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[23 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Review of Disney’s Wild Africa Trek at the Animal Kingdom

The pavement was dappled in shadows, sunlight streaming through the bright green leaves in the hot Florida afternoon. A parrot cawed, a brook bubbled happily past. No, I wasn’t I visiting some exotic locale – I was in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and I was admiring the sights and sounds of Africa while waiting for my turn to go adventuring on the Wild Africa Trek during my most recent Disney vacation. The experience was amazing all around, and I simply cannot stop talking about it. So for those of you who …

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[26 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Health Officials Investigate Bizarre Illness Linked to Disney World’s ‘Wild Africa Trek’

Orange County health officials are currently investigating a cluster of illnesses that appear to be connected to Walt Disney World’s “Wild Africa Trek” experience, an exclusive tour where guests get up close and personal with wildlife at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
According to Dain Weister, a spokesman for the Orange County Health Department, there are “several dozens of cases” among visitors who took the tour in June and July, although the source of the illness remains a mystery.
Weister also said:
It appears to be some kind of stomach bug. It could be food-borne, …

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[9 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World’s Wild Africa Trek Offers Discount for Limited Time

Heading to Walt Disney World soon and interested in trying a true one-of-a-kind experience? You might want to look into the Wild Africa Trek, a truly unique tour that takes guests through the savanna from Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction. Now is the best time to book this exciting experience, as Disney has just announced a new limited-time discount for the Wild Africa Trek.
The new discount allows guests to take the tour for a discounted rate when they go slightly later in the day. For tours from now through August …

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[14 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting:  ‘Survivors’ Jenna Morasca and Ethan Zohn Embark Upon Wild Africa Trek

Last month, we shared with you the heart warming, inspirational story of Jenna Morasca’s and Ethan Zohn’s recent run in the Disney Princess Half Marathon.  The stars of the reality TV series “Survivor” (she won “Survivor Amazon,” and he topped “Survivor Africa”) ran the event together in celebration of Zohn’s recent victory over cancer.  But today, we’re getting a first hand look at some of the fun the duo had after they wrapped up the race.
Morasca tweeted during the days that followed that she and Zohn were enjoying some downtime …

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[14 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Kicks Off ‘Wild Africa Trek’ Experience this Weekend

Get ready to see Disney’s Animal Kingdom like you’ve never seen it before!
This weekend, Disney will unveil its much-anticipated Wild Africa Trek adventures.  The tours, which are available by reservation only, will operate several times each day, but will keep groups to twelve or less to ensure one-on-one attention from guides.  During the three hour tour, guests will have unprecedented access to the animals in the Pangani Forest, interacting with wildlife from special observation decks, and teetering above crocodiles and hippos on rope bridges situated just above the river.
Guests can book …

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[16 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
A Wild Deal: Wild Africa Trek Adventures at Animal Kingdom Introductory Price

Great news! The Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is now taking reservations!
This brand new, three-hour adventure through the Harambe Wildlife Reserve in Animal Kingdom theme park will offer a close-up view of safari animals as well as a few special treats — including the opportunity to clip onto a lifeline, cross a rope bridge, and cliff-hang for a close encounter with hippos and crocodiles!
Want a few more reasons to sign up? How about seeing parts of the Harambe reserve that you’ve never seen on the regular Kilimanjaro …