Animal Encounters

 

Join together with your circle of loved ones to enjoy the majesty of nature and the fascinating animals - real and imagined - that enrich our planet in these exciting attractions.

 

 

Affection Section

 

Affection Section

Don't be shy! Enjoy this delightful animal encounter with goats, sheep, pigs, chicken, llamas and more. Watch for special guest appearances by some of the park's friendlier animals. This is a great way to help little ones begin to "open their eyes to the world around them."
Location: Rafiki's Planet Watch®
Height Requirement: None

 

 

Conservation Station®

 

Conservation Station

At trail's end, the discovery has just begun as you visit the center of Disney efforts to promote wildlife conservation awareness. Inside, there is a whole herd of wild animal experiences, interactive games and fun-filled shows. See animals up close in this rare behind-the-scenes adventure!
Location: Rafiki's Planet Watch®
Height Requirement: None

 

 

Discovery Island® Trails

 

Discovery Island Trails

Saunter through these sumptuous garden pathways for glimpses of hilarious animal antics and captivating critters. Have face-to-face encounters with Galapagos tortoises, lemurs, cotton-top tamarin monkeys and other fascinating creatures.
Location: Discovery Island®
Height Requirement: None

 

 

Habitat Habit!

 

Habitat Habit

See endangered cotton-top tamarin primates up close. Trek down this adventure trail and help your animal friends in ways that you never thought possible. It's fun to share your world and your own backyard with animals!
Location: Rafiki's Planet Watch®
Height Requirement: None

 

 

Maharajah Jungle Trek®

 

Maharajah Jungle Trek

Trek into the lush forests for an unparalleled adventure into the wilds of the mystical Anandapur Royal Forest of Southeast Asia. Have up-close encounters with Komodo dragons and tapirs. Make eye contact with stalking tigers. Wander among the ruins of an ancient palace inhabited by beautiful and exotic animals!
Location: Asia®
Height Requirement: None

 

 

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail®

 

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

Trek into the forest in search of gorillas! Along the way, enjoy a nature walk through a verdant African valley filled with Nile hippos, birds and fish. Enter an exotic bird aviary, an underwater hippo viewing area, a savannah overlook, and have an intimate up-close encounter with a magnificent troop of gorillas.
Location: Africa
Height Requirement: None

 

 

The Oasis Exhibits

 

The Oasis Exhibits

Unwind as you enter this tropical oasis of Eden-like flora and fauna rich with cooling waterfalls and meandering streams. This idyllic setting sets the stage for your day. From here all paths lead to adventure.
Location: Oasis
Height Requirement: None