Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning Will Be Hosting an Adventures by Disney Trip to South Africa

Update 4/23/18: As of 10 a.m. the Adventures by Disney safari featuring Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning has been sold out. Those who are still interested in the trip will be put on a waitlist.

Orginal Story: According to the Disney Parks Blog, Adventures by Disney recently revealed an adult-exclusive safari to South Africa, which will be hosted by the beloved Imagineer Joe Rohde and Disney’s vice president of Animals, Science and Environment Dr. Mark Penning. This unique experience departs on November 30, 2018. 

Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning have completely different expertise. Rohde will help guests see the experience “through the lens of an artist.” Disney parks enthusiasts and fans of Joe Rohde’s work at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will have the opportunity to see the landscapes and locations that inspired the theme park.

Penning will “share his expertise on South African natural history.” Together their knowledge and insight will create an incredible Adventures by Disney experience. 


  • 2 Adults = $22,998.00
  • Single Traveler  = $16,099.00
  • 10% Deposit due immediately to hold reservation


  • Monday, April 23, 2018: Disney Vacation Club Members, D23 Members, and previous Adventures by Disney Guests
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018: General public

Learn more and book the one-time Adult-Exclusive South Africa: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park’s 20th Anniversary Safari by calling Disney or you can email [email protected] or your current Dreams Unlimited Travel Agent.

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Credit/Image: Disney Parks Blog