Friday, October 4, 2013

Walls Going Up All Over Harambe!

On the recent episode of Radio Harambe, Safari Mike discussed a rumor concerning construction in the Africa section of Disney's Animal Kingdom.  And today we have some photographic evidence to back him up.  (A big "Asante Sana" to Christa for providing these images!)

What we all have been lead to believe is that this project is for the construction of a new theater for the Festival of the Lion King, pictured above, and that's all.  However, Safari Mike now believes Harambe is in for more than just a new theater, perhaps a much larger expansion.

We know the Dawa Bar is being moved closer towards the main walkway, however these walls around the Tusker House building certainly do not seem to be for that part of the project.  

What exactly is being done here?  Perhaps a merchandise location or two?  Maybe a walkway leading from the new theater?  Or even an entire new area of Harambe Village?

We don't yet know, but we can start to move towards being pretty sure it involves more than just a new theater and a simple 20 yard move for the Dawa Bar.  Safari Mike will be at DAK soon enough, and he has orders to investigate...

by Dave McBride (twitter: @Radio Harambe)


  1. Interesting! I've been hearing you guys talk (or tweet) about this for a while, but I couldn't really get a sense of what was happening. These photos help me get a better picture of the scale of the project here. I can't wait to hear what Safari Mike uncovers on his recon mission...

  2. I agree. After walking through here and snapping the pictures there is something bigger happening here. Should be interesting to watch it evolve. I'll be back at the beginning of December, and if anything looks different, I'll grab some more photos!

  3. Safari Mike is used to traipsing around the jungle looking for monkeys or bugs, and is not exactly an investigative reporter...but here’s hoping

  4. You know CMs are always willing to share scoop, even if they are wrong! LOL Ask a bus driver - they'll know for sure! ;)