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Wild Africa Trek

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Address: 2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bear Island Road, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
Phone Number: 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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Best Disney Excursion there is. Don't Miss This One. A Must Do for All!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was so great, very expensive but enjoyed every minute of it. Having lunch while the giraffes come up close so you can view was amazing. If you have the money I would recommend doing this!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Nick and Jess were our guides and if you have the chance, request them. Their enthusiasm for their field and their knowledge made the day for us. fFrom the beginning you are strapped into a harness and at any place where there is a drop off or on the bridges you are hooked to a tether. Bottom line: you are... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this added excursion. Our guides, Paula and Morgan, were knowlegable and just a delight. Tabitha fed the hippos and explained about filing their teeth! I was surprised to learn about the seriously declining population of giraffes in the wild. The snack stop was refreshing.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Went on the trek as a holiday treat as we were celebrating our anniversary and our sons 18th. What can I say........ An amazing experience. We had two great guides, very friendly and funny. Told us so many things about the animals and their lives at the park. Walk wasn't too hard and you have constant excess to water and... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

AMAZING! I spent my Birthday on the Savanna, with a small group (2 of which I knew). We were transported in the back of a safari truck, similar to the ones used on the Kilimanjaro Ride. Once out on the Savanna, we meet with a zookeeper, before heading to a stilted hut for appetizers & wines (beer & juice). Spending... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Fun tour with very informative and genuinely friendly guides. Lots of close ups with the animals that the regular safari cant stop to do. It is $200 so if your cheap you may not enjoy it as much. The lunch was tasty and relaxing. I cant wait to take my kids when they are old enough. Plus you get complementary... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We have had this on our list to do for some time, but didn't know much about it. We finally did it, and WOW. It was the best Disney experience we have had, no exceptions. Our Guides, Meg and Becca, were outstanding. They were educational, entertaining, engaging, and didn't loose anyone along the way. The Trek portion of the experience... More 

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