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Wild Africa Trek

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Address: 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bear Island Road, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
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+1 407-939-8687
This attraction is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)

Join the ultimate animal adventure! Journey deep into Pangani Forest on a...

Join the ultimate animal adventure! Journey deep into Pangani Forest on a thrilling, privately guided expedition featuring close encounters with exotic wildlife species. Get closer than you ever dreamed possible to Nile crocodiles and massive hippos. Venture on to a VIP safari across an open savanna teeming with native African creatures!Once-In-A-Lifetime ExperiencesDozens of massive Nile crocodiles patrol the jungle riverbed. Mammoth hippos move deftly underwater. You are there to see it all!Adventurers are fitted with an expedition harness that attaches to an overhead track. Once your group reaches the riverbank, get a stunning look at the hippos, just 10 feet below. After a seemingly precarious trek across a rope bridge dangling over a throng of enormous crocodiles, experience another unbelievable view as you hang over the crocs' riverbed lair!VIP SafariEnjoy a brief hike onto a sweeping African savanna for a VIP safari, including a visit to an exclusive safari camp with incredible views of everything from towering giraffe to powerful rhinos.True Life-AdventureWild Africa Trek is a jaw-dropping journey only a few Guests get to experience. The expedition is a true encounter with African creatures in their native habitat. Come with us on this Disney True-Life Adventure!PhotographyA Disney photographer captures your experiences along the way. When you return home from your visit to Walt Disney World Resort, you'll receive a photo CD in the mail, so you can relive your wild adventure again and again. Photo CD is included in the cost of the tour.

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We have watched people walk over the safari rides every year we have been here, but have never done this. This has been some of the best money spent at Disney World that we have... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have watched people walk over the safari rides every year we have been here, but have never done this. This has been some of the best money spent at Disney World that we have spent. Jess and Paula were amazing tour guides! This is a must do for any visitor to Animal Kingdom!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

So much fun. The animals were incredible, the guides were funny and very informative. And believe it or not, the food was pretty awesome too. The highlight was eating on the Savanah in little tin lunch boxes. I really felt like rock stars gone to Africa. Also, there is a professional photographer with you and all the pictures are included.... More 

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Buckley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We have often thought about Disney tours, and took the plunge this year since it was just the 2 of us. The wild African trek was amazing. Hippos, rope bridges and crocs, a safari ride, and a great lunch. Thank you for the memorable trip! Even with a full tour group (12) nothing felt crowded. A couple f families in... More 

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Casselberry, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have wanted to do this trek since it first existed, but haven't gotten around to it. Well, for my sister's 60th birthday, I decided that she and I would do it together. It was SOOOO worth every dime I spent! Rachael and Danielle were our guides and they were funny, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. They were helped by Emily... More 

2 Thank breezanemom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We contemplated doing this because of the cost, finally decided since it was a Disney excursion it must be good. Well have to say it was the best decision we made, this experience was the absolute best thing we did in Disney World. We were the only 2 on this trek, 8:45 am, and were given the VIP treatment for... More 

3 Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Wild Africa Trek is the very best thing at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I recently went on this 3-hour excursion behind the scenes and it was fabulous. The two guides were interesting and knowledgeable, and kept me smiling. Walking over rope bridges above crocodiles, watching hippos being fed, and having a fabulous lunch after a tour of the African savanna was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had Meg and Morgan for our guides. They made the excursion simply outstanding. It's everything you would expect from a Disney experience. We didn't feel rushed at all and were able to get up close to the animals. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone considering it, we would definitely do it again.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was a trek basically behind the scenes at the Disney's Animal Kingdom animal park. We hiked through the back of the animal zoo and had an amazing up close personal look at the animals in their habitats as well as a truck ride through the animal park. We also received a gourmet lunch in a special viewing hut in... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Paula and Joe were kind, fun guides. We enjoyed spending three hours with them. The tour provides binoculars for you to borrow. Disney gives each guest a stainless steel water bottle to use on the tour and take home with you. Photographs of your experience are included, along with access to gallery shots of the animals. We got about 20... More 

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Ridgetop, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The animals here have a lot of room to roam and seem pretty natural. I have been on a lot of safaris so I like this ride.

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