Disney's Animal Kingdom

Amusement park in the United States

Disney's Animal Kingdom
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
Status Operating
Opened April 22, 1998
Owner The Walt Disney Company
Operator Disney Experiences
Operating season All year-round
Area 500 acres (202.3 ha)
Website https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/animal-kingdom/

Disney's Animal Kingdom is an amusement park and zoo located in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA. Opened on April 22, 1998, it is one of four parks that make up Walt Disney World Resort. The park has a focus on shows, animal viewings, and scenery. However, there is currently one roller coaster as of 2022.


Roller Coasters

Present (1)

Name Area Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Expedition Everest Asia Vekoma Sit-Down 2006 Operating

Former (1)

Name Area Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Primeval Whirl Dinoland U.S.A. Reverchon Spinning 2002 2020 Scrapped


Name Area Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Avatar Flight Of Passage Pandora - World Of Avatar Walt Disney Imagineering Simulator May 27, 2017 Operating
Dinosaur Dinoland U.S.A. Walt Disney Imagineering Tracked Dark Ride April 22, 1998 Operating
It's Tough To Be A Bug Discovery Island Walt Disney Imagineering 3D Cinema April 22, 1998 Operating
Kali River Rapids Asia Intamin River Rapids March 18, 1999 Operating
Na'vi River Journey Pandora - World Of Avatar Sansei Technologies Dark Boat Ride May 27, 2017 Operating
TriceraTop Spin Dinoland U.S.A. Zamperla Jets November 1, 2001 Operating
Wildlife Express Train Africa Severn Lamb Miniature Railway April 22, 1998 Operating

External Links

Articles on Walt Disney World
Amusement parks operated by Disney