New Avatar Land being built at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park

Disney building new Avatar land at Animal Kingdom

For all you Avatar fans out there, Disney is planning something monumental, just for you. It’s Avatar Land! Avatar Land will be located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and construction will begin in 2013.

It’s scheduled to open to the public in 2016. Disney recently retained the rights to use the Avatar theme, and they include not just the rights to the original film, but also to the sequels that are planned for 2014 and 2015.

The first Avatar Land completed will be at Orlando’s Disney World, but eventually, all the Disney parks worldwide will include Avatar attractions.
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom wild Africa trek tour

Disney's wild Africa trek tour

Many don’t know it, but you can go on a lot of special tours at all the Disney theme parks. One of the newest is at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, called the wild Africa trek tour.

This Disney adventure is aptly named – you’ll swear you’re in Africa, and it’s definitely wild! Wild Africa Trek is a three-hour private tour through areas of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Pangani Forest and Harambe Wildlife Preserve that are normally restricted to the public.

Your adventure begins in Harambe Village. Guests are strapped into a harness, much like one used for ziplining. Your two safari guides will communicate with you through a set of earphones.
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