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Animal Kingdom

Park Guide, Tips & Strategy

Animal Kingdom is our favorite park at Disney World, yet it often gets skipped when folks have a shorter trip. Don't miss out on this stunningly beautiful and surprisingly relaxing park on your next trip. There are big thrills and state-of-the-art attractions, but there are also quiet hideaways and magical animal encounters. Best of all, since a lot of folks sleep on this one, you can often find shorter wait times and fewer crowds.

Key Details

Attractions that Require a Virtual Queue

None currently

Rides that are NOT Included in Genie Plus

Avatar Flight of Passage* and TriceraTop Spin

*Offers Individual Attraction Lightning Lane

The Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom

General Tips

  • Animal Kingdom typically closes a lot earlier than the other parks so be sure to plan accordingly

  • Seeing the world of Pandora lit up at night is one of the most spectacular sights in all of Disney World. If the park is closing before dark, try getting in line at Flight of Passage right before close. With any luck, the line will be long and you'll come out to a bioluminescent wonderland. 

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