My husband and I participated in the Wild Africa Trek at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World just a few weeks ago. We had heard good things about it, so we thought we would give it a try!
We chose to tour at 9:00am, this was a good time to go, although I don't think there is a bad time. First things first, we put our belongings in lockers and got harnessed up. (They let you bring your own camera as long as it can clip to your harness or if there is a neck strap. The tour guides take a camera along and take pictures of you and the animals along your trip. We found that we didn't take any of our own pictures!) You practice walking along a rope bridge, then you are off!
We started walking in the forests a little bit, we saw hippos up close and we got to ask researchers questions about the animals. Same with the crocodiles-you will walk 2 rope bridges over the crocodiles to get an amazing perspective! This was awesome!
After walking the first part of the tour, we got in a personal safari truck to see some areas of the savannah that passengers on the Kilimanjaro Safaris didn't get to see. Then you are treated to "tastes of Africa" towards the end of the tour! This is food that you can only get on the Wild Africa Trek!
Since the tour guides take all the pictures, they sent us a CD about 2 weeks after our trip, packed with pictures of us and our tour group and animals that we saw on our trip!
I would do this tour again! I feel like we got to see more in the 3-4 hours on this tour than we would have on our own all day!