Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney Tips shares insider knowledge, tips, news, and updates from Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Healthy Baby Rhino

Disney Parks Blog gave us a first glance at the new baby rhino recently born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Here’s the information that Scott Terrell gave us: “It’s always a momentous occasion to share news of a successful animal birth at Walt Disney World Resort. Today, I would like to introduce you to an adorable baby white rhino, born to first-time mom ...

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New Finding Nemo Musical Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2022


Disney Parks Blog just announced that they will be a new Finding Nemo Musical coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2022. Here is their official announcement from Shawn Slater: “When my twin boys were little, “Nemo” was one of their first words. They loved the movie, and seeing it come to life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom would always put grins on ...

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How to Escape the Crowds at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the largest of the four Disney Parks in Walt Disney World and is also home to some of the most incredible and immersive details found on the property. The Disney Park is massive in size but features stunning details that help to showcase the beauty of nature and the important message of conservation. Every single corner ...

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Top Experiences Walt Disney World Insiders RARELY Do

No matter how often we visit Walt Disney World, some attractions occupy a permanent spot on our vacation to-do list.  Riding Haunted Mansion, visiting Pandora – World of Avatar at night, and snacking our way through the World Showcase, for example, will always be staples of a Walt Disney World Resort vacation for us.  But after dozens of trips to ...

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Kali River Rapids Closing for Refurbishment in November


Walt Disney World announced that Kali River Rapids at Disney’s Animal Kingdom would be closing on November 1st, 2021, for refurbishment. It makes sense that it will be that time of year to do any refurbishment that may be needed in the winter months. Although it doesn’t get as cold in Central Florida as other parts of the country during those months, ...

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Expedition Everest Will Be Closed for Three Months in 2022

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Today it was announced that Expedition Everest would be closed for refurbishment on January 4th, 2022. It will then remain closed for three months and open again in Mid-April. It is said that the refurbishment will be addressing the ride system, and there is no word of plans for repairs for the Yeti animatronic.  A little back story on Expedition Everest. It opened on ...

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Don’t Miss This In Walt Disney World

When planning a vacation to Walt Disney World most everyone knows the big must-do experiences.  Watch the fireworks, eat the castle, ride Rise of the Resistance etc, but what are those hidden gems you should be doing while visiting but you often skip right over?  We have a few don’t skip tips and tricks for your next Walt Disney World ...

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Meet Greta The Baby Hippo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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On Disney Park’s twitter they introduced us to a new member of the animal family at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Greta was born on July 12th, 2021, to mom Tuma. You can maybe get a glimpse of Greta on Kilimanjaro Safari. Her brother’s names are Hans and Augustus, so her name fits in with the heritage theme of the hippo family. Disney says that she started out ...

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Walt Disney World Releases Theme Park Hours Through November 7th

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Walt Disney World recently released operating hours through November 7th, 2021, if you are planning on being at Walt Disney World between now and November 1st, 2021 for the time being opening hours at the moment appear to be consistent. Magic Kingdom opens at 9 a.m. EPCOT opens at 11 a.m. through the end of September, and at 10 a.m. ...

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Gorilla from Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Named

It is always exciting when a new animal is born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Walt Disney World takes animal’s health and safety very seriously. Just last month, they celebrated the birth of a healthy Western lowland gorilla, two parents Azizi and Gino. If you’ve been to the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail, you may have seen the baby bonding with Azizi. They like to rest up against the ...

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