There are quite a lot of exciting things in the works for Disney’s Animal Kingdom! The first new experience for Animal Kingdom will be the Rivers of Light show which is scheduled to open in Spring 2016. This show will take place in front of the Tree of Life on Discovery River, between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest. Two mystical hosts will come to the river, bringing their gifts of light.
Since opening in 2006, Expedition Everest has been thrilling guests of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This massive attraction takes guests on an exciting runaway train excursion and even brings them to a close encounter with the mysterious yeti. Let’s take a look at some of the little known facts about one of Animal Kingdom’s top […]
When Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened in 1998, the park’s thrilling Dinosaur themed ride quickly become another one of my favorite attractions. Countdown To Extinction, as it was called at the time, took guests back in time in hopes of returning to the present with a live dinosaur. Two years after Animal Kingdom’s opening, Disney released […]
As you probably know, I love Disney history. It’s my favorite topic to write about, and I also love reading about it. I love seeing old photographs of the Disney parks. So, of course, I was thrilled to see the theme for this week’s Wordless Wednesday would be Disney history! The above photo was taken in […]
Walt Disney World’s newest theme park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, first opened on April 22, 1998. What else is so significant about this park’s opening date? For their first theme park dedicated to animal conservation, Disney chose to open the park on Earth Day. One of the most well known attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is […]
Plans for Disney’s Animal Kingdom were announced on June 5, 1995. A few months later, in August, construction began on Walt Disney World’s newest theme park. Then on Earth Day in 1998 Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened. Animal Kingdom has grown to become a park we all know and love. It provides thrills from conquering Everest to […]
Walt Disney World is filled with thousands of animatronic characters which bring the attractions to life. While these characters are truly remarkable, they are limited to staying in one place. However, in 2003 Disney debuted Lucky the Dinosaur, a new animatronic character who was able to walk freely and interact with guests! Many advancements in […]