Africa Attractions

Below is an overview of the attractions at Africa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.


Festival of the Lion King FastPass+

  • Ages 2+ (No height restriction)
  • 30 minute show
  • Theater is indoors and air-conditioned
  • Queue is outdoors and uncovered
  • One of our favorite shows at Disney World, this incredible show features music from the The Lion King, acrobatics, and even audience participation! Festival of the Lion King is not to be missed!

Kilimanjaro Safaris FastPass+

  • Ages 4+ (No height restriction)
  • 19 minute safari adventure
  • Queue is outdoors and covered
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris is jam packed with live animals (some of which are free-roaming), beautiful landscapes, and fun! There is a handy animal reference guide in the truck to help you identify the animals you come across. The ride is very bumpy, so keep that in mind if you get motion sickness or have any physical limitations.
  • Tip: Early morning is when the animals are most active, so try to head over here first thing if possible.
  • Tip: Outside seats have the best views!

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

  • All ages (No height restriction)
  • Allow about 30 minutes for exploration
  • Walk along the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail to see okapi, hippos, a troop of gorillas, meerkats, and more on this beautiful trail.

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

  • All ages (No height restriction)
  • Allow about 60-90 minutes for exploration
  • Rafiki’s Planet Watch features a petting zoo, views of veterinary procedures (if they are happening), and lots of fun conservation-themed activities, exhibits, and videos. It’s an educational and enjoyable experience for the whole family

Wildlife Express Train to Rafiki’s Planet Watch

  • All ages (No height restriction)
  • 5 minute train ride (each way)
  • Station is located in Harambe Village
  • Queue is outdoors and mostly covered
  • This train ride is the only way into or out of Rafiki’s Planet Watch
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