kilimanjaro safari

Baby Giraffe born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom today

Disney Animal Kingdom’s animal population grew by one very cute Masai giraffe calf today. Mom, Mara, gave birth today around 2pm on the Kilimanjaro Safari savanna. Earlier in the day guests reported seeing Mara in labor out on the grasslands. The ‘little’ calf was a… Read More »Baby Giraffe born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom today

Disney’s Animal Kingdom adds new Evening Safari Expedition

With Disney’s Animal Kingdom offering new extended evening hours, guests are now able to have a unique experience on the Kilimanjaro Safari. And similar to during the day, if you want a more exclusive and extended experience, you can pay for an upgraded experience. During… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom adds new Evening Safari Expedition

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Update – Avatar-land and more

Although there’s a lot of buzz about the Star Wars and Toy Story land additions coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it’s really Walt Disney World’s 4th gate, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, that’s about to be transformed by two major additions. We previously posted our February look… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Update – Avatar-land and more

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Construction Update – November 2015

Yesterday we posted an update with a look at the floating mountains of Pandora – The World of Avatar. They’re really starting to take shape. Today we’re taking in updates from the rest of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Starting at the Discovery River amphitheater. This amphitheater… Read More »Disney’s Animal Kingdom Construction Update – November 2015

Construction Begins on new Festival of the Lion King Location

Construction walls have appeared in the corner of Africa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom where the show building and facilities for the park’s popular show Festival of the Lion King will be moving. In January, we reported on leaked plans for the move, but saw little… Read More »Construction Begins on new Festival of the Lion King Location

Changes at Kilimanjaro Safari Ride

Tilt-shift savannah - click to embiggen

Disney recently announced that Zebras would be moving to a new Savannah on Kilimanjaro Safari. The change has meant the end of the ‘poacher’ storyline and a lot more time for guests to take pictures while driving about.

Construction is now well underway in the last section of ride. I was able to take the following video this morning so you can see the progress for yourself:

There were a couple more changes out on the savannah, which I’ve documented below:

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