• On Aug 6, 2016
    Kevin from NY Asked

    How does night safari work when park closes at 5pm?

    Jambo, Kevin!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    Nighttime Safaris at Disney's Animal Kingdom allows guests to see the animals in a different way. Many animals that live in the savannahs of Africa are most active at night! 

    Currently, the nighttime park hours and events have not been updated to indicate that Rivers of Light or nighttime safaris will be available for FastPass+. If the park hours are extended into the night, guests will be able to secure FastPass+ choices for attractions such as Expedition Everest and Kilimanjaro Safaris. If the park schedule does not change and it remains to close at 5 pm, the nighttime offers will not be available for that day. 

    There is an extra magical Night Safari experience that allows guests to venture into the Savannah each night beginning at 10 pm. For $70-74.14 per guest, you will be escorted through the African wild lands to see how these animals behave during their peak time. Be sure to reserve this experience ahead of time, by calling 407-939-8687 to schedule your tour. If you decide to go on this tour, you will check in at the podium located at Sanaa 15 minutes before the tour. 

    I hope this helps to add a bit of magic to your upcoming Disney vacation. If you have more questions before your arrival, please visit with us again soon!

    Happy planning,

    Korliss
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Meet the Panelist: Korliss, Alabama

My love for all things Disney developed at the age of 3 from my parents. Today, my toddlers, husband, and extended family share my passion for Walt Disney World too. I am excited to share my passion with you, as I help you plan your next Disney vacation.  Learn More About Korliss

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