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Wild Africa Trek

#35 of 424 things to do in Orlando Features Animals
2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bear Island Road, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
+1 407-939-8687
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A fine example of good Edutainment... Walt would be proud!

Really enjoyed it, but I don't think we'd do it again. We've had our eye on this tour for at least... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Disney_Addicts_626
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Toronto, Canada
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Highly Recommend this "Safari"

We went on the 12:30pm trek led by Alex and Davis and can't say enough good things. Yes, this tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kg1111
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Chicago, IL
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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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2901 Osceola Pkwy, Bear Island Road, Orlando, FL 32830-8410
This attraction is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed it, but I don't think we'd do it again. We've had our eye on this tour for at least three trips... Finally checked it off our bucket list. Highlights for us: 1. Amount of time and pace of trek. L O T S...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 12:30pm trek led by Alex and Davis and can't say enough good things. Yes, this tour is pricey but it is very well executed. Our group of 12 (max) was all adults and started with the harness being put on by...More

Thank kg1111
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I took my 10 year old animal loving daughter on this trek. We were greeted by friendly staff and taken to an area to suit up. We were placed in harnesses with tethers to hold all of our things including glasses and cell phones. We...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had a very nice time. We loved seeing the animals up close. The bridge crossing was fine not really scary. But the slats could be a little far away at times.

Thank Njgg52
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This was the highlight of our Disney trip! We went on the 1st 8:00 AM Trek. Beautiful day in early May! Excellent guides that kept us informed and laughing throughout the tour! We saw so many animals up close! The snack was delicious and we...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is a premium tour. It's was fun for everyone from grandpa to parents to children (ages 11 and 8). We were greeted at the front gate by Nick. Our guides Kayle and Paula were knowledgeable and enthusiastic. They were great. I love that after...More

1  Thank JuneauLady
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This was our second trek and it was amazing. We saw so many of the animals so up close. The guides were fantastic and the pictures they took, which are included with the price, were so great. You really feel like you are on a...More

Thank Stephen4261
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My boys and I loved crossing over 2 bridges with 24 crocodiles underneath! Those things are BIG! We watched hippos and three female rhinos protecting themselves from one male. I must say, the safari was worth the extra money. The park's complimentary tour is only...More

Thank anderson213
Reviewed 20 March 2017

No, it's not Africa. And no, if you are disabled, obese, or grumpy, please know you either cannot or should not be on this excursion. And if an extra $189 on top of a several $1000 trip is too much, please do not even think...More

4  Thank AggieChiro
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend this experience highly enough! It is an amazing adventure that is basically an extended and more in-depth version of the safari ride. If you enjoy that ride, you'll love this! The "trek" part encompasses the hippo and crocodile habitats, while you ride...More

2  Thank Ashley G
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Ohb7
Hi! My boyfriend is in love with Gorillas. He thinks they are the coolest things ever so I've been looking for a cool gorilla encounter we could possibly do. Does the trek provide you with any up-close/extra experience with the gorillas? Or is it the same as what you can do without paying extra?
7 April 2017|
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Response from Ashley G | Reviewed this property |
No. The gorillas are on a separate trail from the one used for the trek, which covers the animals that can be seen on the Safari ride.
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Kirstin E B
We have booked the Wild Africa Trek for 8am, but the park doesn't open until 9am. How do we get to Wild Africa Trek if the park isn't open? Thanks.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Hokiechip | Reviewed this property |
Just go to the park early and show them your reservation. They will let you pass the ropes. Folks that have reserved Character Dining has the same issue - they are used to it and handle it well. Enjoy.
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danielr0ecker
We have an 8 6 3yo and a 4 month old, is this something we could go on?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Portiany | Reviewed this property |
You cannot based requirements of height, weight etc.
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