After announcing the closure of both Rafiki’s Planet Watch and Conservation Station last week, the Walt Disney World Resort is now saying that both attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will reopen in Spring 2019.
The area will be unavailable to guests beginning October 21st. While the attractions are closed, Walt Disney World is expected to rework the offerings to improve the guest experience, then reopen the area next year.
Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.