Guide to Tours of Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Lodge
Tours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park
Wild Africa Trek
Restrictions: Ages 9 and up, Max weight of 350 lbs,
Price: $189 and up Length: 3 hours
Days and Times: 7 days a week at 8am, 9am,10am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm
Meeting Location: Behind the Tusker House in Africa
Wild By Design
Restrictions: Ages 14 and up Price: $63.90 Duration: 3 hours
Days and Times: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri at 8:30 am Meet Location: DAK turnstiles
If you love the kind of details and design elements that separate Disney theme parks from all the rest, than Wild By Design is the tour for you. This walking tour takes place entirely on-stage and walks through the park pointing out the history and ideas that make it such an immersive experience. Along the way you will see more than a few things you never noticed before and even get to speak with a zookeeper or two about the work they do with the animals and their habitats.
Restrictions: Ages 16 and up Price: $76.68 Duration: 3 hours
Days and Times: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri at 8:30 am and 1pm
Meet Location: DAK turnstiles
This tour takes you behind the scenes to see where the animals sleep and are cared for by the animal care specialist of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This tour takes place almost entirely “backstage” offering a fascinating look into what goes in to the day-to-day operations of a the park. Since it takes place during park hours, the chance to see animals is limited since most are onstage during this time.
Tours at the Animal Kingdom Lodge
Restrictions: Ages 3 and up, Animal kingdom Lodge Guests Only
Price: $75.00 ages 10 and up, $40.00 ages 3-10 Duration: 2 hours
Days and Times: Thu and Sun at 7am
Meet Location: Concierge Lounge
A tour reserved as a perk for concierge level guests of the Animal Kingdom Lodge, the Sunrise Safari is a special tour of the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction. Instead of the normal trip, this tour takes around 45 minutes or more, giving guests the chance to spend much more time with the animals. After the safari, a breakfast is served at Pizzafari
Restrictions: Ages 8 and up Price: $170.00 Duration: 3 hours
Days and Times: Daily Afternoons (around 4pm depending on season)
Meet Location: Jiko
The Waynama Safari is the perfect blend of culture, wildlife and culinary delight. This tour takes you through the savannas of the Animal Kingdom Lodge giving you an up-close look at the animals found throughout the resort. It is a guided tour offering great information about the wildlife and finishes with a meal at the beloved Jiko restaurant.
Restrictions: Ages 8 and up (Lodge Guests Only) Price: $70.00 Duration: 1 hour
Days and Times: Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun (times depend on season)
Meet Location: Kidani Village Lobby
The newest tour offered at the Animal Kingdom Lodge is a one hour night safari through the Kidani Village savanna with the use of night-vision goggles. After meeting in the lobby, guests are given a pair of goggles and are driven through the savanna in an open-air truck. Guides point out the animals and offer some fascinating information about them. It’s a great way to end your Disney day.