Pandora – The World of AVATAR

The next generation cast of the upcoming Avatar sequels was immersed into the breathtaking Pandora – The World of AVATAR during a recent visit to Walt Disney World Resort. AVATAR filmmaker James Cameron and film producer Jon Landau organized the visit for the seven young actors to acquaint them with the world their film characters […]

Tiffins: The Overlooked Gem of Animal Kingdom

In June of this year, my husband and I had the opportunity to visit Animal Kingdom and experience Pandora, sans kids. It was our anniversary celebration; 24 hours, kid free at Walt Disney World. If you have kids, you understand how precious this alone time can be. I knew we would be spending an entire […]

Meet Timon at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Beginning Oct. 1

Beginning in October, guests visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be able to meet Timon from Disney’s The Lion King on Discovery Island. Timon is the star of the show in the beloved The Festival of the Lion King and guests will surely enjoy meeting the playful meerkat soon. This will be the second The Lion King character at Disney’s Animal […]

Satu’li Canteen Will Only Serve Breakfast Seasonally Beginning Sept. 17

Beginning September 17, 2017, Satu’li Canteen inside of Pandora – The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will only serve their breakfast menu seasonally. The Quick Service restaurant will start serving lunch at 10:00 a.m.; early than previously, but breakfast will only be available during peak times, so be sure to check dates for […]